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How the blue economy will shape the future of Canada’s oceans — and its coastal communities

How the blue economy will shape the future of Canada's oceans — and its coastal communities

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The words “blue economy” will soon shape the future of Canada’s oceans, from the fiords and straits of British Columbia to the rugged coastlines of the Atlantic to the vast seascapes of the Arctic. The transformation of Canada’s…

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Friday essay: a slave state

Friday essay: a slave state

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. In July 2021, Jack Dempsey, the mayor of Bundaberg, delivered an official apology for Northern Queensland’s past reliance on the indentured labour of Pacific Islanders, many of whom were kidnapped (or “blackbirded”) and forced to work on the…

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