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Proposal Would Expand Marine Conservation Area Held Sacred 
JUNE 16, 2016

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz is proposing to expand one of the world's largest marine conservation areas in a way that preserves some fishing grounds for local fishermen.

 

Papahanaumokuakea: Further restrictions will harm U.S. commercial fisheries
MAY 8, 2016

Claims of conservation benefits to natural resources by expanding the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument (PMNM) from 50 nautical miles to 200 nautical miles are without scientific or economic merit.

 

Why U.S. Fisheries Are A Global Model Of Sustainability
MAY 5, 2016

In the 40 years since passage of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, we’ve been on a journey that has made U.S. fisheries management a global model of sustainability.

 

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