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Guess What's Showing Up In Our Shellfish? One Word: Plastics

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9 mentions23 hours ago
Sarah Dudas doesn't mind shucking an oyster or a clam in the name of science. But sit down with her and a plate of oysters on the half-shell or a ...

Use Your Phone to Take Action for a Clean Ocean

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4 mentions1 week ago
Marine debris and plastic pollution are a serious problem. All seven sea turtle species, over half marine mammal species and almost two-thirds of all seabird species, have ingested or become ...

Larvaceans provide a pathway for transporting microplastics into deep-sea food webs

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4 mentions6 days ago
Over the last decade, scientists have discovered tiny pieces of plastic in many ocean waters, and even in deep-sea mud. However, they know very little about how microplastics are transported ...

Shrink at least 4 national monuments and modify a half-dozen others, Zinke tells Trump

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11 mentions4 days ago
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended that President Trump modify 10 national monuments created by his immediate predecessors, including shrinking the boundaries of at least four western sites, according to a ...

We’re Killing the Oldest Fish in the Sea

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8 mentions1 week ago
Humans are killing the oldest fish in the sea, a new study suggests. That is likely altering ocean food webs and making populations of many important species eaten by people ...

Preventing Climate Change by Increasing Ocean Alkalinity

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5 mentions1 week ago
The oceans contain more carbon than soils, plants, animals and the atmosphere combined. Every cubic meter of seawater contains about 120 grams of negatively charged bicarbonate ions, which are balanced ...