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Whales beached at Papamoa - National - NZ Herald News

Whales beached at Papamoa - National - NZ Herald News | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
Department of Conservation workers and Project Jonah were called to Papamoa Beach East in Tauranga this morning where four whales, believed to have been Beaked whales, had stranded...
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Predators may block Alaska sea lion recovery | Washington Examiner

Predators may block Alaska sea lion recovery | Washington Examiner | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
Alaska's endangered Steller sea lions could have trouble recovering because so many juveniles are being eaten by killer whales and sharks, according to findings of a six-year study published this week.
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Newspapers in Japan Defy West’s Media Malaise | The Jakarta Globe

Newspapers in Japan Defy West’s Media Malaise | The Jakarta Globe | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
Ishinomaki, Japan. Printed newspapers may be in crisis in the West but circulations remain enormous in high-tech Japan — and its media will even resort to medieval methods to get copies to readers.
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Shangri-La stops selling shark’s fin [News] | Green Business Times

Shangri-La stops selling shark’s fin [News] | Green Business Times | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
By The Straits Times, 18 Jan 2012.Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts yesterday announced that it was stopping the sale of shark's fin at its 72 properties...
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A "research cruise" could recruit tourists to study tsunami debris

A "research cruise" could recruit tourists to study tsunami debris | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
Research scientists, especially environmental scientists, are always looking for funding. A recent project, studying how debris move and decay in the ocean, has come up with a controversial way to bankroll their project.
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National Geographic Channel, In Race for Bottom, Adds Killing Endangered Species to New Season Entertainment Lineup

National Geographic Channel, In Race for Bottom, Adds Killing Endangered Species to New Season Entertainment Lineup | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
Well, people, what an incredibly long drop it's been since the electrifying National Geographic TV specials of my youth, whose mere opening theme notes would raise the hair on my neck.
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Europolitics Joint responsibility in mackerel fisheries

Europolitics Joint responsibility in mackerel fisheries | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it

Joint responsibility in mackerel fisheries

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Holise Cleveland III (@MrHolise on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award

Holise Cleveland III (@MrHolise on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
See who voted for Holise Cleveland III in the 4th Annual Shorty Awards, the awards for the best of social media.
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Friday Finds: Congress Brakes on Transit Breaks

Friday Finds: Congress Brakes on Transit Breaks | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
Transit riders run over by reduced tax breaks Thanks to a lack of action by Congress before the holidays, mass transit commuters will have to pay an additional $550 in taxes this year, reports the New York Times, while those who commute by car will...
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Seth's Blog: The TED imperatives

Be interested. Be generous. Be interesting. Connect. In that order. If all you can do is repeat cocktail party banalities about yourself, don't come. If all you're hoping for is to get more than you give, the annual event is...
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Adventures with Kim at the Dallas Aquarium! – Khloe Kardashian Official WebsiteKhloe Kardashian official web site

Adventures with Kim at the Dallas Aquarium! – Khloe Kardashian Official WebsiteKhloe Kardashian official web site | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it

Kim Kardashian get off the aquarium kick!

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Japanese tsunami debris in Alaska - World - NZ Herald News

Japanese tsunami debris in Alaska - World - NZ Herald News | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
A half dozen large buoys suspected to be from Japanese oyster farms have appeared at the top of Alaska's panhandle and may be among the first debris from Japan's devastating tsunami...
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Rare Sea Creature Appears on Seattle Woman's Dock

Rare Sea Creature Appears on Seattle Woman's Dock | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
A Seattle resident recently got a big surprise when she discovered a strange-looking furry visitor on her property.
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Endangered sea lions bound for extinction under fishing plan | Scoop News

Endangered sea lions bound for extinction under fishing plan | Scoop News | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
Forest & Bird said Friday the public interest and care being given to a sea lion and her pup in Dunedin highlights how important the endangered sea lions are to New Zealanders – and the need to halt their slide toward extinction.
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Shangri-La chain shark-fin decision is very welcome | New Europe

Shangri-La chain shark-fin decision is very welcome | New Europe | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it

Shangri-La chain shark-fin decision is very welcome

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Japanese businesses recovering after quake: Japan business group - The Mainichi Daily News

Japanese businesses recovering after quake: Japan business group - The Mainichi Daily News | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
The Mainichi Daily News is the English-language news site of Japan's Mainichi Newspapers. Top stories from around the world.
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New Fukushima Investigation Promises to Dig Deeper Into Nuclear Crisis

New Fukushima Investigation Promises to Dig Deeper Into Nuclear Crisis | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
The head of Japan’s latest investigation into the Fukushima nuclear disaster promised to dig deeper than previous inquiries into the events that unfolded after an earthquake and tsunami struck the country in March.
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Denmark appoints Arctic ambassador - BarentsObserver

Denmark appoints Arctic ambassador - BarentsObserver | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
Denmark has appointed its first permanent Arctic ambassador whose primary task will be to coordinate activities connected to the country’s Arctic strategy.
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Voracious Demand Threatens Manta and Mobula Rays

Voracious Demand Threatens Manta and Mobula Rays | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
In a surprisingly short space of time, a market for the creatures' gill rakers has developed, based largely on the notion that they have medicinal value.
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Learn how to help islands’ water wildlife - Local Headlines - Stornoway Gazette

Learn how to help islands’ water wildlife - Local Headlines - Stornoway Gazette | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
THE number of oil-soaked seabirds recently washed up on island shores has illustrated the voluntary work undertaken by charity British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR).
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Proposal Advances To Limit Fish Taken For Aquariums

Proposal Advances To Limit Fish Taken For Aquariums | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
HONOLULU -- A controversial proposal advances at the Board of Land and Natural Resources that would limit the number of fish that could be taken by aquarium collectors. Friday, January 13, 2012.
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Rosie O'Donnell Gets Flack for Hammerhead Shark Photo

Rosie O'Donnell Gets Flack for Hammerhead Shark Photo | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
O'Donnell apparently caught the endangered shark before a Florida fishing ban on three species of hammerhead.
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Activists hurl stink bombs, paint at Japanese whalers

Activists hurl stink bombs, paint at Japanese whalers | Ocean Conservation | Scoop.it
Environmental activists threw paint and foul smelling acid at whaling ships in the Antarctic ocean in a fresh bid to…...
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