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Pacific islands face hardships as tuna follow warming waters

By Olivia DeSmit

July 1, 2019
Human Nature spoke with a tuna expert about the powerful ways climate change will affect tuna populations.
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Satellite tags shed light on sea turtle treks

By Morgan Lynch

May 22, 2018
Knowing where the turtles go is the first step to protecting them.
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Behind an island landslide, a degraded forest

By Jean-Christophe Lefeuvre

March 14, 2017
New Caledonia experienced one of the worst floods in human memory. The role of ecosystem degradation and forest loss must not be overlooked.
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In remote Pacific, popular fishing method spells trouble for tuna

By Chase Martin

October 12, 2016
Fish aggregating devices are helping industrial fishers take an unexpected toll on bigeye tuna populations.
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Can the Pacific islands stave off a disaster in slow motion?

By Bruno Vander Velde

December 9, 2015
A coalition of island nations has announced “Pacific Rising,” a massive global effort to secure their very existence in the face of climate change.
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