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31 Mar 2014

Scientists Focus on Polar Waters As Threat of Acidification Grows

by JO CHANDLER
A sophisticated and challenging experiment in Antarctica is the latest effort to study ocean acidification in the polar regions, where frigid waters are expected to feel most acutely the ecological impacts of acidic conditions not seen in millions of years. READ MORE

14 Jan 2014

Greenpeace’s Kumi Naidoo on Russia and the Climate Struggle

by DIANE TOOMEY
In a Yale Environment 360 interview, the outspoken executive director of Greenpeace discusses why his organization’s activists braved imprisonment in Russia to stop Arctic oil drilling and what needs to be done to make a sharp turn away from fossil fuels and toward a green energy economy. READ MORE

18 Dec 2013

Documenting the Swift Change Wrought by Global Warming

by PETER ESSICK
Photographer Peter Essick has traveled the world documenting the causes and consequences of climate change. In a Yale Environment 360 photo essay, we present a gallery of images Essick took while on assignment in Antarctica, Greenland, and other far-flung locales. READ MORE

26 Nov 2013

A North Atlantic Mystery: Case of the Missing Whales

by REBECCA KESSLER
Endangered North Atlantic right whales are disappearing from customary feeding grounds off the U.S. and Canadian coasts and appearing in large numbers in other locations, leaving scientists to wonder if shifts in climate may be behind the changes. READ MORE

11 Nov 2013

Using Ocean Robots to Unlock Mysteries of CO2 and the Seas

by TODD WOODY
Marine phytoplankton are vital in absorbing ever-increasing amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere. In a Yale Environment 360 interview, researcher Tracy Villareal explains how he is using remotely operated robots to better understand how this process mitigates climate change. READ MORE

31 Oct 2013

A Year After Sandy, The Wrong Policy on Rebuilding the Coast

by ROB YOUNG
One year after Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of the U.S. East Coast, the government is spending billions to replenish beaches that will only be swallowed again by rising seas and future storms. It’s time to develop coastal policies that take into account new climate realities. READ MORE

21 Oct 2013

Rising Waters: How Fast and How Far Will Sea Levels Rise?

by NICOLA JONES
Although the latest U.N. climate report significantly increases its projections for sea level rise this century, some scientists warn even those estimates are overly conservative. But one thing is certain: Predicting sea level rise far into the future is a very tricky task. READ MORE

10 Oct 2013

In Japan, Captive Breeding May Help Save the Wild Eel

by WINIFRED BIRD
As eel populations plummet worldwide, Japanese scientists are racing to solve a major challenge for aquaculture — how to replicate the life cycle of eels in captivity and commercially produce a fish that is a prized delicacy on Asian dinner tables. READ MORE

24 Jul 2013

Leaving Our Descendants A Whopping Rise in Sea Levels

by FEN MONTAIGNE
German scientist Anders Levermann and his colleagues have released research that warns of major sea level increases far into the future. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he raises important questions about how much we really care about the world we will leave to those who come after us. READ MORE

11 Jul 2013

In Mekong Delta, Rice Boom Has Steep Environmental Cost

by MIKE IVES
Vietnam has become one of the world’s leading rice producers, thanks to the construction of an elaborate network of dikes and irrigation canals. But these extensive infrastructure projects in the storied Mekong Delta have come at a high ecological price. READ MORE

03 Jul 2013

New Initiatives to Clean Up The Global Aquarium Trade

by REBECCA KESSLER
An estimated 30 million fish and other creatures are caught annually to supply the home aquarium market, taking a toll on some reef ecosystems. Now conservationists are working to improve the industry by ending destructive practices and encouraging aquaculture. READ MORE

01 Jul 2013

No Refuge: Tons of Trash Covers The Remote Shores of Alaska

by CARL SAFINA
A marine biologist traveled to southwestern Alaska in search of ocean trash that had washed up along a magnificent coast rich in fish, birds, and other wildlife. He and his colleagues found plenty of trash – as much as a ton of garbage per mile on some beaches. READ MORE

