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Saving the Marshall Islands

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Saving the Marshall Islands

Source: CNN/John D. Sutter - July 3, 2015

(CNN) - Swimming polar bears, melting ice caps.

You've heard that stuff.
But stop and think for a minute about the fact that climate change -- which is my fault and yours, if you're living in the industrialized world, where our carbon emissions are contributing to warming -- actually could erase entire island nations from more…

Poachers Attack Group Guarding Sea Turtle Eggs in Costa Rica

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Poachers Attack Group Guarding Sea Turtle Eggs in Costa Rica

Source: TakePart/David Kirby - July 3, 2015

There’s trouble in eco-paradise.
Costa Rica, long hailed as a resolute steward of the environment, is failing to protect endangered sea turtles and their eggs along the more…

Spiders are Skilled Sailors

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Spiders are Skilled Sailors

Source: NewScientist/Andy Coghlan - July 3, 2015

Sailors and travellers, including Charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle, have often reported seeing "ballooning" spiders flutter from the air into more…

Ocean is Threatened by CO2 Emissions

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Ocean is Threatened by CO2 Emissions

Source: BBC News/Roger Harrabin - July 3, 2015

Scientists have warned that marine life will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions are drastically cut.
Writing in Science, experts say the oceans are heating, more…

Saving the Marshall Islands

Photo: Stefan Lins/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Saving the Marshall Islands

Source: CNN/John D. Sutter - July 3, 2015

(CNN) - Swimming polar bears, melting ice caps.

You've heard that stuff.
But stop and think for a minute about the fact that climate change more…

Hagfish

Photo: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program

Hagfish

Source: NOAA NMFS/WeirdFins - July 3, 2015

Howdy, Weird Gramma here with “WeirdFins,” all about strange stuff in the sea, and brought to you by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. You 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…

Sensor for Microplastic Research Designed by Student

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Sensor for Microplastic Research Designed by Student

Source: News@Northeastern/Joe O'Connell - June 9, 2015

More than 250 metric tons of microplastic are esti­mated to be floating in the world’s oceans. And the cost to take a research vessel out 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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