Tulsi Gabbard on Coral Reefs and Oceans

Key Points

  • Hawai‘i is home to 410,000 acres of living coral reef in the main islands alone – more than the landmass of O’ahu; Tulsi recognizes the need to protect these precious natural ecosystems of the ocean
  • Tulsi was a participant and speaker for March for the Ocean
  • The Coral Reef Conservation Reauthorization Act (H.R. 5996) would improve the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) coral reef program, and expand federal grant making for local coral reef projects, community-based coral reef conservation planning, and scientific research on coral reefs.
  • Tulsi has received the Ocean of Possibilities Award for her ocean conservation work

Legislation

Tulsi’s Statements/Video

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