17 Jun 2013

An Economic Boom in Turkey Takes a Toll on Marine Life

by SULMAAN KHAN
The development-at-any-cost policies of Turkish Prime Minister Recip Tayyip Erdogan — a key factor behind the protests and clashes in Istanbul’s Taksim Square — are also playing a role in the steady decline of the nation’s porpoises, dolphins, and other marine life. READ MORE

06 Jun 2013

As Extreme Weather Increases, Bangladesh Braces for the Worst

by BRIAN FAGAN
Scientists are predicting that warming conditions will bring more frequent and more intense extreme weather events. Their warnings hit home in densely populated Bangladesh, which historically has been hit by devastating sea surges and cyclones. READ MORE

04 Jun 2013

China’s New Arctic Presence Signals Future Development

by ED STRUZIK
China’s recent admission to the Arctic Council under observer status reflects a new reality: the world’s economic powers now regard development of natural resources and commerce in an increasingly ice-free Arctic as a top priority. READ MORE

16 May 2013

In Post-Tsunami Japan, A Push To Rebuild Coast in Concrete

by WINIFRED BIRD
In the wake of the 2011 tsunami, the Japanese government is forgoing an opportunity to sustainably protect its coastline and is instead building towering concrete seawalls and other defenses that environmentalists say will inflict serious damage on coastal ecosystems. READ MORE

02 May 2013

A Key Experiment to Probe the Future of Our Acidifying Oceans

by PETER FRIEDERICI
In a Swedish fjord, European researchers are conducting an ambitious experiment aimed at better understanding how ocean acidification will affect marine life. Ultimately, these scientists hope to determine which species might win and which might lose in a more acidic ocean. READ MORE

18 Apr 2013

As Final U.S. Decision Nears, A Lively Debate on GM Salmon

In an online debate for Yale Environment 360, Elliot Entis, whose company has created a genetically modified salmon that may soon be for sale in the U.S., discusses the environmental and health impacts of this controversial technology with author Paul Greenberg, a critic of GM fish. READ MORE

20 Mar 2013

A Leading Marine Biologist Works to Create a ‘Wired Ocean’

by BEN GOLDFARB
Stanford University scientist Barbara Block heads a program that has placed satellite tags on thousands of sharks, bluefin tuna, and other marine predators to better understand their life cycles. Now, using data available on mobile devices, she hopes to enlist public support for protecting these threatened creatures. READ MORE

28 Feb 2013

Will Reform Finally End The Plunder of Europe’s Fisheries?

by CHRISTIAN SCHWäGERL
Maria Damanaki, Europe’s crusading fisheries minister, is making major headway in changing a cozy, “old boys” network that over-subsidized the European fishing industry and brought about the severe overfishing of the continent’s marine bounty. READ MORE

21 Feb 2013

To Control Floods, The Dutch Turn to Nature for Inspiration

by CHERYL KATZ
The Netherlands’ system of dikes and sea gates has long been the best in the world. But as the country confronts the challenges of climate change, it is increasingly relying on techniques that mimic natural systems and harness nature’s power to hold back the sea. READ MORE

21 Jan 2013

Proposed Energy Exploration Sparks Worry on Ocean Canyons

by PAUL GREENBERG
The Atlantic Canyons off the Northeastern U.S. plunge as deep as 15,000 feet and harbor diverse and fragile marine ecosystems. Now, the Obama administration’s plans to consider offshore oil and gas exploration in the canyons is troubling conservationists. READ MORE

07 Jan 2013

Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill Fails to Face Coastal Realities

by ROB YOUNG
As part of the sorely-needed aid package to help victims of Hurricane Sandy, Congress is also considering spending billions on ill-advised and environmentally damaging beach and coastal rebuilding projects that ignore the looming threats of rising seas and intensifying storms. READ MORE

26 Dec 2012

What’s Damaging Marshes on U.S. Coast and Why It Matters

by KEVIN DENNEHY
A nine-year study led by researcher Linda Deegan points to the damage that human-caused nutrients inflict on salt marshes along the U.S. East Coast. In a Yale Environment 360 interview, she describes what these findings mean for an ecosystem that provides critical services, from nourishing marine life to buffering the coast from storms like Sandy. READ MORE

