Now is the Time t...
Follow
Find
21.1K views | +13 today
Rescooped by Marian Locksley from All about water, the oceans, environmental issues
onto Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species !
Scoop.it!

New Caledonia Creates #Shark Sanctuary - The #Pew Charitable Trusts

New Caledonia Creates #Shark Sanctuary - The #Pew Charitable Trusts | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Josh Reichert, executive vice president of The Pew Charitable Trusts, issued the following statement today in response to New Caledonia’s announcement of comprehensive and permanent shark protections in its waters.

Via Kathy Dowsett
more...
No comment yet.
Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species !
Or it will be too late 'pass the point of NO return'
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Marian Locksley from All about water, the oceans, environmental issues
Scoop.it!

#Sharks are #entitled to their #domain

#Sharks are #entitled to their #domain | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
How vain do we want to be as a culture? How disconnected with our natural environment?

Via Kathy Dowsett
Marian Locksley's insight:

TAKE  ACTION  here>>  https://www.greenpeace.org.au/action/?cid=60&src=TW1&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=blog&utm_term=010814_1101&utm_campaign=Arctic&txtArea=twitter

 

& HERE pls>  https://secure.marineconservation.org.au/donate.php?campid=701900000006XVIAA2

 

Ban Drumlines & Shark Nets in South Africa:  https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/KwaZuluNatal_Sharks_Board_Ban_Drumlines_Shark_Nets_in_South_Africa/?wowBBbb

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

 

 

Petition to STOP illegal killing of 'juvenile Sharks' into a jar! https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/Make_putting_sharks_in_a_jar_illegal/?towBBbb

 

 

Outrage over EPA shark-cull decision: http://www.projectaware.org/update/outrage-over-epa-shark-cull-decision

 

Global shark crisis! - POWERFUL VIDEO: 3.22m http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSaxDGdet4g&feature=youtu.be

 

 SHARK deterrent Wetsuit:  http://www.ted.com/talks/hamish_jolly_a_shark_deterrent_wetsuit_and_it_s_not_what_you_think

 

   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

 

23.5.14 ~ 

Comment: WA's shark cull didn't answer the big ocean safety questions:  http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/05/23/comment-was-shark-cull-didnt-answer-big-ocean-safety-questions

 

8.5.14 ~  

Australia: More than 170 sharks caught under controversial cull program:  http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/08/world/asia/australia-shark-cull/index.html?hpt=hp_c4

 

 

 

29 April 2014, 9.30pm BST

WA shark cull season ends, and ocean users don’t want it to return:  http://theconversation.com/wa-shark-cull-season-ends-and-ocean-users-dont-want-it-to-return-26038

 

 

 

19.4.14 ~ 

Live tracking of tagged sharks still not on SharkSmart website http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/live-tracking-of-tagged-sharks-still-not-on-sharksmart-website/story-fnhocxo3-1226889964661

 

 

14.4.14 ~ 

Australia Wants to Selectively Slaughter Sharks for Three More Years:  https://news.vice.com/articles/australia-wants-to-selectively-slaughter-sharks-for-three-more-years

 

13.4.14 ~  Leave the SHARKs aloan!  http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/04/13/activists-sink-teeth-was-shark-baiting-programme

 

 10.4.14 ~ 

A shark cull divides a nation:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26937924

 

 

24.3.14 ~ 

Shark cull policy in Western Australia faces fresh challenge from Greens: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/mar/24/shark-cull-policy-in-western-australia-faces-fresh-challenge-from-greens

Party brings in private member's bill to tackle an environmental exemption it dismisses as a 'cynical PR exercise'

 

 

 14.3.14 ~ Why Saving Sharks is a Good Investment:  http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2014/03/14/the-real-life-shark-tank-why-saving-sharks-is-a-good-investment/

 

 

13.3.14 ~ 

WA Shark Cull Update - EPA rules out assessment despite 23,000 public submissions:::  http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/03/13/wa-shark-cull-update-epa-rules-out-assessment-despite-23000-public-submissions-1586

 

 

 

26.2.14 ~ Shark victim's mother takes court action against shark cull

Read more: http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/shark-victims-mother-takes-court-action-against-shark-cull-20140226-33hfx.html#ixzz2uX1blsK6

 

 

26.2.14 ~ 

Sea Shepherd seeks injunction to stop WA shark cull:  http://au.news.yahoo.com/a/21709551/sea-shepherd-seeks-injunction-to-stop-wa-shark-cull/

 

23.2.14 ~ 

Western Australia's shark cull will hit breeding stock of great whitesListen to the scientific community and look at the evidence from Hawaii to South Africa. Killing sharks doesn't work>>   http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/23/western-australia-shark-cull-great-whites

