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Ocean Engineers Collaborate to Accurately Simulate Interacting Hidden Ocean Waves and Tides

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Ocean Engineers Collaborate to Accurately Simulate Interacting Hidden Ocean Waves and Tides

Source: MIT News/Jennifer Chu - September 28, 2016

In certain parts of the ocean, towering, slow-motion rollercoasters called internal tides trundle along for miles, rising and falling for hundreds of feet in the more…

Global Climate Impacts Intensify as Arctic Ocean Ice Retreats

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Global Climate Impacts Intensify as Arctic Ocean Ice Retreats

Source: Yale Environment 360/Peter Wadhams - September 27, 2016

The news last week that summer ice covering the Arctic Ocean was tied for the second-lowest extent on record is a sobering reminder that the planet is more…

World’s Coffee Supply Threatened by Climate Change

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World’s Coffee Supply Threatened by Climate Change

Source: The New York Times/Jonah Engel Bromwich - September 26, 2016

A report examining the many ways climate change threatens coffee and coffee farmers has alarmed people who are now imagining what it would be like getting through more…

White House Discusses Integrating Climate Change Into National Security Policy

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White House Discusses Integrating Climate Change Into National Security Policy

Source: White House/Ambassador Rice and Brian Deese - September 23, 2016

Earlier this month, we accompanied President Obama to the G-20 Summit in Hangzhou, China. It was a productive summit across the board. But perhaps the most significant moment more…

Obama Calls for New Global Business Model to Combat Climate Change During Final UN Address

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Obama Calls for New Global Business Model to Combat Climate Change During Final UN Address

Source: Business Insider/Jeremy Berke - September 22, 2016

Obama gave his final address to the United Nations on Tuesday, where he discussed how investing in new technologies can help combat climate change, among other issues.

He more…

Demand for Totoaba Bladders in China Is Driving the Species to Extinction

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Demand for Totoaba Bladders in China Is Driving the Species to Extinction

Source: Independent/Lucy Pasha-Robinson - September 21, 2016

China’s illegal trade in the rare totoaba fish bladder is driving an endangered species of vaquita fish to the brink of extinction, according to a new report.
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The Ocean Needs a Better Business Plan

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The Ocean Needs a Better Business Plan

Source: The Huffington Post/José María Figueras - September 20, 2016

We are used to thinking of the Ocean as a force of nature, but what about the Ocean as a major force in the global more…

Whole Foods Suspends Buying Fish From Hawaii Auction Until Fair Boat Labor Is Proven

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Whole Foods Suspends Buying Fish From Hawaii Auction Until Fair Boat Labor Is Proven

Source: KHON 2/Gina Mangieri - September 19, 2016

Whole Foods has suspended buying fish from the Hawaii fish auction amid concerns over the labor practices of some fishing vessels.

It’s an issue Always more…

Illegal Fishing Is a Matter of National Security

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Illegal Fishing Is a Matter of National Security

Source: Politico/Johan Bergenas - September 16, 2016

This week, Secretary of State John Kerry is gathering world leaders in Washington, D.C., for a major conference on protecting the oceans. Included on the more…

Obama Creates First Marine National Monument in Atlantic Ocean

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Obama Creates First Marine National Monument in Atlantic Ocean

Source: National Geographic/Cynthia Barnett - September 15, 2016

In a milestone for ocean protection, President Barack Obama on Thursday established the first marine national monument in the Atlantic, prohibiting fishing and other types of more…

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