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Sustainable Fishing Challenges, Approaches: An Angler’s Perspective

By Coty Perry As with many other aspects of government policy, overfishing and other fishing-related environmental issues are a real problem, but it’s not clear that government intervention is the solution. Indeed, it might be one of the main drivers of overfishing. Much like drone fishing, there are serious ethical issues of interest to the average angler. There’s another commonality

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14 Countries Commit to Complete Sustainable Ocean Management by 2025

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Leaders of 14 maritime nations announced their commitment to achieve 100 percent sustainable ocean management of their national waters by 2025, acting on recommendations of a group of global experts co-chaired by Oregon State University marine ecologist Jane Lubchenco. Led by the leaders of Norway and Palau, the Ocean Panel also features heads of state and government from Portugal, Ghana,

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New Publication: Thought Leadership on Powering Sustainability

ABB Marine & Ports has released the 2020 issue of Generations, the annual publication featuring business and technical insight from thought leaders around the world, representing a broad cross-section of business and society. This issue of Generations takes you from the bottom of the sea to the moon and back on a journey to discover how progressive thinkers are tackling the

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Nordic Companies Align for UN SDGs

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A group of leading Nordic industry companies has, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), joined forces to solve a great societal challenge. The initiative is called Zero Emission Energy Distribution at Sea (ZEEDS).  Annually, shipping is responsible for nearly 1 billion tonnes of CO2 gas emissions globally, and the consortium is trying to address this by developing

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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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World Ocean Forum Features Sea Level Exhibit

The World Ocean Observatory is a community advocating for the health and sustainability of the ocean by providing a network of worldwide information. Specifically, W2O  hosts World Ocean Radio, a weekly series of five-minute audio essays on ocean issues, along with other information resources online. W2O recently launched an updated version of its World Ocean Forum. The forum is hosted

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