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90 Percent Of Fish We Use for Fishmeal Could Be Used To Feed Humans Instead

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
Most of us don't spend a lot of time thinking about what the farmed seafood we eat might itself be eating. The answer is usually an opaque diet that includes ...

Not so clean cut: why WDC is right to bellyache about Norwegian whale meat!

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
15 February 2017 - 4:54pm Further to our recent story that a consignment of around 60 tons of Norwegian minke whale meat was given away to local needy people, comes ...

Sea turtles face rising threat

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3 mentions1 week ago
After months of mild weather, temperatures dropped fast and hard on the weekend of Jan. 7, 2017, cold-stunning hundreds of sea turtles in Texas waters. But as scientists treated the ...

Canadian glaciers now major contributor to sea level change

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
Ice loss from Canada's Arctic glaciers has transformed them into a major contributor to sea level change, new research by University of California, Irvine glaciologists has found. From 2005 to ...

Sea janitor diving every day to rid ocean of rubbish

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6 mentions2 weeks ago
Posted February 13, 2017 12:13:54 Related Story: What fills the trash racks of our rivers after a downpour? Related Story: Inside Europe's first underwater museum Adelaide dive instructor Kate Wilkins ...

Estimates are in: 25,000 seabirds die in southern cone fisheries every year

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3 mentions6 days ago
The turbulent waters around the southern part of South America are some of the most productive in the world, with upwellings of nutrients that support a whole suite of species.

Norway's seal hunters hang up their clubs

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Captain Bjorne Kvernmo, who first began hunting seals more than four decades ago, guides MS Havsel into the harbour of Tromso, the Norwegian city that owes its existence to his ...

Can scientists save the 'panda of the sea'?

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3 mentions7 days ago
—The vaquita porpoise, sometimes known as the “panda of the sea,” has at least two things in common with its larger, furrier namesake: dark rings around the eyes and the ...

Global ocean de-oxygenation quantified

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3 mentions5 days ago
Oxygen is an essential necessity of life on land. The same applies for almost all organisms in the ocean. However, the oxygen supply in the oceans is threatened by global ...

UN Declares War on Ocean Plastic #UNEnvironment

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5 mentions2 hours ago
23 February 2017 – UN Environment launched today an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter: microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive, wasteful usage of single-use plastic ...

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Whales

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5 mentions1 week ago
There’s no question that whales are some of the most iconic animals in the sea. From the massive blue whale to the quirky narwhal, these charismatic mammals have captivated people ...

The White House just blocked The New York Times, Politico, and CNN from a press gaggle

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2 mentions3 days ago
The White House just blocked The New York Times, Politico, and CNN from a press gaggle Leaked draft of ObamaCare replacement bill indicates Republicans plan to reduce Medicaid spending, limit ...

Farmer brings water to wild animals in drought-stricken Kenya

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2 mentions3 days ago
When Patrick Kilonzo Mwalua pulls his huge truck up to its destination in Kenya, dozens of elated four-legged customers are already waiting for him and others come racing when they ...

In a career full of fish discoveries, these 5 species stand out –...

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2 mentions17 hours ago
The recent publication highlighting the discovery of a new reef fish in Papua New Guinea called the tubeworm dwarfgoby (Sueviota tubicola) marked an important milestone in my career: my 100th ...

This City Just Set Aside 1,000 Acres to Save Honey Bees

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4 mentions1 day ago
By Julie M. Rodriguez It's no secret that bee populations have declined in recent years. Last year, beekeepers across the U.S. reported losing a staggering 44 percent of their colonies ...

The Earth's Poles Are Having a Meltdown

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4 mentions2 days ago
This story originally appeared on Climate Central. Arctic temperatures have finally started to cool off after yet another winter heat wave stunted sea ice growth over the weekend. The repeated ...

Antarctica’s Sea Ice Shrinks to New Record Low

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Sea ice in Antarctica has hit a worrisome milestone, reaching its lowest recorded extent this week, according to data from the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center. The daily ...

Oil pipelines destroy jobs, too

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2 mentions18 hours ago
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 12:35amOn his fourth day as U.S. president, Donald Trump penned executive orders to advance construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline Project pipeline and the Keystone ...

