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I-Team investigates Japanese whale and dolphin slaughter

I-Team investigates Japanese whale and dolphin slaughter | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

A life and death struggle is underway at this moment in Japan -- the capture and slaughter of dolphins and small whales.

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Sea Shepherd Bay Islands Turtle Defense Campaign Saves 4,000 Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eggs - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Sea Shepherd Bay Islands Turtle Defense Campaign Saves 4,000 Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eggs - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Sea Shepherd Bay Islands Turtle Defense Campaign Saves 4,000 Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eggs
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Study: Sleeper sharks may kill Steller sea lions

Study: Sleeper sharks may kill Steller sea lions | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Scientists researching the severe decline in Alaska's Steller sea lion population have a fingered a new possible suspect for the drop: Pacific sleeper sharks, a species previously thought of as a scavenger and fish-eater.
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What's the Food Like in Antarctica?

Atlas Obscura on Slate is a blog about the world's hidden wonders. Like us on Facebook, Tumblr, or follow us on Twitter. "The meals were the bright beacons in those cold and stormy days. The glow of warmth and comfort produced by the food and drink made optimists of us...
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Martin Sheen Unveils Sea Shepherd’s Newest Vessel, R/V Martin Sheen, Named in his Honor - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Martin Sheen Unveils Sea Shepherd’s Newest Vessel, R/V Martin Sheen, Named in his Honor - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

At a press conference held today in Marina del Rey, Calif., Sea Shepherd Conservation Society USA and long-time celebrity supporter Martin Sheen unveiled the newest vessel in Sea Shepherd’s fleet, the R/V Martin Sheen.

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Endangered Monk Seals Are Making A Very Cute Comeback

Endangered Monk Seals Are Making A Very Cute Comeback | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Hawaiian monk seal births are on the rise, according to The Marine Mammal Center.

The species is considered critically endangered, with fewer than 1,200 individuals left in the wild. Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrat...
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In pursuit of a $500 million harvest, India is gearing up for a deep dive

In pursuit of a $500 million harvest, India is gearing up for a deep dive | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Every year, an estimated Rs3,000 crore ($500 million) worth of tuna and other deep sea fish swim out of Indian waters and into the nets of fishermen in Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Indonesia. India doesn't like this, but can do little, because fish are unmindful of the wishes of nations—and the country just doesn't have enough...
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The Antarctic Sun: News about Antarctica - Almost Like Being There

The Antarctic Sun: News about Antarctica - Almost Like Being There | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Geologists and other scientists will venture to remote places in Antarctica to collect rock specimens that may reveal clues about the continent's past geologic, or possibly Earth's climate history. Or they could just get samples through the Polar Rock Repository. Shipping is included.
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Save New Whale Species from Extinction

Save New Whale Species from Extinction | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A newly discovered group of whales may be the most endangered animal species in the world. They have a unique evolutionary lineage that is now threatened by oil drilling. Help give these whales the crucial protection they need before it's too late.
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Animal Rights Activists Target Wisconsin's Annual Grey Wolf Hunt | VICE News

Animal Rights Activists Target Wisconsin's Annual Grey Wolf Hunt  | VICE News | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Among the protesters is Rod Coronodo, a former Animal Liberation Front activist, jailed for setting fire to an animal research facility.
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Phuket News: Students prefer dolphins in the wild

Phuket News: Students prefer dolphins in the wild | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
In light of the global popularity downtrend of cetacean captivity, the ISB Green Panthers (an environmental club in Bangkok), a kindergarten and grade 3 class, and many student volunteers in the insti
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Report from the Field: Operation Pacuare - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Report from the Field: Operation Pacuare - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Operation Pacuare continues to make a strong presence in Costa Rica’s Limon province with nightly patrols in search of nesting sea turtles
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Captured Taiji Whales Suffer Yet Another Deadly Hit

Captured Taiji Whales Suffer Yet Another Deadly Hit | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Tropical storm Vongfong is bearing down on the cove in Taiji, Japan, and the captive whales held there are its latest victims. Two pilot whales captured by fishermen and held in preparation for their transfer to marine parks have been battered by the waves — and one is on the brink of death.

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Campaign to fight toothfish piracy

Campaign to fight toothfish piracy | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A ship operated by radical environmental group Sea Shepherd arrives in Auckland tomorrow.
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Trapped Whales Illustrate Exactly What’s Wrong With Shark Nets

Trapped Whales Illustrate Exactly What’s Wrong With Shark Nets | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

After a young whale was entangled in an Australian shark net on Wednesday — and then set free — it sparked another round of debate regarding the efficacy and safety of the shark control measure.

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Orca pods take playful swim

Orca pods take playful swim | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Dozens of orcas swimming through the Strait of Juan de Fuca gave onlookers quite a show Friday afternoon.
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Polar Bear Season Underway In Churchill | Churchill Polar Bears

Polar Bear Season Underway In Churchill | Churchill Polar Bears | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A fast start to polar bear season 2014 has excited Natural Habitat guides and travelers sighting polar bears and other Arctic wildlife  all over the tundra of the Churchill Wildlife Management Area (CWMA).
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UK is breaking EU's conservation laws on porpoises

UK is breaking EU's conservation laws on porpoises | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
European commission could take UK to court within two months for failure to protect harbour porpoises
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California Bans Genetically Engineered Salmon - NationofChange

California Bans Genetically Engineered Salmon - NationofChange | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Production of genetically engineered fish is banned in California waters. Last month, Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill; however, there is a loophole.
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Recent Scenes From Antarctica

Recent Scenes From Antarctica | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Winter is coming back to Antarctica and, after a busy season for both scientists and tourists, most researchers stationed there have traveled north for the season
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The Antarctic Sun: News about Antarctica - Coloring Outside the Lines

The Antarctic Sun: News about Antarctica - Coloring Outside the Lines | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Exploration of other planets and moons often begins in Antarctica. But a geologist who specializes in research of planetary surfaces using remote-sensing techniques is working in the opposite direction, applying his experience in studying Mars to learn about remote geology in Antarctica.
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Two Talking Wolves Tour

Two Talking Wolves Tour | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Wolves don't live in a world unto themselves. They, like all species, exist in an interactive and pulsating place, one that is increasingly influenced by humans and their influence. Good or bad, a ...
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Award-Winning Actor Martin Sheen to Help Unveil and Christen Sea Shepherd’s Newest Ship in its Fleet, Announce New Campaign - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Award-Winning Actor Martin Sheen to Help Unveil and Christen Sea Shepherd’s Newest Ship in its Fleet, Announce New Campaign - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Press Conference to Be Held at 10:30 AM PST Saturday Oct. 18 in Marina Del Rey, California
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Japan's Solution to the Global Food Crisis: Eat Whales

Japan's Solution to the Global Food Crisis: Eat Whales | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The country's whaling association posts a video promoting the hunting of the endangered marine mammals.
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The Big Lie Behind Japanese Whaling

The Big Lie Behind Japanese Whaling | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Tokyo's controversial whaling program isn't really about whales. It's about fish.
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