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New Caledonia Establishes World’s Largest Marine Park | Human Nature - Conservation International Blog

New Caledonia Establishes World’s Largest Marine Park | Human Nature - Conservation International Blog | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
CI-New Caledonia's director explains why this is a milestone for ocean conservation.
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City deploys squad of goats to chew away poison ivy (and other invaders) in Hyde Park park - The Boston Globe

City deploys squad of goats to chew away poison ivy (and other invaders) in Hyde Park park - The Boston Globe | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Boston’s newest contract employees, four goats, disappeared among the tall trees and brush in Hyde Park’s West Street urban wild on Wednesday. Their task: Help to clear 2 acres overrun with poison ivy, buckthorn, Asiatic bittersweet, Japanese knotweed, and other invasive species growing on Parks and Recreation Department property..
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DiCaprio Raises $25 Million to Protect Environment

DiCaprio Raises $25 Million to Protect Environment | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The award winning actor raised $25 million on Wednesday to protect the environment and endangered species.
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Seals 'stressed' by warming seas

Seals 'stressed' by warming seas | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Researchers from the British Antarctic Survey say environmental change is impacting on the survival of seals.

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How much do you know about whales?

How much do you know about whales? | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
These giants of the sea are fascinating and unique. Test your trivia knowledge about them!
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Dolphin Pox reported at Seaworld Orlando. Powered by RebelMouse

Dolphin Pox reported at Seaworld Orlando. Powered by RebelMouse | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
As previously reported, dolphin pox has infected captive dolphins in the Mojave Desert. Currently, there is a grass roots movement by activists to close down the Dolphin Habitat though rough legal methods such as protesting and by reporting conditions to APHIS. But it seems this virus is not limited... Powered by RebelMouse
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George RR Martin donates $10,000 to UK wolf charity following 13-year-old's pocket money plea

George RR Martin donates $10,000 to UK wolf charity following 13-year-old's pocket money plea | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The Game of Thrones author, who is holding an online auction for a wolf charity, responded to a 13-year-old's fan letter asking that Martin kill him off in his next novel
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The Plan to Prevent the Slaughter of Thousands of Whales

The Plan to Prevent the Slaughter of Thousands of Whales | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Termed as the Taiji of the North, the Faroe Islands sees the slaughter of thousands of long-finned whales, dolphins and other small cetaceans every year.
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Heartbreaking footage of a dead baby whale that died in shark nets off Gold Coast

Heartbreaking footage of a dead baby whale that died in shark nets off Gold Coast | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
SHOCKING underwater footage shows a very young humpback whale drowning in shark nets off Bilinga Beach on Sunday while its distressed mother watches.
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Obama Administration To Whales, Dolphins: You Go Deaf, We'll Get Oil

Obama Administration To Whales, Dolphins: You Go Deaf, We'll Get Oil | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
It isn't just the nightmarish consequences of this noise pollution that makes this plan wrong. We know drilling along the Atlantic Coast will mean a higher risk for oil spills, more polluted beaches and waters, more industrial equipment and fewer pri...
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News Story - Penguin Post Office - British Antarctic Survey

News Story - Penguin Post Office - British Antarctic Survey | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The Penguin Post Office, Bransfield House (Base A), is a little bit of Britain in Antarctica.

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New Report Calls for Protection of the Weddell Sea Region » Antarctic Oceans Alliance

New Report Calls for Protection of the Weddell Sea Region » Antarctic Oceans Alliance | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

As part of the Antarctic Ocean Alliance’s (AOA) proposal to designate marine protected areas (MPA) and marine reserves across 19 regions around Antarctica, the AOA today launched its new report titled Antarctic Ocean Legacy: Towards Protection of the Weddell Sea Region. 

 

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SeaWorld Strikes Back at PETA's 'Offensive, Tasteless' Poster - Times of San Diego

SeaWorld Strikes Back at PETA's 'Offensive, Tasteless' Poster - Times of San Diego | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
PETA is going where no anti-SeaWorld campaign has gone before — with a $24,000 poster at Lindbergh Field to be seen by thousands.
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Major Victory: Illegal Dolphinarium Ordered To Shut Down And Free The Captive Dolphins

Major Victory: Illegal Dolphinarium Ordered To Shut Down And Free The Captive Dolphins | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Thanks to push back from animal advocates and a petition that gained over 65,000 signatures, a dolphinarium holding eight captive dolphins in the Bahamas has been ordered to shut down and release its animals by a court.

 

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Room for a little one? Images reveal mass migration of creatures

Room for a little one? Images reveal mass migration of creatures | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
From king penguins in South Georgia to zebras in Nambia, these images reveal the stunning patterns and behaviour of creatures around the world.
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Three seal pups rescued, two survive

Three seal pups rescued, two survive | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Seal pup season started last month, and so far three pups in distress have been brought from the Coast to the Vancouver Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Rescue Centre for rehabilitation. Unfortunately, . . .
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New England Fisherman and Residents Call for Cull of Grey Seal Population

New England Fisherman and Residents Call for Cull of Grey Seal Population | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The efforts to protect the grey seal population have succeed at bringing them from the brink of extinction in the 1960s to a thriving species five decades later.

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Humpback whale pays rare visit to Co Down coast - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Humpback whale pays rare visit to Co Down coast - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
This tail off the Co Down coast has heralded a flurry of excitement – as experts confirmed it was only the fifth sighting of a humpback whale in the Irish Sea in 100 years.
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Pro-wolf hunt proposal heads to Michigan lawmakers, who could approve or send to ballot

Pro-wolf hunt proposal heads to Michigan lawmakers, who could approve or send to ballot | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Michigan lawmakers have 40 days to act on citizen initiated legislation that would undermine statewide ballot proposals seeking to ban wolf hunting in the state after only one season.
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How much do you know about wolves?

How much do you know about wolves? | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Wolves have been intertwined with humans since time immemorial. How much do you know about this important animal?
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Dolphins don't belong in the desert says advocacy group (Includes interview)

Dolphins don't belong in the desert says advocacy group (Includes interview) | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
It's been described by advocates as the dolphin death pool. Tucked away inside The Mirage Hotel and Casino Resort in Las Vegas, are ten bottlenose dolphins. All of them are suffering from the desert heat says the Mojave Dolphin campaign.
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Minnesota allows expanded wolf hunt despite criticism

Minnesota allows expanded wolf hunt despite criticism | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Minnesota will issue hundreds more wolf hunting licenses this year, three years after the animals came off the endangered species list. The expanded Minnesota wolf hunting season begins in November.
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Fur seals feel climate impacts

Fur seals feel climate impacts | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Changes in the Antarctic climate are showing up in the fur seal population, say scientists.

 

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Photos of the Day: 10 Photographs of Paradise in the Arctic

Photos of the Day: 10 Photographs of Paradise in the Arctic | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
There is paradise in the arctic and you’ll find it in Norway. Norway is a land of never ending beauty. The featured image above is a stunning shot taken on the island of Senja, the second largest island in Norway. Senja’s diverse scenery mimics most of Norway and is known to many as “Norway in […]
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North Atlantic right whales have a 'baby boom' - Futurity

North Atlantic right whales have a 'baby boom' - Futurity | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
North Atlantic right whales—once projected for extinction—had an unexpected number of calves during the early 2000s.
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Breaking: OSHA Slaps Miami Seaquarium With Fine For Endangering Orca Trainers

Breaking: OSHA Slaps Miami Seaquarium With Fine For Endangering Orca Trainers | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited and fined the Miami Seaquarium, which holds one captive orca in the smallest orca tank in the U.S., for endangering its orca trainers.

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