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White House Discusses Integrating Climate Change Into National Security Policy

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White House Discusses Integrating Climate Change Into National Security Policy

Source: White House/Ambassador Rice and Brian Deese - September 23, 2016

Earlier this month, we accompanied President Obama to the G-20 Summit in Hangzhou, China. It was a productive summit across the board. But perhaps the most significant moment more…

Obama Calls for New Global Business Model to Combat Climate Change During Final UN Address

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Obama Calls for New Global Business Model to Combat Climate Change During Final UN Address

Source: Business Insider/Jeremy Berke - September 22, 2016

Obama gave his final address to the United Nations on Tuesday, where he discussed how investing in new technologies can help combat climate change, among other issues.

He more…

Our Tomorrow, Our Ocean

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Our Tomorrow, Our Ocean

Source: The Huffington Post/Hari Sastry - September 21, 2016

Our ocean impacts all of us—what we eat, drink, and breathe is all connected to this water that washes over more than 70 percent of more…

The Ocean Needs a Better Business Plan

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The Ocean Needs a Better Business Plan

Source: The Huffington Post/José María Figueras - September 20, 2016

We are used to thinking of the Ocean as a force of nature, but what about the Ocean as a major force in the global more…

Whole Foods Suspends Buying Fish From Hawaii Auction Until Fair Boat Labor Is Proven

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Whole Foods Suspends Buying Fish From Hawaii Auction Until Fair Boat Labor Is Proven

Source: KHON 2/Gina Mangieri - September 19, 2016

Whole Foods has suspended buying fish from the Hawaii fish auction amid concerns over the labor practices of some fishing vessels.

It’s an issue Always more…

Illegal Fishing Is a Matter of National Security

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Illegal Fishing Is a Matter of National Security

Source: Politico/Johan Bergenas - September 16, 2016

This week, Secretary of State John Kerry is gathering world leaders in Washington, D.C., for a major conference on protecting the oceans. Included on the more…

Obama Creates First Marine National Monument in Atlantic Ocean

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Obama Creates First Marine National Monument in Atlantic Ocean

Source: National Geographic/Cynthia Barnett - September 15, 2016

In a milestone for ocean protection, President Barack Obama on Thursday established the first marine national monument in the Atlantic, prohibiting fishing and other types of more…

Why Ocean Acidification Isn’t Regulated by the EPA

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Why Ocean Acidification Isn’t Regulated by the EPA

Source: The Atlantic/Robinson Meyer - September 14, 2016

Imagine that a recently discovered pollutant prevented trees from forming leaves. Every April, buds would spring from the branches, and kids on their way to more…

Three Countries Meet in Galapagos to Create, Strengthen Marine Reserves

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Three Countries Meet in Galapagos to Create, Strengthen Marine Reserves

Source: National Geographic/Jane Braxton Little - September 13, 2016

Concern over a worldwide decline in marine life prompted the presidents of Ecuador, Colombia, and Costa Rica to announce agreements Friday to increase protection of more…

Undocumented Crews Catch Fish in Hawaii for Less Than a Dollar Per Hour

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Undocumented Crews Catch Fish in Hawaii for Less Than a Dollar Per Hour

Source: The Guardian/Nicole Puglise - September 12, 2016

Hundreds of undocumented men work in Hawaii on fishing boats, making as little as 70 cents an hour and unable to step on to US more…

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