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New Mexican ocean reserve, deal to keep central Arctic Ocean off-limits for commercial fishing, and tour of 'commoning' in France

This planet is our commons ... the place we all share. Mexico has created a vast new ocean reserve to protect the 'Galapagos of North America'; nine nations, plus the EU, have reached a deal to place

the central Arctic Ocean off-limits to commercial fishing for at least 16 years to allow time to develop science-based management; and a tour of French communities and projects practising 'commoning' demonstrates cooperation and collective vision coming into fruition.

These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• How Mexico has created a vast new ocean reserve to protect the 'Galapagos of North America'. Read more here

• How nine nations, plus the EU, have reached a deal to place the central Arctic Ocean off-limits to commerical fishing for at least 16 years to allow time to develop science-based management. Read more here

• How a Canberra childcare centre has picked up on the Nordic trend of outdoor naps for children. Read more here

• VIDEO: How a custom-made doll with a hearing aid, that mimics her own hearing condition, is helping seven-year-old Frankee-Lee cope with bullying. View here

• How Stoic Greek philosophy of 'cosmopolitanism' still offers us valuable paths forward. Read more here

• How a tour of French communities and projects practising 'commoning' demonstrates cooperation and collective vision coming into fruition. Read more here

• How the ABC's latest episode of "The War on Waste" looks further at food extravagance. Read more here

 

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