 

 

22.2.14 >>

Morning of cruelty, inhumanity and slaughter in the South West as Barnett's war on nature rages on: http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/02/22/morning-of-cruelty-inhumanity-and-slaughter-in-the-south-west-1577

 

18.2.14 ~ 

 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/18/shark-cull-condemned-after-attacks-fall-five-year-low?CMP=twt_gu

 

16.2.14 ~  Are shark shields a solution for Western Australia? :  http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/02/16/shark-shields-better-drum-lines-alp   via @free_dive & @Seasaver 

 

 

13.2.14 ~ 

Jackie Chan interview: 'They served me shark fin soup and I said no way':  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10635496/Jackie-Chan-interview-They-served-me-shark-fin-soup-and-I-said-no-way.html

 

12.2.14 ~ All captured animals so far are reportedly tiger sharks, with white and bull sharks also targeted by the program. While the program was designed to reduce the risk of fatal shark attacks, it also poses a threat to shark populations.>>  http://theconversation.com/explainer-sharks-why-size-and-species-matter-22535

 

 

 

 

12.2.14   ~  http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/12/shark-cull-government-in-clear-breach-of-international-obligations?CMP=twt_gu

 

 6.2.14 ~ http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/02/06/western-australias-indiscriminate-killing-of-precious-marine-life-rages-on-1567#.Uvfi08MJzvs.twitter

 

 

The Duke of Cambridge, David Beckham and Yao Ming joined forces to speak out, as fathers, against the illegal wildlife trade. They spoke about the much needed protection of elephants, rhinos and sharks for future generations::  http://www.virgin.com/unite/take-action/film-when-the-buying-stops-the-killing-can-too

 

Inside the Biggest SHARK Abattoir:

 

 http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1415351/inside-worlds-biggest-shark-abattoir-shocking-pictures-show-scale

 

11.1.14  ~  

This could be the year we start to save, not slaughter, the shark: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jan/11/shark-finning-in-decline-in-far-east

 

10.1.14  ~  SeaShepherd welcomes Ban on SharkFinning in NZ:  http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1401/S00016/sea-shepherd-welcomes-ban-of-shark-finning-in-nz-water.htm

 

10.1.14 ~ Diver who swims with Sharks http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2537040/Diver-swims-sharks-reveals-fear-makes-encounters-unpredictable-detect-racing-heart-beat.html

 

9.1.14 ~ SeaShepherd: http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/01/09/sea-shepherd-shark-update-france-and-australia-1556

 

Everyone knows they enter blue water at their peril. We do so at the risk of numerous possible misadventures, of which shark attack is the most remote.

 

What happens when SHARKS disappear:  http://baronvonmerkens.tumblr.com/post/72961850156/thingsofthewild-laureola

 

Australians oppose Cull  http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/01/04/australians-oppose-cull-of-protected-great-white-sharks-by-barnett-government-1553

 

Shark Cull.....is NOT the answer 
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-04/jeff-hansen/5184688

 

More>>  
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/dec/27/sharks-to-be-shot-and-dumped?CMP=twt_gu

 

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/australia-sharks-twitter-warn-swimmers-053242664.html?vp=1#Q92yy9M

 

More>>  http://www.sail-world.com/UK/Sea-Shepherd,-others-opposed-to-culling-of-Great-White-Sharks/117827

 

Overfishing of Sharks harms Coral Reefs >>  http://yottafire.com/2013/12/overfishing-sharks-harming-coral-reefs/

 

Sharks to be baited, shot at sea for being more than 3metres long:  http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/latest/a/20471641/sharks-to-be-baited-shot-at-sea/

more...
Marian Locksley's comment, April 19, 12:28 PM
NEED to add this link: Live tracking of tagged sharks still not on SharkSmart website<br>:: http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/live-tracking-of-tagged-sharks-still-not-on-sharksmart-website/story-fnhocxo3-1226889964661
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

The #Arctic- A Woozy Canary ~ David Wasdell on #Meltdown (Two 20min videos)

The #Arctic- A Woozy Canary ~ David Wasdell on #Meltdown (Two 20min videos) | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The Arctic- A Woozy Canary
UK Progressive Magazine
Territorial fighting in the Middle East and the Ukraine, when compared to an Arctic meltdown, is equivalent to playing with tinker toys.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

NewReport shows many #fish species, especially those at top of #foodchain are faring #badly in #EnglishChannel

