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The New Silk Road

China has announced it will institute a new policy called “One Belt and One Road” (OBOR). The Silk Road Economic Belt will comprise three routes connecting China to Europe (via Central Asia), the Persian Gulf, the Mediterranean (through West Asia), and the Indian Ocean (via South Asia), according to McKinsey. More than 60 countries, with a combined GDP of $21

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World’s Fisheries Overfished

Ninety percent of fisheries around the world are threatened or depleted, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. This affects lives and livelihoods worldwide, particularly in the developing world. China’s aggressive expansion of fishing practices, including illegal ones, is exacerbating the problem, The New York Times reported. Read the full article here. Caption: A school of jack mackerel. (Photo Credit: Richard Ling)

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