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Fishing Gear 101: Trawls – Bulldozers of the Ocean

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Fishing Gear 101: Trawls – Bulldozers of the Ocean

Source: Safina Center/Elizabeth Brown - February 27, 2015

We are often asked to describe various types of fishing gear and explain which ones are the most destructive to the ocean. Another frequent question more…

Famed Biologist and ‘Shark Lady’ Eugenie Clark Passed Away

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Famed Biologist and ‘Shark Lady’ Eugenie Clark Passed Away

Source: National Geographic/Andrea Stone - February 26, 2015

Eugenie Clark, an American marine biologist who fell in love with sharks as a child with her nose pressed against an aquarium tank—and whose research more…

Climate Change and Rising Seas Threaten Entire Pacific Cultures

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Climate Change and Rising Seas Threaten Entire Pacific Cultures

Source: RTCC/Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner - February 25, 2015

On my way home this past week, the roads were momentarily blocked as bulldozers chugged across the road towards the shoreline, where they unceremoniously dumped more…

Cryogenically Frozen Life Forms Are Waking Up

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Cryogenically Frozen Life Forms Are Waking Up

Source: Gizmodo/Maddie Stone - February 24, 2015

What's happening in Siberia's thawing permafrost and Greenland's melting glaciers sounds borderline supernatural. Ancient viruses, bacteria, plants, and even animals have been cryogenically frozen there more…

San Francisco Bans Plastic Water Bottles

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San Francisco Bans Plastic Water Bottles

Source: GlobalFlare/Adrianna Robinson - February 23, 2015

In a bold move toward pollution control, San Francisco has just become the first city in America to ban the sale of plastic water bottles, more…

Make Money Fighting Climate Change

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Make Money Fighting Climate Change

Source: CNN/Richard Branson and Paul Polman - February 20, 2015

(CNN) - Though the public rarely notices, businesses succeed because of their planning. To see what is happening now, while positioning yourself to make the most more…

Should Fishing Be Banned on the High Seas?

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Should Fishing Be Banned on the High Seas?

Source: World Economic Forum/Reg Watson - February 19, 2015

The high seas – the area outside any country’s national waters – cover nearly two-thirds of the oceans and are largely ungoverned. Some fishers do more…

My Amazing Adventure at Sea

It was so special having my mom with me for this adventure!

My Amazing Adventure at Sea

Source: The Daily Catch/Olivia Ries - February 18, 2015

My name is Olivia Ries and I am the co-founder of One More Generation. Recently I was invited to join the folks at Beautiful Nation more…

Oregon Chub First Fish to Recover from Endangered Status in U.S.

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Oregon Chub First Fish to Recover from Endangered Status in U.S.

Source: OregonLive/Kelly House - February 17, 2015

The Oregon chub has been to the brink and back, earning a place in history as the first fish to ever leave the endangered species more…

Amazing Free Diving Video: Ocean Gravity

Source: The Telegraph - February 16, 2015

Guillaume Néry is one of the world's most experienced and accomplished free divers and, as this stunning footage shows, he is capable of performing extraordinary feats more…

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