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Ocean acidification could disrupt marine food chains

CAMBRIDGE, England (Reuters) - Ocean acidification caused by climate change is making it harder for creatures from clams to sea urchins to grow their shells, and the trend is likely to be felt most in polar regions, scientists said on Monday.

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Shrimp Farms’ Tainted Legacy Is Target of Certification Drive by Marc Gunther: Yale Environment 360

Shrimp Farms’ Tainted Legacy Is Target of Certification Drive by Marc Gunther: Yale Environment 360 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
As shrimp aquaculture has boomed globally to keep pace with surging demand, the environmental toll on mangroves and other coastal ecosystems has been severe.
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Fish with Melanoma – Our Enduring Environmental Legacy | Science Sushi, Scientific American Blog Network

Fish with Melanoma – Our Enduring Environmental Legacy | Science Sushi, Scientific American Blog Network | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
We've all heard the horror stories. Melanoma is one of the most dangerous kinds of skin cancer, killing around 50,000 people worldwide every year. If caught ...
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How the Antarctic Icefish Lost Its Red Blood Cells But Survived Anyway | Brainwaves, Scientific American Blog Network

How the Antarctic Icefish Lost Its Red Blood Cells But Survived Anyway | Brainwaves, Scientific American Blog Network | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
In 1928, a biologist named Ditlef Rustad caught an unusual fish off the coast of Bouvet Island in the Antarctic.
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Endangered turtles released into sea

Endangered turtles released into sea | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Nearly 1,000 endangered turtles are released back into the sea as part of a Thai conservation campaign to save them from extinction.
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HeraldNet.com - Men floating Alaska river save drowning bear

KENAI, Alaska -- Kenai River guide Dustin Klepacki, 22, did not expect to perform a rescue mission when he, his father and their friend...
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Gazette.Net: UM oceanographer tracks rising water levels in Chesapeake Bay

Gazette.Net: UM oceanographer tracks rising water levels in Chesapeake Bay | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Professor’s research shows region is vulnerable to land submerging under water...
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Tool-using dolphins form subculture | COSMOS magazine

Tool-using dolphins form subculture | COSMOS magazine | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

 Australian bottlenose dolphins that use marine sponges to forage for food have been found to socialise in cliques, in the first definitive example of subculture in animals.

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Canary Islands Threatened by Oil Prospecting Plans | The Beacon: Oceana's Blog

Canary Islands Threatened by Oil Prospecting Plans | The Beacon: Oceana's Blog | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Oceana is the largest international ocean conservation organization.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Avoiding an 'Empty' Ocean Future

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Avoiding an 'Empty' Ocean Future | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Somewhere amid the cerulean waters of the Andaman Sea a man dives
for his family's dinner. He inhales, and in an instant disappears
beneath the waves, his movements elegant and purposeful. The man holds his
breath for what seems like an eternity, moving effortlessly through the water
column, gathering from the sea as his ancestors have for thousands of years.

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Killer Whales Chase Dolphins

Killer Whales Chase Dolphins | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Incredible footage showing white-sided dolphins being chased by killer whales within Hyacinthe Bay in British Columbia, Canada.
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Mediterranean best protected by no-take marine reserves | X-Ray Magazine

Mediterranean best protected by no-take marine reserves | 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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Chinese poachers raid Philippine waters

Chinese poachers raid Philippine waters | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Puerto Princesa (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Chinese poachers have become bolder and entered the waters of a town in the southernmost tip of Palawan (west Philippines) to harvest coral and catch sea turtles, according to a report by the...
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Surfer injured in latest shark attack on Indian Ocean island

Surfer injured in latest shark attack on Indian Ocean island | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

 A surfer on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion was seriously injured in a shark attack Sunday, the second in two weeks, as local authorities called for swift preventative action

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Oceana: How Saving the Oceans Can Feed the World

Oceans cover 71% of the planet and are the source of life on Earth. Over a billion people, including some of the poorest in the world, depend on the oceans a...
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The Rare Earth Riches Buried Beneath Greenland’s Vast Ice | Climate Central

The Rare Earth Riches Buried Beneath Greenland’s Vast Ice | Climate Central | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A small group of 17 elements is in major demand, but potential wealth must be balanced against environmental responsibilities...
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10-Foot Alligator Caught on North Carolina Beach

10-Foot Alligator Caught on North Carolina Beach | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Seven-Foot Shark Caught Off Whitburn Coast

Seven-Foot Shark Caught Off Whitburn Coast | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Shark meat is on the menu at a restaurant in the North East after a seven-footer was hauled in by local fishermen.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: The Survival of the Sea Turtle :: Video

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: The Survival of the Sea Turtle :: Video | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Watch the miraculous journey of infant sea turtles as these tiny animals run the
gauntlet of predators and harsh conditions. Then, in numbers, see how human
behavior has made their tough lives even more challenging.

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The Importance of O-Rings on SCUBA Tanks

The Importance of O-Rings on SCUBA Tanks | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
O-rings are small mechanical gaskets shaped like the letter “O,” which are commonly used to form seals between two joining parts. O-rings play an important role in the assembly of scuba...
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Aerial photos reveal dynamic ice sheet

Aerial photos reveal dynamic ice sheet | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Despite the current and rapid melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet, it remains far from certain just when we will have reached a point when scientists will be able to predict its disappearance.
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U.S. freighter runs aground near Sarnia, Ont.

U.S. freighter runs aground near Sarnia, Ont. | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A U.S. freight ship loaded with iron ore pellets ran aground last night off the shore of Sarnia, Ont. A U.S. freight ship loaded with iron ore pellets ran aground last night off the shore of Sarnia, Ont.
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42-foot whale shark dies after washing up on Indonesian beach

42-foot whale shark dies after washing up on Indonesian beach | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia - A 3-ton whale shark has died after it was stranded at a beach on Indonesia's main island of Java.
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The Spanish Treasure Fleets of 1715 and 1733: Disasters Strike at Sea

The Spanish Treasure Fleets of 1715 and 1733: Disasters Strike at Sea | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

This violent storm off the coast of Florida in July 1715 ravaged 11 Spanish
ships as they attempted to return to Spain. From the mid 16th to the mid 18th
century, heavily-armed fleets such as this plied the waters between Spain and
the Americas transporting massive amounts of New World treasure

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Ocean Acidification - What is Ocean Acidification? | NRDC

Ocean Acidification - What is Ocean Acidification? | NRDC | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
NRDC: NRDC provides facts and information on the causes and consequences of ocean acidification, and what we can do about it.
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