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The world’s oceans are gasping for breath, a report issued Saturday at the annual global climate talks in Madrid has concluded. The report represents the combined efforts of 67 scientists from 17 countries and was released by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. It found that oxygen ...
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Wednesday, September 25, 2019 September 25, 2019 – This morning in the Principality of Monaco, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC). The report scrutinizes current scientific understandings of the ...
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By Christina Larson The Associated Press, shared from The Denver Post  OCHO RIOS, JAMAICA»Everton Simpson squints at the Caribbean from his motorboat, scanning the dazzling bands of color for hints of what lies beneath. Emerald green indicates sandy bottoms. Sapphire blue lies above seagrass ...
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The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is considered the gold standard for assessing the scientific consensus on global warming; if there is an overarching criticism of IPCC reports, it’s that they’re a little too conservative in their presentation of the t...
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Shared from the 8/26/2019 The Denver Post eEdition WORLD WILDLIFE CONFERENCE By Maria Cheng and Jamey Keaten
The Associated Press GENEVA» Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean’s most awe-inspirin...
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By Bloomberg News Southern California is known for its pristinely maintained beaches. But those perfect ribbons of sand are causing problems for the surrounding ecosystems. Grooming and filling, primarily intended to beautify the sand for human recreation, is altering the biodiversity of beach eco...
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By Levon Sevunts |  The federal government and the Inuit announced Thursday the first step in the creation of a new marine protected area in the northernmost part of Nunavut in the High Canadian Arctic. The proposed Tuvaijuittuq Marine Protected Area is located off northern Ellesmer...
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  Shared from the 6/12/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press WASHINGTON» The world’s oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says. Ever...
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By Margaret Cooney, Miriam Goldstein, and Emma Shapiro Posted on June 3, 2019, 12:01 am, Center for American Progress  Currently, in the United States, two major MPA policy approaches have found success and been proven to provide benefits to fishermen and other local stakeholder communities. O...
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BIOLOGISTS FIND TRASH IN BELLY OF STRANDED BABY DOLPHIN.FORT MYERS BEACH, FLA. » A rare deep-water dolphin stranded on a Florida beach and later euthanized had a stomach full of trash. Biologists said they found two plastic bags and a shredded balloon during a necropsy of the young r...
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Apr 14, 2019Vigorously Live Seychelles president makes plea to protect oceans in underwater speech In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean's surface, the Seychelles president on Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the "beating blue heart of our planet." President...
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48 Pounds of Plastic in Dead Whale  MILAN » A 26-foot sperm whale was found dead off Sardinia with 48.5 pounds of plastic in its belly, prompting the World Wildlife Foundation to sound an alarm Monday over the dangers of waste in the Mediterranean Sea. The environmental group said the g...
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By Emma Loewe This year's extreme storms have further damaged coral reefs—an ecosystem that was in bad shape to begin with. Corals thrive in warm, tropical waters, and even slight shifts in temperature and acidity can throw them off. Though warming oceans have threatened their livelihood for years,...
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The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch non-profit organization that made waves in 2015 with its grand plans and new approach to ridding the oceans of plastic, last weekend launched the world’s first ocean cleanup system from the San Francisco Bay. “System 001”headed to a location 240 nautical miles offshore f...
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Due diligence the government says it conducted before announcing a $443.8m grant to a not-for-profit group was actually conducted as part of an application for funding for a separate project, the Great Barrier ReefFoundation says. The environment and energy minister, Josh Frydenberg, says...
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More than 80% of marine plastic pollution comes from Asia   BANGKOK -- The recent death of a short-finned pilot whale in Songkhla, southern Thailand, triggered a bout of long-overdue national anguish. The creature, discovered in June, was filled to its blowhole with 85 plastic bags that it ha...
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https://us.demand.film/blue/ Book Now, To make sure the theater near you has enough movie goers to show BLUE   https://us.demand.film/blue/   June 6 Major Ocean Film “BLUE: shows in over 500 Theatres in US, Click link to learn more, join the thousands attending to learn about our ocean...
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https://us.demand.film/blue/  June 6 Major Ocean Film “BLUE: shows in over 500 Theaters in US, Click link to learn more, join the thousands attending to learn about our oceans, their beauty and how we can sustain them. Reserve NOW to attend. 
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New research about sunscreen's damaging effects on coral reefs suggests that you might want to think twice before slathering it on. Reports about the harmful environmental effects of certain chemicals in the water have been circulated for years, but according to the authors of a new study released...
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  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Many people in coastal communities throughout Latin America and the Caribbean depend on the natural resources provided by reefs for their livelihoods. Ensuring proper management of the reefs is vital for the economic and environmental health of the region, but there ...
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