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Ocean Justice

Issues involving the ocean, the creatures that live in it, and the people that depend on it


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    Video: Will the Ocean Ever Run Out of Fish? | TED-Ed

    Are we going to see the end of fish in our lifetimes? Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Jennifer Jacquet introduce “overfishing and its effects on ecosystems, food security, jobs, economies, and coastal cultures.” [04:27]


Opinion: Our Oceans Brim with Climate Solutions. We Need a Blue New Deal. | The Washington Post

The ocean has absorbed around 30% of CO2 we’ve emitted and 90% of excess heat trapped by greenhouse gases, yet it is still left out of important climate legislation. Building off the vision of the Green New Deal, the Blue New Deal aims “to restore and protect coastal ecosystems, invest in renewable offshore energy and support good jobs in the Blue Economy.” Author: Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, published December 10, 2019


Blue Bonds: An Audacious Plan to Save the World’s Oceans | The Nature Conservancy

“Blue Bonds for Ocean Conservation is one of TNC’s newest innovative solutions, supporting island and coastal nations to refinance their national debt and create long-term sustainable financing for marine protections, sustainable economic development and climate change.”



The Hidden Cost of Seafood | Royal Museums Greenwich

“Exploitation, modern slavery and even murder have been documented on board modern fishing fleets.” Explore this detailed resource providing facts about the issue as well as proposed solutions.

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