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Conserving ocean and coastal ecosystems will improve water quality, protect diverse marine habitat and benefit economies and livelihoods of coastal communities for generations. Through science, market-based strategies, restoration and resilient habitat protection, The Nature Conservancy finds innovative, lasting solutions for marine conservation.
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