"Hope springs eternal." These three words from the poet Alexander Pope speak to the necessity of stubborn optimism. This phrase is also the motto of The…
How best can journalism render a realm that is so foreign and deliver stories so urgent?

October 2022

In public policy and popular imagination, the sea has long been treated as a bottomless trash can.
The only thing more shocking than how fast we are removing fish from the sea is the reason we’re doing so.
The sea has always been a metaphor for freedom – an escape from governments, laws and much else.
At sea, violence, debt and distance create captivity.
In pursuit of the mother of all crimes offshore

September 2022

We do this journalism not to win awards but to highlight problems in a way that helps fix them. However, awards ensure that editors and the public take…
“Brace yourself.” This was the subject line of an email that initiated a 7-year investigation of a gruesome slow-motion slaughter at sea.
Yes. Most definitely. And now, finally, it is.

June 2022

Last night, The Outlaw Ocean Music Project received the 2021 Award for Excellence in Innovation from the Scripps Howard Foundation.

April 2022

One of the distinct things we do at The Outlaw Ocean Project is we leverage art for the purpose of accessing a different audience and tapping them in a…