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Ocean Acidification Behind Earth’s Largest Mass Extinction

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Ocean Acidification Behind Earth’s Largest Mass Extinction

Source: EarthSky/Deanna Conners - April 27, 2015

During the Permian–Triassic mass extinction event 252 million years ago, most life on Earth perished. Scientists have now obtained evidence that ocean acidification played a key role in the die-off. The new research was published in the journal Science on April 10, 2015.

The Permian–Triassic mass extinction event is the largest such event to ever to have more…

Ocean Summit on Marine Debris To Be Held During Volvo Ocean Race Port Call

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Ocean Summit on Marine Debris To Be Held During Volvo Ocean Race Port Call

Source: Scuttlebutt Sailing News - April 27, 2015

Alicante, Spain (April 23, 2015) – The Ocean Summit on Marine Debris during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport, Rhode Island, USA, next month more…

Ocean Acidification Behind Earth’s Largest Mass Extinction

Photo: BNPS.co.uk

Ocean Acidification Behind Earth’s Largest Mass Extinction

Source: EarthSky/Deanna Conners - April 27, 2015

During the Permian–Triassic mass extinction event 252 million years ago, most life on Earth perished. Scientists have now obtained evidence more…

Unusually Warm Pacific Ocean Threatens Ecosystems

Source: NOAA Climate

Unusually Warm Pacific Ocean Threatens Ecosystems

Source: CNN/Yoriko Kawaguchi, Steve Almasy, Dave Hennen and Jennifer Gray - April 27, 2015

(CNN) - Marine life seen swimming in unusual places. Water temperatures warmer than they should be. No snow where there should be feet of it.

Some more…

Arctic Council Urged to Save the Arctic

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Arctic Council Urged to Save the Arctic

Source: RTCC/Alex Pashley - April 27, 2015

As the US began its two-year stewardship of a pan-Arctic forum in Canada today, campaigners handed foreign ministers framed copies of a text urging environmental more…

Sea Slug

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Sea Slug

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel Shapiro - April 27, 2015

Come one, come all! See the amazing, the astonishing, half-animal, half-plant! Journey to Woods Hole, Massachusetts, where scientist Skip Pierce and one of his students more…

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Marine & Oceanic Sustainability Foundation Announces Media Partnership with The TerraMar Project

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Marine & Oceanic Sustainability Foundation Announces Media Partnership with The TerraMar Project

Source: PR Log - March 4, 2015

PRLog - March 4, 2015 - WILMINGTON, Del. -- The Marine & Oceanic Sustainability Foundation (MOSF) today announced a new partnership with The TerraMar Project to promote marine conservation efforts throughout more…

Major Ocean Summit in April Aims to Activate Millennials

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Major Ocean Summit in April Aims to Activate Millennials

Source: Georgetown Sustainable Ocean Alliance/Daniela Fernandez and Sebastian Nicholls - April 23, 2015

The ocean is on average 2.29 miles deep. It provides food and income for over 1.5 billion people. It is the source of 30% of more…

Moral Order: The Rise of Luca C Mariner

Moral Order: The Rise of Luca C Mariner

Author: Phil Pauley - September 19, 2014

Welcome to the newest section of The Daily Catch, the TerraMar Book Club. Each month we will feature a new book that has caught our attention, more…

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