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Amazing moment diving pair get up close and personal with a grinning Great White shark - and then insist the feared predators are NOT dangerous

Amazing moment diving pair get up close and personal with a grinning Great White shark - and then insist the feared predators are NOT dangerous | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Pictures show Daniel Botelho admiring the mouth of an 18-foot-long female JAWS off the coast of Mexico; the she-beast's razor-sharp teeth showing the all-too-familiar shark's grin.

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Teresa Bonelli's comment, November 10, 2012 2:03 PM
TODOS LOS GOBIERNOS EN EL MUNDO DEBEN CONSERVAR Y PROTEGER LAS VIDAS DE LOS CETACEOS ,,PEDIMOS PROTECCION EN TODOS LOS OCEANOS PARA QUE LOS CETACEOS ORCAS DELFINES TIBURONES Y TODOS LOS ANIMALES MARINOS SEAN DEFENDIDOS EN SUS HABITATS ..MARES AZULES ,NO MAS MUERTES ,.
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Oil spill response exercise off Svalbard

Oil spill response exercise off Svalbard | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The Norwegian Coastal Administration and the Governor of Svalbard are planning a large oil spill exercise off Svalbard this autumn.
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How did plankton end up on top of Antarctica’s mountains?

How did plankton end up on top of Antarctica’s mountains? | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Another clue that may help us predict how Antarctica responds as the planet warms.
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Sea Shepherd Australia - Captain Peter Hammarstedt awarded prestigious Winsome Constance Kindness Gold Medal and Prize

The Winsome Constance Kindness Gold Medal Each year Philip Wollen awards the Winsome Constance Kindness Gold Medal and Prize to the individual whose humanitarian service has made a profound mark on the world, and for whom the powerles
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Ocean Cleanup's first trash-catching trials cut short by busted boom

Ocean Cleanup's first trash-catching trials cut short by busted boom | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
​​When Boyan Slat and his team at the Ocean Cleanup Project dragged their 100-m (330-ft) trash-catching boom out to sea in June, the Dutch entrepreneur gave the system a 30 percent chance of breaking. Unfortunately for Slat, these fears have now materialized.
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Potential export of wild dolphins from Africa to Asia

Potential export of wild dolphins from Africa to Asia | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
We were notified recently that the Fisheries Management Committee of the Namibian Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) is currently reviewing an
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Humanity driving ‘unprecedented’ marine extinction

Humanity driving ‘unprecedented’ marine extinction | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Humanity is driving an unprecedented extinction of sealife unlike any in the fossil record, hunting and killing larger species in a way that will disrupt ocean
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A brilliant idea that could help save dolphins from extinction

A brilliant idea that could help save dolphins from extinction | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
In 2002 world governments agreed to end all trade in bottlenose dolphins captured from the Black Sea. I remember that day as we celebrated this as a great victory.
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Fate of turtles and tortoises affected more by habitat than temperature

Fate of turtles and tortoises affected more by habitat than temperature | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Habitat degradation poses a greater risk to the survival of turtles and tortoises than rising global temperatures, according to new research.
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Time short to save vaquita by tackling illegal fish trade – EIA International

Time running out to save the vaquita by cracking down on illegal totoaba trade   LONDON: With distinctive markings around its mouth and eyes, the vaquita is one of…

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Tiny Fossils Suggest Antarctica's Largest Ice Sheet Could Collapse

Tiny Fossils Suggest Antarctica's Largest Ice Sheet Could Collapse | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
At the bottom of the world atop the forbidding Transantarctic Mountains sit the fossilized remains of microscopic, ocean-dwelling diatoms. For thirt
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Terns flee warming temperatures in epic migration north to Alaska

Terns flee warming temperatures in epic migration north to Alaska | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Researchers on north-west coast of Alaska startled to discover Caspian terns an incredible 1,000 miles further north than species had been previously recorded
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Rhino Horns Are Basically Just Giant Toenails. And These Images Won’t Let You Forget It

