Releases

10/27/16 On the New Marine Protected Area in Antarctica's Ross Sea;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/16/16 Announcements by the United States at Our Ocean 2016; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/16/16 Our Ocean 2016 Commitments; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/16/16 Our Ocean, One Future; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/16/16 Remarks at Georgetown University;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/16/16 Remarks at the Closing Session of Our Ocean Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Loy Henderson Auditorium; Washington, DC
09/15/16 Protecting Our Ocean through Marine Protected Areas;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/14/16 Remarks at Oceana Global Fishing Watch Reception;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Long View Gallery; Washington, DC
09/09/16 Our Ocean Conference Events; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/06/16 State Department and Foreign Diplomats Clean Coasts Nationwide; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/25/16 Ocean Acidification Monitoring Public-Private Partnership Launched in Southern Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/08/16 Department of State Announces 2016 Fishackathon Winner; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/08/16 The United States and China: Protecting and Conserving the Ocean; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/08/16 World Oceans Day 2016;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/06/16 Remarks at the Public Event on Oceans;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Diaoyutai State Guesthouse; Beijing, China
06/01/16 Classroom Discussion on Ocean Protection and Environmental Issues;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Silver Spring, Maryland
05/31/16 Secretary Kerry To Host Our Ocean Conference in Washington, DC, September 15-16; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/30/16 The History, Vision Behind and Impact of the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty;  Director Evan Bloom, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs; 25th Anniversary Symposium, Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting; Santiago, Chile
01/11/16 Joint Statement on Whaling and Safety at Sea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/08/15 Remarks at the UN Foundation's Breakfast on Oceans;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Westin; Paris, France
11/30/15  Our Ocean 2015 Initiatives
10/23/15 Senate Vote on the Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act of 2015;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/07/15 Our Ocean 2015 Conference Results; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/05/15 Department of State Announces 3rd Annual Fishackathon and Call for Problem Statements; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/05/15  Our Ocean Brochure: Turning the Tide
10/05/15 Our Ocean Town Hall Event in Valparaiso, Chile;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Valparaiso, Chile
10/05/15 Remarks at the Opening of the 2015 Our Ocean Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Valparaiso, Chile
10/05/15 Remarks at the Our Ocean Conference High-Level Segment;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Valparaiso, Chile
10/05/15 United States Announcements at Our Ocean 2015; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/05/15 Updates on Commitments Made at Our Ocean 2014; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/04/15 Background Briefing on the Our Ocean Conference; En Route to Valparaiso, Chile
10/02/15  Our Ocean--Our Responsibility
10/01/15 Under Secretary Cathy Novelli Travel to Chile and Peru; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/29/15 Waves of Change: An Update on Ocean Policy and Practices;  Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine A. Novelli; New York, NY
06/24/15 Closing Remarks at the Strategic Track Oceans Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/24/15 The United States and China: Protecting and Conserving the Ocean; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/08/15 The 2015 G-7 Summit at Schloss Elmau, Germany; White House Release
09/25/14 Secretary Kerry Hosts High-Level Ocean Meeting in New York City; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/17/14 Second Day of Our Ocean Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Loy Henderson Conference Room; Washington, DC
06/17/14 Secretary Kerry's State Department Ocean Conference Results in $1.8 Billion in Pledges; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/16/14 Secretary Kerry To Participate in "Our Ocean" Conference Twitter Q&A with Bill Nye; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/09/14 A Call to Action To Protect Our Oceans;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Huffington Post
06/05/14 World Environment Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/21/14 "Our Ocean" Conference To Be Hosted by the Department of State, June 16-17, 2014; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/21/14 Video Remarks Announcing the "Our Ocean" Conference in Washington, DC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/25/14 Remarks at the Economist World Ocean Summit;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Via Video Teleconference
02/03/14 U.S. Department of State Releases Limits in the Seas Series; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/01/13 Chairman's Statement at Meeting on Future Arctic Fisheries; Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs; Washington, DC
05/15/11 Arctic Council Task Force on Short-Lived Climate Forcers: Progress Report and Recommendations for Ministers; Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs; Washington, DC
05/12/11 Arctic Council Completes Major Science Report on the State of the Arctic Cryosphere; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC Also available in Chinese
05/12/11 Department of State Announces Successful Conclusion to Arctic Council Ministerial; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC Also available in Arabic, French and Russian
05/12/11 Secretary Clinton Signs the Arctic Search and Rescue Agreement with Other Arctic Nations; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC Also available in Arabic, Chinese and Persian
09/08/09  Status of Wrangel and Other Arctic Islands
04/23/09 The 32nd Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting Concludes in Baltimore, Maryland; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/01/09 United States to Host Joint Session of the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting and Arctic Council; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
02/27/09 U.S. Opposes Iceland's Decision To Establish Large Commercial Whaling Quota; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC