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Water crisis, undercounting emissions, ocean noise pollution: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

February 8, 2021
In case you missed it: Poor city planning and climate change are causing a water crisis in India’s sixth-largest city, a new study suggests that urban areas across the United States are underreporting their emissions and noise pollution is increasingly harmful to fish and marine mammals.
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Sustainable agriculture, fish apartments, drying peatlands: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

October 28, 2019
In case you missed it: Sustainable agriculture could start absorbing carbon emissions by 2050, an artificial floating island could help protect marine life and peatlands — which store massive amounts of carbon — are drying up.
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In diver's paradise, communities unite to protect their most valuable resource: reefs

By Kiley Price

October 22, 2019
The communities of Atauro Island in Timor-Leste announce that they have unified their marine protected areas into a single network, with the goal of strengthening conservation — and getting paid for it.
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4 science stories you may have missed: ocean edition

By Kiley Price

October 2, 2019
Here’s a roundup of recent science published by Conservation International experts.
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To feed itself, Hawai‘i must make sea change, study finds

By Morgan Lynch

May 31, 2018
To feed its growing population, Hawai‘i is looking to produce more locally sourced seafood, which has a smaller environmental footprint.
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