Week in Review June 22, 2018:
1. Trump Rescinds Obama Policy Protecting Oceans
It exploded in a violent burst, rocking the bottom of our boat and filling the air with an acrid smell. Fish bobbed onto the surface, dead or gasping their last breaths.
3. McDonald’s to Switch to Paper Straws in Britain as Country Turns Against Plastic
The world won’t meet international ocean conservation targets by 2020, so a team of scientists is looking at what’s next for saving our seas.
You can think of a marine protected area like a boost of vitamin C taken at the onset of a cold. It may not cure you, but it can help you bounce back. These protected ocean spaces, when defended well, won’t solve all the problems in the world’s oceans, but they might give us a fighting chance against afflictions like climate change or overfishing.
6. IFOP and Conservation Organization Join Forces to Promote Sustainable Fisheries
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