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What Is The EEZ And Why Is It Important

The EEZ, short for the Exclusive Economic zone, is a boundary that allows countries to regulate the natural resources in the waters within...

As defined by NOAA

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“The exclusive economic zone is the zone where the U.S. and other coastal nations have jurisdiction over natural resources.

The U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) extends no more than 200 nautical miles from the territorial sea baseline and is adjacent to the 12 nautical mile territorial sea of the…

Within the EEZ, the U.S. has sovereign rights for the purpose of exploring, exploiting, conserving and…

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