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Costa Rica’s Shark Fin Scandal

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Costa Rica’s Shark Fin Scandal

Source: The Tico Times/David Boddiger - March 27, 2015

In politics, perception is everything. And at the nine-month mark, President Luis Guillermo Solís’ administration is taking a pounding in one of the areas that more…

The Life of an Antarctica Iceberg

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The Life of an Antarctica Iceberg

Source: The Conversation/Mark Brandon - March 27, 2015

You never forget the first time you see an iceberg. The horizon of a ship at sea is a two dimensional space and to see more…

Phytoplankton Carbon Delivered to Ocean Depths by Currents

Photo: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Norman Kuring; USGS

Phytoplankton Carbon Delivered to Ocean Depths by Currents

Source: Phys.org/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute - March 27, 2015

Just as crocus and daffodil blossoms signal renewal and the start of a warmer season on land, a similar "greening" event—a massive phytoplankton bloom—unfolds each more…

Rowing for Hemophilia

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Rowing for Hemophilia

Source: WXIA/Jaye Watson - March 27, 2015

WINDER, Ga. -- There are people who make things look easy, almost effortless. Chris Lee and Jacob Pope are two of those people, in perfect more…

Chinook Salmon

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Chinook Salmon

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel Shapiro - March 27, 2015

Chinook or King Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) are the largest salmon. They may reach around 150 cm in length and can occasionally exceed 23 more…

Lewis Pugh Talks Ross Sea Conservation with Russia

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Lewis Pugh Talks Ross Sea Conservation with Russia

Source: BBC News/Claire Marshall - March 26, 2015

After completing some record-breaking swims in Antarctica, Lewis Pugh flew to Moscow to discuss ocean conservation.
The UK athlete and campaigner wanted to meet the Russian Minster more…

Insane Video of Volvo Ocean Race Sailors Experiencing “Chinese Gybe”

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Insane Video of Volvo Ocean Race Sailors Experiencing “Chinese Gybe”

Source: The National - March 26, 2015

Four of the six boats in the Volvo Ocean Race, including Abu Dhabi’s Azzam, suffered big hits as the Southern Ocean gave the fleet its more…

Prince of Wales Sounds Alarm over Plastic Waste in Ocean

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Prince of Wales Sounds Alarm over Plastic Waste in Ocean

Source: Huffington Post/Andreas Merkl - March 26, 2015

Last Wednesday, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, speaking in Washington, DC, to an audience of 100 governmental, corporate and nonprofit leaders, sounded the alarm more…

Study: Ocean Acidification Impacting Phytoplankton in Southern Ocean

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Study: Ocean Acidification Impacting Phytoplankton in Southern Ocean

Source: University of Colorado Boulder/Natalie Freeman and Nicole Lovenduski - March 26, 2015

A University of Colorado Boulder study shows a ubiquitous type of phytoplankton -- tiny organisms that are the base of the marine food web – more…

Nature is Speaking on Ocean Radio

Nature is Speaking on Ocean Radio

Source: OceanRadio/Anja Medau - March 26, 2015

What you hear is the new Nature Awareness Campaign of a foundation called Conservation International. It is a great campaign to bring awareness to more…

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