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Study Reveals More Whales Leads to More Fish

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Study Reveals More Whales Leads to More Fish

Source: National Geographic/Brian Clark Howard - July 11, 2014

Scientists and fisheries managers have long underestimated the valuable role large whales play in healthy ocean ecosystems, a new study suggests. And, scientists add, those commercial fishermen who complain that whales steal fish from their nets have it wrong.
An increase in the number of large whales—like blue, sperm, right, and gray—around the world could more…

Dangerous Rip Currents Lead to Daring Save off Fraserburgh Coast

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Dangerous Rip Currents Lead to Daring Save off Fraserburgh Coast

Source: BBC News - July 11, 2014

Two children have been rescued by lifeboat after getting into difficulty in the sea off Fraserburgh.

A third child made it back to shore unaided.

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Seafloor to be Mapped by Underwater Drones

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Seafloor to be Mapped by Underwater Drones

Source: Mashable/Eric Larson - July 11, 2014

Three weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, Pete LeHardy and his crew were on a plane headed for Australia.

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Study Reveals More Whales Leads to More Fish

Photo: Pichost.me

Study Reveals More Whales Leads to More Fish

Source: National Geographic/Brian Clark Howard - July 11, 2014

Scientists and fisheries managers have long underestimated the valuable role large whales play in healthy ocean ecosystems, a new study suggests. And, scientists add, those more…

Large Swath of Coastline Designated as Critical Habitat For Sea Turtles

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Large Swath of Coastline Designated as Critical Habitat For Sea Turtles

Source: UPI/Brooks Hays - July 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, July 10 (UPI) --The U.S. federal government set a record yesterday, as wildlife officials designated an additional 685 miles of nesting beach and some more…

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The Tide is Turning on Ocean Conservation

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The Tide is Turning on Ocean Conservation

Source: National Geographic/Ghislaine Maxwell - June 17, 2014

Fish don’t vote; is that perhaps why the ocean and its problems are a low priority for governments and few politicians see a need to more…