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US ocean protection plan includes commercial fishing areas, sparking debate

US ocean protection plan includes commercial fishing areas, sparking debate

New information reveals the Biden administration’s ocean conservation strategy considers areas with commercial fishing as protected, causing concern among scientists.

Catrin Einhorn reports for The New York Times

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Nations strike deal to try to save wildlife from extinction at COP15

Close to 200 nations pledged to protect nearly a third of Earth’s land and oceans as a refuge for the planet’s remaining wild plants and animals by 2030.
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Watered down: why negotiators at Cop15 are barely mentioning the ocean

With only two mentions of the word ‘ocean’ in the latest 5,000-word working agreement, delegates fear marine biodiversity is being sacrificed.

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“Earth’s beating heart”: 12 coastal-themed books to help kids grow in their understanding and empathy
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“Earth’s beating heart”: 12 coastal-themed books to help kids grow in their understanding and empathy

From the Arctic to the Antarctic and from the smallest bioluminescent organism to the biggest whales, this season’s selections take readers through the world’s oceans and introduce them to a range of incredible species.
World leaders confront 'ocean emergency' at U.N. conference

World leaders confront 'ocean emergency' at U.N. conference

Delegates from more than 20 nations are meeting in Lisbon to draft a treaty on protecting the world’s oceans.
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Downward spiral

Downward spiral

The nautilus’s lineage made it through all five of Earth’s previous mass extinctions. But can it survive the Anthropocene?
Shrinking Washington kelp and eelgrass beds draw legislative attention

Shrinking Washington kelp and eelgrass beds draw legislative attention

Scientists look for ways to restore these important components of the ocean ecosystem.
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