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8th Right Whale Found Dead in Gulf of St Lawrence This Summer: Snow Crab Fishery Shut Down

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8th Right Whale Found Dead in Gulf of St Lawrence This Summer: Snow Crab Fishery Shut Down

Source: CBC News/ Elizabeth Fraser - July 25, 2017

After the death of an eighth right whale on Thursday, Fisheries and Oceans has closed the snow crab fishery in part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence to try to keep whales from getting tangled up in fishing ropes.

A necropsy for the eighth whale to be found dead in the gulf since June was scheduled for Miscou Island on Friday morning, more…

Researcher Discovers New Species of Ocean Sunfish, The World’s Largest Bony Fish

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Researcher Discovers New Species of Ocean Sunfish, The World’s Largest Bony Fish

Source: Smithsonian/Jason Daley - July 25, 2017

You would think that all the species of sunfish—a massive creature which grows to about nine-feet in length and two-tons in weight—would have been found more…

The Crucial Role of Viruses in a Healthy Ocean

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The Crucial Role of Viruses in a Healthy Ocean

Source: Hakai Magazine/Amorina Kingdon - July 25, 2017

The word virus conjures up hard-to-shake colds and swine flu, but these tiny microbes are far more than just the more…

A Fish That People Are Willing to Pay to Protect

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A Fish That People Are Willing to Pay to Protect

Source: Hakai Magazine/Chryselle D’Silva Dias - July 25, 2017

Hilsa are a little fish with a big place in the hearts of Bangladeshis. A species of herring, hilsa (Tenualosa ilisha), are auspicious enough to give more…

8th Right Whale Found Dead in Gulf of St Lawrence This Summer: Snow Crab Fishery Shut Down

Photo: Dr.Haus/Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0)

8th Right Whale Found Dead in Gulf of St Lawrence This Summer: Snow Crab Fishery Shut Down

Source: CBC News/ Elizabeth Fraser - July 25, 2017

After the death of an eighth right whale on Thursday, Fisheries and Oceans has closed the snow crab fishery in part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence more…

Sanibel Shells

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Sanibel Shells

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - July 25, 2017

Ari Daniel joins the serious beachcombers along the high-tide line of Sanibel Island, Florida. These “shellers” come in search of beautiful sea shells, sometimes no more…

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Washed Ashore: Turning Plastic Pollution Into a Powerful Message Through Art

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Washed Ashore: Turning Plastic Pollution Into a Powerful Message Through Art

Source: The TerraMar Project - July 24, 2017

Art is a common language which everyone can appreciate regardless of age, gender, race, or culture.
Creating art out of the ocean debris that litters more…

Share the Shores: Nature Valley Trust’s Shorebird Research Project

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Share the Shores: Nature Valley Trust’s Shorebird Research Project

Source: Nature's Valley Trust/Joy de Vos, Conservation intern - June 22, 2017

Nature’s Valley Trust’s Coastal Impact Program (#ShareTheShores) is divided into 3 different projects. One of the projects is the Shorebird Research Project that started end more…

Washed Ashore: Turning Plastic Pollution Into a Powerful Message Through Art

Photo: Washed Ashore

Washed Ashore: Turning Plastic Pollution Into a Powerful Message Through Art

Source: The TerraMar Project - July 24, 2017

Art is a common language which everyone can appreciate regardless of age, gender, race, or culture.
Creating art out of the ocean debris that litters more…