Media shares study contributed to by UMaine showing U.S. ocean conservation lacking

Science Daily, the Corvallis Advocate, Scienmag, Today UK News, Tech Codex, Biz News Post and the Daily Check shared a study that shows more than 98% of U.S. waters outside the central Pacific Ocean are not part of a marine protected area, and the ones that are tend toward “lightly” or “minimally” protected from damaging human activity. Heather Leslie, director of the University of Maine Darling Marine Center, was among the contributors of the study.