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The salmon on your plate has a troubling cost. These farms offer hope

Land-based aquaculture is still coming into its own, but it stands to upend an industry plagued by environmental concerns.
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Photo by Travis Yewell on Unsplash

The salmon on your plate has a troubling cost. These farms offer hope

Land-based aquaculture is still coming into its own, but it stands to upend an industry plagued by environmental concerns.
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A new ocean preserve could save the waters off Baja

Environmental campaigners are working to protect this stunning marine life in Baja California.
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Facing a plunge in salmon numbers in the Kuskokwim and Yukon Rivers, Alaskans seek a voice in fishing policy

Rising temperatures and commercial trawling in the Bering Sea are making it harder for salmon to survive and swim back upriver. The reverberations are both cultural and economic.

Senegal gas deal drives locals to desperation
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Senegal gas deal drives locals to desperation, prostitution

When the gas rig arrived off the coast of Saint-Louis, residents of this seaside Senegalese town found reason to hope. Fishing has long been the community’s lifeblood, but the industry was struggling with climate change and COVID-19 .

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Can the new high seas treaty help limit global warming?

A framework agreement to protect open oceans is the first step toward enacting protections for ecosystems that take CO2 from the air and store it for millennia in sediments.

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A look at the plastics of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

An analysis of more than 6,000 plastics collected from patch trace back to fishing industries in Japan, China, South Korea, and the US.
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