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Presidential Candidate Reveals Plans for the Ocean

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Presidential Candidate Reveals Plans for the Ocean

Source: National Geographic/David Helvarg - August 31, 2016

In response to a letter sent by 115 Ocean Leaders to the leading presidential candidates Secretary Clinton has released a two-page response on what she more…

Baby Fish Follow the Sounds of a Healthy Reef, If They Can Hear Them

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Baby Fish Follow the Sounds of a Healthy Reef, If They Can Hear Them

Source: Cosmos Magazine/Amy Middleton - August 30, 2016

Why did the fish go to the coral reef? It sounds like the start of a bad joke, but the answer is: we don't know.

Research more…

The Renewable Power of Ocean Winds

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The Renewable Power of Ocean Winds

Source: The New York Times - August 29, 2016

The first offshore wind farm in American waters, near Block Island, R.I., was completed this month. With just five turbines, the farm won’t make much of a more…

President Obama Designates Ocean Reserve in Hawaii Twice the Size of Texas

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President Obama Designates Ocean Reserve in Hawaii Twice the Size of Texas

Source: National Geographic/Cynthia Barnett - August 26, 2016

Capping a week of 100th anniversary celebrations for the National Park Service, President Barack Obama on Friday turned to the ocean to create the largest protected more…

Expedition Reveals Sunken Warship Off San Francisco Coast Once Used in Atomic Tests

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Expedition Reveals Sunken Warship Off San Francisco Coast Once Used in Atomic Tests

Source: KSBW/AP - August 25, 2016

San Francisco - An underwater expedition along the California coast has revealed for the first time a sunken World War II-era aircraft carrier once used in more…

Japan Whalers Reach Deal with Sea Shepherd

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Japan Whalers Reach Deal with Sea Shepherd

Source: NBC News/Arata Yamamoto - August 24, 2016

TOKYO — Japanese "scientific whalers" said Tuesday that they have reached a deal with wildlife activists at the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society to end years more…

Coral Reefs Need Fish Pee to Stay Healthy

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Coral Reefs Need Fish Pee to Stay Healthy

Source: UPI/Brooks Hays - August 22, 2016

SEATTLE (UPI) -- Coral reefs offer many fish species camouflage and a variety of nooks and crannies in which to hide. In return, fish offer their more…

Only .0001% of the Ocean Has Been Explored, But Nekton’s Changing That

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Only .0001% of the Ocean Has Been Explored, But Nekton’s Changing That

Source: The Guardian/Oliver Milman - August 19, 2016

The largest migration on Earth is very rarely seen by human eyes, yet it happens every day. Billions of marine creatures ascend from as far more…

Alaskan Village Votes to Relocate Due to Climate Change

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Alaskan Village Votes to Relocate Due to Climate Change

Source: Christian Science Monitor/Nicole Orttung - August 18, 2016

Residents of Shishmaref, Alaska, voted Wednesday to relocate its ancestral island home to safer ground, escaping eroding shores and rising seas brought on by climate more…

Land Carbon Storage Swelled During Little Ice Age, Which Bodes Ill for the Future

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Land Carbon Storage Swelled During Little Ice Age, Which Bodes Ill for the Future

Source: The Conversation/Peter Rayner, Cathy Trudger, David Etheridge, and Mauro Rubino - August 17, 2016

The dip in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels during the Little Ice Age wasn’t caused by New World pioneers cutting a swathe through native American agriculture, more…

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