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How Plastic Bottles Benefit ExxonMobil

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6 mentions2 weeks ago
America has a dangerous and deadly addiction to plastic. If recent trends in New York State are any indication, it’s not going away anytime soon, thanks in part to multi-million-dollar ...

Eerie, Beautiful Photos of Deep Sea Creatures by a Marine Biologist

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2 mentions3 days ago
arrow technology Man Buys Two Metric Tons of LEGO Bricks; Sorts Them Via Machine Learning Jacques Mattheij made a small, but awesome, mistake. He went on eBay one evening and ...

here are 5 things you can do about it: WEF

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
June 12, 2017 (LBO) – The world’s oceans are choking in plastic, are fished to depletion, and warming waters are melting ice caps that threaten marine life, according to an ...

Why Surfers Should Worry About Climate Change

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This story is part of VICE's ongoing look at how climate change will have altered the world by the year 2050. Read more about the project here. In many ways,

Why won't Florida ban plastic bags?

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
By Christine Kane Once again the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) and the Florida Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association (FPMA) have succeeded in making sure that the state preempts local ...

New Ocean Reserve, Largest in Africa, Protects Whales and Turtles

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17 mentions2 weeks ago
The central African nation of Gabon announced Monday the creation of Africa’s largest network of marine protected areas, home to a diverse array of threatened marine life, including the largest ...

as it’s eaten!

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4 mentions1 day ago
Ecosystems Oceans Invasive lionfish appear to threaten deep-reef species Hundreds of feet below the surface of the Caribbean Sea, a lionfish stalks its prey. It splays colorful fins, darts forward ...

Sharks vs. humans: Can’t we all just get along?

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SANTA CRUZ — The frenzy off the California coastline this spring has felt like a long-running loop of “Shark Week.” In April, a shark bit a San Diego mom of ...

World Sea Turtle Day

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Even with all these amazing features and adaptations, six of the seven marine turtle species are considered critically endangered, endangered or vulnerable on the IUCN Red List, and the seventh ...

10 Things You're Not Doing (But Should) To Help The Ocean

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19 mentions5 days ago
This story is part of a series on ocean plastics. Plastics are overwhelming our oceans and landfills. Every year, an estimated 19 billion pounds of plastic garbage end up in ...

Scientists launch global search for 25 'lost' species

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2 mentions3 days ago
Unseen for decades in the wild, many species are now feared extinct. Some exist only as museum specimens, others are only known from old drawings or photographs. But some of ...

2 humpback whales die after stranding on Monomoy Island

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Researchers are investigating what caused two humpback whales to beach and die on Cape Cod Wednesday. The first of the whales was reported stranded by the US Fish and Wildlife ...

New Jersey fishermen butcher endangered sharks for a competition

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These are the shocking scenes where endangered sharks caught as part of a $300,000 angling competition are butchered on a New Jersey quayside.Lewis Pugh, UN Patron of the Oceans was ...

No-take sanctuaries proven to be most effective way to resuscitate and protect ocean life

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
New analysis of previous studies shows that biomass of whole fish assemblages in marine reserves is, on average, 670 percent greater than in adjacent unprotected areas, and 343 percent greater ...

Marine officials suspect media filming crews are baiting sharks near Long Beach

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Juvenile great white sharks sighted along popular Southern California coasts have become a media sensation this spring. Now officials suspect that some media outlets aren’t satisfied with footage of naturally ...

Sea level rise isn’t just happening, it’s getting faster

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This story has been updated. In at least the third such study published in the past year, scientists have confirmed seas are rising, and the rate of sea level rise ...

Brian Skerry, Shark Photographer, Wants You to Stop Ruining the Ocean

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Flip through Milford native Brian Skerry’s upcoming book of shark pictures, Shark, and you’ll see dozens of breathtaking images: an Australian Great White smashing its huge body through the ocean’s ...

Atlantic Tunas Can Recover If Policy Follows Science

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Atlantic bluefin tuna is worth hundreds of millions of dollars per year to ICCAT member states. During Earth Day marches in more than 600 cities around the world in April,

Women of the World United Against Taiji, Japan

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Taiji, Japan the largest supplier of dolphins to marine parks and swim with dolphins around the world! Demand Denmark abide by EU rules! STOP supporting the Grindátrap in the Faroe ...

Working together, ‘we can ensure that our oceans remain healthy as our blue home’ – UN chief

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8 June 2017 – The future of the planet’s oceans is burdened by threats such as climate change, pollution and destructive fishing practices – and the lack of capacities to ...

Hōkūleʻa Homecoming: June 2017

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The iconic voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa is scheduled to return from the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage, sponsored by Hawaiian Airlines, to the Hawaiian Islands in June 2017. On Saturday, June 17,

Electoral Politics is the Missing Piece in Protecting Our Oceans

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In Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Court Finds That Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline Violated the Law

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Washington, D.C. — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline.

10 million tonnes of fish catches dumped back into oceans: study

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Fishing fleets dump about 10 per cent of the fish they catch back into the ocean in an "enormous waste" of low-value fish despite some progress in limiting discards in ...

Baja's Black Turtles Offer Hope

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“What region of the earth is not full of our calamities?” Those words were written by a poet. A Roman poet. More than two thousands years ago. His name was ...

Stunning underwater photos explore the secret life of plankton

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6 mentions2 weeks ago
Plankton is not a species. It's a collective name for all the tiny marine and freshwater life that exist in a floating state. Too small or weak to fight the ...

Powerful Ocean Advocates

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The Nature Conservancy has had a strong history of successes in land protection, conservation, and restoration, since the organization’s inception in 1951. In the past 25 years, we’ve also been ...

Surfer's close encounter with a fridge prompts pollution plea

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For more than three decades Marcus Schaefer has been enjoying the surf near one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. With the Christ the Redeemer statue as a backdrop, he ...