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Better Places For Plastic Than The Ocean

Better Places For Plastic Than The Ocean | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Here are several ideas on how we can reuse unwanted plastic rather than just throwing it away (because, as we know, there is no ‘away’).
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Keywords: Environment / Ocean

I scooped this post because of my interest in the environment and preservation of our natural resources. I think it should be in everyones interest to preserve the environment to ensure good health for future generations. 
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Beware of the ‘white tuna’

Beware of the ‘white tuna’ | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
If you see “white tuna” on the menu at a restaurant, beware. There is no species of fish called white tuna — and eating it may relegate you to a day stuck on the toilet.
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Oceans may be large, overlooked source of hydrogen gas

Oceans may be large, overlooked source of hydrogen gas | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Rocks formed beneath the ocean floor by fast-spreading tectonic plates may be a large and previously overlooked source of free hydrogen gas (H2), a new Duke University study suggests.
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The True Value of Healthy Oceans and Waterways

The True Value of Healthy Oceans and Waterways | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
An open letter to world, national, political, business, union, religious, media, educational, environmental, peace, NGO an
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Emptying The Ocean: Trawling Leading To Deep Ocean Deserts - Science Sushi | DiscoverMagazine.com

Emptying The Ocean: Trawling Leading To Deep Ocean Deserts - Science Sushi | DiscoverMagazine.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A new PNAS study adds to the mounting evidence that bottom trawling is irreparably damaging deep sea habitats.
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Option Topic: Marine Environments and management 

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Ocean acidification a growing concern

Ocean acidification a growing concern | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

AN analysis of the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report reveals the growing threat of climate change and acidification to marine resources. 

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The Best Way to Deal With Ocean Trash

The Best Way to Deal With Ocean Trash | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Scientists studying ocean garbage discuss how the world might deal with it.
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European Sea Floor Littered With Trash : DNews

European Sea Floor Littered With Trash : DNews | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Trash was found across the seafloor and nearly 1,000 meters below the surface, in a new survey of the European waters.

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Lorraine Chaffer's curator insight, May 4, 2014 1:18 PM

Marine Environmental change and management

 

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Entire marine food chain at risk from rising CO2 levels in water

Entire marine food chain at risk from rising CO2 levels in water | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Fish will make themselves vulnerable by being attracted to predator odour and exhibiting bolder behaviour
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Deep ocean changes may speed climate change - Futurity

Deep ocean changes may speed climate change - Futurity | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Big changes in the deep North Atlantic may erode a defense against global warming, report scientists.
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Proving a point!

Proving a point! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

In May of 2010 PPC member Taina Ulitto (of Plastic Manners) created a guerrilla art piece in downtown Vancouver, a giant plastic six-pack ring tangled around a prominent wildlife sculpture. The six-pack ring was made entirely of melted down 6 pack rings which were collected by an artist collective in Vancouver. What is your reaction to the piece?

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There's No Way!

There's No Way! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Picture says it all!

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Do we really need a new U.N. oceans treaty? Yes, and here’s why.

Do we really need a new U.N. oceans treaty? Yes, and here’s why. | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
There's a new U.N. treaty for the high seas.
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From Seahorses to Sticklebacks: The Ocean’s Top Dads

From Seahorses to Sticklebacks: The Ocean’s Top Dads | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Although it’s the norm for females to carry, hatch and nurture their young, there are exceptions, like these dedicated marine Dads.
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5 reasons it might be OK to be optimistic about our oceans

5 reasons it might be OK to be optimistic about our oceans | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
It can be easy to feel depressed about our oceans. But when you look at the big picture of ocean health, good news emerges.
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Cleaning up!

Cleaning up! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

The wrath of humans!

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Shark Nets: A tangled web of destruction

Shark Nets: A tangled web of destruction | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
It is hard to believe with all we know about sharks, including their dwindling numbers, their critical role in our oceans, and the small risk they actually pose to us, that the archaic process of killing these animals for bather “protection” still exists. But in KwaZulu-Natal, hundreds of harmless sharks - as well as turtles, dolphins and rays - still meet an untimely death every year as a result of the 28 kilometers of shark nets installed by KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board (KZNSB).
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Insider Insights: Articles - Ocean acidification, global warming's 'evil twin', threatens marine ecosystems - The Weather Network

Insider Insights: Articles - Ocean acidification, global warming's 'evil twin', threatens marine ecosystems - The Weather Network | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Sometimes called the 'evil twin' of global warming, the increasing acidity of our oceans due to carbon dioxide is a threat to ocean life and to our way of life.
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Underwater trash is not a treasure

Underwater trash is not a treasure | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Earth Day may have passed us by, but you don’t need a dedicated day to take better care of the oceans. Scuba divers certainly appreciate the need to keep the oceans clean. The vibrant marine life and beautiful coral reefs would not be the same if the oceans were scattered …
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Which Ocean Has the Most Marine Life? | Marine Science Today

Which Ocean Has the Most Marine Life? | Marine Science Today | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Which ocean is the largest? The saltiest? The warmest? Which one has the most marine life? Find the answers in this post all about the five oceans.
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Parasitic Flatworm Could Decimate Coral Reefs Worldwide

Parasitic Flatworm Could Decimate Coral Reefs Worldwide | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A coral-eating flatworm with a unique camouflaging strategy could be a major threat to the world's coral reefs
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Plane Search Shows World's Oceans Are Full of Trash

Plane Search Shows World's Oceans Are Full of Trash | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Before Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, sea trash was not a global headliner.
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Too bad a a tragedy of the Malaysian Boeing crash has brought this into the forefront of the news-----it has been here all along!

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Ocean Sign--says it all

Ocean Sign--says it all | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Found this on the net-----can be purchased :: ggsigns.etsy.com $12.00

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Walking Shark Discovery | One Minute Dive with Pew - YouTube

Sharks don't just swim. Some walk. See what a walking shark looks like and watch the story of its surprise 2012 discovery in this new video short, the first ...
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