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Social license to operate in blue economy

Social license to operate in blue economy

Over the past decade the blue economy has become a widespread buzz word. Though it refers to the control of the earth’s oceans and marine life, however, it has different and conflicting meaning for different people; hence have blurred definitions …

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Falling seafood exports; policy overhaul needed

Falling seafood exports; policy overhaul needed

Researchers revealed that Pakistani fish exporters are getting relatively lower prices of their seafood exported because they exported 90 percent un-processed and frozen fish. Therefore, urgent attempts are required for operationalizing the fish processing plants in the country. Present statistics …

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Senegal is cracking down on plastic waste

Senegal is cracking down on plastic waste

Tired of seeing Senegal’s seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack down on polluters by imposing fines and further restricting plastic use. The West African country, whose beaches on the Atlantic attract tourists from …

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Why we need stronger Arctic governance

Why we need stronger Arctic governance

Over the past decade, the Arctic Council (AC) has evolved into the pre-eminent international forum for addressing Arctic issues. Among other things, it now boasts a permanent Secretariat and an Indigenous Peoples Secretariat. It has also helped establish a number …

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