NewReport shows many #fish species, especially those at top of  #foodchain are faring #badly in  #EnglishChannel | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is the UK’s leading charity for the protection of our seas, shores and wildlife. Our seas are under immense pressure: too many fish are being taken out, too much rubbish is being thrown in and too little is being done
Marian Locksley's insight:

10.7.14 ~ http://phys.org/news/2014-07-overfishing-english-channel-fisherman-bottom.html

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

#Photographer Captures The Beauty And #Vulnerability Of #Sharks

#Photographer Captures The Beauty And #Vulnerability Of #Sharks | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The following is an excerpt from Sharks and People by Thomas P. Peschak
This place has all the ingredients of shark paradise: Rich ocean currents, a bountiful food supply, and remoteness. Historical accounts of ships sailing these waters tell of ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

#Sea surface #temps are up. So why haven't forecasters declared El Niño conditions? #NOAA Climate.gov

#Sea surface #temps are up. So why haven't forecasters declared El Niño conditions?  #NOAA Climate.gov | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Sea surface temperatures are up. So why haven't forecasters declared El Niño conditions? 
Marian Locksley's insight:

http://www.climate.gov/news-features/department/enso-blog

more...
PIRatE Lab's curator insight, July 10, 2:34 PM

Good summary of the different index measurement points.

Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

#Whaling rears its head briefly to unsettle Tony Abbott & Shinzo Abe ~ The Guardian

#Whaling rears its head briefly to unsettle Tony Abbott & Shinzo Abe ~ The Guardian | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The Guardian Whaling rears its head briefly to unsettle Tony Abbott and Shinzo Abe The Guardian Abbott conceded that the countries “respectively differ” over the killing of whales but said that Australia's friendship with Japan was “far, far bigger...
Marian Locksley's insight:

For whale researchers in Australia, the frustrating aspect of the issue is that modern methods mean that whales simply do not need to be slaughtered in order to understand them.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

U.S. Declares 'Critical #Habitat' #Protection For #LoggerheadTurtles

U.S. Declares 'Critical #Habitat' #Protection For #LoggerheadTurtles | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., July 9 (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday designated 685 miles (1,100 km) of beaches from Mississippi to North Carolina and 300,000 square miles (777,000 sq km) of ocean off the Gulf and A...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

The Tides Are Changing! ~ #MissionBlue #ProtectingTheOcean

The Tides Are Changing! ~ #MissionBlue #ProtectingTheOcean | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

#MissionOcean ~ Rescue Package for the Global #Ocean ~ Pls watch vid. 8.32m below link...+ petition

#MissionOcean ~  Rescue Package for the Global #Ocean ~ Pls watch vid. 8.32m below link...+ petition | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Marian Locksley from Gaia Diary
Scoop.it!

#TropicalFish threaten #kelp & #algae

#TropicalFish threaten #kelp & #algae | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Plant-eating tropical fish species are causing serious damage to algae and kelp forests in sub-tropical and temperate regions around the world, an international team of experts warn.

Via Mariaschnee
Marian Locksley's insight:

It reveals how algae and kelp-eating tropical fish such as rabbitfish have already led to the collapse of kelp forests - and their associated abalone fisheries - in Japan, and decimated the canopy-forming algae forests in the Mediterranean.

 

Two herbivorous tropical species - rabbitfish and drummer fish - have also been implicated in the loss of kelp forests on both the east and west coasts of Australia, says lead author of the study Dr Adriana Verges, marine ecologist at the University of New South Wales.

Overgrazing of algae and kelp by fish hampers recovery of the ecosystem from events such as heatwaves.

 

'The west coast of Australia had a really bad heat wave that wiped out the kelp, and then because it was warmer, a whole lot of other species came in that prevented the kelp from coming back,' says Verges.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

WCC statement: 'Towards a #Nuclear Free World' [Full text] - Ecumenical News

WCC statement: 'Towards a #Nuclear Free World' [Full text] - Ecumenical News | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Ecumenical News WCC statement: 'Towards a Nuclear Free World' [Full text] Ecumenical News By fuelling our economies with nuclear power and protecting ourselves with nuclear weapons, we are poisoning the earth and generating risks for ourselves, our...
Marian Locksley's insight:

As long as nuclear weapons exist, they pose a threat to humanity.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

#Louisianaisland, 2014 generation of #Pelicans may be the last! #Chicks #imprint where born! #OIL = #HabitatLoss!