Rhino Horns Are Basically Just Giant Toenails. And These Images Won’t Let You Forget It | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Artists offer a clever—and disgusting—perspective on poaching (which is also disgusting).
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Spending nine months in Antarctica when there's no way out

Spending nine months in Antarctica when there's no way out | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
When you picture the kind of person who becomes a polar explorer, Dr Beth Healey admits, you probably wouldn't think of her.
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Around the Arctic in 21 minutes

Around the Arctic in 21 minutes | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
VIDEO Sailing on a Russian icebreaker through the Northwest Passages is more luxurious than it appears at first glance
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Antlers at dawn: Killarney's red deer rut - Ireland's Wildlife

Antlers at dawn: Killarney's red deer rut - Ireland's Wildlife | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Sean O’Callaghan of Kerry’s Wild Side gives us the low-down on one of the most testosterone-charged events in the Irish wildlife calendar: the annual red deer rut at Killarney National Park in County Kerry. Each autumn as the first of the winter chills set in and the summer’s dying leaves stubbornly depart their branches, the …
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How Digital Tracking of Rogue Fishing Can Safeguard Vast Ocean Reserves

How Digital Tracking of Rogue Fishing Can Safeguard Vast Ocean Reserves | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
It’s one thing to expand marine reserves and another to protect them. Now an online tool for tracking global fishing fleets is on the case.
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A 60-Ton Wake Up Call, North Atlantic Right Whales - The Daily Catch

A 60-Ton Wake Up Call, North Atlantic Right Whales - The Daily Catch | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
This is the first episode, about right whales, of another podcast Ari Daniel hosts called the Podcast of Life for a group called the Encyclopedia of Life.
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Rising ocean temperatures threaten baby lobsters

Rising ocean temperatures threaten baby lobsters | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
If water temperatures in the Gulf of Maine rise a few degrees by end of the century, it could mean trouble for lobsters and the industry they support.
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New Sensors Show How Whales Handle Big-Gulp Feeding

New Sensors Show How Whales Handle Big-Gulp Feeding | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Some whales get by swallowing tons of tiny things at once, and now researchers are gaining a better understanding of how it's done, thanks to new tags.
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Shy pangolins need world spotlight to survive

Shy pangolins need world spotlight to survive | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Reclusive, gentle and quick to roll up into a ball, pangolins keep a low profile.
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Abducted From Her Family: Corky's Story Will Break Your Heart

Abducted From Her Family: Corky's Story Will Break Your Heart | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Experts believe that Corky still recognizes the cries of her family pod decades after being taken from the ocean and stuck in a tiny tank.
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Researchers reveal details about the unique feeding habits of whales

Researchers reveal details about the unique feeding habits of whales | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Whales are the biggest animals to ever have existed on Earth, and yet some subsist on creatures the size of a paper clip. It's a relatively common factoid, but, in truth, how they do this is only just being uncovered, thank
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Queen guitarist Brian May protests Japanese dolphin hunts - KTAR.com

Queen guitarist Brian May protests Japanese dolphin hunts - KTAR.com | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
TOKYO (AP) -- Brian May, guitarist of British rock group Queen, is taking a stand against Japan's dolphin killing, saying the slaughter of animals should e
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Poachers Are Killing Tigers to Sell Them for Their Bones. How We’re Working to Stop This

Poachers Are Killing Tigers to Sell Them for Their Bones. How We’re Working to Stop This | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
In partnership with KSNP management authority and Fauna and Flora International, Panthera implements a Tigers Forever project in the park’s core area to protect tigers and their prey.
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Cameras Reveal the Secret Lives of a Mountain Lion Family: Filmmaker Q&A with Sharon Negri

Cameras Reveal the Secret Lives of a Mountain Lion Family: Filmmaker Q&A with Sharon Negri | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
From Persecution to Coexistence: An Image Makeover for America’s Lion Article by Rucha Chitnis This summer, America woke up to the unequivocally endearing footage of five mountain lion kittens born…
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