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Why Seahorses Are One of the Deadliest Creatures in the Sea

It's not sharks. It's not barracuda. It's not bluefin tuna. No, one of the deadliest creatures in the sea is not a species we even think of as a predator at all. It is the seahorse. Here, I'll give…

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Save the Arctic from Oil Companies (Infographic)

Two Greenpeace research ships are currently journeying through the waters of the North, seeking both to raise awareness of the melting Arctic and to gather scientific documentation of the environment …

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Entire Country to Be Marine Sanctuary

By Jennifer Mishler, Ecorazzi The ever-increasing threats to the survival of oceans are putting all life on this planet at risk. As Leonardo DiCaprio recently asked in his call to save the seas, “W…

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Fin Trade Slashes Shark Numbers

Hong Kong has a reputation as the world's shark fin capital, despite public disapproval and a self-imposed ban on the soup by some restaurants and businesses. Science News by NewsLook   …

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Rare Starfish Found on Peru’s Coast

Peruvian marine biologists discover three rare species of starfish in the Pacific Ocean. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "1mNFxKEsyzfdBUgP", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.embeds…

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Dolphin Strandings Continue in Massachusetts

Rescue teams from the International Fund for Animal Welfare are trying to save 10 stranded dolphins. Last month 177 short-beaked common dolphins stranded on Cape Cod, that's five times what researcher…

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“Lost World” Uncovered on Ocean Floor

After more than a year of analysis and interpretation, British scientists say they have discovered an exciting "lost world" full of previously undiscovered marine species on the seabed of the Southern…

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9 Potentially New Species Discovered

Conservation International recently published a press release about a number of marine species their research has uncovered that could be new to science. For two weeks their researchers conducted a ma…

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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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Plastic Plastic Everywhere: The 5 Gyres Project

If you have been following my writings here at Care2 or on my blog you've most certainly heard about the plastic mass that is floating out in the North Pacific Gyre. The gyre, one of several in th…

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