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Antarctica – of wildlife, icebergs and a post office

Antarctica – of wildlife, icebergs and a post office | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
My radio interview on my Antarctica trip on Women's radio, can be accessed via this link: Antarctica wonder “Why are the penguins in the Antarctic but not in the Arctic?” “Because they are unable t...
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The week in wildlife – in pictures

The week in wildlife – in pictures | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Hippos ganging up on an impala, wolverines of Finland and a Bengal tiger out on a walk feature in this week’s pick of images from the natural world
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Cool Off with a Virtual Antarctic Tour

Cool Off with a Virtual Antarctic Tour | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

If you're in much of the Lower 48, you've been feeling the heat. Forget the beach house or summer cabin at the lake -- we invite you to kick back and relax in Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton's hut.

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NunatsiaqOnline 2015-07-31: NEWS: Researcher studying unique food web in western Nunavut waters

NunatsiaqOnline 2015-07-31: NEWS: Researcher studying unique food web in western Nunavut waters | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The first hurdle to understanding how the #marine #food #web works near Cambridge Bay is finding out what actually lives there and who eats what.  

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‘Record penalty’ for Dutch captain breaching regulations in Irish waters

‘Record penalty’ for Dutch captain breaching regulations  in Irish waters | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The skipper of a Dutch factory ship has received one of the largest ever penalties for breach of fishing regulations in Irish waters when he had his catch and gear worth more than €400,000 confiscated.
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Wolves Feel Sadness And Grieve Like Humans

Wolves Feel Sadness And Grieve Like Humans | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
We have much in common with wolves. Wolves have emotional lives, can experience emotions such as joy and grief.
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Rosie Kunneke

Rosie Kunneke | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Rosie wants you to stand up for the 250 pilot whales slaughtered in the Faroe Islands on July 23, and for the many more that still swim free. 
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Cecil the Lion’s Death Reveals Americans’ Big Role in Trophy Hunting

Cecil the Lion’s Death Reveals Americans’ Big Role in Trophy Hunting | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A Minnesota dentist’s killing of the famous lion has sparked outrage, but it remains to be seen whether it will spur a crackdown on big game hunting.
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The Most Unexpected Moments: Wild Animals That Want To Be Wildlife Photographers

The Most Unexpected Moments: Wild Animals That Want To Be Wildlife Photographers | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
We often see photographs of wildlife or of photographers taking pictures of wildlife. But what about wildlife photographers? That is, animals taking pictures?
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Tourists “smother” tame Mediterranean monk seal ‘Argiro’ with their caresses — Report « The Monachus Guardian – Headlines – News – Articles

Tourists “smother” tame Mediterranean monk seal ‘Argiro’ with their caresses — Report « The Monachus Guardian – Headlines – News – Articles | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

As long predicted by TMG, tourists swimming with and petting the tame, human-imprinted Mediterranean monk seal named ‘Argiro’ on the Eastern Aegean  island of Samos are at serious risk of bites, scratches and even more serious injury. 

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Luxembourg's wolf action plan: It's not a case of if but when wolves return

Luxembourg's wolf action plan: It's not a case of if but when wolves return | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Luxembourg is developing an action plan for when wild wolves return to the Grand Duchy, if they are not already present in the country.
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Historic Verdict for Galapagos Sharks - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Historic Verdict for Galapagos Sharks - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
An Ecuadorian Tribunal has issued a historic verdict on the notorious Fer Mary case. The Tribunal found the captain and crew of the fishing vessel, guilty of poaching sharks in Galapagos, a protected area and a UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage Site. It is the first judicial conviction of its kind in 17 years, since the taking effect of legislation adopted to protect the archipelago.
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Sweden’s sharks heading towards extinction - The Local

Sweden’s sharks heading towards extinction - The Local | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
According to the Swedish Species Information Centre, the Swedish shark population is severely depleted and there are no clear signs of recovery.
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A Year of Shark-Conservation Wins

Despite being one of the oceans’ top predators, sharks remain vulnerable. Approximately 100 million sharks are killed every year in commercial fisheries. Their decline endangers entire ecosystems. The good news is that global shark conservation momentum has been building. We’re looking back on the biggest shark conservation gains since last summer.
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150kg fur seal attracts crowd in Victorian coastal town

150kg fur seal attracts crowd in Victorian coastal town | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A 150 kilogram fur seal, which ventured into the main street of a Victorian coastal community near Geelong on on Friday, is guided back to open water.
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Bullet bounces off armadillo and puts triggerhappy Texan in hospital

Bullet bounces off armadillo and puts triggerhappy Texan in hospital | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Man fires three rounds at armoured mammal - and has to be airlifted to hospital after ricochet hits him in face
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Beluga whale seen off County Antrim coast near Dunseverick - BBC News

Beluga whale seen off County Antrim coast near Dunseverick - BBC News | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Marine researchers have said a beluga whale - normally seen in Arctic waters - has been sighted off the County Antrim coast near Dunseverick.
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10 Stunning Photos of Climbers Suspended from Bridge Blocking Shell Oil Vessel from Heading to Arctic

10 Stunning Photos of Climbers Suspended from Bridge Blocking Shell Oil Vessel from Heading to Arctic | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Greenpeace activists are blocking Shell’s icebreaker ship from heading to the Arctic by suspending themselves from a bridge on its route out of Portland.
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2 dolphin species form an alliance, even babysit

2 dolphin species form an alliance, even babysit | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A new study examines the complex relationship between Atlantic spotted and bottlenose dolphins in the Bahamas.
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Activists hang from bridge in Portland to block Shell's Arctic vessel

Activists hang from bridge in Portland to block Shell's Arctic vessel | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Greenpeace climbers in Oregon city say they plan to spend days hanging from the bridge but Shell maintains the Fennica will be off after ‘final preparations’
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5 Videos the Tuna Industry Doesn’t Want You to See

5 Videos the Tuna Industry Doesn’t Want You to See | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
As investigation after investigation after investigation continue to expose the poor state of the fishing industry, it’s becoming more clear than ever that American consumers can’t trust the seafood they feed their families. In the case of these particular fisherman, the horrific human rights abuses at sea are directly connected to the tuna industry, confirming that tuna companies have major work to do in order to clean up their supply chains and win back the trust of consumers.
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A Rare Look at Antarctica, 1911-1914

A Rare Look at Antarctica, 1911-1914 | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
In the summer of 1911, a group of Australian scientists, adventurers and explorers set out to make history by undertaking the first Australi
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Seal - A Message from one of our Spirit Animal Totems

Seal - A Message from one of our Spirit Animal Totems | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Every animals has significance in this world as well as something powerful to teach us. This page is brought to you by Seal. Spirit Animal Totem Messages.
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