17 Dec 2012

Too Big to Flood? Megacities Face Future of Major Storm Risk

by BRUCE STUTZ
As economic activity and populations continue to expand in coastal urban areas, particularly in Asia, hundreds of trillions of dollars of infrastructure, industrial and office buildings, and homes are increasingly at risk from intensifying storms and rising sea levels. READ MORE

29 Oct 2012

How Fishing Gear is Killing Whales in the North Atlantic

by REBECCA KESSLER
Researchers have been documenting the deadly threat that fishing lines and ropes pose to large whales that become entangled in them. Now, new studies are pointing to another disturbing fact: the ensnared whales endure enormous pain and prolonged suffering. READ MORE

09 Aug 2012

Easing The Collateral Damage That Fisheries Inflict on Seabirds

by JEREMY HANCE
Two recent studies highlight the harm that industrial fisheries are doing to the world’s seabirds, either by overharvesting the birds’ favorite prey or by drowning birds hooked on longlines. But tighter regulations and innovative technologies are starting to significantly reduce seabird “bycatch,” slashing it by 90 percent in some regions. READ MORE

06 Aug 2012

Shrimp Farms’ Tainted Legacy Is Target of Certification Drive

by MARC GUNTHER
As shrimp aquaculture has boomed globally to keep pace with surging demand, the environmental toll on mangroves and other coastal ecosystems has been severe. Now, conservation groups and some shrimp farmers are creating a certification scheme designed to clean up the industry and reward sustainable producers. READ MORE

19 Jul 2012

Will Fish-Loving Japan Embrace Sustainable Seafood?

by WINIFRED BIRD
In fish-crazed Japan, where eating seafood is a vital part of the nation's culture, conservation groups are working with companies to persuade more Japanese to eat certified, sustainably caught seafood. It's an uphill struggle, but one that could have significant impact on the world's fisheries. READ MORE

17 May 2012

The Vital Chain: Connecting The Ecosystems of Land and Sea

by CARL ZIMMER
A new study from a Pacific atoll reveals the links between native trees, bird guano, and the giant manta rays that live off the coast. In unraveling this intricate web, the researchers point to the often little-understood interconnectedness between terrestrial and marine ecosystems. READ MORE

10 May 2012

Melting Sea Ice Could Lead To Pressure on Arctic Fishery

by ED STRUZIK
With melting sea ice opening up previously inaccessible parts of the Arctic Ocean, the fishing industry sees a potential bonanza. But some scientists and government officials have begun calling for a moratorium on fishing in the region until the true state of the Arctic fishery is assessed. READ MORE

13 Mar 2012

In Fight to Save Coral Reefs, Finding Strategies that Work

by KEVIN DENNEHY
In four decades as a marine biologist, Nancy Knowlton has played a key role in documenting the biodiversity of coral reefs and the threats they increasingly face. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, she assesses the state of the world’s corals and highlights conservation projects that offer hope of saving these irreplaceable ecosystems. READ MORE

02 Feb 2012

Mysteries of Killer Whales Uncovered in the Antarctic

by FEN MONTAIGNE
Two of the world’s leading experts on the world’s top marine predator are now in Antarctica, tagging and photographing a creature whose remarkably cooperative hunting behavior and transmission of knowledge across generations may be rivaled only by humans. READ MORE

21 Nov 2011

Northwest Oyster Die-offs Show Ocean Acidification Has Arrived

by ELIZABETH GROSSMAN
The acidification of the world’s oceans from an excess of CO2 has already begun, as evidenced recently by the widespread mortality of oyster larvae in the Pacific Northwest. Scientists say this is just a harbinger of things to come if greenhouse gas emissions continue to soar. READ MORE

28 Jun 2011

A World Centered on Sea Ice Is Changing Swiftly at the Poles

by FEN MONTAIGNE
For eons, the polar marine food chain has been closely linked to the seasonal formation and retreat of sea ice. Now, as that ice rapidly melts in the Arctic and along the Antarctic Peninsula, this intricate web of life is undergoing major shifts, benefiting some creatures and putting others at risk. READ MORE

21 Jun 2011

New Model for Aquaculture Takes Hold Far from the Sea

With ever-greater quantities of seafood coming from aquaculture operations, some companies are working on ways to reduce the environmental impact of fish farming. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, Josh Goldman of Australis Aquaculture talks about his highly praised closed-containment fish farm in Massachusetts. READ MORE

