The public trust doctrine would provide a powerful framework for restructuring the way we manage U.S. oceans.
for their insights and assistance in producing this report. The authors thank the Pew Environment Group for financial support for this project and the three peer reviewers, whose comments helped to improve the manuscript. We appreciate the many helpful discussions that we each had with interested colleagues. Acknowledgments The views expressed are those of… (More)
North Carolina " s 2.5 million acres of coastal waters provide habitat for five species of sea turtles. The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries (NCDMF) is charged with managing state fisheries and is responsible for ensuring that sea turtle bycatch is both limited and in compliance with the Endangered Species Act (ESA). In 2005, NCDMF applied for… (More)