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Key to protecting the ocean? Money and manpower, study finds

By Sophie Bertazzo

March 22, 2017
There are two keys to protecting our oceans: funding and staff. Without these elements, we’re putting our oceans at risk.
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Field notes from the ‘Kingdom of Fishes’

By Matthew Fox

September 13, 2016
The regency of Kaimana in eastern Indonesia serves as a role model for sustainable fisheries.
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Illegal fishing persists in protected waters. Here’s how we’re fighting it

By Molly Bergen

September 12, 2016
There is no silver bullet for stopping illegal fishing. Fortunately, advances in modern technology hold significant promise.
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Protected area or ‘paper park’? Ocean protection means more than lines on a map

By Molly Bergen

September 2, 2016
An inside look into how the world’s “biggest common resource” is managed — or not.
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Stopping overfishing? There’s an app for that

By Sophie Bertazzo

May 5, 2016
Overfishing continues to push global fish populations to the brink of collapse. Smartphone apps can help change that.
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