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The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration gives an update on the state of the oceans. She explains how climate change is affecting the Pacific and Atlantic and what the administration plans to do about over-fished waters.
- Zeke Grader executive director, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations
- Jane Lubchenco administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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