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Politics this morning: World Oceans Day, all-parliamentarian photo, and more

By Ally Foster      
As in all coastal communities in Timor-Leste, the ocean both feeds and sustains villagers. For generations coastal communities in Asia have relied on a wide range of fish for their livelihoods. However, fish stocks in South-East Asia are being significantly depleted due to illegal fishing and overfishing.
Photograph courtesy of the United Nations by Martine Perret.

Today is Wednesday, June 8. 1. Here are four noteworthy events happening today in politics: It’s world oceans day. This United Nations-recognized event celebrates these key ecosystems, raises awareness about threats, and advocates for ways to protect our world’s waters. The World Wildlife Fund of Canada is hosting some of the brightest minds in oceans policy from Canada and around the world for a keynote luncheon address by Sheila Watt-Cloutier, who is an advocate for environmental causes, a

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