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New Must-See Documentary: ‘A Plastic Ocean’

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New Must-See Documentary: ‘A Plastic Ocean’

Source: EcoWatch/Lorraine Chow - February 5, 2016

In the upcoming feature-length documentary, A Plastic Ocean, two explorers set out on a four-year global journey to learn about the increasingly devastating crisis of ocean plastic that has polluted our waterways, literally choked aquatic more…

Ocean Acidification Is Becoming a Bigger Problem for the Atlantic Ocean

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Ocean Acidification Is Becoming a Bigger Problem for the Atlantic Ocean

Source: TakePart/Emily Gertz - February 4, 2016

Over the past 10 years, the Atlantic Ocean has soaked up 50 percent more carbon dioxide than it did the decade before, measurably speeding up more…

Bringing Technology to Life for Conservation

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Bringing Technology to Life for Conservation

Source: Virgin/Shah Selbe - February 3, 2016

We are living in the midst of a pretty exciting era. Never before has humanity been more educated, more connected, more enabled, or more empowered more…

Tiny Plankton Play Big Role in Ocean’s Carbon Storage

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Tiny Plankton Play Big Role in Ocean’s Carbon Storage

Source: Phys.org/Jennifer Chu - February 2, 2016

How do you find your food? Most animal species, whether they rummage through a refrigerator or stalk prey in the wild, obtain nutrients by consuming more…

Ocean Life Imperiled by Invisible Plastic

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Ocean Life Imperiled by Invisible Plastic

Source: TCPalm/Anthony Westbury - February 1, 2016

Take a stroll along any beach and you'll see the depressing amount of plastic items that wash up on our shores every day.

Yet a more…

The Dark Side of Ecotourism: Even Sea Turtles Need Alone Time

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The Dark Side of Ecotourism: Even Sea Turtles Need Alone Time

Source: Hakai Magazine/Elizabeth Preston - January 29, 2016

Wildlife is a big draw for ocean-going tourists, from whale watching to trips in search of sharks, rays, dolphins, and penguins. On the Greek island more…

Ocean Fertilization Probably Won’t Help Global Warming

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Ocean Fertilization Probably Won’t Help Global Warming

Source: Phys.org/Columbia University - January 28, 2016

Scientists plumbing the depths of the central equatorial Pacific Ocean have found ancient sediments suggesting that one proposed way to mitigate climate warming—fertilizing the oceans more…

British Adventurer Henry Worsley Passes Away While Attempting Record Antarctica Crossing

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British Adventurer Henry Worsley Passes Away While Attempting Record Antarctica Crossing

Source: The New York Times/Bruce Weber - January 26, 2016

The message, transmitted on Friday via satellite telephone from freezing isolation in Antarctica, sounded resigned, melancholy and indisputably weary, as the speaker recalled the end of a more…

Melting Arctic Ice Leads to Ocean Species Mixing

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Melting Arctic Ice Leads to Ocean Species Mixing

Source: CBS News/Amy Kraft - January 22, 2016

Melting Arctic ice is not only opening up new passageways for ships. Birds and marine species are also traveling to uncharted waters.

Seabird McKeon, a marine more…

World Economic Forum to Discuss the $1 Trillion Ocean

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World Economic Forum to Discuss the $1 Trillion Ocean

Source: Bloomberg Business/Eric Roston - January 21, 2016

As chairman of investments at Guggenheim Partners, Scott Minerd thought he had a realistic view on how big an economic challenge climate change poses.

Then, more…

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