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#Seal spotted in Thames off #Greenwich

#Seal spotted in Thames off #Greenwich | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
A FAMILY walking along the Thames were astonished to spot a seal in the water this week. (Have you spotted any unusual wildlife recently? A seal was recently spotted in the Thames off Greenwich!
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wildlife experts claim an increase in the number and variety of fish to be found in London's waters is now making the appearance of seals, porpoises and dolphins more common.

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#NOAA, USGS: #ClimateChange impacts to U.S. #coasts threaten public health, safety and economy

#NOAA, USGS: #ClimateChange impacts to U.S. #coasts threaten public health, safety and economy | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it

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The Seas have no mercy and engulf as it goes*

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#Government Encouraging #Pollution By Allowing Industries Closer To #Rivers

#Government Encouraging #Pollution By Allowing Industries Closer To #Rivers | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The mandatory distance between rivers and industries to ensure conservation of rivers was reduced nine years after the policy was formulated in July 2005.
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#Officials could have averted Whale #Shark's death: Time was the essence but #greed took charge!

#Officials could have averted Whale #Shark's death:  Time was the essence but #greed took charge! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Activists feel Fisheries officials could have averted the death of a whale shark off Tamil Nadu coast on Jan 28 by ensuring its timely release.
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Chennai, Jan 29: Activists feel the Fisheries Department was indirectly responsible for the death of a whale shark off the Injambakkam coast on Monday. Officials were informed soon after the 21-ft-long creature got caught in a fishing net on the evening of Jan 27 but they did not ensure its immediate release.

Though the department directed that the whale shark must be freed, the fishermen concerned hesitated to comply. The latter thought they could get a large sum of money by selling the teeth of the big fish that weighed over 1500 kgs.

Hence, the fishermen dragged the whale shark ashore. It sustained severe injuries in the process. By the time Fisheries officials came to the spot yesterday morning, it was barely alive. In fact, the carcass surfaced within hours of the whale shark being belatedly pushed back into the sea.

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#Overfishing can be a problem in #Nebraska's waters - Forget about filling your #freezer !

#Overfishing can be a problem in #Nebraska's waters - Forget about filling your #freezer ! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Overfishing can be a problem in Nebraska's waters
Lincoln Journal Star
I love ice fishing, but there is one thing about it that makes me cringe. Why are so many ice anglers so harvest-oriented?
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Here is what I suggest: Harvest a few panfish, but forget about filling the freezer. Select some 8-inch bluegills, 10-inch crappies, and 9- to 10-inch perch — what you can eat in a meal. If you want there to continue to be some quality-sized panfish, catch some big bluegills, crappies and yellow perch, and then photograph and release them.

Try it. I dare you.

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Taiji Dolphins - #SeaShepherd ~ Protecting #Oceans around the World #Tweet4Taiji

Taiji Dolphins - #SeaShepherd ~ Protecting #Oceans around the World #Tweet4Taiji | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society - Protecting oceans around the world (MT @CoveGuardians 1/26 56-58 Dolphins Trapped, 26 Dragged By Tails 2 Slaughter in #Cove Help 2 Stop The Bloodbath http://t.co/G0VreblX)...
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Schools of Sleeper #Drones Could Swim Future #Seas

Swarms of autonomous vehicles out in the ocean could help monitor coastlines or dangerous passageways rife with pirates. ->

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Would Fish-out the Pirates of the Seas*

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Amocean's curator insight, January 26, 2013 6:18 AM

Drones on the ground of the ocean in what the US government thinks of potential crisis hotspots, to be called to action by the military? If used against pirate attacks it sounds like a good idea. But, is it really? Aren't satellites observing everything everywhere enough "big brother" already? Do we need small "big brothers" on the ground of the ocean, to be called to duty on a whim?

