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Carefully placed marine protected areas can help to restore tunas and other large, iconic species. The world’s largest no fishing zone, Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, increased catch rates in nearby waters by 54% for yellowfin tuna and 12% for bigeye tuna. Tuna fishing is a $40 billion industry and supports millions of jobs globally. Read more →