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Building Coral Reefs to Keep Okinotori Territorial Claims Above Water

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Building Coral Reefs to Keep Okinotori Territorial Claims Above Water

Source: New York Times/Yuriko Nagano - November 21, 2014

TOKYO — Amid warnings that rising sea levels caused by global warming could lead to the disappearance of some entire island states, two tiny uninhabited islets in more…

Centenarian Sees Ocean For First Time

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Centenarian Sees Ocean For First Time

Source: BBC Newsbeat - November 21, 2014

Just weeks before turning 101, Ruby Holt has seen the ocean for the first time.
She has spent most of her life on a farm more…

Trash on Lake Champlain’s Shores

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Trash on Lake Champlain’s Shores

Source: VTDigger/John Herrick - November 21, 2014

BURLINGTON — Rachael Miller walked along Burlington’s North Beach scouting for pieces of trash. With her hands chilled by the early winter cold, she picked up more…

NOAA State of the Climate Report – October

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NOAA State of the Climate Report – October

Source: AP/Seth Borenstein - November 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a bitter U.S. cold snap, the globe is rushing hell-bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting the more…

A Climate Change Refugee

A Climate Change Refugee

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - November 21, 2014

A recent legal case involving a man from Kiribati claiming refugee status from the impacts of climate has captured world media attention. In more…

World Parks Congress Sets New Marine Parks Target

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World Parks Congress Sets New Marine Parks Target

Source: ABC AU/Linda Vergnani - November 20, 2014

The once-a-decade World Parks Congress concluded in Sydney with a new target to reserve 30 per cent of the world's marine areas in parks where more…

Ocean Spiral: An Underwater City Concept

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Ocean Spiral: An Underwater City Concept

Source: The Guardian/Justin McCurry - November 20, 2014

It sounds like an idea for a sequel to Christopher Nolan’s hit sci-fi film Interstellar: an underwater city of 5,000 people that draws its energy more…

Ocean Acidification Tops List of Important Stories Missed by Mainstream Media

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Ocean Acidification Tops List of Important Stories Missed by Mainstream Media

Source: Monterey County Weekly/Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez - November 20, 2014

1. Our oceans are acidifying – even if the nightly news hasn’t told you yet.
As humanity continues to fill the atmosphere with harmful gases, more…

Coming Up in the Volvo Ocean Race

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Coming Up in the Volvo Ocean Race

Source: Scuttlebutt Sailing News - November 20, 2014

(November 19, 2014; Day 1) – The second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race got underway in what may stand up as the most entertaining more…

Lighthouse Projects

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Lighthouse Projects

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - November 20, 2014

In this episode of World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill will discuss a number of small, local projects which apply management and sustainability more…