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    Alaska fisheries hit by rising acidifiction levels
    August 6, 2014 -- Research has highlighted the negative effect acidification of oceans can have on marine life, but now fishing communities are waking up to the big threat it poses to their livelihoods.
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    Group Earns Oil Income Despite Pledge on Drilling
    August 3, 2014 -- The nation’s largest environmental group is earning money from an oil well on land it controls in Texas, despite pledging a decade ago not to permit new oil and gas drilling on land supposedly set aside for conservation.
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    Donít throw away that fish waste!
    August 4, 2014 -- The disposal or reuse of fish processing waste has long been a challenge for Michigan’s fish processing industry. Approximately 5 million pounds of waste from commercially processed lake whitefish, lake trout, and salmon are generated, annually.
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    PEW CHARITABLE TRUSTS: FISH-i: Africa Project Is Stopping Illegal Fishing
    August 5, 2014 -- For decades, the Indian Ocean has suffered as a prime target for fishermen intent on engaging in large-scale illegal fishing. Those rogue fishermen have dodged authorities while helping themselves to a valuable natural resource, with little regard for fishing laws.
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    What's happening on the Connecticut River to Bring Back Shortnose Sturgeon?
    August 5, 2014 -- Poor water quality and dams have impeded the recovery of shortnose sturgeon on the Connecticut River for decades. NOAA Fisheries and our partners have long been engaged in a number of efforts to help recover this historic fish run.
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