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    NOAA, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, North Carolina to restore natural resources affected by wood treatment plant
    February 4, 2015 -- The following was released by NOAA:
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    New life for rehabbed sea turtles
    February 4, 2015 -- New England Aquarium eventually triaged and treated 750 sea turtles, mostly endangered Kemp’s ridley, portioning them out to aquariums from Cape Cod to Florida for rehabilitation and eventual release back into the wild.
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    Seafood Watch gives a passing grade to most commercially-sold Great Lakes fish
    February 3, 2015 - “If we think about it like a report card, it would really be a good report card for the government agencies that manage the fisheries, that set the rules and enforce them and make sure people aren't taking too many fish out.”
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    Could Drilling in the Atlantic Harm Fish, Whales, Turtles?
    January 29, 2015 -- The swath of Atlantic Ocean the Obama administration may open to oil and gas exploration is an ecologically diverse network of soft-bottom shelves and rocky canyons that includes some of most dynamic and mysterious marine systems on Earth.
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    Thousands of fish die in New Jersey discharge canal
    January 26, 2015 -- More than 5,000 menhaden, or bunker fish, have died in the past week in a discharge canal of the Oyster Creek Generating Station.
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BOSTON GLOBE: Global effort required to stem illegal fishing problem

March 23, 2015 -- The rules are a good first step, but illegal fishing is a global problem that requires a multinational approach to solve it. The government needs to work with other major fish importers worldwide to ensure that fishermen with contraband cargo can’t unload their wares.