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Krill Face Greater Risks in Warming Antarctic Waters | Climate Central

Krill Face Greater Risks in Warming Antarctic Waters | Climate Central | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Krill, the foundation of the Antarctic marine food web, could be in trouble as the region’s seas continue to warm.
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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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Protesters aim for world's biggest animal rights demonstration against dolphin slaughter

Protesters aim for world's biggest animal rights demonstration against dolphin slaughter | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
PROTESTERS want to hold the world's biggest animal rights demonstration in
opposition to the "barbaric" slaughter of dolphins in Japan.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: 3 Factors Ruining Your Scuba Education

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: 3 Factors Ruining Your Scuba Education | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

I've seen a lot of good students with bad instructors and I've seen a lot of good instructors with bad students. This has as much to do with the mindsets and motivations of the individuals involved as it has to do with their actual abilities. I find the following three major factors work against both students and instructors in the dive industry.

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New Shark Repellent May Keep Sharks from Becoming Bycatch

New Shark Repellent May Keep Sharks from Becoming Bycatch | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
It’s estimated that tens of millions of sharks die from incidentally being caught in fishing gear each year—more commonly known as bycatch—from longlines, trawls, and gillnets. Commercial pelagic long
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ARE YOU FIT TO DIVE?

ARE YOU FIT TO DIVE? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
From basic ear problems to serious heart and circulation issues, there are various ailments that can stop us being fit to dive. Dr Peter Larkin scans the body from head to toe and points out the areas divers should look after to get the all-clear
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Please cancel Sid the Science Kid's appearance at SeaWorld

Please cancel Sid the Science Kid's appearance at SeaWorld | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
I just heard that Sid the Science Kid is scheduled to appear at SeaWorld this Sunday (October 26), and I'm shocked. As a parent to two young kids who...
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BOO! Spooky Eels from Around the World

BOO! Spooky Eels from Around the World | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Just in time for Halloween, here's a gallery of Judy G's eel photos from the Caribbean, Indonesia, Thailand and British Columbia.
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Scuba Tips: Avoid Scaring Away Aquatic Life

Scuba Tips: Avoid Scaring Away Aquatic Life | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Are fish always swimming away from you? Do you have a difficult time getting close enough to observe a sea turtle? Here are tips to help divers avoid scaring away aquatic life (not touching, please!)
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2015 Manta Ray of Hope research expedition to Myanmar

2015 Manta Ray of Hope research expedition to Myanmar | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
At the end of February 2015, Thailand Dive and Sail will depart on the fifth Manta Ray Of Hope Expedition to Myanmars Mergui Archipelago in co-operation with the Marine Megafauna Foundation. On the...
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Awesome---we can learn so much more about these beautiful underwater creatures!

 

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When island nations drown, who owns their seas? - The Boston Globe

When island nations drown, who owns their seas? - The Boston Globe | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
As climate change jeopardizes the huge ocean claims of tiny nations, experts propose some bold legal solutions.
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Visualize underwater trash with Project AWARE’s Dive Against Debris Map

Visualize underwater trash with Project AWARE’s Dive Against Debris Map | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Visualize underwater trash with Project AWARE’s Dive Against Debris Map was last modified: June 10th, 2014 by
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The Role of Private Sector Investment in Climate Change

The Role of Private Sector Investment in Climate Change | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The role and nature of private sector investment in producing positive social and environmental outcomes remains hotly contested....
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NBC2 News: Albino nurse shark caught on cam off Captiva Pass | Shark Year Magazine

Video uploaded by 'NBC2 News' on 23. October 2014: A family from Cape Coral hooked the catch of a lifetime. The Silvestri family believes they caught a
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Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters

Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Strategic issues are not the only driver behind the recent incidents involving Chinese fishermen.
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Polar bear migration from Churchill will be streamed on Web

Polar bear migration from Churchill will be streamed on Web | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A philanthropic media organization will stream live coverage of the polar bear migration from the Churchill area over the Internet from Nov. 2-8.
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Ancient Finned Predator Feasted on Sharks

Ancient Finned Predator Feasted on Sharks | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
During the early Permian, carnivores greatly outnumbered herbivores on land, so top predator Dimetrodon supplemented its diet by hunting sharks.
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Ted Lieu in Hot Water Over Shark Fin Soup

Ted Lieu in Hot Water Over Shark Fin Soup | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
State Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, is the odds-on favorite to succeed Henry Waxman in Congress. But in the closing weeks of the campaign, Lieu is being attacked on an unusual issue: shark fin soup. In 2011, Lieu spoke out against a state law banning shark fin soup. He also suggested...
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Forget the Pseudoscience : Fish Feel Pain

Forget the Pseudoscience : Fish Feel Pain | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
On Friday LiveScience.com published one of my articles, which detailed the situation in which the fisheries industry has taken control, not only of the planet's wild fish, but of how they are
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Endangered Hawaiian monk seals are bouncing back

Endangered Hawaiian monk seals are bouncing back | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The rare mammals welcomed 121 new pups into the world this year, a 17 percent increase from 2013.
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Bull shark tore sea anchor 'to shreds'

Bull shark tore sea anchor 'to shreds' | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
NEWCASTLE: A bull shark tore a sea anchor to shreds, leaving two anglers shaking in their tinny.
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Mopping up a sea of plastic

Mopping up a sea of plastic | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Boyan Slat is a 20-year-old on a mission to rid the world’s oceans of plastic - but will his system work?
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Thousands of sharks, one tiny island

Thousands of sharks, one tiny island | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Why a tiny island's hidden secret attracts some of the biggest shark numbers in the world
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2014 Scuba Diving Hall of Fame Inductees

2014 Scuba Diving Hall of Fame Inductees | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Six people were inducted into the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame this past weekend. See why these individuals were chosen and learn how they are chosen for the honor!
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