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10 Amazing but Endangered Shark Species (Slideshow)

By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger There are around 440 known species of sharks! There are many iconic species of sharks - the Great White in the film Jaws was burned into popular culture, f…

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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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Status of the Shark (Infographic)

In honor of Shark Week, Discovery Channel has released a new infographic on the current status of sharks around the world, focused on the threats they face from fishing. Check it out below! Court…

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3 Reasons Going to the Beach Is Good for Your Health

It's summertime, and if you're anything like me, the warm weather and longer days of sunlight have you yearning to spend some quality time at the beach. But not only is going to the beach loads of fun…

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Tiger Shark Steals Diver’s Camera (Video)

By Jaymi Heimbuch, TreeHugger Tiger sharks are known for eating all kinds of weird stuff -- some of what's been recorded includes "a roll of tar paper, a tom-tom, a chicken coop, and unexploded…

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Seal Rescued After Getting Its Head Stuck in a G-String

Photo Credit: Our Far South By Stephen Messenger, TreeHugger For any plump sea-faring animal, the ocean is a scary and foreboding place full of sharp-toothed predators looking for a tasty meal --…

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Polar Bear Mom Rescues Cub From Sea

By Brook Bolen, Ecorazzi The necessity of environmental protection has arguably never been more apparent, but at least the sobering warning comes with a warm fuzzy. During a recent scientific ex…

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Cute Animation Explains Coral Reefs (Video)

By Jaymi Heimbuch, TreeHugger World Resources Institute has created a great short video that explains what coral reefs are, why they're so important, and the threats we're posing to their health. …

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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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New Ship for Sea Shepherd

By Michael d'Estries, Ecorazzi While Matt Groening and James Brooks are the two names most associated with the success of The Simpsons (the longest-running American primetime, scripted television s…

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