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09/24/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

US Takes The Lead On Protecting Arctic Fisheries

This was also the first time the United States shut down a fishery because of climate change rather than overfishing. Mr. Locke's objective is to buy time to get a fix on the area's resources and develop a sustainable fishing plan that would assure lasting protection for a fragile and poorly understood ecosystem.

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