Today’s Special: Grilled Salmo...

Sep 12, 2019 by

We used to think microplastics stayed in a fish’s guts. Chilling new research suggests the tiny particles migrate into its flesh.

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The World’s Oceans Are Poised ...

Sep 10, 2019 by

The earth’s oceans are the source of all life. Covering 140 million square miles — some 72% of the earth’s surface — the oceans determine much about what happens with climate and weather.

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EPA publishes draft permit for...

Sep 3, 2019 by

Agency proposes to allow industrial ocean fish farm discharge of untreated fish waste and other toxins directly into Gulf of Mexico

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Kelp is a win for you, the oce...

Aug 30, 2019 by

Americans tend to think of seaweed as the stuff that gets stuck to your legs when you go swimming at the beach—not a food that’s highly nutritious, easy to grow, and beneficial to ocean ecosystems.

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What would a world without sha...

Jul 16, 2019 by

At the rate we’re killing them, we may soon see it firsthand.

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‘Completely terrifying’: Study...

Jul 10, 2019 by

“Once we’re over the threshold…you’re dealing with how the Earth works, and it goes on its own ride.”

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Watch out, Great Pacific Garba...

Jun 28, 2019 by

It’s try, try again for the Ocean Cleanup, an ambitious project designed to remove plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

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Success! Trader Joe’s Will Cut...

Jun 27, 2019 by

In a testament to the power of people, Trader Joe’s is committing to reducing the amount of single-use plastics in its stores!

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We Were Missing Most of the Pl...

Jun 6, 2019 by

The highest levels of microplastics are found more than 650 feet below the surface.

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What Adidas and Parley are doi...

May 31, 2019 by

From making shoes out marine debris to the Run For The Oceans global initiative, this dynamic partnership is tackling plastic pollution in a big way.

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Are Fossil Fuel Companies Dest...

May 16, 2019 by

New research links carbon emissions from the major oil and gas producers to dangerous changes in the oceans’ chemistry

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Trash found littering ocean fl...

May 13, 2019 by

On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash.

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Why we need to stop eating fis...

May 9, 2019 by

The recent UN biodiversity report states that overfishing is a bigger threat to the world’s ocean than plastic or acidification.

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Humans Are Speeding Extinction...

May 6, 2019 by

Humans are transforming Earth’s natural landscapes so dramatically that as many as one million plant and animal species are now at risk of extinction, posing a dire threat to ecosystems that people all over the world depend on for their survival, a sweeping new United Nations assessment has concluded.

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6 Signs Of Hope For The Ocean

May 2, 2019 by

It’s easy to lose sight of good news amid the barrage of negative stories about the threats facing the ocean—everything from growing plastic pollution to dying coral reefs.

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Here’s what happens to &...

Apr 29, 2019 by

After 3 years of being buried and submerged, ‘biodegradable’ and ‘compostable’ single-use plastic bags could still hold a full load of groceries.

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Six-decade plankton study char...

Apr 16, 2019 by

Handwritten journals from 50s show how plastic problem has grown to global emergency

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‘Huge victory for our oceans:’...

Apr 2, 2019 by

“Experts in environmental law estimate that the Trump administration has now lost about 40 environmental cases in federal courts.”

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Oceans Are Getting Louder, Pos...

Jan 22, 2019 by

Increasing ship traffic, sonar and seismic air gun blasts now planned for offshore drilling may be disrupting migration, reproduction and even the chatter of the seas’ creatures.

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California teen collects 50,00...

Jan 21, 2019 by

Alex Weber, 18, has just published a study that analyzes how these balls enter and degrade in the water.

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Warming oceans likely to raise...

Jan 10, 2019 by

Seawater temperature is rising faster than predicted, which is likely to worsen extreme weather events around the world

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EU to ban common single-use pl...

Dec 20, 2018 by

“Europe now has a legislative model to defend and promote at international level, given the global nature of the issue of marine pollution involving plastics.”

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In the Face of Extinction, We ...

Dec 3, 2018 by

Researching and writing about the impacts of runaway climate change, as I’ve been doing now for too many years, I’ve watched several patterns recur.

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Oceans Highlighted in Dire Whi...

Dec 1, 2018 by

Last week, the White House released the Fourth National Climate Assessment, a dire warning on climate change risks and impacts across the U.S.

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Japan plans to flush Fukushima...

Oct 28, 2018 by

According to documents seen by The Telegraph, the Japanese government is planning to release water into the Pacific Ocean from the devastated Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant that “contains radioactive material…

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Orca ‘apocalypse’:...

Sep 27, 2018 by

Banned PCB chemicals are still severely harming the animals…

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IN THE DARK, THE 2,000 TONS OF...

Sep 13, 2018 by

The first of hundreds of consignments of allegedly radioactive mud…

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Nitrogen pollution is a proble...

Sep 6, 2018 by

Some think nitrogen pollution may be the greatest danger we face.

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Climate Change Could Drastical...

Aug 31, 2018 by

For a preview of what’s to come for the Earth’s ecosystems…

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The Grotesque Truth About FL’s...

Aug 3, 2018 by

[Translate]               By Sayer Ji Contributing writer for Wake Up World Despite Mote Marine Labs, Florida’s Fish and Wildlife...

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