We must act to protect the health and future of our oceans

This article from The Hill highlights leadership on climate change from Alaska's Don Young, the degrading health of our ocean, the resources it provides us, and how we can protect it moving forward.

You can thank the ocean for every other breath of fresh air you take! The ocean is an incredible resource that not only provides us with oxygen, but food, livelihoods, and ecological stability.

The ecological and economic stability that the ocean provides is threatened by a changing climate and ocean acidification. Clams and oysters in New England are dissolving, the infamous Maine lobsters are leaving Maine, and Alaskan red king crab may face devastating impacts.

Bonamici and Young are calling on the public to mobilize and protect our oceans. To find out how they are fighting to protect the health and future of our oceans, read the full article here.

"regardless of where we live or our political party, we must remain committed to protect, conserve, maintain, and rebuild our ocean resources."