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2017’s top 10 ocean news stories

Commentary by DOUGLAS MCCAULEY and PAUL DESALLES on MONGABAY | 27 December 2017 1. U.S. drops out of Paris In Mongabay's 2015 ocean top 10 list, they celebrated the adoption of the...
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UN General Assembly adopts resolution to move forward with high seas treaty negotiations

MIKE GAWORECKI on MONGABAY | 26 December 2017 The General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a resolution on Sunday to convene negotiations for an international treaty to protect the...
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Dispatch from Atlantis

From 23 September to 12 October, Arlo Hemphill of I am Wilderness worked with Greenpeace USA and the crew of the Arctic Sunrise to help capture a glimpse of...
Trump national monument review

How to Comment on the Trump National Monument Review

Comment Now In an apparent effort to dismantle critical protections for American wilderness on land and sea, President Trump has issued an Executive Order to review the status of National...
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The Tropical Sea of Peru: A Paradise of Hope

The short documentary "The Tropical Sea of Peru: A Paradise of Hope " received an honorary award at the Blue Oceans Film Festival & Conservation Summit 2016, St. Petersburg,...
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Scientists track porpoises to assess impact of offshore wind farms

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (UMCES) | 5 May 2017 SOLOMONS, MD -- A new study by scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Chesapeake...
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Deep-diving technology finds little filter feeder has giant carbon cycling impact

MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM RESEARCH INSTITUTE (MBARI) | 3 May 2017 Using a novel deep-sea technology, scientists have measured for the first time how a species of zooplankton called giant larvaceans...
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National Geographic Shares Beautiful Drone Footage of Blue Whales Feeding

Watch this amazing drone footage from National Geographic of blue whales lunging to eat a meal.  
seabird parents

Seabird parents compensate for struggling partners

AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGICAL SOCIETY PUBLICATIONS OFFICE | 26 April 2017 For species where both parents work together to raise their offspring, cooperation is key -- it's as true for birds as...
Gentoo Penguins

Time-lapse cameras provide a unique peek at penguins’ winter behavior

AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGICAL SOCIETY PUBLICATIONS OFFICE | 17 April 2017 Not even the most intrepid researcher wants to spend winter in Antarctica, so how can you learn what penguins are doing...

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Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’

Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’

JoANNA KLEIN in THE NEW YORK TIMES | 14 February 2018 "The remote rain forests in Peru’s northeast corner are vast — so vast that...
How Scientists Use Bioluminescent Deep-Sea Creatures to Fight Cancer

How Scientists Use Bioluminescent Deep-Sea Creatures to Fight Cancer

MATTHEW O. BERGER on OCEANS DEEPLY | 22 January 2018 Determining whether new immunotherapies are successfully fighting cancer cells can be difficult and expensive. Creatures...
Tear Down That Paywall: The Movement to Make Ocean Research Free for All

Tear Down That Paywall: The Movement to Make Ocean Research Free for All

JESSICA LEBER on OCEANS DEEPLY | 18 January 2018 While working for the Australian Department of the Environment, Christopher Cvitanovic, a marine protected area science...