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Ghost Island In The Indian Ocean Has Been Reclaimed By Its Rightful Owner: Nature

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Ghost Island In The Indian Ocean Has Been Reclaimed By Its Rightful Owner: Nature

Source: BBC News/Neelima Vallangi - March 12, 2018

India’s idyllic islands
Situated in the Bay of Bengal, India’s Andaman and Nicobar Islands are an isolated group of 572 tropical islands, of which only more…

Even In Remote And Pristine Archipelago, Study Shows Shark Populations In Decline

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Even In Remote And Pristine Archipelago, Study Shows Shark Populations In Decline

Source: Bob Yirka/Phys.org - March 9, 2018

A team of researchers with members from the U.S., France and the U.K. has found evidence showing reductions in shark populations in a part of more…

Major Study Brings To Light The Lesser Known Consequence of Ocean Warming: Oxygen Depletion

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Major Study Brings To Light The Lesser Known Consequence of Ocean Warming: Oxygen Depletion

Source: Phys.org/University of Exeter - March 8, 2018

A major study into an ancient climate change event that affected a significant percentage of Earth's oceans has brought into sharp focus a lesser-known villain more…

Can The World Protect 10 Percent Ocean By 2020, With Only 2 Years Left To Go?

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Can The World Protect 10 Percent Ocean By 2020, With Only 2 Years Left To Go?

Source: National Geographic/Sarah Gibbens - March 7, 2018

The U.N. is nearing its decade-long goal of protecting 10 percent of the global ocean by 2020. But the world may fall short.

Scientists agree more…

Washington Legislators Propose $1.55 Million Program To Feed Struggling Orcas

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Washington Legislators Propose $1.55 Million Program To Feed Struggling Orcas

Source: Hakai Magazine/John Stang - March 6, 2018

Tucked away inland south of Olympia, Washington, the Skookumchuck salmon hatchery has been raising and releasing juvenile salmon into the wild to shore up the more…

Blacktip Sharks In Trouble Off Florida Due To Ocean Warming, Trump Isn’t Helping

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Blacktip Sharks In Trouble Off Florida Due To Ocean Warming, Trump Isn’t Helping

Source: The Guardian/Oliver Milman - March 5, 2018

Blacktip sharks that journey down the Florida coast have declined in number so sharplythat researchers warn one of the largest migrations in US waters could grind to more…

New Perspectives: How Six Americans Changed Their Minds On Global Warming

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New Perspectives: How Six Americans Changed Their Minds On Global Warming

Source: The New York Times/Livia Albeck-Ripka - March 2, 2018

The Rev. Richard Cizik used to believe climate change was a myth. The science had to be rigged, he thought; those who believed in it more…

New Ocean Refuge The Size Of Great Britain Will Protect Seychelles From Illegal Fishing For Generations

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New Ocean Refuge The Size Of Great Britain Will Protect Seychelles From Illegal Fishing For Generations

Source: National Geographic/Elaina Zachos - March 1, 2018

The government of the Seychelles has created two new marine protected areas in the country's remote Indian Ocean archipelago. The sanctioned areas will cover more than 81,000 more…

What’s The Point? 5 Reasons Why Ocean Conservation Needs Hope

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What’s The Point? 5 Reasons Why Ocean Conservation Needs Hope

Source: The TerraMar Project - February 28, 2018

This goes out to everyone connected to the sea: the surfers, scientists, fishermen, divers, and concerned citizens around the world.
To the people who understand more…

Coral Reef Sands Will Be Dissolved Within Years By Our Acidified Oceans

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Coral Reef Sands Will Be Dissolved Within Years By Our Acidified Oceans

Source: The Conversation/Bradley Eyre - February 27, 2018

Carbonate sands on coral reefs will start dissolving within about 30 years, on average, as oceans become more acidic, new research published today in Science shows.

Carbonate more…