 

 

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Cape Cods Salt #Marshes Are Under Threat - Science News - redOrbit

Cape Cods Salt #Marshes Are Under Threat - Science News - redOrbit | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Cape Cod and its marshes are in distress. And the blame for the distress, it appears, can be very evenly spread between humans and some of the animals that call the marshes home.
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3 Major Reports Paint Same Picture: #Ocean #Fish Are Rapidly In #Decline

3 Major Reports Paint Same Picture: #Ocean #Fish Are Rapidly In #Decline | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Fish, both big and small, suffering from overfishing, climate change, acidification, agricultural runoff — and U.S. taxpayer subsidies.
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#Dolphin #dies amid NY canal's industrial #pollution ~ + link below by @blog4cetaceans

#Dolphin #dies amid NY canal's industrial #pollution ~ + link below by @blog4cetaceans | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Marine experts say a dolphin seen shaking black gunk from its snout after wandering into a polluted canal in New York may well have been ill before it lost its way and died.
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Marine experts had planned to help the dolphin on Saturday morning if it didn't get out of the canal during high tide. They had decided to hold off intervening Friday because of the stress the dolphin might have experienced in being captured.

Experts plan to conduct a necropsy to determine why the dolphin died.

 

25th Jan'13  Stranded Dolphin Deemed Poor Canidate For Rescue Perishes in Toxic Sludge: http://championsforcetaceans.com/2013/01/25/stranded-dolphin-deemed-poor-canidate-for-rescue-perishes-in-toxic-sludge-2/  ~  courtesy of @blog4cetaceans  Please click on Cetaceans, middle link thxu

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Thousands of dead #Starfish wash up on #Lincolnshire #beach following stormy weather

Thousands of dead #Starfish wash up on #Lincolnshire #beach following stormy weather | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Shocked photographer Simon Peck estimates that 4,000 starfish - along with whelks' eggs and pieces of shell - had surfaced on Cleethorpes beach.
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A similar stranding was seen last year. Sometimes they happen in Spring during breeding season

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2267632/Thousands-dead-starfish-mysteriously-wash-Lincolnshire-beach-following-stormy-weather.html#ixzz2J1NX8PWj ;

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Swimming into the jaws of death: Final moments of #penguin, inches from #leopard_seal’s gaping mouth

Swimming into the jaws of death: Final moments of #penguin, inches from #leopard_seal’s gaping mouth | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
There was no escape for this diminutive penguin after it came face to face with an aggressive leopard seal in the sea off the Antarctic Peninsula. (RT @SOTMario: Stunning photographs of a seal attacking a penguin under water.
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Saving the #Ocean with Carl Safina - People and Projects that are getting things done for our oceans!

Saving the #Ocean with Carl Safina - People and Projects that are getting things done for our oceans! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Carl Safinas new PBS series Saving the Ocean highlights the conservation victories seen around the globe. You can read the interview about it at Speak up For Blue!

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New #Permit Would Allow #Navy to Harm Millions of #Marine Animals - eNews Park Forest

New #Permit Would Allow #Navy to Harm Millions of #Marine Animals - eNews Park Forest | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
More than 31 million instances of harm are anticipated

Via Kirsten Massebeau
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We’re talking about a staggering and unprecedented amount of harm to more than 40 species of marine mammals that should give any federal agency involved, be it the Navy or the National Marine Fisheries Service, pause,” said Zak Smith, attorney with NRDC’s marine mammal project. “NMFS has been charged by Congress to protect these mammals, not sanction their deaths.  Giving the Navy the green light to harm marine mammals 31 million times is completely counter to NMFS mission and common sense.”

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Kirsten Massebeau's curator insight, January 29, 2013 6:55 PM

This is unacceptable! How many must die before the Navy admits the harm they are doing!

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A deaf Whale is a Dead Whale !
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What are long term threats of #plastic in our #seas?

What are long term threats of #plastic in our #seas? | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Newsnight's Susan Watts reports on concerns about the effects on humans and wildlife of waste plastic, both visible and microscopic, in our seas, as research shows it is entering the food chain.
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Last summer, when filming for a series to be broadcast next year, a team from the BBC's Natural History Unit saw first-hand how discarded plastic can end up thousands of miles away from where people live when they visited French Frigate Shoals, an island north west of Hawaii.

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#Dolphins display their dazzling surfing skills as they catch a wave in front of amazed beachgoers. July'12 news #Free as they should be*

#Dolphins display their dazzling surfing skills as they catch a wave in front of amazed beachgoers. July'12 news #Free as they should be* | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The amazing performance was captured by former freelance photographer Cliff Russell while he was watching his 14-year-old son, Nat, bodyboard off Byron Beach in New South Wales.

