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Annual Sustainability Report Notes Marine Trends: Good News and Bad

The United Nations 2018 Sustainable Development Goals Report reviews the progress made during 2018 on the 17 sustainability goals set by the United Nations. Goal 14, “conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development”, remains challenging. View the full 2018 report: https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/report/2018

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“Ocean Shock” Interactive Web Series Details Disaster Trends for Fish Worldwide

Reuters reporters and photographers spent more than a year collecting stories and little-reported data for a series revealing a natural disaster unfolding beneath the sea. Their findings, released this week in a multi-media interactive web series called “Ocean Shock”, include the following: Fish are moving 10 times farther on average than land animals affected by rising temperatures; In the U.S.

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House Resolution Calls for Ocean Conservation and Resource Rebuilding

House Oceans Caucus co-chairs, Alaska Congressman Don Young and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing World Oceans Day on June 8 with a call for action to protect, conserve, maintain and rebuild the world’s oceans and ocean resources. Additionally the co–chairs wrote an op-ed about the topic, published in The Hill. The House Oceans Caucus is a bipartisan group of

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