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Why I’m An Ocean Optimist And You Should Be, Too

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Why I’m An Ocean Optimist And You Should Be, Too

Source: Huffington Post/Nancy Knowlton - June 3, 2015

I began my scientific career as a student in Jamaica, where we noted the scarcity of fish due to extreme overfishing, but paid more attention to the bountiful, colorful corals. By the mid-1980s, a few years into my first job, the corals were also gone.

Fast forward 30 years, and I am pummeled daily by more…

The Next Superfood May Very Well Come From The Ocean

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The Next Superfood May Very Well Come From The Ocean

Source: Huffington Post/Bren Smith and Brendan Bashin-Sullivan - June 3, 2015

In a food world that flips from fad superfood to superfood, an increasingly skeptical public has to ask which miracle crop has the staying power. more…

Study: Climate Change Poses Unprecedented Risk to Marine Life

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Study: Climate Change Poses Unprecedented Risk to Marine Life

Source: Washington Post/Joby Warrick - June 3, 2015

Continued warming of the Earth’s oceans over the next century could trigger disruptions to marine life on a scale not seen in the last 3 more…

Why I’m An Ocean Optimist And You Should Be, Too

Photo: Enric Sala

Why I’m An Ocean Optimist And You Should Be, Too

Source: Huffington Post/Nancy Knowlton - June 3, 2015

I began my scientific career as a student in Jamaica, where we noted the scarcity of fish due to extreme overfishing, but paid more attention more…

Waste

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Waste

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - June 3, 2015

Today, one of the most startling manifestations of waste is the vast accumulation of petroleum-plastic thought to be no longer useful enough to more…

TMP

The TerraMar Project and OceanAMP form Partnership: Ocean Conservation Meets Journalism 3.0

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The TerraMar Project and OceanAMP form Partnership: Ocean Conservation Meets Journalism 3.0

May 21, 2015

BERLIN and NEW YORK, May 21, 2015 - OceanAMP and The TerraMar Project announced a new partnership today to unite their efforts to save the more…

Student Op-Ed: The Truth About SeaWorld is We Don’t Have the Facts

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Student Op-Ed: The Truth About SeaWorld is We Don’t Have the Facts

Source: Teens4Oceans/Nicole Kunin - May 21, 2015

After the release of Blackfish on January 19th, 2013, SeaWorld, a multi-million dollar corporation, began to suffer through years of harsh criticism and long term more…

The Narrow Edge by Deborah Cramer

The Narrow Edge by Deborah Cramer

Source: SILive/Todd Simmons - May 8, 2015

There is a line in Deborah Cramer's excellent book The Narrow Edge that puts life into perspective. Like the rest of the book, it is a sentence more…

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