16 Jun 2011

The Unfulfilled Promise of the World’s Marine Protected Areas

by BRUCE BARCOTT
Biologists and conservationists maintain that establishing marine reserves — areas where fishing is off-limits or severely restricted — offers the best hope for recovery for our overstressed oceans. So why is such a small area of the world's oceans protected? READ MORE

06 Jun 2011

As Arctic Sea Ice Retreats, Storms Take Toll on the Land

by ED STRUZIK
For millennia, the blanket of ice covering the Arctic Ocean protected the shore from damaging storms. But as that ice buffer disappears, increasingly powerful storm surges are eroding the coastline and sending walls of seawater inland, devastating Arctic ecosystems that support abundant wildlife. READ MORE

18 Apr 2011

One Year Later: Assessing the Lasting Impact of the Gulf Spill

by CARL SAFINA
On the anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion, the worst fears about the long-term damage from the oil spill have not been realized. But the big challenge is more fundamental: repairing the harm from the dams, levees, and canals that are devastating the Mississippi Delta and the Louisiana coast. READ MORE

28 Mar 2011

After the Great Quake, Living with Earth’s Uncertainty

by VERLYN KLINKENBORG
The Japanese earthquake and tsunami remind us that we exist in geologic time and in a world where catastrophic events beyond our predicting may occur. These events — and the growing specter of climate change — show how precariously we exist on the surface of a volatile planet. READ MORE

22 Mar 2011

Tracking the Destructive Power Of the Pacific Ocean’s Tsunamis

The devastating tsunami in northeastern Japan is only one of many that have battered Japan over the eons. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, tsunami and earthquake expert Lori Dengler describes the historic and paleological record of tsunamis across the Pacific, and what it may mean in the future for Japan and the western United States. READ MORE

03 Mar 2011

Deep-Sea Mining is Coming: Assessing the Potential Impacts

by ERICA WESTLY
Numerous companies are moving ahead rapidly with plans to mine copper, gold, and other minerals near hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor. But in an interview with Yale Environment 360, marine biologist Cindy Lee Van Dover warns that without environmental safeguards the unique ecosystems of deep-sea vents could be severely damaged. READ MORE

22 Feb 2011

How Fisheries Can Gain From The Lessons of Sustainable Food

by JOHN WALDMAN
As agriculture and energy production have made strides toward becoming more sustainable, the world’s fisheries have lagged behind. But restoring our beleaguered oceans to health will require an emphasis on diversification and conservation — and a more sensible mix of fishing practices. READ MORE

31 Jan 2011

In Novel Approach to Fisheries, Fishermen Manage the Catch

by BRUCE BARCOTT
An increasingly productive way of restoring fisheries is based on the counter-intuitive concept of allowing fishermen to take charge of their own catch. But the success of this growing movement depends heavily on a strong leader who will look out not only for the fishermen, but for the resource itself. READ MORE

13 Jan 2011

Massive Outbreak of Jellyfish Could Spell Trouble for Fisheries

by RICHARD STONE
The world’s oceans have been experiencing enormous blooms of jellyfish, apparently caused by overfishing, declining water quality, and rising sea temperatures. Now, scientists are trying to determine if these outbreaks could represent a “new normal” in which jellyfish increasingly supplant fish. READ MORE

06 Dec 2010

Is the End in Sight for The World’s Coral Reefs?

by J.E.N. VERON
It is a difficult idea to fathom. But the science is clear: Unless we change the way we live, the Earth's coral reefs will be utterly destroyed within our children's lifetimes. READ MORE

01 Nov 2010

Hatch-22: The Problem with The Pacific Salmon Resurgence

by BRUCE BARCOTT
The number of salmon in the Pacific Ocean is twice what it was 50 years ago. But there is a downside to this bounty, as growing numbers of hatchery-produced salmon are flooding the Pacific and making it hard for threatened wild salmon species to find enough food to survive. READ MORE

