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"Planet Ocean" A Very Important film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

 

                        In Just Over 400 years We have Disrupted

                   4 Billions Years Of Interdependent Ecosystems.

 

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                              Exceptional Documentary  (1:29:00)

"PLANET OCEAN" 

                       How The Health of The Oceans Are The Pivot

                              For all of Earth's Healthy Eco Systems

https://youtu.be/eH1s9GCqPKo

This award-winning documentary, directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand - the noted environmentalist, journalist, and photographer, pivots around the relationship between the Earth's oceans and the entire planet's ecosystem...This incredible film shows How the Extinction of One Species Creates A Chain Reaction, Changing the Chemistry and biodiversity in the Seas creating Global Warming, Climate Change and Ocean Acidification. How Industrial Civilization Is Destroying The World Around It.  The Impacts and  Consequences. http://www.yannarthusbertrand.org/en/films-tv/planet-ocean

   

WATCH:  "PLANET OCEAN" EXCERPTS https://www.youtube.com/user/PlanetOceanTheMovie

 

 

Summit County Citizens Voice, February 01, 2015
- ▶ GLOBAL WARMING COULD STARVE OCEANS OF OXYGEN : ‘Our modern ocean is moving into a state that has no precedent in human history’ http://summitcountyvoice.com/2015/02/01/global-warming-could-starve-oceans-of-oxygen/

 

One Green Planet, January 15, 2015
- ▶ THIS INCREDIBLE ORGANIZATION USES PHOTOS TO TELL STORIES OF THE OCEAN AND INSPIRE CHANGE  http://www.onegreenplanet.org/environment/sealegacy-photos-to-tell-stories-of-the-ocean/

 

- ▶ THE BUSINESS CASE FOR SEAFOOD TRACEABILITY http://sco.lt/7DQPDd

 

HGN October 16, 2013
- ▶ CLIMATE CHANGE TO UNDERMINE EVERY CORNER OF GLOBAL OCEANS BY 2100 http://www.hngn.com/articles/15007/20131016/climate-change-undermine-corner-global-oceans-2100.htm?utm_source=zergnet.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=zergnet_102949

 

Summit Voice, November 14, 2014
- ▶ THE PACIFIC OCEAN IS COOKING: OCEANS AT ALL-TIME RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES  Global ocean temperatures have soared to the highest level in recorded history this year, and the rate of warming has accelerated since April, according to scientists with the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  http://summitcountyvoice.com/2014/11/14/global-warming-oceans-at-all-time-record-high-temps/

 

EarthBlog, Augut 04, 2014
- ▶ NEW SCIENCE SUGGESTS MORE LAND-BASED ECOSYSTEMS LOST THAN BIOSPHERE CAN BEAR http://www.ecointernet.org/2014/08/04/biosphere_collapse/

 

                       THE LOSS OF OCEAN SPECIES IS STAGGERING

                                             http://sco.lt/599jsH

 

 

                                             DEEP END - NEWSWEEK

THE DISASTER WE'VE WROUGHT ON THE WORLD'S OCEANS MAY BE IRREVOCABLE http://sco.lt/5pUYyX

 

                                                DEEP SEA MINING 

RUSH' MOVES CLOSER, DEVASTATING OCEAN SEABEDS, DESTROYING UNKNOWN ECOSYSTEMS http://sco.lt/5tF4s5

 

                                             BOTTOM TRAWLING

                  SCRAPING THE BOTTOM OF THE OCEAN CLEAN:

       AN INSATIABLE DRIVE FOR PROFITS, DESTRUCTION OF OCEANS

                                             http://sco.lt/7QNLQ9

 

 

▶   GREENLAND'S MELTING: CREATING A DIFFERENT CLIMATE THAN EARTH HAS EVER SEEN http://sco.lt/8bjv73

 

-▶  OCEAN ACIDIFYING: RAPIDLY RISING C02 IN ATMOSPHERE CAUSING POTENTIAL CATASTROPHE  http://sco.lt/8WLvHd

 

 

                      THE SIXTH MASS EXTINCTION IS UPON US

                                        http://sco.lt/4ywB3h

 

 

                          AN URGENT MEMO TO THE WORLD

                                       The Natural Eye Project

http://thenaturaleye.wordpress.com/2012/07/12/an-urgent-memo-to-the-world/

 

 

                                           ANOTHER GREAT WATCH

                                  Directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

                                                        "HOME"

                                        An Exquisite Story of Our World

 http://thenaturaleye.wordpress.com/2011/03/26/home-an-exquisite-story-of-our-world/

 

 

 

pdjmoo's insight:

YOU ARE INVITED TO FOLLOW MY NEWS AGGREGATES:

 

▶  CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL http://www.scoop.it/t/changingplanet

▶  CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY http://www.scoop.it/t/environmental-and-human-health

▶  BIODIVERSITY IS LIFE  http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life

▶  OUR OCEANS NEED US  http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us

▶  OUR FOOD, OUR HEALTH http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, September 21, 2014 4:43 AM

Very powerful story. It is a science story not a biblical one.

