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Climate Challenger Sails Home, Plans Sequel

Editor’s Note: Back in September, Manuai Matawai of Pere Village, Papua New Guinea, realized his dream of sailing the Pacific in a traditional outrigger canoe to spread the word about climate change …

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Can We Save Coral Reefs?

By Stephanie Wear, The Nature Conservancy The news about coral reefs seems dire lately—overfishing, pollution and climate change have some scientists picturing a world without coral reefs. It's tru…

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Underwater Robots to Repair Coral Reefs

By Megan Treacy, TreeHugger Researchers at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland are developing underwater microrobots that could be sent in swarms to save coral reefs. The so-called coralbots would…

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11 Things You Didn’t Know Came From the Ocean

By Kerry Crisley, The Nature Conservancy I encounter the ocean every day. Really, every day. Just this morning, in fact, I made chocolate milk and a peanut butter sandwich for my daughter's lunc…

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Cousteau Foundation Names Ideal Sunscreen

Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Futures Society recently named Reef Safe SunCare by Beach Buff as the ideal sunscreen for both humans and ocean creatures. Researchers estimate that  4,000 to 6,000 met…

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