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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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8 Strange Deep-Sea Creatures (Slideshow)

  Even the most inhospitable places on earth are teeming with a diverse array of life. Take a look at some of the most fascinating, strange, and yes, creepy, creatures in the deep waters of th…

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Nature’s Most Overlooked Benefit: Reefs Breaking Waves

By Mike Beck, The Nature Conservancy "Reefs break waves every day": I know you're thinking that's an obvious statement. But there's more to it than meets the eye. Reefs break waves — waves that wou…

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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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We Are Both Local and Nonlocal

In the vastness of the ocean, there is no ego. Seen from a great distance, from the moon or a satellite, the ocean looks calm and inanimate, a large swath of blue girdling the earth. But as we get…

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Plenty Of (Farmed) Fish In The Sea

News from the sea abound on this National Oceans Month! First off, you may be pleased to know that the U.S. House of Representatives voted this week to prohibit the U.S. Food and Drug Administr…

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5 Human Habits Harmful to Ocean Health

By Jaymi Heimbuch, Planet Green No matter where we live, even if we're in the middle of the Mojave desert or the middle of farmland in the mid-west, our connection to the ocean is surprisingly …

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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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100 Tons of Fish Die Near Brazil

Since last Thursday, 100 tons of sardines, croaker, and catfish have died near Paraná, Brazil. Paraná is in the southern part of the country and has some coastline along the Atlantic Ocean. The 100 to…

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3 Artists That Are Cleaning Up Ocean Pollution

Between massive oil spills, crowded shipping lanes, and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the oceans that cover over 70 percent of our planet are in serious trouble. With all the pollution that'…

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