Oil Spill in Huntington Beach, California;: Bob Torrez/Getty Images
If you’re like millions of Americans, summertime means heading to the beach with sunscreen and, of course, beach reading in tow. Along with the latest Grisham novel, you may want to bring along something a bit more serious: the current report by the Joint Ocean Commission Initiative (JOCI). It has all the elements of a good thriller—suspense, high-tech gadgetry, villains—and
it can help preserve the marvels of the offshore world for future generations to enjoy.