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By Sylvia Earle and Jason Patlis This week, the ocean finally gets the attention it deserves – and desperately needs. Delegates from almost all of the United Nations' 193 member states have gathered for the U.N. Ocean Conference, an unprecedented and historic special session of the G...
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President Obama will expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the world’s largest marine protected area. Building on the United States’ global leadership in marine conservation, today’s designation will more than quadruple the size of the existing marin...
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Dear Politicians and Elected Officials, Our oceans are in peril. There is too much plastic in them. Plastic suffocates and strangles marine wildlife who consume it, thinking it is food. The oceans have far too many chemicals in them; recklessly dumped with abandon. We have r...
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Sarah Moffitt Thursday 29 January 201509.00 EST Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on Google+ Shares 829 Comments 51 New research published this week reveals that vast stretches of the ocean interior abruptly lost...
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Turning the Tide - WE NEED the OCEANS and THEY NEED US TO ACT NOW! View this email in your browser Share ...
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A NOAA-led research team has found the first evidence that acidity of continental shelf waters off the West Coast is dissolving the shells of tiny free-swimming marine snails, called pteropods, which provide food for pink salmon, mackerel and herring, according to a new paper published in Proce...
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There's more plastic floating around the ocean than any other type of marine debris—that we know. What's harder to figure out is just how much is out there. A recent survey of marine plastic debris found something surprising: Nearly 99% of it was missing. "We were expecting values in excess of one ...
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About 55.5 million years ago, geologically rapid emission of a large volume of greenhouse gases at the Paleocene-Eocene boundary (PETM) led to global warming of about 5oC, severe ocean acidification, and widespread extinction of microscopic organisms living on the deep-sea floor (foraminifera). A s...
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When President Barack Obama convenes his cabinet in the White House’s Roosevelt Room, one might be left with the impression that defenders of our oceans are rather pointedly underrepresented. The Department of Commerce, which oversees the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, has...
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  Australia created the world's largest network of marine national parks on Friday, protecting an area of ocean the size of Western Europe in a move which will prevent oil and gas exploration and commercial fishing in the most sensitive areas. Environment Minister Tony Burke said the decisi...
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