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Ask: What do you want your ocean to look like? Then listen. - National Geographic

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Ask: What do you want your ocean to look like? Then listen.
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There is a lot of talk in conservation about “community-based” and “stakeholder-driven” projects, but what does that really mean?
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A very good question.

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10 Tips for Helping the Ocean at Home - Fox 2 KFXV

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10 Tips for Helping the Ocean at Home
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Love the ocean? I totally do, and it's not just because I'm biased by living right next to the beautiful Pacific.
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Editorial: Turning the oceans green - The Independent

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Editorial: Turning the oceans green
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After climate change, the declining biodiversity of the oceans is perhaps the greatest environmental challenge.
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10 things beaches won't tell you - MarketWatch

MarketWatch 10 things beaches won't tell you MarketWatch At Folly Beach, the kitchen manager of a local seafood restaurant complained to the press that the ban is cutting into her business this year, saying that the Fourth of July was “a joke” in...
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Hollis Recalls Digital Dive Computers Due to Drowning Hazard | #scuba #scubadiving

Hollis Recalls Digital Dive Computers Due to Drowning Hazard | #scuba #scubadiving | ocngirl | Scoop.it
The DG03 dive computer can malfunction and display an incorrect tank pressure reading to the diver. This can happen when the computer is used with an optional integrated transmitter.

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#Scuba diver finds wedding ring at bottom of Great Barrier Reef - Australia

#Scuba diver finds wedding ring at bottom of Great Barrier Reef - Australia | ocngirl | Scoop.it
A scuba diver has found a wedding ring lost in the Great Barrier Reef by a couple on their honeymoon after hours of searches for it failed.

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Celine Cousteau | Treadright Foundation

Celine Cousteau | Treadright Foundation | ocngirl | Scoop.it
By partnering with Céline Cousteau, Contiki Holidays continues its efforts to raise awareness amongst their travellers and team about ocean conservation and sustainable tourism.
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Group would double number of marine species protected by Endangered ... - Bangor Daily News

Group would double number of marine species protected by Endangered ... - Bangor Daily News | ocngirl | Scoop.it
Group would double number of marine species protected by Endangered ...
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Glimpse Into the Future of Acidic Oceans Shows Ecosystems Transformed - Science Daily (press release)

Glimpse Into the Future of Acidic Oceans Shows Ecosystems Transformed - Science Daily (press release) | ocngirl | Scoop.it
Glimpse Into the Future of Acidic Oceans Shows Ecosystems Transformed Science Daily (press release) The research was supported by a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, a Stanford University Chambers Fellowship, a Pew...
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Atmospheric CO2 likely altering ocean foodchain...

Atmospheric CO2 likely altering ocean foodchain... | ocngirl | Scoop.it
Climate change may be weeding out the bacteria that form the base of the ocean's food chain, selecting certain strains for survival, according to a new study. (Atmospheric CO2 likely altering ocean foodchain...
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The Threat of Pirate Fishing to the World's Fisheries - The Epoch Times

The Threat of Pirate Fishing to the World's Fisheries - The Epoch Times | ocngirl | Scoop.it
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Stop destroying your own world.

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Saving the Last Coral Wilderness on Earth

Saving the Last Coral Wilderness on Earth | ocngirl | Scoop.it
The story of the Phoenix Islands shows how a single small action by a few individuals can grow to enlist the expertise, energy, and passion of people around the world, from ordinary citizens to professionals to policymakers at the highest levels of...
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Losing Nemo: Short animated film about industrial overfishing

Losing Nemo: Short animated film about industrial overfishing | ocngirl | Scoop.it
Overfishing is one of the biggest problems our planet currently faces. Just imagine if instead of taking place underwater, unseen by most people, all of these activities took place on land.
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Something to think about.

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Ocean Education

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Ocean Education is a major program created to train educators and to create materials for students, families, the ocean recreation community, and the general public to create awareness and learning in ocean science, conservation, and geography.

