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Activists Aim to Melt Climate Change Denial in D.C.

Activists Aim to Melt Climate Change Denial in D.C. | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Will an ice sculpture in a heat wave be enough to convince the GOP that climate change is real?

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Marine parks could help cut down on illegal fishing

Marine parks could help cut down on  illegal fishing | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Environment Minister Tony Burke announced the final proposed Commonwealth marine protected area (MPA) network last month.
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Turtles under attack in Barbados

(Barbados Nation) In the dead of night, a new enemy stalks the endangered hawksbill turtle.
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Dolphin rescue in Brazil is internet hit

Dolphin rescue in Brazil is internet hit | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Local people and tourists in Arraial do Cabo, in Rio de Janeiro state, helped a pod of 30 dolphins swim back out to sea after they got caught in the area's strong current and became beached.
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USGC Mohawk becomes new artificial reef in Florida | X-Ray Magazine

USGC Mohawk becomes new artificial reef in Florida | X-Ray Magazine | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
X-RAY International Dive Magazine is the world�s first and only global dive publication. Subscription is free. Published 8 times a year. Pdf formatted. FREE downloads.
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Ocean Leaders “Shake Up” How We View the Seas

Ocean Leaders “Shake Up” How We View the Seas | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
  “Industrial fishing has never been sustainable, it’s always been using the capital, not the interest,” Daniel Pauly, a professor at the University of British Columbia’s Fisheries Centre, told a rapt audience at the Aspen Environment Forum 2012 in...
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Alert Diver | Beat the Bug Frenzy

Lobster Diving Safety...
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Whales, gas and climate: A gray tale

Whales, gas and climate: A gray tale | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Gray whales are confusing animals. Go back just three years, and the accepted wisdom was that there were two populations in existence.
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Shark Savers responds to Charlie Lim of the Marine Products Association

Shark Savers responds to Charlie Lim of the Marine Products Association | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Shark Savers promotes shark conservation through programs that creates awareness and education and enable the public to take action in support of shark conservation.
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Future for endangered whales lies with IWC

Future for endangered whales lies with IWC | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The 64th annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) opens today in Panama. The conference comes at a time intense pressure on whales, dolphins and porpoises from human activities.
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Octopus in Eilat by Peter Bucknell!!!

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From Peter Bucknell:::Octopus in Eilat!!!

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Safe to Eat? New Study Examines Mercury in Seafood

Safe to Eat? New Study Examines Mercury in Seafood | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Safe to Eat? New Study Examines Mercury in Seafood

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Living on Earth: Plastic Free

Living on Earth: Plastic Free | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
We live in a plastic-filled world. It’s used in almost everything, from cars to chewing gum to prescription drug bottles. Five years ago, Beth Terry decided to stop consuming plastic and she’s survived to tell the tale.
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It looks like a giant eel! Photographer captures rare moment world's weirdest whale breaches the ocean surface

It looks like a giant eel! Photographer captures rare moment world's weirdest whale breaches the ocean surface | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Photographer Andy Murch was on a boat in the Sea of Cortez off the coast of La Paz, Mexico, when the mature whale breached the surface.
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How Big Is the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”? Science vs. Myth

How Big Is the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”? Science vs. Myth | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
While everything may be bigger in Texas, some reports about the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” would lead you to believe that this marine mass of plastic is bigger than Texas—maybe twice as big as t...
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Great White Sharks Thriving Off California Coast, Says Researcher | KPBS.org

Great White Sharks Thriving Off California Coast, Says Researcher | KPBS.org | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Many people will flock to San Diego beaches this 4th of July, despite a Great White Shark sighting near La Jolla earlier this week. A California shark expert says the dorsal-finned predators are thriving along the Southern California coast.
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Asian nations want to sink South Korea whale hunt plan

Asian nations want to sink South Korea whale hunt plan | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - South Korea's proposal to resume whaling for scientific research has angered other Asian countries and conservationists who said the practice would skirt a global ban on ...
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South Korea to begin 'scientific whaling' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

South Korea to begin 'scientific whaling' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
South Korea has announced that it wants to begin hunting whales for scientific research. That's allowed under international whaling law so there's little other countries can do but criticise.
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Sea turtles - at ‘loggerheads’ with global warming - maltatoday.com.mt

Sea turtles - at ‘loggerheads’ with global warming - maltatoday.com.mt | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Ensuring maximum protection for a loggerhead turtle's 79 eggs has got us thinking of protection, but what are the major threats affecting turtles?

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Plastic floated as commercial catch for fishing industry | The Copenhagen Post | The Danish News in English

Plastic floated as commercial catch for fishing industry | The Copenhagen Post | The Danish News in English | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

The plastics industry has introduced a trawling net specially fitted to fish plastic waste out of the sea into in the fight against debris in Danish waters.

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China Bans Shark Fin Soup At Official Banquets

China Bans Shark Fin Soup At Official Banquets | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

China has announced that there will be a country wide ban of shark fin soup for official banquets.  China makes up the major part of the market for shark fin soup, which has been the cause of massive over fishing of sharks world wide.

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Bad Habits

Bad Habits | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Humans are by nature a complacent bunch. When taught something new, we do all the steps every time, but after a while, we start taking things for granted. We push the envelope to see how far we can...
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Why Whales Are People Too

Why Whales Are People Too | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
If we take the definition of “persons” cetaceans viewed as people too, quite a change from “moving fields of blubber” http://t.co/rb7bPCDW... See on www.readersdigest.ca...
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Risk Factors for Dive Deaths

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Risk Factors for Dive Deaths | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Among divers, the three top risk factors for diving deaths are running out of
air, buoyancy problems and rapid ascents - - and often times, these factors can
happen concurrently. But what’s the biggest cause for those factors to happen -
- the diver, his equipment or the overall dive environment?

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What is killing the dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico?

What is killing the dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
In just over two years, 757 dolphins and whales have washed ashore in the northern Gulf and scientists don't yet know why.
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