動物天使JP Earthling Angels Japan Public Group

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
このグループは全ての動物の保護と動物達の生存圏の回復保護のために作られました。 動物に関連したニュースや署名はここに掲載されます。 もしイルカを救いたいと思われるのなら、イルカ天使の以下の記事を読んでください。 https://www.facebook.com/groups/dolphin.angel/ 全てのメンバーは以下の姉妹グループに入る事が出来ます。 DolphinAngels https://www.facebook.com/groups/dolphin.angel/ Boycott Zoo https://www.facebook.com/groups/boycottzoos/ この 動物天使JPの中で使用される言語は主に日本語ですが、日本語が出来ない方は英語で記載してください。 The main goal of Earthling Angels Japan is to fight for animals and the recovery and conservation of ...

How to finance a sustainable ocean economy

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2 mentions5 days ago
The aim of the summit is ambitious: to mobilise a new discussion on how capital and the private sector can drive scalable, sustainable investment in the ocean. Key questions around ...

Hundreds of common dolphins killed by commercial fishing bycatch

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2 mentions4 days ago
314 mostly common dolphins have been recorded washed up dead on the Atlantic coast of England, France and Ireland in the first two months of 2017. In each country the ...

Enjoy this livestreamed expedition to the ocean floor

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2 mentions1 week ago
Ah yes, the ocean: a place where most living things appear to have conjured themselves directly from my nightmares. We know very little about the sea floor, which we have ...

Sea Turtles Are In Much Worse Shape Than Previously Thought

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11 mentions1 week ago
It’s night, on a tropical beach, and a 300-found green turtle is hauling herself up a beach. When she passes the high tide line, she starts scooping sand away with ...

Smart Reforms Key to Global Fish Recovery, Even with Climate Change

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7 mentions5 days ago
Contact: Matt Smelser, (202) 572-3272, msmelser@edf.orgValerie Holford, (202) 365-5336, valerieholford@starpower.net(BOSTON – February 18, 2017) New research finds that climate change will cause dramatic impacts in the world’s fisheries, but with ...

Supermarkets are being urged to create plastic-free aisles to help save our oceans

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3 mentions2 days ago
It's durable, flexible and keeps our food fresh; for a long time, plastic seemed like the perfect product. This was until we realised that we can never actually get rid ...

This Fiji Resort Leads the Way in Sustainable Travel

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2 mentions1 week ago
With its warm, turquoise waters, gently undulating palm trees and sunny climate, it's not hard to see why Fiji is such a popular travel destination. This group of islands in ...

This 'Circus' has elephants ... in puppet form

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2 mentions4 days ago
Here’s a way to include elephants in the circus without upsetting animal rights groups: have humans play them. Circus 1903, a stage show made to feel like a classic big ...

The Ocean: Everybody's Business

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7 mentions3 days ago
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How to Use the Ocean Without Using it Up

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10 mentions2 days ago
This TED talk was developed while I was in residence at TED headquarters in New York City. The transcript is below. _______________ When I was five, my parents took me ...

Climate Change Is A Far Bigger Threat To Wildlife Than We Thought, Study Says

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
A global analysis of Earth’s threatened and endangered species has upended our scientific understanding about the extent to which climate change is affecting wildlife. “We are massively underreporting what is ...

Fourth Friday in February

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4 mentions3 days ago
For thousands of years, humans have enjoyed slurping a refreshing beverage through a cylindrical tube.On the fourth Friday in February The Coral Keepers ask you to consider a different way ...

Diving in the ocean maternity ward

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2 mentions6 days ago
If you ever want to enter a magical new world, head under the waves. Holly, my nephew Jack and I went to the Cayman Islands recently for an absolutely fascinating ...

Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

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2 mentions1 week ago
ACAP Latest News has previously reported more than once on albatrosses and petrels becoming entangled with or ingesting latex balloons.Records include entanglements and/or ingestions for the Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes ...

As oceans warm, marine life and people who depend on it, struggle to adapt

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
The oceans are warming at rapid clip, and many marine creatures are shifting their ranges in response, moving deeper and towards the poles. The International Union for the Conservation of ...

Underwater Cave Discovery Features Stunning Red Coral Garden

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8 mentions1 week ago
In a shallow underwater cave off the southern coast of France, a team of scientists and conservationists discovered a stunningly pristine population of Mediterranean red coral. “I remember my first ...

How Hawaii Is Saving Whales From Fishermen And Tourists

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7 mentions4 days ago
COAST GUARD STATION MAUI — Life is getting better for the thousands of humpback whales that make the trip from Alaska each winter to breed in Hawaii’s warm waters, but ...