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Deep Thinker Kerry: Ocean Protection Is ‘Life and Death’ National Security Issue

john-kerry-thinkerSecretary of State John Kerry spoke Friday morning at an ocean preservation summit at Georgetown University, saying the state of the world’s oceans is a pressing international security issue. “This is life and death. This is national security. This is international security,” Kerry said. He cited black carbon in the Arctic, rapidly increasing acidification in oceans that harms crustaceans, and illegal, unregulated fishing that is “strip mining the oceans and threatens to destroy an entire ecosystem.” The speech comes just two days after State Department Under Secretary Cathy Novelli cautioned in a press briefing that the amount of plastic in the ocean is so high that “if you lined up garbage bags of plastic along the coast, every coastline that touches the ocean in the entire world, you would have five deep of garbage bags.” If current patterns continue, there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050, she said. Read the dogma here 09:12

Obama: new measures to crack down on illegal fishing at “Our Ocean” 2015 Pow Wow!

investing blueprints for fisheries.The Obama administration on Monday announced plans to further crack down on illegal fishing, a global problem that can hurt both fishing communities in impoverished nations and the seafood industry in the United States. President Barack Obama announced new steps to tackle illegal fishing. They include the launching of a program called “,”  Experts say the problem is extensive around the world. The Pew Charitable Trusts said  Read the rest here 18:03 It’s a big ENGO Spankfest in Chile! All the Big Green “Big’s”  are there, and plenty of Global Capitalists just itching to help save the fish from fishermen through “investment”. Click here for the latest! https://twitter.com/hashtag/OurOcean2015?src=hash

Africa: Secretary Kerry Announces USAID’s Oceans and Fisheries Partnership to Promote Sustainable Fisheries

Kuala Lumpur — Today, Secretary of State John Kerry announced the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (USAID Oceans) project with an initial commitment of $4.3 million that will combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing and seafood fraud in the Asia-Pacific region. “The catch documentation and traceability system established by USAID Oceans will improve the transparency of Asia’s seafood supply chains, ensuring that fish is legally and sustainably harvested,” Read the rest here 12:39

Russia furthers Arctic dreams while America sleeps

John Kerry MunsterMurkowski’s starting point in her presentation was that the United States should have prepared for assuming the chairmanship of the Arctic Council but did not. The United States took over the two-year position from Canada last Friday. Obama and, I imagine, his predecessors would never admit any such failure. Why, last Friday, Secretary of State John Kerry, the Arctic Council’s new chairman, stated the president’s Arctic policy. It is coping with climate change, period. Read the rest here 13:35

Natural News gets an A+ for integrity! – Obama now seizing ocean territory via executive orders

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I mean, What the Hell is an extra 700,000 square miles, right?

I mean, What the Hell is an extra 700,000 square miles, right?

(NaturalNews) President Obama’s efforts to destroy American commerce by limiting U.S. companies’ abilities to explore new sources of energy took another turn recently when the nation’s chief executive used his phone and pen to put new vast areas of ocean off-limits. The announcement was made in June by Secretary of State John Kerry , who also urged leaders at an international summit to take rapid steps to reduce “overfishing” and pollution. Read more here 11:08

Kerry Immersed in Conference on Clean Oceans as Iraq Falls Apart

As Iraq is overrun by terrorists and President Obama said “intensive diplomacy” is needed to solve the crisis, Secretary of State John Kerry is spending the beginning of the week hosting celebs and royalty at Foggy Bottom to discuss clean oceans and climate change. Read more here, read the comments at the article, too!  14:57

Letter From the Editor: ‘Our Fish’

I picked an inopportune moment to ask the top guy for the U.S fisheries industry for a little education on his business. He was among 350-400 participants from 80 nations around the world who were attending Secretary of State John Kerry’s “Our Ocean” Conference in Washington, D.C., last week. Read more here  10:50