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Creating a bed in the deep blue, one coral at a time

Creating a bed in the deep blue, one coral at a time | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Transplanted coral system at Palm Jebel Ali is about four kilometres and 25m in width...
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Another Major City Bans Plastic Shopping Bags

Another Major City Bans Plastic Shopping Bags | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Chicago has become the latest U.S. city to approve a ban on plastic shopping bags.

The City Council voted overwhelmingly in favor of a partial plastic bag ban in Chicago on Wednesday, the Chicago Tribune reports. The proposal was backed by Mayor R...
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Thumbs up---wish other cities would ban them as well!

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Plastic bags will become a thing of the past very soon; it can be done and more governments are showing the courage to take a stand.

CEC Houston's curator insight, September 3, 5:32 PM

California, Chicago.... While Texas contemplates the legality of bag fees. Which city in the Houston region will be the first? Houston, Pasadena, Pearland, Sugar Land, Baytown, League City?

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TN teachers emerge after 73 days under the sea

TN teachers emerge after 73 days under the sea | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Since Oct. 3, two Roane State Community College professors had hosted an underwater classroom in a submerged Key Largo habitat, trying to interest young people in marine science through YouTube.
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World's beaches being washed away due to coastal development

World's beaches being washed away due to coastal development | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
From Florida to the Costa del Sol, costly sea defences are accelerating beach erosion and will ultimately fail to protect coastal towns and cities from rising tides, say experts
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Cape Cod Mystery: A Surge of Stranded Turtles

Cape Cod Mystery: A Surge of Stranded Turtles | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Volunteers are waging a rescue effort after finding almost 1,200 turtles washed ashore since mid-November, far more than in the previous record year.
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Devastating Oil Spill Threatens Rare Dolphins and Bengal Tigers

Devastating Oil Spill Threatens Rare Dolphins and Bengal Tigers | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Bangladeshi villagers are using spoons and sponges to clean up fuel leaked by a tanker.
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7 Greenpeace victories you made possible in 2014

7 Greenpeace victories you made possible in 2014 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
It’s been a great year for Greenpeace and our supporters. Here’s just a small sample of the victories you helped make happen this year.
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Rare Footage Shows Sperm Whale Giving Birth With Help From Her Pod

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Necropsy on killer whale J-32 reveals orca had full-term fetus

Necropsy on killer whale J-32 reveals orca had full-term fetus | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Canadian scientists who spent most of Saturday performing a necropsy on killer whale J-32 say the female orca had been pregnant with a full-term fetus.
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OCEAN FLOOR EXPLORATION

OCEAN FLOOR EXPLORATION | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
An U.S ocean resarch team has released fascinating footage of their latest expedition to the Gulf of Mexico
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Power Plants Are Boiling Fish Alive

Power Plants Are Boiling Fish Alive | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Waterside power plants draw billions of gallons of water each day, but they also suck up all kinds of fish that are ultimately crushed or boiled alive.
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Beachgoers deliver 3 baby sharks from their dead mother

Beachgoers deliver 3 baby sharks from their dead mother | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The man cut open the dead shark to release the living young of the sea creature successfully!
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$7K FOR ARREST IN SEA LION SHOOTINGS

$7K FOR ARREST IN SEA LION SHOOTINGS | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
San Diego Animal Advocates and the Humane Society offer $7,000 reward for information on sea lion shootings in San Diego
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Ocean Acidification Causing Pacific Oyster Die Off : DNews

Ocean Acidification Causing Pacific Oyster Die Off : DNews | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Oysters are sensitive to increasingly corrosive seawater, and it's causing commercial oyster operations to fail.
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White House task force launches rule to curb pirate fishing

White House task force launches rule to curb pirate fishing | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A presidential task force will propose new ways Tuesday to curb pirate fishing, administration officials said,
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We Drew A Cartoon Timeline Of SeaWorld's Downward Spiral. You're Welcome.

We Drew A Cartoon Timeline Of SeaWorld's Downward Spiral. You're Welcome. | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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SeaWorld Slashes Hundreds Of Jobs In Desperate Bid To Stay Afloat

SeaWorld Slashes Hundreds Of Jobs In Desperate Bid To Stay Afloat | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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'Nature Is Speaking': 'Coral Reef'

'Nature Is Speaking': 'Coral Reef' | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A new series of videos narrated by Ian Somerhalder, Julia Roberts, Penélope Cruz, and other actors is rebranding the environmental movement.
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Aceh Set to Create Its Own New and Totally Preventable Disaster - The Jakarta Globe

Aceh Set to Create Its Own New and Totally Preventable Disaster - The Jakarta Globe | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Aceh’s government completely omits to mention the existence of the Leuser Ecosystem in the Qanun 19. They intend to chop down and convert it.
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ICEBOT 3D MAPS ANTARCTIC SEA ICE

ICEBOT 3D MAPS ANTARCTIC SEA ICE | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Antarctica’s sea ice is now mapped in 3D after scientists from the UK, US and Australia used an underwater robot to explore areas that were previously too difficult to access
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Ancient sea turtle fossil found on Melbourne coast

Ancient sea turtle fossil found on Melbourne coast | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Fossils discovered in Melbourne have filled a gap in our understanding of sea turtle evolution.
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Diving accidents down again this year

Diving accidents down again this year | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
n the last three years the number of reported incidents has declined by approximately 60 per year. Are people doing less diving, keeping quiet about incidents or diving more safely.

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VIDEO: RIC FREES DOLPHINS IN HAITI | Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project - Let's Protect Dolphins Together

VIDEO: RIC FREES DOLPHINS IN HAITI | Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project - Let's Protect Dolphins Together | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Swirling Tsunami Debris Visualize Our Poisoning of the Oceans | WIRED

Swirling Tsunami Debris Visualize Our Poisoning of the Oceans | WIRED | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The tsunami that devastated Japan in 2011 washed some 5 million tons of debris into the north Pacific. Three years later, much of that debris is still at sea.
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