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Die-off in Indian River Lagoon killing #dolphins, #manatees

Die-off in Indian River Lagoon killing #dolphins, #manatees | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The Indian River Lagoon on Florida's east coast has long been known as the most diverse ecosystem in North America. Its 156 miles of water boasts more than 600 species of fish and more than 300 kinds of birds.

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How bad is it? In the past week, a dolphin a day has turned up dead in the lagoon, according to Megan Stolen, a research scientist at Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute.

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This is so sad and very worrying.
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#Sharks are #entitled to their #domain

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How vain do we want to be as a culture? How disconnected with our natural environment?

Via Kathy Dowsett
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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

 

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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

 

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VICTORY for SHARKS   http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2014/09/11/victory-for-australias-sharks-1625#.VBJSPECsjSQ.twitter

 

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/

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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
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#RedTide Off #Florida Coast Smothering Everything In Its Path! #Toxic #Algae

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — It's like Florida's version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turtles, sharks and fish, and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region's economy.
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Urgent: Pls Tell these four countries to back a massive new #Whale #sanctuary >>

Urgent: Pls Tell these four countries to back a massive new #Whale #sanctuary >> | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
A new whale sanctuary hangs in the balance. Here's how we make it happen.
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2014-09-16: NEWS: #Ottawa approves second #bowheadWhale for Baffin region next Yr! v @sharontrys < thxu

2014-09-16: NEWS: #Ottawa approves second #bowheadWhale for Baffin region next Yr! v @sharontrys < thxu | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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Conservationists Prepare for #Whaling as Commission Meets! #IWC #S.OceanWhaling

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting started on Monday amid mounting controversy over the Government of Japan’s plans to restart whaling in the Southern Ocean, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS).

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Sea Shepherd's Operation Icefish is Officially Launched. The Bob Barker and the Sam Simon will depart in December for the Southern Ocean. The Steve Irwin will be held back in reserve in the event that Japan decides to resume their illegal whaling activities this season. 

 

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1409/S00086/sea-shepherd-launches-new-southern-ocean-campaign.htm?__scoop_post=58069130-3d9e-11e4-d5b0-842b2b775358&__scoop_topic=782278#__scoop_post=58069130-3d9e-11e4-d5b0-842b2b775358&__scoop_topic=782278

 

 

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/16/japan-opposes-marine-sanctuary-whales-international-whaling-commission?__scoop_post=ced25d50-3d92-11e4-aa25-001018304b75&__scoop_topic=782278#__scoop_post=ced25d50-3d92-11e4-aa25-001018304b75&__scoop_topic=782278

 

16.9.14 ~ http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/16/japan-whaling-australia-new-zealand-2015-hunt?__scoop_post=4f003380-3dac-11e4-8b0f-90b11c3998fc&__scoop_topic=782278#__scoop_post=4f003380-3dac-11e4-8b0f-90b11c3998fc&__scoop_topic=782278

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Record number of #whales set to be #slaughtered near Britain - despite global ban! #Uk pls take the lead! #Faroe

Record number of #whales set to be #slaughtered near Britain - despite global ban! #Uk pls take the lead! #Faroe | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
RECORD numbers of whales face being slaughtered on Britain's doorstep this year despite a global ban on whaling, campaigners revealed today.
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"The UK can take the lead and demand the EU follow in applying sanctions to enforce a ban on the obscenely cruel and unnecessary slaughter of whales that the public demands and the whales desperately need."

 

 

Kitty Block, Vice President of Humane Society International, said: Countries like Japan, Iceland and Norway must cease undermining, and in Japan's case violating, the whaling moratorium, by killing whales for commercial gain.

"We're looking to the IWC and all whale-friendly nations to hold a firm line."

Three conservation groups last week urged the IWC and Governments to take action to force Iceland to stop commercial whaling.

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Red card for 'greenest' government, #Protect #biodiversity & prevent #flooding !

Red card for 'greenest' government, #Protect #biodiversity & prevent #flooding ! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The government is failing to reduce air pollution, protect biodiversity and prevent flooding, a cross-party body of MPs says.
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#Beached #whales point to population rebound - Sydney Morning Herald

#Beached #whales point to population rebound - Sydney Morning Herald | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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Beached whales point to population rebound
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Two dead humpback whales have washed up on NSW beaches in recent days, prompting a reminder for swimmers to avoid getting too close to the giant "shark magnets".
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#Ganga #cleanUp mark-III

#Ganga #cleanUp mark-III | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Not for the first time is the polluted holy river the focus of attention (Ramesh: About 3/4 of Ganga river pollution comes from untreated municipal sewage.
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Sea Shepherd #UK

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RT @zilchoid: Environmental Documentary
About the #SeaShepards
> https://t.co/w6auhpzlmE
>> http://t.co/07FEwAOxoP
#SaveTheWhales #SaveT…
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#Australia to oppose renewed #Japanese #whaling!

