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Law & Orca: Morgan Needs You! - PETA.org.uk (press release) (blog)

Law & Orca: Morgan Needs You! - PETA.org.uk (press release) (blog) | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
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Law & Orca: Morgan Needs You!
PETA.org.uk (press release) (blog)
The young orca was found emaciated off the coast of the Netherlands on 23 June 2010.
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Sea Shepherd Australia - Documents reveal mass capture of over 84,800 marine animals in Queensland

Sea Shepherd Australia - Documents reveal mass capture of over 84,800 marine animals in Queensland | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

A Freedom of Information request initially started by #SeaShepherd Australia and then followed up by #Shark Files Queensland, has revealed the staggering impact that the Queensland Shark Control Program has had on a large variety of marine life, including over 9,000 unborn pups.

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Arctic Shipping Rules Needed to Protect Alaska Region

Arctic Shipping Rules Needed to Protect Alaska Region | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
More vessels are crossing the Arctic than ever before. Traffic through one passage, the Northern Sea Route in Russia, increased from just two vessels in 2009 to 71 vessels in 2013. Experts forecast that the volume of cargo coming through that route is likely to increase from 1.36 million tons in 2013 to 4 million tons this year and 65 million tons by 2020. But despite some recent progress, ships are not yet required to follow strong safety and environmental standards in the Arctic.
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Blue whale sighting interrupts live TV interview

Blue whale sighting interrupts live TV interview | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
This is the moment BBC presenter Steve Backshall reacts with huge excitement as a blue whale is spotted during a live TV interview
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No palm trees or white sand on this paradise trip

No palm trees or white sand on this paradise trip | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
There are no white-sand beaches, palm trees, tropical heat or exposed bodies here, but it's still a paradise.
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ANIMALS - Monk seal wins tourists´ hearts in Bodrum

ANIMALS - Monk seal wins tourists´ hearts in Bodrum | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A Mediterranean monk seal appeared on the surface of the water and posed for the cameras off the Cennet Beach in Turkey’s touristic district of Bodrum.
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Police raise alert, Taiji fishermen plan PR campaign as dolphin hunt begins - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

Police raise alert, Taiji fishermen plan PR campaign as dolphin hunt begins - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
TAIJI, Wakayama Prefecture--Police have tightened security and arrested a U.S. animal rights activist ahead of the annual dolphin hunt that has brought unwanted international attention to this fishing town.
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Up to 90% of seabirds have plastic in their guts, study finds

Up to 90% of seabirds have plastic in their guts, study finds | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Birds are eating ‘astronomical’ amount of marine debris they mistake for fish eggs, with the biggest problem areas near Australia and New Zealand
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Sea Shepherd’s Cove Guardians On Site in Taiji for Sept. 1 Launch of ‘Operation Henkaku’ - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Sea Shepherd’s Cove Guardians On Site in Taiji for Sept. 1 Launch of ‘Operation Henkaku’ - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s first international team of volunteer Cove Guardians is on the ground in Taiji, Japan for the official launch of Operation Henkaku (Operation Metamorphosis), the sixth consecutive year of Sea Shepherd’s Dolphin Defense Campaign. The team arrived over the weekend and is prepared for the start of season in Taiji on Sept. 1.
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Galway man primed for 1000-mile run across Antarctica

Galway man primed for 1000-mile run across Antarctica | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Irish marathon runner Richard Donovan is on course to attempt an unprecedented 1000-mile run across Antarctica.
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Extreme Arctic sea ice melt forces thousands of walruses ashore in Alaska

Extreme Arctic sea ice melt forces thousands of walruses ashore in Alaska | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Survival of walruses threatened as they wash ashore on a remote barrier island just before Obama is due to visit region to draw attention to climate change
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Humpback population growth shows 'no sign of slowing'

Humpback population growth shows 'no sign of slowing' | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Australia's humpback population is the healthiest it has been since whaling ended along the east coast in the 1960s according to a Queensland whale counting group.
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Why we should be welcoming back Scottish Beavers

Why we should be welcoming back Scottish Beavers | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The Scottish Government is due to take an important decision this autumn – to accept the presence of European beavers in Scotland as a native animal, and encourage further re-introductions to spread their beneficial effects, improving the genetic baseline of the population… or not
- 24th August 2015
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What if our pain is a penguin's gain?

What if our pain is a penguin's gain? | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Antarctica's fading glaciers may offer surprising ecological perks, a new study finds, but the net result is still bad.
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Mako Shark Phones Home, Revealing Epic Journey

Mako Shark Phones Home, Revealing Epic Journey | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
One of the toothy stars of "Shark Week" has just phoned home after five months at sea, revealing that this longfin mako shark was a prolific and deep-diving swimmer.
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The story of the Lost Wife - Native American Legends

The story of the Lost Wife - Native American Legends | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A Dakota girl married a man who promised to treat her kindly, but he did not keep his word. He was unreasonable, fault-finding, and often beat her. Frantic with his cruelty, she ran away. The whole village turned out to search for her, but no trace of the missing wife was to be found.
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 finalists – in pictures

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 finalists – in pictures | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Wrestling komodo dragons and thirsty squirrels are among the creatures captured on camera by this year’s competition
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The battle to protect Alaska’s great wildlife sanctuary | Rebecca Solnit

The battle to protect Alaska’s great wildlife sanctuary | Rebecca Solnit | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
As Barack Obama opens up the Arctic Ocean to oil drilling, how can this pristine wilderness withstand the human hunger for fossil fuels?
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Breaking: Ric O'Barry Released Without Charge

Following his arrest on August 31, 2015, for allegedly not carrying a passport, Ric O’Barry, Founder/Director of Dolphin Project was released after spending the night in jail by Shingu Police a short time ago with all charges against him, dropped.
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50 fascinating facts about the ocean - by DIVE.in

50 fascinating facts about the ocean - by DIVE.in | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The Earth’s oceans are a world of mystery, magic and beauty.
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Timber Wolves Exploring The Outside World For The Very First Time.

Timber Wolves Exploring The Outside World For The Very First Time. | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Stunning footage captures the moment timber wolves venture out of the den

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Diver catches close encounter with friendly seal on underwater camera 

Diver catches close encounter with friendly seal on underwater camera  | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
These are the amazing scenes as scuba diver Gary Grayson, 55, from Salford, Greater Manchester, enjoyed some quality time with a friendly seal off the coast of the Isle of Scilly.
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A Dolphinarium Free Europe is in Sight – Here’s How You Can Help!

A Dolphinarium Free Europe is in Sight – Here’s How You Can Help! | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The next Committee meeting is on September 3rd. In order to encourage Committee member MEPs to vote in favour of the DFE, they need all the help they can get. Contact your MEP now and help make a difference for dolphins.
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'Summer of the Shark' May Not End

'Summer of the Shark' May Not End | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A nursery for great whites, coastal waters are warming, and young great whites have been sticking around longer than usual.
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Adorable Wolf Can't Stop Kissing A Man With Cerebral Palsy (VIDEO)

Adorable Wolf Can't Stop Kissing A Man With Cerebral Palsy (VIDEO) | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Only a few meters away sits Barbro with her video camera when Tromb, one of the wolves in the overhang, come up to Mikael to say hello.
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Last Beluga Photos of the Season | Churchill Polar Bears

Last Beluga Photos of the Season | Churchill Polar Bears | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Local Churchill photographer and guide Alex De Vries - Magnifico took these photos of beluga whales on his last snorkeling trip of the summer season.
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