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How 100 Giant Companies Dominate the Ocean Economy

Published Apr 25, 2021 9:46 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Business

[By Jean-Baptiste Jouffray] Humanity has depended on the ocean for millennia. But the extent and diversity of today’s oce...

Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil Consider Regional Fix for IUU Fishing

Published Apr 4, 2021 6:22 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Sabina Goldaracena] The Southwest Atlantic Ocean attracts fishing fleets from all over the world due to rich marine li...

Tackling Fish-Bombing at Malaysia's Vulnerable Coral Reefs

Published Mar 30, 2021 9:27 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

At the sound of a muffled “boom”, the divers pause and look uneasily at each other and their divemaster. Luckily, the...

Can Cameras Replace Observers on Fishing Vessels?

Published Mar 21, 2021 2:19 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Shi Yi] A 360-degree camera observes the deck of a boat off New Zealand. As the fishers bring up their lines, they find the...

How China is Bringing its Ocean Plastic Waste Outflow Under Control

Published Mar 12, 2021 6:50 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

[Gao Baiyu] In 2015, research led by Jenna Jambeck, a professor at the University of Georgia, identified China as the world&rsq...

Impunity and Incompetence Fuel Seahorse Smuggling From Mexico to China

Published Mar 5, 2021 6:52 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Naguales and Joanne Lee] On July 19, 2018, Zhen Daquan boarded a flight in Belize bound for Shanghai, passing through Mexic...

Can 14 Nations Put Global Ocean Protection Back on Track?

Published Feb 21, 2021 9:34 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

  [By Olive Heffernan] For ocean conservation, 2020 was a year of high hopes dashed. It had been billed as the year whe...

How Electric Car Makers Can Help Reduce Ocean Dumping

Published Feb 14, 2021 5:38 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Pius Ginting and Payal Sampat] The ocean waters surrounding eastern Indonesia and Papua New Guinea lie within the biodivers...

"Move, Adapt or Die": Could Science Help Coral Adapt to Warming Seas?

Published Feb 7, 2021 2:40 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Pavel Toropov] Corals rely on symbiotic algae to provide most of their food via photosynthesis. At the same time, the...

China Implements Port-Based Controls to Fight Overfishing

Published Jan 30, 2021 4:06 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Zhang Chun] When his vessel is still far out to sea, the captain uses a mobile phone app to notify the port of his arrival....

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