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Ruthless War Against Dolphins Rages On

Ruthless War Against Dolphins Rages On | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Ruthless War Against Dolphins Rages On - The Huffington Post (Ruthless War Against #Dolphins Rages On> Excellent Piece: END #Dolphin & #Whale Slaughter @SeaShepherd

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Twenty years ago in Australia I helped free a bottlenose dolphin from a driftnet. In 2004 a small pod of bottlenose dolphins protected four swimmers from great white sharks for 40 minutes until the sharks lost interest and left. Last week, I was very touched that a dolphin altered a diver who helped remove a hook from its left pectoral fin.

 

Like millions of moviegoers around the globe I was enraged by the Academy award-winning documentary 'The Cove.' 

 

The oceans belong to 'the commons.' They are our grandchildren's legacy. No country is entitled, irrespective of ancient cultural practices or not, to slaughter 20,000 dolphins or capture and live trade dolphins or other small whales with impunity.  courtesy of Dr Reese Halter

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#Barge accident dumps 80,000 gallons of oil into #Mississippi ~ #Oilpollution *

#Barge accident dumps 80,000 gallons of oil into #Mississippi ~ #Oilpollution * | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
VICKSBURG, Miss. — Cleanup crews with booms skimmed oily water from the Mississippi River a day after a barge with more than 80,000 gallons of oil struck a railroad bridge near Vicksburg, spreading a sheen of light crude that kept part of the...
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“Fatally flawed” FDA Assessment to unleash #GEngineered #Salmon onto your dinner plate NO Regulation NO Oversight NO Labeling

“Fatally flawed” FDA Assessment to unleash #GEngineered  #Salmon onto your dinner plate NO Regulation NO Oversight NO Labeling | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it

 

http://ecowatch.org/2012/approval-of-frankenfish/

 

THERE ARE MASSIVE AND DISTURBING ETHICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH CONCERNS THAT MAKE THE INTRODUCTION OF GMO SALMY HIGHLY CONTROVERSIAL AND THEY MUST BE ADDRESSED PRIOR TO ANY APPROVAL OF MOVEMENT INTO OUR FOOD SYSTEM  

 

You should know that this was pushed through as a new "Animal Drug Application" NOT as a "Consumer Food"

 

>Reuters, Dec 24, 2012 FDA CLOSER TO APPROVING BIOTECH SALMON, CRITICS FURIOUS  http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/21/us-usa-fish-gmo-idUSBRE8BK16O20121221?feedType=RSS&feedName=healthNews

 ; Critics say the new salmon is a "dangerous experiment" considered as a new "animal drug application"not food, and have pressured the FDA to reject it. They say the FDA has relied on outdated science and substandard methods for assessing the new fish. "We are deeply concerned that the potential of these fish to cause allergic reactions has not been adequately researched," said Michael Hansen, a scientist at the Consumers Union.

 

THE ISSUES WITH GMO SALMON - CORPORATIONS GIVEN THE POWER TO CREATE LIFE - Ocean Robbins - Organic Connections http://organicconnectmag.com/wp/the-issues-with-gmo-salmon/#.UQS2nujZ03Y

 

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE COMPANY PUSHING GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON ON CONSUMERS  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1390247274/what-you-should-know-about-the-company-pushing-genetically-engineered-salmon-on-consumers

 

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION SNUBS RISKS, MOVES FORWARD WITH GE SALMON APPROVAL, REGARDLESS OF 400,000 SIGNATURES... « The True Food Network http://truefoodnow.org/2012/12/21/obama-administration-snubs-risks-moves-forward-with-ge-salmon-approval/

 

Jan 24, 2013 CAN WE DOMESTICATE FISH -- AND SHOULD WE?

NOWHERE TO SWIM: MILESTONE LOOMS FOR CORPORATE FACTORY  "FARMED"-RAISED FISH NYTimes.com http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us/p/3995526608/milestone-looms-for-corporate-factory-farmed-raised-fish-more-bigger-faster-profits-that-is

 

 >GMO (BIOTECH ENGINEERED) SALMON DESIGNED TO BE STERILE, TO GROW ABNORMALLY, TO BE IMPAIRED TO SWIM; RISK TO YOUR HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT http://www.inforensyan.com/2012/12/26/gmo-salmon-designed-to-be-sterile-to-grow-abnormally-to-be-impaired-to-swim-risks-to-your-health-and-environment/

 