15 Sep 2010

Exploring the Links Between Hurricanes and Ocean Warming

One of the more contentious issues facing climate scientists is whether rising ocean temperatures will cause more frequent and powerful hurricanes. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, Kerry Emanuel, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, says that amid the uncertainty, one thing seems likely: an increase in the most potent — and destructive — storms. READ MORE

02 Sep 2010

A Steady, Steep Decline for The Lowly, Uncharismatic Eel

by JAMES PROSEK
The freshwater eel, which spawns in the middle of the ocean, was once abundant in much of the world. But the proliferation of dams, coastal development, and overfishing have drastically reduced eel populations, with few defenders coming to the aid of these fascinating — though still not fully understood — creatures. READ MORE

09 Aug 2010

The Legacy of the Gulf Spill: What to Expect for the Future?

by JOHN MCQUAID
The Gulf of Mexico’s capacity to recover from previous environmental assaults — especially the 1979 Ixtoc explosion — provides encouragement about the prospects for its post-Deepwater future. But scientists remain worried about the BP spill's long-term effects on the health of the Gulf and its sea life. READ MORE

05 Aug 2010

A Looming Oxygen Crisis and Its Impact on World’s Oceans

by CARL ZIMMER
As warming intensifies, scientists warn, the oxygen content of oceans across the planet could be more and more diminished, with serious consequences for the future of fish and other sea life. READ MORE

06 Jul 2010

High Above the Earth, Satellites Track Melting Ice

by MICHAEL D. LEMONICK
The surest sign of a warming Earth is the steady melting of its ice zones, from disappearing sea ice in the Arctic to shrinking glaciers worldwide. Now, scientists are using increasingly sophisticated satellite technology to measure the extent, thickness, and height of ice, assembling an essential picture of a planet in transition. READ MORE

14 Jun 2010

As the Far North Melts, Calls Grow for Arctic Treaty

by ED STRUZIK
The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a warning, conservationists say, of what could happen in the Arctic as melting sea ice opens the Arctic Ocean to oil and gas drilling. Many experts argue that the time has come to adopt an Arctic Treaty similar to the one that has safeguarded Antarctica for half a century. READ MORE

09 Jun 2010

The Oil Spill’s Growing Toll On Sea Life in the Gulf of Mexico

by DAVID BIELLO
A prominent marine biologist says the impacts of the oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico will persist for years, no matter when the flow finally stops. What’s more, scientist Thomas Shirley says that most of the damage remains out of sight below the surface, as creatures succumb to the toxic effects of the rapidly spreading tide of oil. READ MORE

03 Jun 2010

Under Pressure to Block Oil, A Rush To Dubious Projects

by ROB YOUNG
In response to the widening disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, government officials have approved a plan to intercept the oil by building a 45-mile sand berm. But scientists fear the project is a costly boondoggle that will inflict further environmental damage and do little to keep oil off the coast. READ MORE

01 Jun 2010

The Microbe Factor and Its Role in Our Climate Future

by CARL ZIMMER
Within the planet’s oceans and soils are trillions of bacteria that store and release far more carbon dioxide than all of the Earth’s trees and plants. Now, scientists are attempting to understand how the world’s bacteria will influence — and be influenced by — a warming climate. READ MORE

10 May 2010

Anatomy of the BP Oil Spill: An Accident Waiting to Happen

by JOHN MCQUAID
The oil slick spreading across the Gulf of Mexico has shattered the notion that offshore drilling had become safe. A close look at the accident shows that lax federal oversight, complacency by BP and the other companies involved, and the complexities of drilling a mile deep all combined to create the perfect environmental storm. READ MORE

04 Mar 2010

After Two Decades of Delay, A Chance to Save Bluefin Tuna

by CARL SAFINA
The obscenely profitable market for bluefin tuna in Japan has led to years of overfishing and left the world’s bluefin population badly depleted. A ban on the bluefin trade, if adopted at international talks this month, would go a long way toward giving this magnificent fish a chance to recover. READ MORE

15 Feb 2010

An Ominous Warning on the Effects of Ocean Acidification

by CARL ZIMMER
A new study says the seas are acidifying ten times faster today than 55 million years ago when a mass extinction of marine species occurred. And, the study concludes, current changes in ocean chemistry due to the burning of fossil fuels may portend a new wave of die-offs. READ MORE

