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52 Hertz: The Loneliest Whale in the World

By Animal Planet For decades now, scientists at the NOAA have been tracking a mysterious whale song that sounds like the ghostly howls of a drowned tuba player. The sounds have been identified as…

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Edward Norton Calls for Antarctic Marine Reserve

Actor Ed Norton and a coalition of environmental groups are calling for the world's largest marine reserve to be declared in Antarctica's Ross Sea to prevent "industrial scale" fishing from ruining th…

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10 Marine Species Threatened by Ocean Acidification

By David DeFranza, TreeHugger 1. Blue Sea Slug The ocean is a delicate place, and tiny changes to its composition can cause serious devastation. Adding carbon to the atmosphere contributes to…

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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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Top 4 Threats to Earth’s Water

Looking at a satellite photo of our mostly blue Earth, it's hard to believe that dwellers on our planet could ever worry about water. And yet more than 2 billion people live in regions that are …

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Renewable Energy: Kid Powered Play

The importance of teaching children to care for the food they ingest, the clean air they breathe, for the oceans they swim in, and the planet they'll inherit, will need to be a priority if we want to …

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Fish Conundrum

Let's talk about fish. Sustainable fish. The scourge of industrial meat, and its horrific implications for animal welfare, environmental protection and human health, have been dissected and exp…

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World’s Most Stunning Bodies of Water

By Planet Green Lake Louise, Canada (below) Located in the Canadian Rockies in Banff National Park, Lake Louise lures outdoor lovers from all over the world. Dotted with snow capped mountains an…

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Win a Trip to Tahiti – Eco Art Contest

The ocean conservation organization 5 Gyres, with support from the shoe company Chaco, has sponsored an art contest called "Waves for Change." The winner will join a 10-day 5 Gyres discovery voyage fr…

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