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Undercover Plastic Detective

Photo: Anita Horan

Undercover Plastic Detective

Source: The Daily Catch/Anita Horan - June 28, 2016

I wrote my first story for The Daily Catch on March 25 this year. I’m an ocean lover, underwater photographer and amateur freediver. Back on dry land, more…

SOLSTICE 2016: A Global Celebration for the World, the Universe

SOLSTICE 2016: A Global Celebration for the World, the Universe

Source: SOLSTICE 2016 - June 20, 2016

On June 21st, 2016, SOLSTICE  2016 will connect science, art, design, and technology in a global celebration across all 24 timezones. The multi-stream 24-hour event more…

National Aquarium to Relocate Dolphins to Ocean Refuge

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National Aquarium to Relocate Dolphins to Ocean Refuge

Source: USA Today/Mary Bowman - June 16, 2016

Eight dolphins raised in captivity will soon be transferred to a protected Oceanside habitat, National Aquarium officials announced Tuesday.

The Atlantic bottlenose dolphins will be more…

An Industry First: Surfer Insurance Against Shark Attacks

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An Industry First: Surfer Insurance Against Shark Attacks

Source: Insurance Business - May 10, 2016

A Newport surfing club and a Mona Vale insurance company have joined forces to offer a scheme in which surfers (or their next of kin) more…

Screw Living as Usual

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Screw Living as Usual

Source: OCA/Joseph Ierna, Jr. - May 6, 2016

In life I find many are now “talking the talk” about conservation and blue economies and this is a refreshing and wonderful movement, but how many more…

Letter to Presidential Candidates From Conservation Leaders

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Letter to Presidential Candidates From Conservation Leaders

Source: Blue Frontier - May 2, 2016

Blue Frontier is looking for signatories on a letter we are now circulating that will be sent to the final two presidential candidates after the conventions this summer. more…

Orcas Live in Oceans Campaign

Orcas Live in Oceans Campaign

Source: The Daily Catch - April 25, 2016

After making a toy orca whale for 10 years, Munchkin decided to put their principles before profits and will be kick-starting the building of an ocean sanctuary more…

An Inspired Land-Lubber Coordinates London’s Fishackathon

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An Inspired Land-Lubber Coordinates London’s Fishackathon

Source: Fishackathon/Peter Kohler - April 22, 2016

My background: It has been an epic and eye-opening experience coordinating the 2015 and now 2016 London Fishackathons.  Especially for me, considering I was born 4,500ft more…

Big Fishing Fleets, Small Fishing Communities: How Citizen Science Can Help

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Big Fishing Fleets, Small Fishing Communities: How Citizen Science Can Help

Source: Fishackathon/Meaghan Parker, Senior Editor/Writer, Wilson Center - April 21, 2016

“The Chinese are catching 12 times the amount of fish they report,” says Jennifer Turner, director of the Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum, which produced a report more…

Tracking the Ghosts in Our Ocean

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Tracking the Ghosts in Our Ocean

Source: Fishackathon/Carla Pisarro and Elizabeth Hogan, World Animal Protection/Global Ghost Gear Initiative - April 20, 2016

The world’s oceans are a dangerous place to live. An estimated 640,000 tons of fishing gear are lost or discarded in our oceans each year. more…

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