Victoria Gab Sales's curator insight, October 11, 2016 4:36 AM

We should better protect such wonders!

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Exclusive: The Cruel Reality of the Global Shark Fin Trade, in Pictures

Exclusive: The Cruel Reality of the Global Shark Fin Trade, in Pictures | OUR OCEANS NEED US | Scoop.it

Treehugger, January 29, 2012

THE CRUEL REALITY OF THE GLOBAL SHARK FIN TRADE = IN PICTURES. Oceana CEO Andy Sharpless takes us inside the brutal world of shark finning. http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/endangered-species/exclusive-the-cruel-reality-global-shark-fin-trade-oceana-ceo-andy-sharpless/page/11/

 

 

Guardian Environment, September 18, 2013
CORAL REEFS SUFFER AS THE RELENTLESS HUNT FOR SHARK FINS TAKE ITS TOLL.
The rampant overfishing of sharks, often solely for their fins, is causing a damaging chain reaction that could significantly degrade coral reef systems, a decade-long Australian-led study has found. "The result of this is that the whole food chain is being thrown out of whack." ... creating a collapse of the food chain.
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/sep/19/coral-reefs-suffer-hunt-sharks

 

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                                             STUNNING PHOTOS

OF SHARKS AND PEOPLE DOCUMENT A VULNERABLE SPECIES
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/09/photos-sharks-people_n_5552283.html

 

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Oceans: Why are they important? - To Humans and All Life

Oceans: Why are they important? - To Humans and All Life | OUR OCEANS NEED US | Scoop.it
Oceans cover 70% of the earth’s surface, and provide 99% of the world's living space, but mankind is slowly destroying a key source of food, the planet's thermostat and a home to millions of species.
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Marian Locksley's curator insight, March 26, 2014 11:46 AM

20.3.14 ~ 

Ocean's carbon budget balanced: Supply of food to midwater organisms balanced with demands for food: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140320115802.htm
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Stop Overfishing in Alaska-All Species Threatened as their food supply dwindles - The Petition Site

Fishers harvest more than 4 billion pounds of fish from the area each year

Current management and practices in the Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands and Gulf of Alaska are threatening North Pacific humpback and sperm whales and the western Aleutian Island sub-population of Steller sea lions.

Changes are needed to the areas where commercial fishermen may fish for groundfish off Alaska's Aleutian Islands to furt (1177 signatures on petition)...

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AS IN OUR OCEANS, SO ON OUR LAND: Who Gave Us the Right To Strip Nature Bare? A VERY IMPORTANT WATCH

AS IN OUR OCEANS, SO ON OUR LAND: Who Gave Us the Right To Strip Nature Bare?   A VERY IMPORTANT WATCH | OUR OCEANS NEED US | Scoop.it

“If we never look at the consequences of our behavior, we can always maintain the illusion of our competence. ." Dietrich Dörner

 

via: Al Jazeera "WITNESS" Expose (:45 minutes) Please have the courage to see this extraordinary weaving story to the end.

 

"Green" is an unusual film. It is both a hard hitting portrayal of the causes and consequences of deforestation in Indonesia, and a film which captures the tranquillity and calm of wild nature. It contains no narrative or dialogue and yet helps us understand complex commodity chains. The film takes viewers on an emotional journey, following Green's final days and revealing the devastating impact of fulfilling unbridled consumerism thru logging, land-clearing and palm oil plantations.

Stunning images of the natural world and its biodiversity are counter-pointed with scenes of their destruction and the resulting loss of all life in the forest. NOTE: This film contains upsetting scenes including cruelty to animals.

OFFICIAL FILM WEBSITE: http://www.greenthefilm.com/

Producers BLOG for Educational Purposes: http://studyinggreen.wordpress.com/

 

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Tweet for Our Oceans in Crisis - Short Exceptional video

Tweet for Our Oceans in Crisis - Short Exceptional video | OUR OCEANS NEED US | Scoop.it

Our oceans are a truly wonderful place - here are a few random facts you may or may not know about them...

If we are to survive as a species, we can no longer sustain extracting our precious resources to the point of extinction. The health of the planet is our health. We must change and change now. SEE MY BLOGS: CHANGE IS UPON US, AND CHANGE WE MUST http://ow.ly/8DMeG  AND AN URGENT MEMO TO THE WORLD http://ow.ly/8DMjk

 

 

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Oceans have acidified more in the last 200 years than they did in the previous 21,000 years, claims new climate change research

Oceans have acidified more in the last 200 years than they did in the previous 21,000 years, claims new climate change research | OUR OCEANS NEED US | Scoop.it
In some regions, acidity levels rose faster in the last two centuries than it did in the previous 21,000 years, a study from the University of Hawaii has shown.
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