THE GENETICALLY MODIFIED 'FRANKENFISH' SOON IN A PLATE NEAR YOU January 10, 2013 - Mongabay http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0110-gandiaga-frankenfish.html

>FOOD SAFETY AGENCY SHOULD PROTECT PUBLIC, NOT COVER UP VIRUS FOR SALMON FARMING INDUSTRY http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3567426745/food-safety-agency-should-protect-public-not-cover-up-virus-for-salmon-farming-industry

 

WHERE DOES IT STOP? CHINESE SCIENTISTS PRESENTLY EXPERIMENTS WITH MORE THAN 20 GENETICALLY ENGINEERED ANIMALS: - NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/health/genetically-engineered-salmon-176698781.html

 

>GE SALMON HEADED TO YOUR DINNER PLATE via Ecowatch December 21, 2012 Friends of the Earth

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its final and biased environmental assessment on the so-called “frankenfish,” a salmon that has been genetically engineered ... http://ecowatch.org/2012/approval-of-frankenfish/

>WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG? GM FISH SET FOR SUPERMARKET SHELVES after U.S. watchdog rules 'Frankenfish' is safe for environment | Mail Online Dec 25, 2012 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2252808/What-possibly-wrong-GM-fish-set-supermarket-shelves-U-S-watchdog-rules-Frankenfish-safe-environment.html

>THE GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON THAT COULD SOON RUN WILD - THE UNREPORTED DISASTER AT A PANAMA GROW-OUT FACILITYhttp://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/science/Genetically-Engineered-Salmon-Running-Wild.html?page=all

 >"SUSTAINABLE" GENETICALLY ENGINEERED RUNAWAY SALMON STIR CONSERVATION WORRIES http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1063259941/sustainable-genetically-engineered-runaway-salmon-stir-conservation-worries

>DESPITE DUBIOUS EVIDENCE OF SAFETY, YOU MAY SOON BE EATING UNLABELED GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON Dec. 28, 2012 Alternet http://www.alternet.org/environment/despite-dubious-evidence-safety-you-may-soon-be-eating-unlabeled-genetically-engineered

 

>OBAMA'S BIOECONOMY PROMOTES A GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FUTURE - FAST TRACKING APPROVALS, WAIVING REGULATIONS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3834276755/obama-s-bioeconomy-promotes-a-genetically-engineered-future-fast-tracking-approvals-waiving-regulations

 

SCIENCE GONE MAD -  China Develops 300 Genetically Modified Dairy Cows for Human Breast Milk Production http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3601115491/science-gone-mad-china-develops-300-genetically-modified-dairy-cows-for-human-breast-milk-production

 

 

"GMOs IN THE PIPELINE.  LOOKING TO THE NEXT FIVE YEARS IN the crop, forestry, livestock, aquaculture and agro-industry sectors in developing countries" http://www.fao.org/biotech/biotech-forum/en/

 

 

>READY TO EAT: THE FIRST GM FISH FOR THE UK DINNER PLATE? Dec. 24, 2012 UK Independent  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/ready-to-eat-the-first-gm-fish-for-the-dinner-table-8430639.html

>FDA MOVES TOWARDS APPROVAL OF FIRST GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOOD ANIMAL DESPITE STRONG OPPOITION AND QUESTIONABLE RESEARCH Dec 21, 2012 - Common Dreams http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2012/12/21-5

>TAKE ACTION... TELL FDA: DO NOT APPROVE GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON! http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/1881/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=9138

>OBAMA ADMINISTRATION SNUB RISKS, MOVES FORWARD WITH GE SALMON APPROVAL http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3824947726/obama-administration-snubs-risks-moves-forward-with-ge-salmon-approval

>OBAMA ADMINISTRATION GIVES TENTATIVE APPROVAL TO FRANKENFISH  Dec. 28, 2012 TruthOut http://truth-out.org/news/item/13594-obama-administration-gives-tentative-approval-to-frankenfish

>GENETICALLY ALTERED SALMON ARE 'LIKELY' TO BE SAFE, FDA says Dec. 21, 2012 Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/genetically-altered-salmon-are-safe-fda-says/2012/12/21/36a20512-4b90-11e2-b709-667035ff9029_story.html

>AQUA FARMS: Scottish fish farmers use record amounts of parasite pesticides - Destroying Marine Ecosystems http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3601611661/aqua-farms-scottish-fish-farmers-use-record-amounts-of-parasite-pesticides-destroying-marine-ecosystems

