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Teenager makes a stand for Dolphins

Teenager makes a stand for Dolphins | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Christel Erin Lejano, 13 years old and a second-year high school student of St. Scholastica's College, is gaining the attention of social media users after her sister Camille "Bebs" Lejano praised her via a Facebook status update for having "the balls" to fight for her beliefs.

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Teresa Bonelli's comment, November 10, 2012 2:23 PM
AYUDA URGENTE A TOLOS LOS CONSERVACIONISTAS DE LOS OCEANOS ,,LOS CETACEOS EN MUCHAS PARTES DEL MUNDO ESTAN SIENDO MASACRADOS ,EL MUNDO CIVILIZADO YA NO SOPORTA MAS CULTURAS INSANAS QUE DESTRUYEN LAS VIDAS MARINAS QUE SOLO PERTENECEN AL PATRIMONIO DE LOS OCEANOS ,,PROTEGER LOS CETACEOS ES PROTEGER LA VIDA EN LAS TIERRAS HUMANAS ,LOS TSUNAMIS SON CAUSA Y EFECTO DE LA DESTRUCCION QUE ESTA OCURRIENDO EN LOS OCEANOS ..

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Google Streetview gives glimpse of the world of Jane Goodall's chimpanzees

Google Streetview gives glimpse of the world of Jane Goodall's chimpanzees | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A sneak peek into the Gombe national park in Tanzania reveals thick forest, tall waterfalls and chimps in treetops feasting on flies
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Bountiful Polar Bears and Other Arctic Wildlife | Churchill Polar Bears

Bountiful Polar Bears and Other Arctic Wildlife | Churchill Polar Bears | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Tundra Lodge travelers from Natural Habitat Adventures enjoyed incredible wildlife sightings of polar bears, Arctic fox, birds and a rare Arctic white wolf.
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Hunt Quotas for Southern Hudson Bay Polar Bears Voluntarily Cut | Polar Bears International

Hunt Quotas for Southern Hudson Bay Polar Bears Voluntarily Cut | Polar Bears International | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

With a spirit of conservation and partnership, Inuit and Cree hunters of Nunavut, Canada, have agreed to voluntarily cut their polar bear harvest quotas for Southern Hudson Bay.

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Death of white rhino in Kenya leaves only six animals alive in the world

Death of white rhino in Kenya leaves only six animals alive in the world | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Fears grow for future of northern white rhino species after loss of 34-year-old Suni, one of last two breeding males in the world
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WA drops Federal push on drum lines

WA drops Federal push on drum lines | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Fixed drum lines off WA beaches to catch sharks has been consigned to history after Colin Barnett abandoned his bid to have the controversial hooks federally approved.
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Save the Alaskan Sea Otter from Slaughter! - The Petition Site

Save the Alaskan Sea Otter from Slaughter!  - The Petition Site | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Tell the Fish and Wildlife Service to oppose changes to weaken current protections of Alaska's sea otters. (46904 signatures on petition)
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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 week in wildlife – in pictures

The week in wildlife – in pictures | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Germany’s theatre fox, a dozing pride of lions and leaping salmon are among this week’s best images from the natural world
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A Quiet Interlude in the Polar Bear Capital of the World | Polar Bears International

A Quiet Interlude in the Polar Bear Capital of the World | Polar Bears International | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A Quiet Interlude in the Polar Bear Capital of the World
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HB Grandi share profits bankroll Icelandic fin whaling

HB Grandi share profits bankroll Icelandic fin whaling | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Multi-millionaire fin whaler, Kristjan Loftsson, just got richer. According to a recently-published annual report for the year to September 2013, his fin whaling company, Hvalur Ltd., made a good profit last year, with almost a billion ISK (986 million ISK, around £5.1 million) paid out in dividends to shareholders.

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Thieving Chimps Caught Raiding Crops at Night (Video)

Thieving Chimps Caught Raiding Crops at Night (Video) | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Groups of roving chimpanzees were caught red-handed stealing crops from farmers in Uganda at night by hidden camera traps.
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Save the Vaquita Porpoise from Illegal Fishing - The Petition Site

Save the Vaquita Porpoise from Illegal Fishing  - The Petition Site | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Only 97 vaquita remain, down from 200 in 2012, and scientists say the porpoise may be extinct by 2018. (20990 signatures on petition)
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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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