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Fishing is a 2 billion dollar industry in the region surrounding the Long Island Sound. It is a pivotal part of the economy, and it is major source of income for people living in this region. However, because of the effects of climate change, this ocean-centric way of life is threatened. The health of the global oceans are rapidly declining, and the Long Island Sound, located in the Northeast, is degrading at one of the fastest rates in the world.
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