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Global Plastic Pollution Isn’t Only Immoral, It Violates International Law

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Global Plastic Pollution Isn’t Only Immoral, It Violates International Law

Source: BBC News/Roger Harrabin - February 22, 2018

The global tide of ocean plastic pollution is a clear violation of international law, campaigners say.
They have been urging for a new global treaty to tackle the problem.

But a new report - to be presented to a Royal Geographical Society conference on Tuesday - says littering the sea with plastics is already prohibited more…

The Last Time Earth’s Waters Experienced Major Oxygen Losses, Here’s What Happened

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The Last Time Earth’s Waters Experienced Major Oxygen Losses, Here’s What Happened

Source: Quartz/Eelco Rohling/Joseph Ortiz - February 22, 2018

On January 5, 2018, a paper published in the journal Science delivered a sobering message: The oxygenation of open oceans and coastal seas has been steadily declining more…

Global Plastic Pollution Isn’t Only Immoral, It Violates International Law

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Global Plastic Pollution Isn’t Only Immoral, It Violates International Law

Source: BBC News/Roger Harrabin - February 22, 2018

The global tide of ocean plastic pollution is a clear violation of international law, campaigners say.
They have been urging for a new global treaty more…

The Pacific Geoduck

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The Pacific Geoduck

Source: NOAA NMFS/WeirdFins - February 22, 2018

Weird Gramma here with “WeirdFins,” all about strange stuff in the sea, and brought to you by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Today’s weird more…

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Is Your Seafood A Threat To National Security? Why The U.S. Department Of Defense Should Be Rallying To Combat Illegal Fishing

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Is Your Seafood A Threat To National Security? Why The U.S. Department Of Defense Should Be Rallying To Combat Illegal Fishing

Source: The TerraMar Project - February 15, 2018

When we think of National Security, the topics ‘Terrorists’, ‘Drug Trafficking’, or 'North Korea',  are usually what first come to mind. Likely the result of more…

How I Sea: Shelby O’Neil, Jr. Ocean Guardians

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How I Sea: Shelby O’Neil, Jr. Ocean Guardians

Source: The TerraMar Project - December 13, 2017

Meet Shelby O'Neil, the inspiring High School student behind the #NoStrawNovember movement.
Hi, my name is Shelby O’Neil and I am a freshly minted 17-year-old. more…

Climoji: The Social Media Tool Changing The Way We Communicate About Ocean Conservation

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Climoji: The Social Media Tool Changing The Way We Communicate About Ocean Conservation

Source: The TerraMar Project - January 19, 2018

People use Emoji’s every day while communicating with friends, family, and co-workers. It’s really become such a mainstream way for people to express their feelings.
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