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Why does Somali piracy appear to be making a comeback? Our Fellow Ian Urbina weighs in

By Safina Center Fellow Ian Urbina Somali piracy seems to be staging a comeback. After a five year hiatus, there has been at least six piracy incidents there in the past several months. Having just returned from reporting… Read More
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Why do we have a World Tuna Day?

One of the most incredible predators in our ocean is in danger of being lost. Pacific Bluefin tuna populations have been in jeopardy for years and new allegations of illegal and overfishing activity by Japanese fleets create a… Read More
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Uncharted Arctic waters: A new opportunity for exploitation, or conservation?

  When thick sheets of sea ice began melting in the Arctic waters around Svalbard, Norway, a few years ago, a new expanse of sparkling blue sea opened up. As climate change continues to drive ice melt here… Read More
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