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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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Capital idea: Groundbreaking efforts look to finance ocean protection

By Bruno Vander Velde

September 16, 2016
Two new funds announced at the third annual Our Ocean conference in Washington, D.C., aim to advance ocean conservation — by helping to pay for it.
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Off Hawai‘i’s coast, an unexplored undersea mountain reveals its secrets

By Sophie Bertazzo

September 16, 2016
A thousand meters beneath the ocean’s surface, Conservation International scientists encounter rare marine species.
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Last week, a ‘sweeping’ win for the oceans that you didn’t hear about

By Scott Henderson

September 15, 2016
In a historic move, the presidents of Colombia, Costa Rica and Ecuador declared their intention to expand their countries’ commitments to ocean protection.
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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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