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What is Causing Plagues of Sea Stars?

Published Jul 16, 2021 7:12 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

"Lots of attention is paid during an outbreak, but the seastars soon disappear,” said one researcher at the Yellow Sea...

Cold Fish: The Global Cooling Effect of Ocean Life

Published Jul 7, 2021 11:24 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Emma Bryce] What’s the value of a fish? You might think about its market price or, given its role as a primary source...

Global Deal on Harmful Fishing Subsidies Could Be in Reach

Published Jun 30, 2021 9:28 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Fermin Koop] The world cannot afford to further delay action to protect the ocean, governments and conservationists agreed...

Sierra Leone Sells Ecotourism Destination for a Chinese Fishing Port

Published Jun 20, 2021 2:38 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Abdul Brima] Months after becoming Sierra Leone’s president in 2018, Julius Maada Bio scrapped a much-hyped internati...

Can Joe Biden Kick-Start Progress on Ocean Conservation?

Published Jun 16, 2021 1:59 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Todd Woody] In the opening months of President Joe Biden’s administration there has been a sea change in ocean policy...

Indonesia Faces a Marine Plastic "Emergency"

Published Jun 13, 2021 8:40 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Nabiha Shahab] The UN has called marine plastic pollution “a slow-motion catastrophe," and a rece...

Chile Proposes High-Seas Marine Protected Area Off South America

Published Jun 6, 2021 2:26 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Fermín Koop] With more than 41 percent of its waters already covered by marine protected areas (MPAs), Chile has pro...

UN Highlights Illegal Fishing With "Fight IUU Day"

Published Jun 4, 2021 3:13 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Jessica Aldred] The United Nations uses June 5 every year as an opportunity to draw public attention to the negative impact...

China is Setting Up its First Marine National Parks

Published May 30, 2021 6:59 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Han Qing] The Changdao archipelago marks the threshold between the Bohai and Yellow seas. It is already home to nine natio...

How 100 Giant Companies Dominate the Ocean Economy

Published Apr 25, 2021 9:46 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Business

[By Jean-Baptiste Jouffray] Humanity has depended on the ocean for millennia. But the extent and diversity of today’s oce...

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