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Is It OK To Pee In The Ocean? - Business Insider

Is It OK To Pee In The Ocean? - Business Insider | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
Is It OK To Pee In The Ocean? Business Insider Vic Peddemores, senior research scientist, from the New South Wales Department of Fisheries in Australia told The Sydney Morning Herald: "I would have been dead a long time ago — there is no evidence...
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Hammerhead Shark Management Should Reflect Unique ... - Oceana

Hammerhead Shark Management Should Reflect Unique ... - Oceana | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
Posted Mon, Jun 16, 2014 by Brianna Elliott to bycatch, hammerhead sharks, longline fishing, overfishing, shark conservation, shark finning, shark management. A school of scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini).
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Report: stop pollution and coral reefs could recover from disease within a year

Report: stop pollution and coral reefs could recover from disease within a year | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
After three years spent exposing a section of coral reef to contaminants ordinarily found in sewage, a team of microbiologists found it took less that a year for the damage to be undone.

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True or False? Common Myths about Shark Fins. | Christine Xu's ...

True or False? Common Myths about Shark Fins. | Christine Xu's ... | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
Every summer, I, along with tens of millions of other Americans, wait in eager anticipation of the Discovery Channel's Shark Week – a week-long program dedicated to all things sharks that has been airing since 1987.
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Turning the Tide on Sharkonomics with Shark Tourism and ... - SoCap

Turning the Tide on Sharkonomics with Shark Tourism and ... - SoCap | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
As a direct result of the largely unregulated shark fin fisheries and long-line bycatch, an estimated 1/3 of open-ocean shark species are now faced with extinction.
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What is shark finning? ~ Peace 4 Animals Cornwall

What is shark finning? ~ Peace 4 Animals Cornwall | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
2003. IUCN Shark Specialist Group. "Shark Specialist Group Finning Statement." Sea Shepherd Conservation Society - www.seashepherd.org. "Longline Fishing." WildAid & Co-Habitat. "Shark Finning." September 2003.
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Costa Rican Longline Fishery Kills Thousands Of Sea Turtles, Sharks - RedOrbit

Costa Rican Longline Fishery Kills Thousands Of Sea Turtles, Sharks - RedOrbit | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
RedOrbit Costa Rican Longline Fishery Kills Thousands Of Sea Turtles, Sharks RedOrbit The findings, published in the Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, indicate longline fishing is a major threat to the Pacific populations of sea...

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New approach to measuring coral growth offers valuable tool for reef managers; Surprising growth patterns in the Florida Keys

New approach to measuring coral growth offers valuable tool for reef managers; Surprising growth patterns in the Florida Keys | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
A new more sensitive weight-based approach for monitoring coral growth in the wild has been developed by U.S. Geological Survey researchers leading to more definitive answers about the status of coral reefs.

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Corals can fight ocean acidification - Brisbane Times

Corals can fight ocean acidification - Brisbane Times | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
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Corals can fight ocean acidification
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A world-first Australian study has shown tropical corals can fight back against acidifying oceans caused by carbon dioxide emissions.

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Disappearance of coral reefs, drastically altered marine food web on the horizon

Disappearance of coral reefs, drastically altered marine food web on the horizon | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
If history’s closest analog is any indication, the look of the oceans will change drastically in the future as the coming greenhouse world alters marine food webs and gives certain species advantages over others.

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How can you safe sharks? - Shark Diver - Blogger

How can you safe sharks? - Shark Diver - Blogger | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
Over the last couple of years, there have also been a myriad of shark conservation related groups and posts that have popped up on facebook and the internet, protesting various things, relating to shark conservation.
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You won't believe why Costa Rica is being sued for $1 billion

You won't believe why Costa Rica is being sued for $1 billion | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
Turns out there is a price to pay for protecting your rainforests.
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WASC adviser and Sharks For Life Founder Erik Brush weighs in on ...

WASC adviser and Sharks For Life Founder Erik Brush weighs in on ... | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
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Shark Decline Causes Problems for Coral Reefs | Planet Ocean

It has been recently assumed from a decade-long Australian-led study that this decline of sharks is causing a damaging effect on the food chain and could "significantly degrade coral reef systems". The study was conducted off the ....
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Killing sharks is killing coral reefs too - The Conversation

Killing sharks is killing coral reefs too - The Conversation | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
The growing demand for shark fin as an ingredient in Chinese cuisine has caused an explosion in the number of shark fisheries in recent decades.
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More Acid Oceans of the Future Mimic Impacts of Extinction: Scientific American

More Acid Oceans of the Future Mimic Impacts of Extinction: Scientific American | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
A glimpse of future ocean chemistry shows how it transforms entire ecosystems

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Gray whale dies bringing us a message — with stomach full of plastic trash

Gray whale dies bringing us a message — with stomach full of plastic trash | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
Gray whale dies with stomach full plastic trash http://t.co/lIFPi3PfC9 http://t.co/ltm0UJN8le

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Coral Reefs Face Point of No Return

Coral Reefs Face Point of No Return | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
There would be a point at which the resilience and capacity to adapt that must be inherent in corals would be overwhelmed. The conclusion is a bleak one.

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Caribbean has lost 80% of its coral reef cover in recent years

Caribbean has lost 80% of its coral reef cover in recent years | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it
Comprehensive survey of the Caribbean's reefs is expected to act as a warning of problems besetting the world's coral

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Coral reefs are suffer as the relentless hunt for shark fins takes its toll

Coral reefs are suffer as the relentless hunt for shark fins takes its toll | preservemarinelife | Scoop.it

“ Scientists find removal of sharks from two reef systems led to a sharp decline in the number of fish that help keep coral healthy The rampant overfishing of sharks, often solely for their fins, is causing a damaging chain reaction that could...”


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