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Expanding Marine Protected Areas Could Boost World Economy by $900B

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Expanding Marine Protected Areas Could Boost World Economy by $900B

Source: AFP - June 4, 2015

Lisbon (AFP) - More than $920 billion could be generated by 2050 and 180,000 jobs created by expanding the ocean's protected zones, according to a more…

World’s Seventh Largest Economy Headed Toward Collapse – The Ocean

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World’s Seventh Largest Economy Headed Toward Collapse – The Ocean

Source: CNN/Marco Lambertini - April 24, 2015

The world's seventh-largest economy is heading toward collapse. An economic powerhouse conservatively valued at $24 trillion, one that annually churns out the equivalent of $2.5 more…

Sun, Sand, and Shark Fins for Philippine Airlines

Source: SouthChinaMorningPost/Cheung Chi-fai - April 18, 2014

Philippine Airlines is under renewed pressure to stop transporting shark fins to Hong Kong after a local green group found what it described as a more…

Chinese Plant Harvests Endangered Whale Sharks and Other Species

Source: SouthChinaMorningPost/Darren Wee - January 29, 2014

This story is ugly but it must be told.  Killing millions of sharks a year without regard to their species is illegal and undermines healthy more…

Mozambique Creates Africa’s Largest Coastal Marine Reserve

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Mozambique Creates Africa’s Largest Coastal Marine Reserve

Source: WWF/Monica Echeverria - November 12, 2012

The Government of Mozambique announced today the creation of the largest marine protected area in Africa. Made up of ten islands off the coast of more…

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