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August 2018

Stanford scientists show a controversial trawling ban did not hurt fishing communities

Fishing bans don’t have to hurt fishing communities, according to a new study led by Stanford researchers. 
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September 16, 2011

Shut down shark fin hunt on coast

News Source: Monterey Herald. Michael Sutton and John McCosker author a guest commentary on the latest legislation out of Sacramento banning trade in shark fins, pointing out that California accounts for 60 percent of the trade outside of Asia. 

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September 12, 2011

Rare Undersea Volcanic Vents Show Oceans' Increasing Acidity Likely to Hurt Biodiversity, Endanger Ecosystem Stability, say Stanford Researchers.

News Source: Stanford Report. Stanford researchers have gotten a glimpse into an uncertain future where increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere will lead to higher levels in the ocean as well, leaving the water more acidic and altering underwater ecosystems.  

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September 7, 2011

California Adopts Shark Fin Ban

News Source: The Washington Post. California adopts a ban on the sale, trade and possession of shark fins, and Mike Sutton is one of the first the express his support of this important measure that will help reduce the harvesting of 26 million to 73 million shark per year.

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September 6, 2011

Tackling the Other Carbon Problem. What we can do about ocean acidification.

News Source: Sightline Daily-News and Views for a Sustainable Northwest. Ryan Kelly comments on what can be done to mitigate ocean acidification in this story about measures communities and individual can take to reduce their carbon footprints.

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