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Tasmanian Devils' best hope for survival could rest on being less ferocious - CNN.com

Tasmanian Devils' best hope for survival could rest on being less ferocious - CNN.com | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Taking the devilish element out of one of Australia's most iconic but endangered animals could save it from extinction

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New Vessel to Enter Antarctic Whaling Battle

New Vessel to Enter Antarctic Whaling Battle | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The marine conservation group Sea Shepherd Global is sending its vessels down to the Southern Ocean this December on its 11th direct-action whale
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Important killer whale matriarch J14 disappears and is feared dead

Important killer whale matriarch J14 disappears and is feared dead | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Whale researchers announced that a matriarch in the southern resident killer whales’ J-pod might have died on the same day a young humpback washed ashore in Cowichan Bay.
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More wolves killed because of the sacred cow at the public trough

More wolves killed because of the sacred cow at the public trough | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The way the state Department of Fish and Wildlife are slaughtering wolves is an outrage. Guest columnist Brooks Fahy explains why.
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Suggestion pine martens will attack young children 'alarmist and irresponsible'

Suggestion pine martens will attack young children 'alarmist and irresponsible' | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Farmers have raised concerns about the growing population of these small mammals in Ireland.
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Device Can Repel Sharks By Creating an Electric Field Around Wearer - Good News Network

Device Can Repel Sharks By Creating an Electric Field Around Wearer - Good News Network | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Surfers and swimmers can now breath easily thanks to a new wearable gadget that has finally been proven to deter great white sharks from attacking.
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Game shows how things could play out for Antarctica's penguins

Game shows how things could play out for Antarctica's penguins | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
In an effort to present changes to the Antarctic Ice Sheet in an engaging and digestible way, scientists have produced an interactive game that hands players the environmental reins with the lives of Antarctica's penguins at stake. ​
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Daphne Bramham: Forget Franklin, Henry Larsen is Canada's true Arctic hero

Daphne Bramham: Forget Franklin, Henry Larsen is Canada's true Arctic hero | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Canadian explorer Henry Larsen was the first to transit the Northwest Passage from west to east; and first to do it in a single season.
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Hurtigruten CEO calls for size limit on Arctic cruise vessels

Hurtigruten CEO calls for size limit on Arctic cruise vessels | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Arctic sea ice melts away and Daniel Skjeldam predicts a big growth in voyages to northern waters.
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Hopes to raise $1m for Hillary's Antarctic hut

Hopes to raise $1m for Hillary's Antarctic hut | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Today the Antarctic Heritage Trust embarks on a journey of its own; to help raise a million dollars to save Sir Edmund Hillary's hut in Antarctica.
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These elephant seals are revealing a new threat caused by melting Antarctic ice

These elephant seals are revealing a new threat caused by melting Antarctic ice | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Sensors carried by the animals are showing how disappearing glaciers could affect circulation of the oceans.
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Antarctica in black and white

Antarctica in black and white | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Adventure travel and tours by G Adventures. Unforgettable small-group travel experiences in the world's greatest destinations.
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Antarctica's sea ice said to be vulnerable to sudden retreat

Antarctica's sea ice said to be vulnerable to sudden retreat | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Sea ice around Antarctica shrank in a warm period more than 100,000 years ago, an indication that man-made climate change could also trigger an abrupt retreat, a scientific report said Tuesday.
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PHOTOS: Panama revives stalled dam over strong indigenous opposition

PHOTOS: Panama revives stalled dam over strong indigenous opposition | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Protesters disrupted a ceremony on Monday marking an agreement to complete the contentious Barro Blanco dam.
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Sea Anemone Proteins Could Help Fix Damaged Hearing

Sea Anemone Proteins Could Help Fix Damaged Hearing | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The proteins that sea anemones use to repair their feathery tentacles could also one day be used to fix damaged cells in a mammal's ear.
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Sea Shepherd Global - Sea Shepherd Global Announces its 11th Antarctic Whale Defense Campaign: Operation Nemesis

The marine conservation group Sea Shepherd Global is sending its vessels down to the Southern Ocean this December on its 11th direct-action whale defense campaign. A 2014 landmark ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in Th
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Washington vs. Wolves

Washington vs. Wolves | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
In an all to familiar deja vu, another wolf pack in Washington state is targeted for extermination due to livestock depredation. Four years ago it was the Wedge pack--six of them killed by Washington Dept. Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), the rest got away. Now, the decision has been made to eliminate the entire Profanity Peak…
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WDFW ignores Native American Religious Rights

WDFW ignores Native American Religious Rights | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Mike Blankenship runs his Mouth WAY to much! County checks report of third Washington wolf shooting WDFW has Violated and disregarded our request to Cease and desist.  Ferry County officials were w…
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Jet-skier captures close encounter with a massive tiger shark 

Jet-skier captures close encounter with a massive tiger shark  | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Jonah Cooper is a regular on the waters of Noosa's Granite Bay, north of Brisbane, but he had never been as close to the toothy grin of a tiger shark as he had been on Tuesday.
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Arctic Animals Lost to Extinction - Keep Me Warm

Arctic Animals Lost to Extinction - Keep Me Warm | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
It is not news that climate change is having a big impact on the Arctic. Indeed, it has been warming at an alarming rate, on average twice as fast as other parts of the planet.
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A Polar Bear pup was shot and killed on an Arctic Norwegian island

A Polar Bear pup was shot and killed on an Arctic Norwegian island | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A Russian scientist killed the animal on the Norwegian island of Selvågen
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Rarely seen Arctic ribbon seal comes ashore in Washington

Rarely seen Arctic ribbon seal comes ashore in Washington | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
For the second time in five years, an Arctic ribbon seal has made an appearance in Washington state.
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Daphne Bramham: Re-entry to 'The South'

Daphne Bramham: Re-entry to 'The South' | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The first signs of winter have already arrived: The kids are back in school, following the traditional patterns of the Inuit.
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A widening 80 mile crack is threatening one of Antarctica’s biggest ice shelves

A widening 80 mile crack is threatening one of Antarctica’s biggest ice shelves | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A calving event at the Larsen C ice shelf could create a floating ice island the size of Delaware.
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Daphne Bramham: The barren, undistinguished spot where Franklin Expedition's paper trail ends

Daphne Bramham: The barren, undistinguished spot where Franklin Expedition's paper trail ends | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Day 12: It’s tragedy, not victory, that has brought us to this undistinguished spot on King William Island that was named for one of the many ships sent to search for the lost crew of Sir John Franklin’s expedition.
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