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Costa Rica’s Shark Fin Scandal

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Costa Rica’s Shark Fin Scandal

Source: The Tico Times/David Boddiger - March 27, 2015

In politics, perception is everything. And at the nine-month mark, President Luis Guillermo Solís’ administration is taking a pounding in one of the areas that more…

Lewis Pugh Talks Ross Sea Conservation with Russia

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Lewis Pugh Talks Ross Sea Conservation with Russia

Source: BBC News/Claire Marshall - March 26, 2015

After completing some record-breaking swims in Antarctica, Lewis Pugh flew to Moscow to discuss ocean conservation.
The UK athlete and campaigner wanted to meet the Russian Minster more…

Shell Moves Rigs, Expects Government Approval for Arctic Oil Drilling

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Shell Moves Rigs, Expects Government Approval for Arctic Oil Drilling

Source: Alaska Dispatch News/Jennifer A. Dlouhy - March 25, 2015

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is set to announce within days whether it will reaffirm a seven-year-old government auction of oil leases in the Chukchi more…

Bikini Population Displaced First by Radiation, Now Climate Change

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Bikini Population Displaced First by Radiation, Now Climate Change

Source: The Guardian/Karl Mathiesen - March 24, 2015

In 1946 an American commodore gathered Lirok Joash and her people together and asked them to temporarily leave their homes on Bikini Atoll. The US more…

National Geographic’s Pristine Seas Discusses the Seychelles

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National Geographic’s Pristine Seas Discusses the Seychelles

Source: Seychelles News Agency/Hajira Amla - March 23, 2015

Victoria — In September last year, former US President Bill Clinton announced that the 115-island archipelago of Seychelles, located in the western Indian Ocean, would be more…

Combatting Ocean Trash is Prince Charles’ Newest Cause

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Combatting Ocean Trash is Prince Charles’ Newest Cause

Source: National Geographic/Laura Parker - March 20, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Britain’s Prince Charles, long a champion of rain forests and sustainable agriculture, has a new environmental cause: combatting ocean trash.

“Something must urgently be more…

Prince of Wales Calls for Cleaner Seas

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Prince of Wales Calls for Cleaner Seas

Source: The Telegraph/Peter Foster - March 19, 2015

The Prince of Wales invoked his soon-to-be born grandchild last night as he delivered an impassioned plea to curb the massive amounts of plastic waste more…

UK Creates Largest Marine Reserve in the World

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UK Creates Largest Marine Reserve in the World

Source: National Geographic/Brian Clark Howard - March 18, 2015

British Prime Minister David Cameron's government today announced the creation of the world’s largest contiguous ocean reserve on Wednesday, setting aside 322,000 square miles (830,000 square kilometers) around the more…

Time to Rebrand Climate Change as ‘Climate Disruption’

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Time to Rebrand Climate Change as ‘Climate Disruption’

Source: Forbes/Jeff McMahon - March 17, 2015

People have learned to cope with change by thinking it’s not all bad, but climate change is all bad, according to a climate scientist at Argonne National Laboratory who more…

Cyclone Pam Prompts Calls for Climate Change Action

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Cyclone Pam Prompts Calls for Climate Change Action

Source: New Scientist/Michael Slezak - March 16, 2015

Thought to be the worst natural disaster in living memory to hit Vanuatu, Cyclone Pam has killed at least eight people and dozens more are feared dead more…

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