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As Regulators Meet, Fishing Boats Thumb Their Noses

As Regulators Meet, Fishing Boats Thumb Their Noses | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Two fleets, one of them Chinese and the other unidentified, intrude on bluefin tuna zones as the European Union and the United States confer on regulation of illegal fishing.
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The Truth About Bottled Water That You're Not Supposed To Know

The Truth About Bottled Water That You're Not Supposed To Know | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Why all of your friends are giving up the bottle.
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The Ocean Project Blog: Could Online Advertising be the Key to Shifting Conservation Attitudes? Data Suggests YES! (Case Study)

The Ocean Project Blog: Could Online Advertising be the Key to Shifting Conservation Attitudes? Data Suggests YES! (Case Study) | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Substantial data indicate the power of an
online advertising campaign to significantly elevate awareness and attitudes of
ocean-related issues. Could paid advertising be the key to shifting perceptions
– and, perhaps even more critically, behaviors – regarding conservation? Our
case study suggests, “Yes!”

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Global warming gas levels hit 'troubling milestone' | CTV News

Global warming gas levels hit 'troubling milestone' | CTV News | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The world's air has reached what scientists call a troubling new milestone for carbon dioxide, the main global warming pollutant.
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SeaWorld found responsible in the case of trainer Dawn Brancheau’s death

SeaWorld found responsible in the case of trainer Dawn Brancheau’s death | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Judge Ken Welsch has reached his decision in the SeaWorld vs OSHA case, in which SeaWorld tried to overturn the citations against them following the grisly death of trainer Dawn Brancheau by the orca whale Tilikum in 2010.
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Dolphins have started lending a hand (or fin)

Dolphins have started lending a hand (or fin)
to a small group of fishermen in Brazil.

The startling human-dolphin relationship
occurs in Laguna, Brazil, where the bottlenose dolphins will herd mullet fish
towards the fishermen and then - with a flick of their heads and tails - splash
the water to let the men know their haul is ready.

 

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Kathy Dowsett | Facebook

Kathy Dowsett | Facebook | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

NEW Group on Facebook!!!!

 

 

Kathy Dowsett updated the description. Where have you Been Diving Lately? What were the conditions? Post your latest diving adventure here. Inform others of important info from the dive site. Pictures, questions all welcome. Keep your fellow divers informed.
No advertising allowed---this is an imformation site only, all advertising posts will be removed.
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The beautiful monsters of the deep: The jellyfish in Norway which look more like aliens than sea-dwellers

The beautiful monsters of the deep: The jellyfish in Norway which look more like aliens than sea-dwellers | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The beautiful animals, which are between one centimetre and a metre in size, swarm in their hundreds as they emerge from the murky depths.
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The Endangered Waters Beneath Our Feet: America's Most Tapped Aquifers

The Endangered Waters Beneath Our Feet: America's Most Tapped Aquifers | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
newswatch.nationalgeographic.com - Last week, the conservation organization American Rivers released its annual list of the nation’s most-endangered rivers. I got to thinking, what if we had a sister list of most-endangered aquifers?
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UN Secretary-General Calls for Greater Marine Protection | Mission Blue

UN Secretary-General Calls for Greater Marine Protection | Mission Blue | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

On Tuesday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon used the International Day for Biological Diversity to warn a global audience about the fragile state of the world’s ocean and draw attention to the importance of marine biodiversity for the long-term health of the planet.

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Tsunami debris could bring shoes with human remains

Tsunami debris could bring shoes with human remains | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
An oceanographer warns that beachcombers on the U.S. West Coast may find shoes with human remains as more debris from last year's Japan tsunami washes ashore. An oceanographer warns that beachcombers on the U.S.
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BlackOutSpeakOut - Welcome / Bienvenue

BlackOutSpeakOut - Welcome / Bienvenue | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Our land, water and climate are all threatened by the latest federal budget. Proposed changes to Canadian law will weaken environmental rules and silence the voices of those who seek to defend them. All of our voices are at risk.
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Top 10 things you can only do in Canada

From kissing the cod to driving up a glacier, these are 10 things that can only be done within our borders.. It's not the size of your country, it's what you do with it that counts.
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Does Radioactive Tuna Mean Fukushima Was Worse Than Expected?

Does Radioactive Tuna Mean Fukushima Was Worse Than Expected? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
By Natalie Wolchover, Life's Little Mysteries Staff Writer: Radioactive isotopes from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster turned up in bluefin tuna caught off California in August, a new study reports.
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The Ballad of the Plastic Bag

THE BALLAD OF THE PLASTIC BAG is a short film directed by Jonas Benarroch with original music composed and performed by Nick Haughton. These plastics bags wi...
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MV Miner to be removed from Scatarie Island

MV Miner to be removed from Scatarie Island | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A ship that's been stranded off the coast of Cape Breton for more than eight months will be removed by a New York-based salvage company starting next month.
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Diver Takes On World's Deepest Pool

Guillaume Nery became the first person in the world to free-dive 33 metres to the bottom of NEMO 33, a container filled with 2.5 million litres of non-chlorinated spring water in Brussels, Belgium. He has lungs of steel!

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SF Beaches Get A Clean Bill Of Health: News: SFAppeal

SF Beaches Get A Clean Bill Of Health: News: SFAppeal | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

The Bay Area's beaches got a mostly clean bill of health in a report released
today by an environmental group that monitors water quality at beaches along the
West Coast, although bayside beaches scored less well.

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Turkey: Eco-Damage Sparks Fish Fight in Istanbul

Turkey: Eco-Damage Sparks Fish Fight in Istanbul | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
At Köksal Yılmaz’s fish stall along the Sea of Marmara in Istanbul’s Bostancı District, bream and sea bass are as popular as ever.
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Whale Shark encounters in the Maldives | Divescover.com Blog

Whale Shark encounters in the Maldives | Divescover.com Blog | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Maldives Whale Shark Research The first Whale Shark national Park was implemented by...

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Sea sponges could act as early warning system

Sea sponges could act as early warning system | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) -- Sea sponges may hold clues to climate change and other impending environmental risks, researchers from Flinders University believe.
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Oceans in the Balance

Oceans in the Balance | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Every second breath we take comes from the ocean. Billions of people rely on our oceans for their food and for employment.
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Ban on plastic bags at L.A. markets is approved

Ban on plastic bags at L.A. markets is approved | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Los Angeles became the largest city in the nation Wednesday to adopt a ban on plastic bags at supermarket checkout lines.
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