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The Ocean in Your Classroom

Great resources

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ring engaging and important ocean learning to your classroom. Use these resources to help your students learn about ocean life, human interactions with the ocean, and the ocean’s physical geography, and to gain the information necessary to formulate their own opinions on ocean-related environmental issues.
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Richard Branson and James Cameron want to save the high seas - Los Angeles Times

Richard Branson and James Cameron want to save the high seas - Los Angeles Times | ocngirl | Scoop.it
Richard Branson and James Cameron want to save the high seas Los Angeles Times We do not believe it makes sense to hold this hugely important ocean conservation initiative hostage to possible opposition in the Senate or unspecified potential...
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In pictures: Scotland's marine wildlife - BBC News

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In pictures: Scotland's marine wildlife
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In pictures: Scotland's marine wildlife. Anemones The Scottish government has said it wants to hear public opinion on setting up marine protected areas in several sites off the coast.
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This is great. More opportunity to be heard.

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Video: Primeval forest discovered off Alabama coast | #scuba #oceans #scubadiving

Video: Primeval forest discovered off Alabama coast | #scuba #oceans #scubadiving | ocngirl | Scoop.it
Buried more than 60 feet below the surface, perfectly preserved forest is estimated to be 50-80,000 years old

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Fantastic!  I love new discoveries.

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#Scuba Diver Cycles Across Europe to Help End #Shark Finning

#Scuba Diver Cycles Across Europe to Help End #Shark Finning | ocngirl | Scoop.it
This July, Project AWARE is looking for Finathon™ Champions to join the race to protect sharks.

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Will you join him?

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Farmed fish overtakes farmed beef for first time - life - 19 June 2013 - New Scientist

Farmed fish overtakes farmed beef for first time - life - 19 June 2013 - New Scientist | ocngirl | Scoop.it
For the first time in modern history, the world has been producing more farmed fish than farmed beef. It's not good news for the environment (Fish or beef? Farmed salmon overtakes the beef industry.
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HempmeHempyou's curator insight, May 12, 2:26 PM

We need to start using Hemp Plastics that are biodegradable. We still might have time to save our fish. Wild is better. They need clean water. The entire worlds ecosystem depends on the life of the oceans. @hempmehempyou 

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Deal on huge marine reserves blocked

Deal on huge marine reserves blocked | ocngirl | Scoop.it
Talks to decide on the establishment of huge marine reserves in Antarctica have failed to reach a consensus.
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Group: Double Marine Species Under Endangered Species Act - Valley News

Group: Double Marine Species Under Endangered Species Act - Valley News | ocngirl | Scoop.it
Group: Double Marine Species Under Endangered Species Act Valley News Washington — A conservation group will ask the federal government today to list 81 additional marine species under the Endangered Species Act, seeking to protect sharks, corals...
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Ocean conservation org: ‘stop eating shrimp’

Ocean conservation org: ‘stop eating shrimp’ | ocngirl | Scoop.it
Oceana, a group dedicated to ocean conservation, says that if you want to be a responsible seafood eater you've got to give up shrimp!
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HempmeHempyou's curator insight, May 12, 2:31 PM

Love me some shrimp from the Gulf of Mexico!

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Crazy living rock is one of the weirdest creatures we've ever seen

Crazy living rock is one of the weirdest creatures we've ever seen | ocngirl | Scoop.it
The fact that this sea creature looks exactly like a rock with guts is not even the weirdest thing about it.
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This is why I love the ocean.  There are so many undiscovered life under the sea, we have only begun to discover.

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The effect captivity has on whales - by LS Watts - Helium

The effect captivity has on whales - by LS Watts - Helium | ocngirl | Scoop.it
When people think of whales in captivity they often think about the Shamu Show at Sea World.
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No more captivity. These anamals feel just as much heart brake n torment as we would if we were taken from our families to unknow territory. 

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Surviving 500 Million Years and Disappearing in the Blink of an Eye: The Story of the Chambered Nautilus

Surviving 500 Million Years and Disappearing in the Blink of an Eye: The Story of the Chambered Nautilus | ocngirl | Scoop.it
We are in the Philippines because although nautiluses have survived for millions of years, nautilus populations appear to be in decline as a result of unregulated fishing pressure. (RT @oceanfdn: Guest blog!
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