14 Jan 2010

How High Will Seas Rise? Get Ready for Seven Feet

by ROB YOUNG AND ORRIN PILKEY
As governments, businesses, and homeowners plan for the future, they should assume that the world’s oceans will rise by at least two meters — roughly seven feet — this century. But far too few agencies or individuals are preparing for the inevitable increase in sea level that will take place as polar ice sheets melt. READ MORE

03 Dec 2009

In Search of New Waters, Fish Farming Moves Offshore

by JOHN MCQUAID
As wild fish stocks continue to dwindle, aquaculture is becoming an increasingly important source of protein worldwide. Now, a growing number of entrepreneurs are raising fish in large pens in the open ocean, hoping to avoid the many environmental problems of coastal fish farms. READ MORE

05 Nov 2009

The Nitrogen Fix: Breaking a Costly Addiction

by FRED PEARCE
Over the last century, the intensive use of chemical fertilizers has saturated the Earth’s soils and waters with nitrogen. Now scientists are warning that we must move quickly to revolutionize agricultural systems and greatly reduce the amount of nitrogen we put into the planet's ecosystems. READ MORE

23 Jul 2009

A Total Ban on Whaling? New Studies May Hold the Key

by FRED PEARCE
As the International Whaling Commission debates whether to ban all whaling or to expand the limited hunts now underway, recent research has convinced some scientists that the world’s largest mammal should never be hunted again. READ MORE

09 Jul 2009

NOAA’s New Chief on Restoring Science to U.S. Climate Policy

by ELIZABETH KOLBERT
Marine biologist Jane Lubchenco now heads one of the U.S. government’s key agencies researching climate change — the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, Lubchenco discusses the central role her agency is playing in understanding the twin threats of global warming and ocean acidification. READ MORE

24 Mar 2009

Twenty Years Later, Impacts of the Exxon Valdez Linger

by DOUG STRUCK
Two decades after the Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons of crude oil into Alaska’s waters, the Prince William Sound, its fishermen, and its wildlife have still not fully recovered. READ MORE

26 Jan 2009

A Call for Tougher Standards on Mercury Levels in Fish

by JANE HIGHTOWER
In response to industry pressure, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has failed to set adequate restrictions on mercury levels in fish. Now the Obama administration must move forcefully to tighten those standards and warn the public which fish are less safe to eat. READ MORE

08 Dec 2008

Regulators Are Pushing Bluefin Tuna to the Brink

by CARL SAFINA
The international commission charged with protecting the giant bluefin tuna is once again failing to do its job. Its recent decision to ignore scientists’ recommendations for reducing catch limits may spell doom for this magnificent – and endangered – fish. READ MORE

02 Oct 2008

A Corporate Approach to Rescuing the World’s Fisheries

by NICHOLAS DAY
The commitment by Wal-Mart, McDonald’s, and other major companies to buy only sustainably-caught seafood is an encouraging sign in an otherwise bleak global fisheries picture. After decades of government inaction and ineffective consumer campaigns, corporate pressure may finally be starting to turn the tide on reckless overfishing. READ MORE

08 Sep 2008

Alaska’s Pebble Mine: Fish Versus Gold

by BILL SHERWONIT
With the support of Gov. Sarah Palin, mining interests have defeated an Alaska ballot measure that could have blocked a huge proposed mining project. Now, plans are moving forward to exploit the massive gold and copper deposit at Bristol Bay, home of one of the world’s greatest salmon runs. READ MORE

10 Jul 2008

The Arctic Resource Rush is On

by ED STRUZIK
As the Arctic's sea ice melts, energy and mining companies are moving into previously inaccessible regions to tap the abundant riches that lie beneath the permafrost and the ocean floor. The potential environmental impacts are troubling. READ MORE

03 Jun 2008

Carbon’s Burden on the World’s Oceans

by CARL SAFINA AND MARAH J. HARDT
The burgeoning amount of carbon dioxide in oceans is affecting a lot more than coral reefs. It is also damaging marine life and, most ominously, threatening the future survival of marine populations. READ MORE

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19 Feb 2014: Loss of Arctic Sea Ice Has Greater Warming Impact Than Expected

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