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New Maps Show The Utterly Massive Imprint Of Fishing On World’s Oceans

"Humans are now fishing at least 55 percent of the world’s oceans — an area four times larger than the area occupied by humanity’s onshore agriculture. That startling statistic is among the findings of a unique, high-tech collaboration that is providing a massive amount of new data about global fishing operations."

Source: Washington Post, 02/23/2018

UN Draft Report Sees ‘Very High Risk’ Planet Will Warm Beyond Key Limit

"A draft United Nations climate science report contains dire news about the warming of the planet, suggesting it will likely cross the key marker of 1.5 degrees Celsius, or 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit, of temperature rise in the 2040s, and that this will be exceedingly difficult to avoid."

Source: Washington Post, 02/15/2018

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