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Diane talks with members of the Pew Oceans Commission, whose upcoming report describes declines in ocean wildlife and marine ecosystems, and recommends sweeping changes in U.S. ocean management.
- Pat White CEO of the Maine Lobstermen's Association and commissioner on the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission
- Leon Panetta chief of staff for President Clinton. Mr. Panetta served as chairman of the Pew Oceans Commission. He is chairman and founder of the Panetta Institute.
- Jane Lubchenco administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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