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Or it will be too late 'pass the point of NO return'
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Ask a science teacher: Why are the #oceans #salty?

Ask a science teacher: Why are the #oceans #salty? | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The father of modern chemistry, Antoine Lavoisier, gave us the first definitive answer some two hundred years ago.

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#MIDWAY : This film should be seen by the entire world !

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Kathy Dowsett's curator insight, December 3, 2013 7:16 AM

This is a powerful video. We all have to step up and be responsible. It starts with one individual that is you! 

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Two Minutes on Oceans w/ Jim Toomey: The True Value of #Our Oceans

2-minute PSA about the uncounted economic benefits of the oceans. Oceans are not just about the seafood industry. The ocean provides transportation, tourism ...

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#Oceans: Why are they important? - To Humans and All Life

#Oceans: Why are they important? - To Humans and All Life | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Oceans cover 70% of the earth’s surface, and provide 99% of the world's living space, but mankind is slowly destroying a key source of food, the planet's thermostat and a home to millions of species.

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20.3.14 ~ 

Ocean's carbon budget balanced: Supply of food to midwater organisms balanced with demands for food: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140320115802.htm
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30 #new #Antarctic #MarineSpecies found ~ La Trobe University

30 #new #Antarctic #MarineSpecies found ~ La Trobe University | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
La Trobe's Jan Strugnell part of global team discovering new species

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Bathysciadiid limpet (small round object in centre of the picture) feeding on the beak of a dead octopus. The species was found about 1,400 metres deep in Pine Island Bay. (Photo: Peter Enderlein) > see link

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'Shocking' #Oceans Report Warns Of Impending Mass #Extinction !!!

'Shocking' #Oceans Report Warns Of Impending Mass #Extinction !!! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
If the current actions contributing to a multifaceted degradation of the world's oceans aren't curbed, a mass extinction unlike anything human history has ever seen is coming, an expert panel of scientists warns in an alarming new report.

 

The preliminary report from the International Programme on the State of the Ocean (IPSO) is the result of the first-ever interdisciplinary international workshop examining the combined impact of all of the stressors currently affecting the oceans, including pollution, warming, acidification, overfishing and hypoxia.

 

“The findings are shocking," Dr. Alex Rogers, IPSO's scientific director, said in a statement released by the group. "This is a very serious situation demanding unequivocal action at every level. We are looking at consequences for humankind that will impact in our lifetime, and worse, our children's and generations beyond that."

 

The scientific panel concluded that degeneration in the oceans is happening much faster than has been predicted, and that the combination of factors currently distressing the marine environment is contributing to the... (click title for more)


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New report finds MILLIONS of marine #Turtles killed by #fisheries, NOT THOUSANDS

New report finds MILLIONS of marine #Turtles killed by #fisheries, NOT THOUSANDS | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it

Mongabay, April 6, 2010

-▶  Humankind's appetite for seafood has had a bigger impact on the world's marine turtles than long thought... http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0406-hance_marineturtles.html

 

Mongabay, November 13, 2013
-▶  LONGLINE FISHERIES IN COSTA RICA HOOK TENS OF THOUSANDS OF SEA TURTLES EVERY YEAR http://news.mongabay.com/2013/1114-calderone-ucsc-sea-turtles.html?n3ws1ttr

 

                                                FEATURED VIDEO

         -▶                     THE FUTURE OF SEA TURTLES

             SAVING SEA TURTLES IN MEXICO'S MAGDALENA BAY

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World Environment News February 28, 2013

-▶  PACIFIC LEATHERBACK TURTLE, KNOWN FOR ITS ARDUOUS 6,000 MILE OCEAN TREK, FACES EXTINCTION WITHIN NEXT 20 YEARS http://planetark.org/wen/68042

 

-▶  STOP SEA TURTLE FARMING http://sco.lt/6bjrRh

 

-▶  OCEAN PLASTIC'S IMPACT ON SEA LIFE, YOUR SEAFOOD AND WILD SEA TURTLES http://sco.lt/8XEno1

 

-▶   OCEAN-GRABBING BY CORPORATE INDUSTRIAL FISHING THREATENS WORLD'S FISHERIES: UN http://sco.lt/6g6w41

 

February 14, 2012 gCaptain - Maritime & Offshore News
-▶  TO THE LAST FISH: CAPABLE OF FISHING 76,800 HOOKS PER DAY, JENSEN TO DESIGN ONE OF THE LARGEST LONGLINER http://gcaptain.com/jensen-design-worlds-largest/?40049

 

-▶  DEADLY BYCATCH:  TWO THIRDS OF HEALTHY FISH BROUGHT ON TO FISHING V ESSELS IS THROWN BACK INTO THE SEA http://sco.lt/6jvCXx

 

-▶  DESTRUCTIVE FISHING GEAR KILLS 400K+ SEABIRDS PER YEAR http://sco.lt/8xLtlx

 

 

-▶  LOOTING OUR SEAS:  'Free-for-all' decimates fish stocks in the southern Pacifichttp://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us/p/3844525946/looting-our-seas-free-for-all-decimates-fish-stocks-in-the-southern-pacific

 

-▶  EMPTYING OUR OCEANS: Billions in Subsidies Prop up Unsustainable Overfishing http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us/p/3259929193/emptying-our-oceans-billions-in-subsidies-prop-up-unsustainable-overfishing

 

-▶  WHAT HAVE WE DONE? POLAR BEAR MAY NEED TO BE FED BY HUMANS TO SURVIVE http://sco.lt/59BdYH

 

-▶  THOUSANDS OF SEA LION PUPS DEAD FROM STARVATION:  NOT ENOUGH FISH LEFT IN THE SEA  http://sco.lt/6nNENV

 

 

-▶  10 FRIGHTENING FACTS ABOUT SUPER TRAWLERS | Greenpeace Australia Pacific http://www.greenpeace.org/australia/en/news/oceans/top-10-facts-about-super-trawlers/

 

-▶  WRECKING THE OCEAN ECOSYSTEM: OVERFISHING, COLLAPSING FISHERIES, OCEAN DEPENDENT SPECIES STARVING http://sco.lt/89htxZ

 

 

                                                       WATCH

 

-▶  CHANGING SEAS: TIGER SHARKS: 4 MILLION YEARS IN THE MAKING AND LOSING THEM FAST http://sco.lt/7WtWF7

 

 

-▶  GREENLAND'S MELTING: CREATING A DIFFERENT CLIMATE THAN EARTH HAS EVER SEEN  http://sco.lt/8bjv73

 

 

-▶  CLIMATE CHANGE AND OCEAN ACIDIFICATION: HIGHEST LEVELS IN 55 MILLION YEARS  http://sco.lt/6srluz

 

 

 

-▶  +++MORE ON OVERFISHING http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us?q=OVERFISHING

 

 

 


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