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British Government: Introduce a Plastic Tax on UK Supermarkets and Manufacturers and Use the Funds for a Marine Cleanup Operatio
Animals  (tags: Plastic tax, supermarkets, Marine Wildlife, save, seas, oceans, animals )

Marie
- 206 days ago - change.org
Plastic is a major contaminant to the marine environment. It's well documented that is having a major impact on marine species in particular whales which through their massive migratons ingest so much plastic it kills them.
Expand Marine Sanctuaries to Block Offshore Oil
Animals  (tags: Marine Wildlife, wildlife, whales, seals, turtles, sea birds, protection, conservation, law, whales, environment, habitat, AnimalWelfare )

Elizabeth
- 539 days ago - action.seaturtles.org
California's National Marine Sanctuaries preserve one of the world's most productive marine ecosystems from the devastating impacts of the oil and gas industry. The Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary boundaries are now up...
Australia Action Alert: Help Save the Tropical Sealife!
Animals  (tags: wildlife, sea, marine wildlife, corals )

Jill
- 1000 days ago - support.wwf.org.au
Help drive home the message that the incredible wildlife and habitats of tropical North West and Northern Australia are too precious to lose.
Vast Shark Sanctuary Created in Pacific
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, conservation, endangered, marine wildlife, sharks, shark sanctuary, Marshall Islands, good news )

Pia
- 1023 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Marshall Islands government has created the world's largest shark sanctuary, covering nearly two million sq km (750,000 sq miles) of ocean. The Pacific republic will ban trade in shark products and commercial shark fishing throughout its waters.
South Africa: Minister Declares Marine Protected Area
Animals  (tags: marine wildlife, protection, habitat, environment, conservation )

Jill
- 1038 days ago - allafrica.com
The new Amathole MPA is an important addition to South Africa's network of coastal marine protected areas. It comprises three separate marine areas, the Gxulu, Gonubie and Kei areas
What Is Killing Killer Whales?
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, marine wildlife, marine mammals, whales, apex predators, chemicals, environment, pollution, threat )

Pia
- 1056 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Marine experts are concerned about an invisible threat to the animals that has been building in our seas since WWII. That was when industries began extensively using chemical flame retardants, such as PCBs - and their legacy lives on in the world's seas.
Preserving 4 Percent of the Ocean Could Protect Most Marine Mammal Species, Study Finds
Animals  (tags: whales, endangered, AnimalWelfare, marine wildlife, marine life, walruses, animalwelfare, animals, protection, environment, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 1057 days ago - enn.com
Preserving just 4 percent of the ocean could protect crucial habitat for the vast majority of marine mammal species, from sea otters to blue whales, according to researchers at Stanford University and the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
Charities Demand Action to Protect Marine Species
Animals  (tags: marine wildlife, habitat loss, pollution, Pollution Killing Animals, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, animalwelfare, animals, habitat, environment )

Cal
- 1182 days ago - heraldscotland.com
A COALITION of charities has warned Scotland's marine environment is deteriorating despite legislation that was brought in to protect threatened creatures and habitats.
Japan: 50 Melon-Headed Whales Stranded on Ibaraki Shore; 22 Rescued
Animals  (tags: animals, whales, melon-headed whale, marine mammals, marine wildlife, japan, wildanimals, stranded whales, rescued, environment, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1232 days ago - sott.net
About 50 melon-headed whales were found to have beached on the shore in Kashima, Ibaraki Prefecture, in eastern Japan Friday night and 22 were rescued and returned to the sea on Saturday by authorities and local volunteers.
Giant Manta
Animals  (tags: ocean life, manta ray, Marine Wildlife, underwater photography, underwater, video, video evidence )

Kris
- 1395 days ago - grindtv.com
Giant Manta takes camera
The 13 Most Endangered Sea Creatures
Animals  (tags: Endangered Species, wildlife, extinction, Marine Wildlife, conservation )

Claire
- 1577 days ago - thedailygreen.com
Despite the threat, no marine species received additional protection by the UN CITES convention
Taiji -Japan, and the Masacare of Dolfins
Animals  (tags: Japan, dolfins, taiji, slaughter, masacare, Marine Wildlife, animalrights )

Eli
- 1607 days ago - wisevid.com
The Cove (2009)-A Must See-Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renown dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.
Protected Zones Will Help to Save Britain's Marine Wildlife
Animals  (tags: marine act, bill, welfare, protected areas, marine wildlife, protection )

Simone
- 1718 days ago - guardian.co.uk
An exotic underwater world of seahorses, sharks and corals that surrounds the coast of Britain is to be given greater protection under new legislation coming into force this week. The long-awaited Marine Act will allow conservation groups to map sites
Last Chance to Save Our Seas?
Animals  (tags: marine wildlife, mamals, laws, legislation, climate change, whales, humans, habitat destruciton )

Simone
- 1834 days ago - wwf.org.uk
As the long-awaited UK Marine and Coastal Access Bill comes close to being finalised in parliament, new WWF research confirms how much of our marine life is under threat - from over-fishing, oil and gas drilling and climate change.
 

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