#Australia to oppose renewed #Japanese #whaling! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The federal government says it sees no legal way for Japan again to kill whales in the Antarctic, as the Asian power seeks backing for more scientific whaling.
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What a difference a year can make ~ #Whaling in the S.Ocean or not...

What a difference a year can make ~ #Whaling in the S.Ocean or not... | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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                              So let's make it a permanent one!

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Opposition MPs in #Iceland demand economic review of #whaling, fearing reputational damage far outweighs any economic benefits

Opposition MPs in #Iceland demand economic review of #whaling, fearing reputational damage far outweighs any economic benefits | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Opposition MPs in Iceland have demanded a review of whaling, questioning any economic benefits and fearing damage to Iceland's reputation overseas (Opposition MPs in Iceland demand economic review of whaling http://t.co/kbSvzoJnlP...
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The #BlueDotTour - David Suzuki Foundation ~ Is Our Only #Home !

The Blue Dot Tour is a movement to recognize every Canadian’s right to live in a healthy environment. Join us today and stand up for the people and places you love
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#Salmon Return to Washington’s #ElwhaRiver for the First Time in 102 Years!

#Salmon Return to Washington’s #ElwhaRiver for the First Time in 102 Years! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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Federally Protected #Birds at #Risk from Expansion of Wind Development Near #LakeMichigan

Federally Protected #Birds at #Risk from Expansion of Wind Development Near #LakeMichigan | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
(Washington, D.C., September 3, 2014) Two bird species federally listed as endangered, the Piping Plover and Kirtland’s Warbler, as well as many other federal
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@SeaShepherd launch #antipoaching campaign #OperationPacuare for #SeaTurtles!

@SeaShepherd launch #antipoaching campaign #OperationPacuare for #SeaTurtles! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Sea Shepherd launch anti-poaching campaign Voxy Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Costa Rica and Latin American Sea Turtles (LAST) Association have launched Operation Pacuare, an anti-poaching campaign to protect sea turtles on Pacuare Beach in...
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Sea Shepherd :  http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2014/09/15/sea-shepherd-launches-operation-pacuare-sea-turtle-anti-poaching-campaign-1628#.VBiWnlB13_4.twitter

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Bluefin #Tuna Are Showing Up in the #Arctic—and That’s Not Good News!

Bluefin #Tuna Are Showing Up in the #Arctic—and That’s Not Good News! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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#Whale washes up in #Porirua , least known #MarineMammal

#Whale washes up in #Porirua , least known #MarineMammal | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Whale from a family of ''the least known marine mammals'' washes up on a Porirua beach.
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#Scenes From #Taiji Dolphin Roundup in #Japan 21.1.14 #tweet4taiji & Stop this from happening!

#Scenes From #Taiji Dolphin Roundup in #Japan 21.1.14 #tweet4taiji & Stop this from happening! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Fishermen reportedly killed or captured 93 bottlenose dolphins, drawing worldwide scrutiny.
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Ancient #China fish 'nearly #extinct'

Ancient #China fish 'nearly #extinct' | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The Chinese sturgeon, thought to have existed for more than 140 million years, is now on the brink of extinction, say local media.
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@SeaShepherd Australia :: Sea Shepherd at the International #Whaling Commission Meeting #Slovenia

@SeaShepherd Australia :: Sea Shepherd at the International #Whaling Commission Meeting #Slovenia | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society - Protecting oceans around the world (*BREAKING NEWS*
@SeaShepherd at the International Whaling Commission Meeting in Slovenia
#IWC #ICJ #auspol Pls RT!
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The Island Trust ~ #Sail Training At Its Best! Transforming young lives.

The Island Trust ~ #Sail Training At Its Best!  Transforming young lives. | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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@MissionBlue - A Piece of Me - Clip - #Netflix - HD - YouTube 1.30m w/Dr. @SylviaEarle

In this clip from Netflix original documentary, Mission Blue, world-renowned oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle goes into the water to get a first hand look at c...
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Sylvia A. Earle gets in the water during an industrial fishing operation.

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'YES' #Ban on #Shark trade comes into force for 5 named species!

'YES' #Ban on #Shark trade comes into force for 5 named species! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
In a significant step forward for shark conservation, all trade in five named species is to be regulated from today.
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#WDC #exposes heavy promotion of #whaleMeat to #tourists in #Greenland #graphic!

#WDC #exposes heavy promotion of #whaleMeat to #tourists in #Greenland #graphic! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it

#Investigations in Greenland by Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) have revealed whale meat meant for local Greenlandic people is openly on sale to tourists.

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