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#Seabirds 'blighted by plastic waste' #DontLetYourWasteHarm !

#Seabirds 'blighted by plastic waste' #DontLetYourWasteHarm ! | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
Unless something is done to stem the flow of waste to the oceans, virtually every seabird will be ingesting plastic debris by 2050, say scientists.
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The rich #IrishSea habitat 'is under threat from #overfishing' #Cod #Whiting #Sole ...pls readon

The rich #IrishSea habitat 'is under threat from #overfishing' #Cod #Whiting #Sole ...pls readon | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
A habitat as diverse as that in the Amazon rainforest will face ecological disaster unless the Government takes urgent action to restrict access to prime fishing grounds in the Irish Sea, marine conservationists have warned.
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The World's #Oceans Are in #Peril ~ look what we've done...

The World's #Oceans Are in #Peril  ~  look what we've done... | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
Overfishing has dramatically reduced fish stocks, while climate change is warming and acidifying the oceans. The Worldwatch Institute, widely rated as one of the
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30 #Whales Have Died Off the Coast of #Alaska and No One Knows Why? #NOAA

30 #Whales Have Died Off the Coast of #Alaska and No One Knows Why? #NOAA | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
Whales are dying off the coast of Alaska and no one knows why. NOAA declared the deaths of 30 large whales an "unusual mortality event," triggering an investigation
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The West Coast has experienced the largest toxic algae bloom in a decade, forcing the closure of fisheries from California to Washington. This isn’t the first time scientists have linked algae blooms and whale die offs. A toxic algae bloom this spring off the coast of Chile is the suspected cause of death for 20-30 sei whales.

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#CleanerFish keep #salmon healthy by eating lice - BBC News

#CleanerFish keep #salmon healthy by eating lice - BBC News | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
Scotland's salmon farming industry has begun farming a new type of fish, specifically to keep salmon clean.
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#Plankton #eatingPlastic caught on camera for the first time ~ Vid 0.50s. #FoodChain passes onto next victim!

Full story: http://bit.ly/1HHTKpa Watch zooplankton waft tiny, fluorescent beads of plastic towards them, before swallowing the stuff - demonstrating the dan...
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#FoodChain passes this damn plastic #toxic onto next victim!!!

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#Sharks found #living inside an #active #volcano ! #Kavachi

#Sharks found #living inside an #active #volcano ! #Kavachi | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
Despite its hot, acidic water and looming risk of eruption, Kavachi is home to a surprising abundance of sharks.
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After #JAZAban, #Taiji mayor plans new association to sell drive-hunt #Dolphins: NO, Stop this Pls! #Captives

After #JAZAban, #Taiji mayor plans new association to sell drive-hunt #Dolphins: NO, Stop this Pls! #Captives | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
Kazutaka Sangen, the mayor of Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture, which conducts annual dolphin drive hunts, said he wants to set up a new association with aquariu
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#Mangroves Manhandled by a Yacht Show ~ slow growing! if they ever recover!!!

#Mangroves Manhandled by a Yacht Show ~ slow growing! if they ever recover!!! | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
The ecologically sensitive habitat is razed to make way for the luxury boats of the Miami International Boat Show.
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MORE below... #CO2 emissions threaten #OceanLife ~ a #crisis! #Oxygen depleted if we dont listen to @SylviaEarle @FCousteau & more!

MORE below... #CO2 emissions threaten #OceanLife ~ a #crisis! #Oxygen depleted if we dont listen to @SylviaEarle @FCousteau & more! | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
A major report warns that life in the seas will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions are drastically cut.
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Scientists have warned that marine life will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions are drastically cut.

Writing in Science, experts say the oceans are heating, losing oxygen and becoming more acidic because of CO2.

They warn that the 2C maximum temperature rise for climate change agreed by governments will not prevent dramatic impacts on ocean systems.

And they say the range of options is dwindling as the cost of those options is skyrocketing.

 

OCEAN CIRCULATION  http://theterramarproject.org/thedailycatch/ocean-circulation-could-be-disrupted-by-melting-arctic-sea-ice/

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Images show #ChineseAirstrip on #manMade #Spratlyisland nearly finished & building upon #CoralReefs!!!

