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Date(s) - 08/07/2015 - 08/13/2015

Isles of Shoals


Called the “Yellowstone of the North Atlantic” by Dr. Sylvia Earle, Cashes Ledge is a biological hotspot in the Gulf of Maine that is home to the largest cold-water kelp forest on the Atlantic seaboard of the U.S. and provides a nursery for important New England fish species like cod, pollock, Atlantic halibut, and white hake. Dr. Earle and the Mission Blue team visited the area in August 2015 to document its vibrant ecosystem and amplify our efforts in partnership with the Conservation Law Foundation, National Geographic, Google and the National Resources Defense Council calling for permanent full protection of Cashes Ledge.

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