#Louisianaisland, 2014 generation of #Pelicans may be the last! #Chicks #imprint where born! #OIL = #HabitatLoss! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
On a tiny island 8 miles northeast of Grand Isle, Plaquemines Parish officials wonder if they are seeing the last generation of Louisiana Brown Pelicans hatch there.
Marian Locksley's insight:

Wildlife experts have warned Hahn if the parish doesn't act soon, it may be too late since Pelican chicks imprint on the island where they were born.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

First they're endangered, now #Whales are everywhere: Expert says Australia ...

First they're endangered, now #Whales are everywhere: Expert says Australia ... | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
First they're endangered, now whales are everywhere: Expert says Australia ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

Our #Ocean #Conference: A Turning Point for Ocean Conservation? #oceanOptimism @ayanaeliza

Our #Ocean #Conference: A Turning Point for Ocean Conservation? #oceanOptimism @ayanaeliza | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
By Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Jacob James Ocean conservation is in need of action, not talk, but the Our Ocean Conference, hosted by Secretary John Kerry and the U.S. Department of State last week was not just hot air. Rather, it was worth its carbon footprint, and we were honored to attend. All in attendance…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

See the #MissionBlue #Film! Upcoming Screenings in August 2014

See the #MissionBlue #Film!  Upcoming Screenings in August 2014 | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

#Champion #Freedivers Join #SeaShepherd to End #Cetacean #Slaughter in the #Coves

#Champion #Freedivers Join #SeaShepherd to End #Cetacean #Slaughter in the #Coves | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The world’s leading freedivers joined Sea Shepherd to call for an end to the slaughter of dolphins in Taiji and the Faroe Islands (VIDEO - Divers for the Oceans: Champion Freedivers Join #SeaShepherd to End Cetacean Slaughter in the Coves
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

#SeaShepherd Conservation Society ~ Join the Direct Action Crew

#SeaShepherd Conservation Society ~ Join the Direct Action Crew | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Established in 1977, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

#Canadian #TarSands #Pipeline #Threatens #Endangered #Whales - TakePart

#Canadian #TarSands #Pipeline #Threatens #Endangered #Whales - TakePart | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
TakePart
Now a Canadian Tar Sands Pipeline Threatens Endangered Whales
TakePart
Canadian tar sands oil are bad for whales too.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

Man saves two #stranded #Whales left to die!

Man saves two #stranded #Whales left to die! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
A fed-up whale watcher has rescued two pilot whales which had been left to die on a Co Donegal beach.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

Could #WhaleAndDolphinWatching replace whaling in #Japan?

Could #WhaleAndDolphinWatching replace whaling in #Japan? | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
A new coalition of Japanese tour operators is trying to seize on the country's waning interest in killing wild cetaceans.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

Day In The Life Of #SeaShepherd Volunteer in the #Faroe Islands. Video 3.40mins

A day in the life of a Sea Shepherd Volunteer in the Faroe Islands. Videos of Sea Shepherd volunteers, patrols, and boat movement copyright Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. ☆ For More...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

Best of #Instagram with @paulnicklen from @natgeo #assignment #Svalbard #Norway ...

Best of #Instagram with @paulnicklen from @natgeo #assignment #Svalbard #Norway ... | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
@paulnicklen from an @natgeo assignment on #Svalbard #Norway. A young #polar #bear navigates the shifting ice floes during the summer. @cristinamittermeier and I are traveling back to Svalbard at this...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

#NOAA Grants #SeaWorld Permit to Import Captive #Dolphin Kirara from #Japan - #SeaShepherd

#NOAA Grants #SeaWorld Permit to Import Captive #Dolphin Kirara from #Japan - #SeaShepherd | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The permit is open until June 30th, 2017 and SeaWorld could import Kirara at any time before that date (#NOAA Grants #SeaWorld Permit to Import Captive Dolphin Kirara from Japan.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

Sea Shepherd Australia :: Sea Shepherd makes submission to stop WA’s #shark drum lines #NoSHARKcull

Sea Shepherd Australia :: Sea Shepherd makes submission to stop WA’s #shark drum lines  #NoSHARKcull | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
*BREAKING* @SeaShepherd makes submission to stop WA’s shark drum lines!
Click here! RT!
#NoWASharkCull #NoSharkCull

http://t.co/XK2yb1y8SJ
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

A swarm of Sooty #Shearwaters on #MontereyBay feeding with #HumpbackWhales ~ #feeding frenzy!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Marian Locksley
Scoop.it!

Can tiny #plankton help reverse climate change? David Biello – Aeon #FertilisingOcean with #Iron

Can tiny #plankton help reverse climate change?  David Biello – Aeon #FertilisingOcean with #Iron | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Once you know what plankton can do, you’ll understand why fertilising the ocean with iron is not such a crazy idea
more...
No comment yet.