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Maintaining historic connections to waters of the Islands Unit of the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument

The Marianas Trench Marine National Monument (MTMNM) is a large-scale MPA established by US President George W. Bush by presidential proclamation in 2009. The MTMNM encompasses 61 million acres of ocean and although the nearest human communities are over 300 … Continue reading

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PIFSC researchers publish paper on social and economic effects of the first extended closure of Hawaii Longline Fishing Fleet

by Dawn Kotowicz “Hawai’i expected to have less local ‘ahi at year end” – Honolulu Star-Advertiser headline, 10/7/10 Fisheries closures affect more than just fishermen. It is important for researchers and managers to take into account impacts of their decisions … Continue reading

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