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Fishing Gear 101: Dredges – The Bottom Scrapers

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Fishing Gear 101: Dredges – The Bottom Scrapers

Source: The Safina Center/Elizabeth Brown - May 29, 2015

We are often asked to describe various types of fishing gear and explain which ones are the most destructive to the ocean. Another frequent question is why our seafood ratings for a particular species differ depending on the fishing method used. To help answer these questions, we decided to create a Fishing Gear 101 blog series. more…

Fishing Gear 101: Dredges – The Bottom Scrapers

Photo: NOAA Fish Watch

Fishing Gear 101: Dredges – The Bottom Scrapers

Source: The Safina Center/Elizabeth Brown - May 29, 2015

We are often asked to describe various types of fishing gear and explain which ones are the most destructive to the ocean. Another frequent question more…

Wealth of Species Biodiversity in an Invisible Ocean World

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Wealth of Species Biodiversity in an Invisible Ocean World

Source: Phys.org/Cassie Martin - May 29, 2015

Plankton are vital to life on Earth—they absorb carbon dioxide, generate nearly half of the oxygen we breathe, break down more…

Coral Restoration Foundation to Host Plantapalooza in Florida Keys

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Coral Restoration Foundation to Host Plantapalooza in Florida Keys

Source: Coral Restoration Foundation - May 29, 2015

Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF) plans to celebrate World Oceans Day on Monday, June 8 by hosting its first ever Plantapalooza. World Oceans Day provides a more…

Informing a Sustainable Ocean Economy Through Mapping Ocean Wealth

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Informing a Sustainable Ocean Economy Through Mapping Ocean Wealth

Source: National Geographic/Mark Spalding - May 29, 2015

I’m a somewhat recalcitrant tweeter. I’m not quite sure whether it’s worth the effort, but last month I joined a trending topic, a first for more…

Conciliation of Interest

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Conciliation of Interest

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - May 29, 2015

Beneath almost every environmental challenge we face today lie various conflicts of interest. In the context of the ocean there are examples everywhere: more…

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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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