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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...

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.  
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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...
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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...

Assessing noise in Southern California whale habitat

NOAA SOUTHWEST FISHERIES SCIENCE CENTER | 10 April 2017 A new study assessing the underwater soundscape off Southern California found that blue, fin and humpback whales experience a range of...

NASA infrared imagery shows wind shear blowing Cyclone 14P apart

ROB GUTRO at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center | 6 April 2017 NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone 14P gathering data in infrared light and observed that westerly wind...

A NASA infrared look at the Southern Indian Ocean’s 15th tropical cyclone

ROB GUTRO at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center | 6 April 2017 NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone 15S in the Southern Indian Ocean and obtained temperature data on...

U.N. High Seas Preparatory Committee (PrepCom)

3rd Session of the U.N. Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) on the High Seas UN Headquarters, NYC | 27 March - 7 April 2017   UN member states are discussing how to create marine...

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Breaking Free from Plastic Pollution

LAUREN REID for GREENPEACE | 27 October 2017 With a truckload’s worth of trash entering our ocean every minute of every day, it’s not hard...
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Open destruction in the Colombian Amazon after FARC’s exit

Esteban Montaño/Semana Sostenible on MONGABAY | 20 April 2018 In 2015, 24,142 hectares of forest were lost, which is almost 20 percent of Colombia’s...

Deep sea mining could destroy underwater Lost City, scientists warn

ED CONWAY on SKY NEWS | 5 March 2018 "One of the world's most important sites of scientific interest has been officially designated as part...