≥GENE-ALTERED FISH MOVE CLOSER TO FEDERAL APPROVAL

December 21, 2012 - New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/22/business/gene-altered-fish-moves-closer-to-federal-approval.html?_r=0&adxnnl=1&smid=tw-share&adxnnlx=1356229310-d6YBBcBolrPyzqq87y0jtw

>WHEN FARMED FISH ESCAPE: YOU COULD BE EATING GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FRANKENFISH WITHOUT EVEN KNOWING IT http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1925786166/you-could-be-eating-genetically-engineered-frankenfish-without-even-knowing-it

>FISHING INDUSTRY & 39 LAWMAKERS CONCERNS: Modified salmon with gene from eel-like ocean pout..seafood's highly allergenic | WcP Blog http://www.worldculturepictorial.com/blog/content/gmo-genetically-modified-salmon-health-environmental-dangerous-allergens

>WHY ARTIFICIAL FISH FARMING IS UNSUSTAINABLE AND HARMING THE PLANET http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2233882806/why-fish-farming-is-unsustainable-and-harming-the-planet

>INTRODUCING GENETICALLY ENGINEERED ANIMALS INTO OUR ENVIRONMENT AND BODIES http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2241145898/introducing-genetically-engineered-animals-into-our-environment-and-bodiesl

>AND NOW...GENETICALLY MODIFIED ANIMALS could make it to your plate with minimal testing — and no public input http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1979494551/and-now-genetically-modified-animals-could-make-it-to-your-plate-with-minimal-testing-and-no-public-input

>OBAMA AG BILL GIVES "FOOD CARTEL" CARTE BLANCE GO-AHEAD TO FEED US BIOTECH GMO FOODS  -  NO oversight NO Regulation NO labeling http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3728095577/obama-ag-bill-gives-food-mafia-carte-blanche-go-ahead-to-feed-us-biotech-gmo-foods-no-oversight-no-regulation-no-public-input

>GENETIC BILL OF RIGHTS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3491268799/genetic-bill-of-rights

>LONG-TERM IMPACTS OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANIMS ON ECOSYSTEMS AND HUMAN HEALTH NEEDD CLOSE STUDY http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/2919861770/long-term-impacts-of-genetically-modified-organisms-on-ecosystems-need-close-study

>THE GLOBAL BIOTECH CARTEL - AN UNPRECEDENTED POWER OVER WORLD FOOD SUPPLY http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1716244040/the-global-chemical-biotech-cartel-an-unprecedented-power-over-world-agriculture-and-human-health

>The "BIOTECH RIDER ": IIS THE BIOTECH AGRICULTURAL/FOOD CARTEL ABOUT TO GAIN IMMUNITY FROM FEDERAL LAW? http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2132996096/the-monsanto-rider-is-the-biotech-agricultural-cartel-about-to-gain-immunity-from-federal-law

>MONSTER BIOTECH CARTEL SNEAK ATTACK IN CONGRESS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3536061295/monsanto-sneak-attack-in-congress

>THE POWERFUL OBAMA USDA ALLOW MORE GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD TO MARKET DESPITE SERIOUS HEALTH CONCERNS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3337601961/the-powerful-usda-allows-more-genetically-modified-foods-to-market-despite-serious-health-concerns

>WHERE DOES IT STOP? Genetically-Modified Animals Coming to Your Dinner Plate? VIDEO http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3199607957/where-does-it-stop-genetically-modified-animals-coming-to-your-dinner-plate-video

 >GMOs AND BIOTECH:  THE FOOD FIGHT OF OUR LIVES - Crossing roses with pigs and butterflies with worms, not ... http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1699396402/gmos-and-biotech-the-food-fight-of-our-lives-crossing-roses-with-pigs-and-butterflies-with-worms-not-to-mention-corn-with-a-virulent-bacteria

>GMOs IN THE PIPELINE.  LOOKING TO THE NEXT FIVE YEARS IN  the crop, forestry, livestock, aquaculture and agro-industry sectors in developing countries" http://www.fao.org/biotech/biotech-forum/en/

>THE SPERM COUNT OF FRENCH MEN FELL BY A THIRD BETWEEN 1989 AND 2006 -  GMO, environmental chemical exposures http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3600451819/the-sperm-count-of-french-men-fell-by-a-third-between-1989-and-2005-environmental-chemical-exposures

