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Oceans and Fisheries
1/17/21: The plight of the wild Atlantic salmon" Al Jazeera
12/3/20: "How Scientists Tracked Down a Mass Killer (of Salmon)" NYT
12/2/20: "Countries fall short of U.N. pledge to protect 10% of the ocean by 2020"
11/25/20: America’s Marine Sanctuaries (Smithsonian)
11/18/20: 'Dire outlook': scientists say Florida reefs have lost nearly 98% of coral
11/6/20: "'Major Victory': Federal Court Rejects FDA Approval of 'Frankenfish'"
10/25/20: L.A.'s coast was once a DDT dumping ground.
8/24/20: "BIG FISH; The Aquacultural Revolution"
8/20/20: "Atlantic Ocean Holds 10x More Plastic Pollution Than Previously Believed, New Study Finds"
8/17/20: "Mining the Deep Sea" Counterpunch
7/17/20: "North Atlantic Right Whales Now Officially 'One Step From Extinction'"
7/13/20: "Ocean Climate Action Plan (#BlueNewDeal)" Middlebury Institute of International Studies
6/24/20 Mercury Pollution Found in Deepest Part of Ocean
California’s critical kelp forests are disappearing in a warming world. Can they be saved
Oceans can be restored to former glory within 30 years, say scientists
History's biggest mining operation is about to begin
World’s Oceans Are Losing Oxygen Rapidly, Study Finds 12/7/19
The Devastation of Overfishing and the Major Problems with Aquaculture and Seafood
Soldier flies and sustainable aquaculture 12/1/19
Alaska Cod Fishery Closes And Industry Braces For Ripple Effect
Call it a comeback for West Coast fishery
Ocean grabbing — local fishing communities under threat? | DW Documentary 10/27/19
Trump Declares War on the Chesapeake Bay
Trump administration disbanded marine life and health advisory boards
Deep-Sea Mining on Hydrothermal Vents Threatens Biodiversity
The biggest likely source of microplastics in California coastal waters
The mystery of the sea gull guano on Catalina Island
Toxic Alaska Mine Could Destroy Most Productive Salmon fishery 9/1/19
Sharks and rays to be given new international protections 8/25/19
Farmed Salmon = most toxic
It’s Time to Be Honest about Seafood
The Industry That Takes Food Out of the Mouths of Hungry People
LAT Ocean Acidification
Hurricane Florence and coastal pollution from pigs, coal, chemicals, etc. NYT
Climate change and Lobster boom-bust NYT
Ocean Plastics mapped in Pacific garbage patch
Plastics in the Ocean and failed ideas on what to do about it.
Sanchi oil spill already caused a major ecological disaster
Was your seafood caught with slave labor?
Attenborough on the Oceans and the new Planet Earth Series.
Record Ocean Temperature Increase in 2017
14 Sustainable Fisheries orgs listed
The Vanishing Vaquita: cetacean extinction in the Gulf of California
The status of right whales in the Atlantic
A legal lifeline for the right whale?
Great Barrier Reef Succumbs to climate change
How to Save the Great Barrier Reef (McKibben)
12/22/20: "Hawaiʻi Scores Another Big Win in Stopping Harmful Aquarium Fishing, Protecting Reefs and Native Hawaiians"
11/9/20:. Vaquita Genome Offers Hope for Species’ Survival
10/28/20: "Only 366 Endangered Right Whales Are Alive: New NOAA Report"
8/28/20: "A fish that walks on the seafloor has gone extinct. Can its cousins be saved?" NatGeo
8/24/20: "How to Save the Sea: Lessons from an Italian Fishing Community"
8/19/20: "Fisheries Management Drives Fish Populations Recovery"
6/11/20: President Trump Chooses Time of National Crisis to Remove Protections from Marine Monument
6/6/20: "Trump Opens Marine Sanctuary to Commercial Fishing"
Two states, D.C. plan to sue EPA for failing to enforce Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan
Nat Geo 6/2/20 "In the Chesapeake Bay, saving seagrasses can fight ocean acidification"
Ocean Acidification is Literally Dissolving the shells of the Dungeness Crabs
New Report on Ocean Oxygen Loss Gives “Ultimate Wake-Up Call” to Act on Climate
Why is an ocean current critical to world weather losing steam? 12/2/19
Research Links Pesticide Harmful to Bees With Collapse of Fisheries
Voracious Purple Sea Urchins Are Ravaging Kelp Forests on the West Coast 10/25/19
A Minefield of Purple Urchins Devastated Kelp Forests in California
The sea is running out of fish despite nations' pledge to stop it
Best way to protect ocean fisheries? Let nations profit from them
This Is Exactly What Will Happen After the Last Fish in the Ocean Dies
The Worlds Oceans are in Danger in Major Climate Report
Earth's Oceans Are Getting Hotter And Higher, And It's Accelerating
Scientists Go Back in Time to Find More Troubling News About Earth
The Dinosaur Killing Asteroid Acidified the Ocean in a flash
Continuous oil spill most Americans never heard about
Oil Spill Seeping Into Gulf Of Mexico Contained After 14 Years
A 14-Year-Long Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico
How California's kelp forests are dying (Nov, 2018)
Octopuses may go blind as climate change pulls oxygen from the ocean
Killer Whales Face Dire PCBs Threat
Garbage Dumped into Chesapeake Bay
Some dirty secrets about cruise ships
Area of global dead zones is doubling every 10 years
Tyson Foods Linked to Largest "Dead Zone"
The Disappearing Mississippi Delta
Corals Are Dissolving Away
Farmed salmon escape their pens in Washington state
Nearly half of the world's marine wildlife have been wiped out
Beat farms wiping out ancient Sturgeon
Enviros seek to protect "forage fish" in California
Sea Shepherd confronts pirate fishers in the Southern Ocean
"Prawn War": Sri Lanka conflict with India on Indian Ocean shrimp fi
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