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Can 14 Nations Put Global Ocean Protection Back on Track?

  [By Olive Heffernan] For ocean conservation, 2020 was a year of high hopes dashed. It had been billed as the year whe...

How Electric Car Makers Can Help Reduce Ocean Dumping

[By Pius Ginting and Payal Sampat] The ocean waters surrounding eastern Indonesia and Papua New Guinea lie within the biodivers...

"Move, Adapt or Die": Could Science Help Coral Adapt to Warming Seas?

[By Pavel Toropov] Corals rely on symbiotic algae to provide most of their food via photosynthesis. At the same time, the...

China Implements Port-Based Controls to Fight Overfishing

[By Zhang Chun] When his vessel is still far out to sea, the captain uses a mobile phone app to notify the port of his arrival....

Russian Fishing Controversy Shows Antarctic Governance Shortfall

[By Julian Chen] At the recent annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAM...

South America Plans Regional Response to China's Squid Fleet

  [By Gonzalo Torrico] On a sunny day in June 2019, the seven crew members of the artisanal fishing boat Mercedes Rosar...

WTO Misses Deadline on Deal to End Harmful Fishing Subsidies

After more than two decades of negotiations, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has announced it will miss its 2020 deadline to re...

No Agreement on Expanding Protected Antarctic Waters

[By Fermín Koop] Delegates attending an international meeting last month failed to agree on establishing...

UN Launches the "Decade of Ocean Science"

Next year marks the beginning of what the United Nations hopes will be a pivotal decade for the global ocean. The UN is mounting a...

Norway's Supreme Court Hears Landmark Case on Arctic Oil Drilling

[By Alister Doyle] Environmental groups will urge Norway’s supreme court to block oil and gas drilling in the Arctic in a...

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