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Oceans on the Rebound? These 5 Developments Give Us Hope. #care2

Oceans on the Rebound? These 5 Developments Give Us Hope. #care2

This is a guest post from Amanda Leland , Senior Vice President of Oceans at Environmental Defense Fund . The fortunes of people everywhere are inextricably linked to our five oceans, and nowhere is this more evident than in the world’s poorest, most vulnerable communities that rely on oceans to meet their most basic everyday needs. By rebuilding fisheries in these areas, we can secure nutrition and better economic conditions for people worldwide. And today – even as overfishing remains one of the world’s most pressing environmental challenges – we’re seeing incredible progress toward sustainable fishing with several tangible successes just this past year. Here are five recent developments that bring hope for the world’s oceans and the billions of people who depend on them. 1. Belize shows the way on ocean sustainability Belize has emerged as a leader on ocean sustainabili...

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