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Posted on June 14, 2017 - 11:13am, by nwehner
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Via The Center for American Progress

"But now, President Trump is shifting that dynamic and driving a wedge into a heretofore harmonious policy arena. Here are five specific decisions that add up to a declaration of war by the current administration on healthy oceans and coasts:"

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Posted on June 14, 2017 - 10:57am, by nwehner
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Via The Telegram

"Two Memorial University professors are among a group of 15 Canadian scientists who have appealed to the federal government for stronger conservation measures in marine protected areas."

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Posted on June 13, 2017 - 9:18pm, by abrown

Via World Economic Forum

"The Tuna 2020 Traceability Declaration is a non-legally binding declaration that grew out of a dialogue among governments, companies and civil society, spurred by The Ocean Conference in June 2017 at the United Nations Headquarters that will focus on implementation of SDG 14."

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Posted on June 13, 2017 - 3:46pm, by nwehner

Via AP

"The state’s electric utilities — National Grid, Eversource and Unitil — are slated to release by June 30 their requirements for projects seeking to develop the state’s first ocean-based wind farm."

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Posted on June 12, 2017 - 5:24pm, by abrown
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Via PNG Industry News

"AUSTRALIA’S Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is undertaking the world’s largest marine pollution survey, working with countries across the globe to help them assess and reduce the amount of litter entering the oceans."

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Posted on June 9, 2017 - 3:58pm, by abrown

Via The Vancouver Sun

"Already known to Canadians as the Vancouver Aquarium’s sustainable seafood program, a news release Thursday announced that Ocean Wise had expanded its goals, becoming “a new global ocean-conservation organization focused on protecting and restoring our world’s oceans.”"

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