OC Overview for the week of 10 June 2019

OC Overview

Glorious pictures of pristine marine protected areas around the world

https://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/photography/2019/06/glorious-pictur...

To save the oceans, we must first empower women

https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/08/opinions/rebecca-loy-oceans-day-intl/inde...

Microplastics a key factor in Sri Lanka’s plunging fish stocks, survey shows

https://news.mongabay.com/2019/06/microplastics-a-key-factor-in-sri-lank...

The end of the Arctic as we know it

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jun/07/oceans-demise-the-en...

How to Protect Sharks From Overfishing

https://www.ecowatch.com/sharks-overfishing-protection-2638730746.html

A new strategy is saving endangered California sea turtles from deadly fishing nets

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-welch-sea-turtles-swordfish-...

Losing ground in protected areas?

https://science.sciencemag.org/content/364/6443/832?utm_campaign=toc_sci...

Trudeau announces plans to ban single-use plastics starting in 2021 at the earliest

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/plastics-ban-trudeau-mckenna-1.5168828?...

Connecticut fisherman cashes in on kelp trend

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/real-food-fisherman-turned-seaweed-farmer-s...

Why we should care about disaster risk management

https://www.herald.co.zw/why-we-should-care-about-disaster-risk-management/

Global warming may reduce fish and other sea life by 17% by the year 2100

https://www.latimes.com/science/la-sci-climate-change-fewer-fish-2019061...

Fisheries outcomes maximized through traditional practice

https://phys.org/news/2019-06-fisheries-outcomes-maximized-traditional.html

California Seamounts Are Sylvia Earle’s Newest “Hope Spots”

https://www.hakaimagazine.com/news/california-seamounts-are-sylvia-earle...

This explorer helps protect millions of square miles of ocean

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2019/07/enric-sala-pristine-...

Arctic sea ice extent just hit a record low for early June; worse may come

https://news.mongabay.com/2019/06/arctic-sea-ice-extent-just-hit-a-recor...

It is vital we tackle the ocean crisis now

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jun/12/it-is-vital-we-tackl...

Slave labor is used to catch fish. This tech aims to stop it.

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/06/slave-labor-used-...

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