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Statement: Biden administration will make historic commitments to protecting America’s natural heritage

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Statement: Biden administration will make historic commitments to protecting America’s natural heritage

WASHINGTON -- As part of an executive order, President Joe Biden is expected to announce Wednesday a stop on all new drilling in public lands and waters. The president will also set a goal of protecting 30 percent of U.S. lands and oceans by the year 2030.

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Five must-watch ocean live streams

Oceans

Five must-watch ocean live streams

Check out the following list of some of our favorite ocean livestreams. These livestreams dive deep into the big blue sea, exploring everything from jellies to coral reefs. 

Georgia Sea Creatures Protected From Seismic Airgun Blasts

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Georgia Sea Creatures Protected From Seismic Airgun Blasts

In a major victory for whales and other sea creatures, today the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) denied all pending permits for seismic air gun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean, including areas off the Georgia coast. The pending permits had been opposed by Environment Georgia and others in the recent 2016 Dirty Dozen report from the Georgia Water Coalition (GWC). 

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