Images show #ChineseAirstrip on #manMade #Spratlyisland nearly finished & building upon #CoralReefs!!! | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
China has almost finished building a 3,000-metre-long (10,000-foot) airstrip on one of its artificial islands in the disputed Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea, new satellite photographs of the area show.
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#Climatechange plans require #urgentAction, #governmentWarned ~ #floods

#Climatechange plans require #urgentAction, #governmentWarned ~ #floods | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
The UK must take urgent action to prepare for the impacts of climate change in the UK, according to a report submitted to the government.
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#SeaShepherd Global - Police #Threaten #Tourists Visiting #Faroe Islands: Fines And 2 Years Imprisonment For Not Partaking #TheGrind

#SeaShepherd Global - Police #Threaten #Tourists Visiting #Faroe Islands: Fines And 2 Years Imprisonment For Not Partaking #TheGrind | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
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#Infographic: #SealevelRise caused by #warmingSeas instigated by #CO2 #pollution

#Infographic: #SealevelRise caused by #warmingSeas instigated by #CO2 #pollution | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
We know seas are rising and we know why. The urgent questions are by how much and how quickly.
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How to Help the #Oceans & what can you do to help the #NaturalWorld Dr. @SylviaEarle #HopeSpots #landandSea

How to Help the #Oceans & what can you do to help the #NaturalWorld  Dr. @SylviaEarle #HopeSpots #landandSea | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
Sylvia Earle answers a young audience member's question of what we can do to help the oceans. "We're in a leadership role in terms of identifying critical areas and then protecting them as a standard that other states and other countries could follow in this country with," said Earle. "I call these areas, whether its land or sea, hope spots. Because if we can protect the natural world and the life that's there, it really does provide hope for us."
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#Environmentalists Blast Obama's Decision to Let #Shell Drill in #Arctic

#Environmentalists Blast Obama's Decision to Let #Shell Drill in #Arctic | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
Apparently the president cares more about Big Oil than the environment, endangered animals, indigenous people — even his own climate legacy.
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#POLL: Should #sharks be #culled if they are a danger to surfers? #NOsharkCull it's their domain!

#POLL: Should #sharks be #culled if they are a danger to surfers? #NOsharkCull it's their domain! | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
A push from surfers in northern NSW for a shark cull has sparked an angry response from an animal rights group. It comes after nearly 200 locals, including B
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George M Coons's curator insight, August 22, 2015 3:00 PM
Cull surfers if they are a danger to sharks! #CanYouSpellStupid #BarfCity #InMyOpinion
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#Plastic Found in a Sixth of Pelagic Fish in Mediterranean #foodchain

#Plastic Found in a Sixth of Pelagic Fish in Mediterranean #foodchain | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
EU - Plastic pollution in the ocean is a growing problem. This study, which is the first to investigate the presence of plastic debris in large pelagic fish in the central Mediterranean Sea, found that over 18 per cent of fish had ingested plastics.

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9 Reasons Why We #Need #Sharks !!!

9 Reasons Why We #Need #Sharks !!! | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
Sharks are good. In fact, life in the oceans and even on earth would not be nearly so productive if it weren't for sharks. Shark attacks generate sensational
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Sharks play a role in mitigating climate  change. The “domino” effect described above—where loss of  sharks leads all the way down to the loss of coral reefs—could threaten the  health of oceans worldwide. The oceans provide a third of our world with food,  reports SharkAngel.org. They produce more oxygen than all the rain  forests combined. They remove half of the atmosphere’s manmade carbon dioxide,  one of the greenhouse gases that causes climate change. They also help control  Earth’s temperature and weather.
Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/9-reasons-why-we-need-sharks.html#ixzz3fZHX49kT

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#Seabass in deep trouble !!! Marine Conservation Society @mcsuk ~ too many #fished !

#Seabass in deep trouble !!! Marine Conservation Society  @mcsuk ~ too many #fished ! | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | 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
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5 #Incredible #FishBehaviors That Show Just How #Intelligent They Really Are! #thinkB4uEat

5 #Incredible #FishBehaviors That Show Just How #Intelligent They Really Are! #thinkB4uEat | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
The vast majority of people are under the illusion that fish are unintelligent and incapable of feeling pain but these 5 incredible fish behaviors prove otherwise.
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#Shell's #ArcticDrilling ... the destructive #Oil that we can't let go of! #Wildlife suffer!

#Shell's #ArcticDrilling ... the destructive #Oil that we can't let go of! #Wildlife suffer! | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
Decision by wildlife officials slashes the scope of the company’s 2015 plans for oil prospecting in the Chukchi Sea.
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0.42s.Video : #RareSighting of #humpbackWhale #Dartmouth ~ @mcsuk

The humpback whale can be seen causing quite a splash in the footage posted on YouTube earlier this week
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#PilotWhales Brutally #Slaughtered in Yet Another #Horrific #FaroeIslandsGrind

#PilotWhales Brutally #Slaughtered in Yet Another #Horrific #FaroeIslandsGrind | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
Twenty to 30 pilot whales were slaughtered in the Faroe Islands as part of an annual tradition. Sea Shepherd tried to prevent the grind but were blocked by
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#Shocking images of the #rubbish that litters our #WelshSeas also #trashing it's #MarineLife !!!

#Shocking images of the #rubbish that litters our #WelshSeas also #trashing it's #MarineLife !!! | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
Pembrokeshire-based Neptune’s Army have made it their mission to rid the sea of waste which poses a risk to the local wildlife
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