Natural Resources Defense Council
Roberta Elias, Oceans Advocate
NRDC uses law, science, and the support of 1.2 million members and online activists to protect the planet’s wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things. Roberta Elias is an advocate for NRDC’s ocean initiative in Washington, D.C. She works to protect, maintain, and restore ocean health through the development and advancement of legislation and policies to promote habitat protection, the sustainability of fish populations and funding for ocean management and conservation. The following is from an April 2006 analysis of H.R. 5018, the American Fisheries Management and Marine Life Enhancement Act.H.R….