>HORMONES FED TO LIVESTOCK MAY SKEW FISH (AND HUMAN) GENDER TOWARD MALES http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3718798300/hormones-from-livestock-operations-may-skew-fish-and-human-gender-toward-males

>THE ECONOMIC COST OF FOOD MONOPOLIES  Food & Water Watch http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3502513832/the-economic-cost-of-food-monopolies-food-water-watch

 

 

 AND THE CALL HAS BEEN GOING ON SINCE 2010 - IGNORED BY THE FDA....STOP Genetically Modified Salmon http://ow.ly/h72DB

 

 

 

 

 


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Has Keith the seal's popularity taken a dive?

Has Keith the seal's popularity taken a dive? | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
THE tide appears to be turning for celebrity seal Keith with anglers calling for the wayward animal to be shot as a drastic last resort if it cannot be removed from the river at Bewdley any other way.

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It appears that Anglers are annoyed that One Seal decides to eat Fish in their area but what about the many humans draining the Oceans,....Give Wildlife a Chance please and don't be greedy!  

 

Perhaps move him to another area out at Sea*  

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Wildlife121's curator insight, January 26, 2013 3:49 PM

ONE SEAL described as a danger to fish stocks! Anglers Association wants it shot - I wonder who is more dangerous to the fish the seal or the anglers? Should we shoot the anglers?

 

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Story in last week's Sunday Mail stirs debate over the need for Queensland's ... - NEWS.com.au #Sharks up against humans, again!

Story in last week's Sunday Mail stirs debate over the need for Queensland's ... - NEWS.com.au   #Sharks up against humans, again! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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If the nets were taken away and this happened, it would be devastating for that family, the community and also our tourism industry," he said.
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This is their realm not ours to choose who dies or moves on, We have a joice where to venture, Sharks dont !!!

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900 #Dolphins Slaughtered in #Retaliation Against Eco Group. Update below...

900 #Dolphins Slaughtered in #Retaliation Against Eco Group. Update below... | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Villagers in the Solomon Islands have slaughtered up to 900 dolphins in the course of a dispute with Earth Island Institute.
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Updated 30 January 2013



http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2013-01-29/dolphin-slaughter-affecting-solomon-islands-tourism/1080536

 

 

People from the village of Fanalei, on the island of Malaita, have traditionally hunted dolphins to provide meat, income, and dowries for the village. However, the Solomon Islands have been notorious among conservationists for selling live dolphins for sea aquariums in China and Dubai, where a captive dolphin can fetch up to $150,000.

The Institute had been working with islanders of Malaita for two years to try to stop the slaughter, and brokered a deal to pay up to $400,000 in small community development project grants in exchange for villagers calling off the hunt. This is where accounts of the misunderstanding vary.

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Climate change and quotas spark new #Fish wars with #Iceland

Climate change and quotas spark new #Fish wars with #Iceland | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
1970 dispute with Iceland changed Grimsby's fortunes.
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#Dolphins form life raft to help dying friend - life - 25 January 2013

#Dolphins form life raft to help dying friend - life - 25 January 2013 | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
A group of dolphins was caught on camera as they worked together to keep a struggling dolphin above water by forming an impromptu raft (RT @WillyFoReal: Reason #174 - Why We Save Dolphins - Dolphins form life raft to help dying friend.
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In the late morning they noticed that about 12 dolphins were swimming very close together. One female was in difficulties: it was wriggling and tipping from side to side, sometimes turning upside-down. Its pectoral flippers seemed to be paralysed.

 

 

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#Fish With 2,500 Times The #Radiation Limit Found Near #Fukushima Nuclear Plant

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Two years after the disaster at the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant in Japan -- called the "worst accidental release of radiation to the ocean in history" -- a fish with staggering levels of radiation has reportedly been found in the vicinity of the...

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Both the Japanese government and TEPCO have said in the past that the tainted fish that have been found in the waters near the nuclear plant may not have been caused by the Fukushima fall-out. According to ABC, Japan's Fisheries Agency said last year that the contamination was "sinking deeper

 

into the seabed and is not entering the food chain," while TEPCO maintained that no "tainted water is leaking from the facility."

 

"What a load of rubbish"  !!! nonsense talk !

 

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