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Issue: Our Moment

Issue number: 12

Expanding our idea of community is a first step to restoring the seas around us. Read more

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Big-picture, government-led efforts, involving markets and civil society, could prove to be the last salvation for our precious downstream and offshore ecosystems. Read more

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The time is now for government to respond to long-standing demands for action. Read more

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Industrial aquaculture poses new threats to U.S. waters and fishermen. Read more

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The attrition of the world's coral reefs signals far broader and graver problems. Read more

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An Alaska family with a long history in the fishing industry opposes farmed fish. Read more

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The U.S. has made improvements in managing its stocks but only compared to the rest of the world. Read more

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With warming at a rate double the global average, the region's animal populations struggle to adapt. Read more

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Time is running out to make the sort of policy changes needed to ensure the long-term protection and sustainability of Florida's beaches -- for the well-being of sea turtles and people. Read more

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Learning the lessons of Jacques Cousteau. Read more

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Entire ecosystems teeter on the brink of extinction as slime and dead zones take over. Read more

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Ocean warming, acidification, and corrosion wreak havoc on marine populations. Read more

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The degradation of coasts and oceans continues, but faint hopes for improvement are stirring. Read more

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The era of big government is over. But now, so is the era of markets. Can we find the right balance? Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

Social scientist Charles Murray aims to provoke. This time, it's with four broad-brush, simplistic claims about higher education. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

If we want to avoid another financial crisis, we must first understand why some economic thinkers saw it coming, and why others missed it. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

Four recent films reveal how America sees its Iraq War veterans. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

We'll never succeed in making dirty energy too expensive. Let's make clean energy cheap. Read more

Features

Everyone knows driving an SUV or leaving the lights on is bad for the earth. But when it comes to your environmental impact, what's on your plate is just as important. Read more

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New York City's transportation commissioner, Janette Sadik-Khan, is proving that cities don't need major initiatives like congestion pricing to become more walkable and bikeable. Read more

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