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A Killer Algae: The Death of 343 Sei Whales in Patagonia Reveals Effect of Climate Change on Marine Mammals

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A Killer Algae: The Death of 343 Sei Whales in Patagonia Reveals Effect of Climate Change on Marine Mammals

Source: Hakai Magazine/Claudia Geib - November 22, 2017

They didn’t think much of the first dead whale. Dwarfed by the rugged cliffs of Patagonia’s high green fjords, the team of biologists had sailed more…

The Disconnect That Ruins Our World

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The Disconnect That Ruins Our World

Source: The TerraMar Project - November 21, 2017

The planet we live on is beautiful. The dense forests and deep seas are alive and busy, hustling  and bustling the same way as any more…

Study Shows How Picky Eating Habits of Tiny Sea Creatures Affect Ocean Cycling

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Study Shows How Picky Eating Habits of Tiny Sea Creatures Affect Ocean Cycling

Source: Phys.org/University of Oregon/Jim Barlow - November 20, 2017

Dime-sized ocean organisms thought to graze on any particles in their path are actually picky eaters, and their food-filtering process may be vital to how more…

Norway Sued by Climate Activists for Arctic Oil Exploration Plans

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Norway Sued by Climate Activists for Arctic Oil Exploration Plans

Source: The Guardian/Tone Sutterud/Elisabeth Ulven - November 17, 2017

The Norwegian government is being sued by climate activists over a decision to open up areas of the Arctic Ocean for oil exploration, a move more…

A Very Worrying Discovery: Scientists Find Plastics in the Stomachs of Deep Sea Creatures

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A Very Worrying Discovery: Scientists Find Plastics in the Stomachs of Deep Sea Creatures

Source: The Guardian/Matthew Taylor - November 16, 2017

Animals from the deepest places on Earth have been found with plastic in their stomachs, confirming fears that manmade fibres have contaminated the most remote more…

How I Sea: Emy Kane, Lonely Whale

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How I Sea: Emy Kane, Lonely Whale

Source: The TerraMar Project - November 15, 2017

Meet Emy, the Digital Strategist at Lonely Whale who spearheaded the #StopSucking social media challenge that within its first two months, reached an audience of 32 million people across more…

A Global Consensus: 15,000 Scientists From 184 Countries Warn of Negative Global Environmental Trends

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A Global Consensus: 15,000 Scientists From 184 Countries Warn of Negative Global Environmental Trends

Source: Phys.org/Oregon State University - November 14, 2017

Human well-being will be severely jeopardized by negative trends in some types of environmental harm, such as a changing climate, deforestation, loss of access to more…

Mounting Global Pressures Spell Trouble for Illegal Shark Fin Trade

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Mounting Global Pressures Spell Trouble for Illegal Shark Fin Trade

Source: NPR/Alan Yu/Paige Pfleger - November 13, 2017

At many Chinese restaurants in the United States, there's a special dish called shark fin soup. It's expensive — a delicacy and status symbol in more…

How I Sea: Dune Ives, Lonely Whale

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How I Sea: Dune Ives, Lonely Whale

Source: The TerraMar Project - November 10, 2017

Meet Dune Ives, the Executive Director at Lonely Whale, an organization making a real splash in the fight to free our world from its addiction to single-use more…

Motherships, Slave Labor and the High Seas

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Motherships, Slave Labor and the High Seas

Source: The TerraMar Project - November 9, 2017

Slavery, injustice, and smuggling. These are words that by the year 2017 should be nothing but remnants of past mistakes.
We live in a highly more…