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Mumbai beach goes from dump to turtle hatchery in two years | World news | The Guardian

Mumbai beach goes from dump to turtle hatchery in two years | World news | The Guardian | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Olive Ridley turtle hatchlings spotted after cleanup of Versova beach by Afroz Shah and volunteers
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Greenpeace sounds alarm over China's long-distance fishing fleet | World news | The Guardian

Greenpeace sounds alarm over China's long-distance fishing fleet | World news | The Guardian | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
The government is subsidising an industry that is growing rapidly, fishing in waters as far away as South America and Antarctica
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Plastic pollution in sea set to treble in a decade, warn Government scientists

Plastic pollution in sea set to treble in a decade, warn Government scientists | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
The amount of plastic in the world’s oceans is set to treble in a decade unless action is taken to deal with the problem, according to a major new report.
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Coral reefs in Thailand decaying at alarming rate: Scientists blame it on tourism

Coral reefs in Thailand decaying at alarming rate: Scientists blame it on tourism | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Coral reefs near Thailand face around 77 percent damage in a decade. Marine scientists put different opinions for the biodiversity loss.
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Nationally Significant Surf break to be destroyed – For a Cycle Way? | Surfbreak Protection Society

Nationally Significant Surf break to be destroyed – For a Cycle Way? | Surfbreak Protection Society | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
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Krill fishing poses serious threat to Antarctic ecosystem, report warns | Environment | The Guardian

Krill fishing poses serious threat to Antarctic ecosystem, report warns | Environment | The Guardian | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Greenpeace finds industrial fishing taking place in the feeding grounds of whales and penguins, with vessels involved in oil spills and accidents
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Sea-ing is believing | Bangkok Post: news

Sea-ing is believing | Bangkok Post: news | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Latest news, politics, business and sport from Thailand and Asean, plus features, opinion and multimedia from across Southeast Asia.
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Govt plots route out of watery hell | Bangkok Post: news

Govt plots route out of watery hell | Bangkok Post: news | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
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Atlantic 'blob' leaves scientists puzzled

Atlantic 'blob' leaves scientists puzzled | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
A puzzling Atlantic Ocean blob is one of the only places on Earth that is abnormally cold in a year that will probably shatter records as the warmest globally.
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Arctic has warmest winter on record: 'Never seen anything like this' | World news | The Guardian

Arctic has warmest winter on record: 'Never seen anything like this' | World news | The Guardian | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Sea ice has hit record lows for time of year as experts say global warming probably fueled big storms in Europe and north-eastern US
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Beach from Leonardo DiCaprio film to temporarily close due to tourist damage | Film | The Guardian

Beach from Leonardo DiCaprio film to temporarily close due to tourist damage | Film | The Guardian | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Maya Bay, on Koh Phi Phi Leh, will be shut down by Thai authorities for four months to help recover damaged coral reefs and sea life
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'Great Pacific garbage patch' sprawling with far more debris than thought | Environment | The Guardian

'Great Pacific garbage patch' sprawling with far more debris than thought | Environment | The Guardian | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
The patch of detritus is more than twice the size of France and is at least four times larger than previously estimated
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Illegal fishing tackled, says government | Bangkok Post: news

Illegal fishing tackled, says government | Bangkok Post: news | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
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Surfers say cycle way, car park planned for Mangamaunu Bay will destroy surf break | Stuff.co.nz

Surfers say cycle way, car park planned for Mangamaunu Bay will destroy surf break | Stuff.co.nz | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Authorities want to relocate Mangamaunu Bay's car park, but surfers say it will destroy the break.
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Blue The Film

Blue The Film | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Blue The Film. A marine conservation film about the hidden crisis lapping
on our shores. Our Ocean has been the guardian of life on Earth. Now it is
our turn to be guardians for the ocean.
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There’s hope for our blue planet, despite what you see on the news | Fiona Gell | Opinion | The Guardian

There’s hope for our blue planet, despite what you see on the news | Fiona Gell | Opinion | The Guardian | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
After the mass die-off of starfish, it’s easy to despair. But conservation success stories show what ordinary people can do, says Fiona Gell
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Saving the albatross: 'The war is against plastic and they are casualties on the frontline' | Environment | The Guardian

Saving the albatross: 'The war is against plastic and they are casualties on the frontline' | Environment | The Guardian | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Following his shocking photographs of dead albatross chicks and the diet of plastic that killed them, Chris Jordan’s new film is a call to action to repair our broken relationship with planet Earth
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After the tsunami: Japan's sea walls – in pictures | World news | The Guardian

After the tsunami: Japan's sea walls – in pictures | World news | The Guardian | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Seven years on from the earthquake and tsunami, residents on the north-east coast have rebuilt their lives alongside huge sea walls that should protect them if another disaster strikes
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Acid test - The future of the oceans

Acid test - The future of the oceans | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
HUMANS, being a terrestrial species, are pleased to call their home “Earth”. A more honest name might be “Sea”, as more than seven-tenths of the planet’s surface is covered with salt water. Moreover, this water houses algae, bacteria (known as cyanobacteria) and plants that generate about half the oxygen in the atmosphere.
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