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NATURE

Here’s How the World’s Largest No-Fishing Zone Helped the Fishing Industry

Located 155 miles northwest of the Hawaiian Archipelago lies one of the world’s largest marine protected areas: Papahānaumokuākea National Monument. Only recently overtaken by Antarctica’s Ross Sea, the monument boasts a large, tropical, and biodiverse community. The fishing exclusion zone of Papahānaumokuākea covers 583,000 square miles, an area larger than all national parks in the […]

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POLITICS

Will Farmers be Paying for their Livestock Emissions?

New Zealand is the first country in the world to plan an agricultural emissions tax. In mid-October, the government of New Zealand announced a new pricing system that aims to combat the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. Much of the country’s emissions can be attributed to animal agriculture, which is dominated by cow and sheep farming. […]