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Report Lists Top Scientists Who Lost Jobs Due to Federal Cuts (Canada)
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, climate change, government, health, oceans, science )

Julie
- 65 days ago - thetyee.ca
A new report , "Vanishing Science," details cuts to science programs and the thousands of federal scientists that once inspected meat, measured climate change or monitored losses in ocean diversity that have been axed from federal payrolls.
NY Times: Did Denier 'Intimidation Tactics' Move IPCC To 'Lowball' Sea Level Rise And Climate Sensitivity?
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, society, study, world, news, investigation, discovery, climate, climate-change, climatechange, nature, oceans, politics, protection, water, destruction )

JL
- 94 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The New York Times has a must-read article on how and why the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change "seems to be bending over backward to be scientifically conservative" in its forthcoming assessment.
Acidifying Arctic Ocean Threatens Food Web in the North: Research
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, investigation, research, science, scientists, Canada, Arctic, ocean acidification, oceans, pH, climate, climate change, study )

Michael
- 115 days ago - ctvnews.ca
Scientists huddled in a sea ice camp on the Arctic Ocean have produced new evidence that climate change could be threatening the food web in the far North.
Video:Leon Panetta on the World's Oceans
Science & Tech  (tags: oceans, pollution, protection, nature, research, science, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, world, habitatdestruction, green, environment, destruction, conservation, CO2emissions, discovery, study, scientists, animals )

JL
- 136 days ago - pewenvironment.org
After representing coastal California in Congress and serving as director of the Office of Management and Budget and as White House chief of staff, Leon Panetta chaired the Pew Oceans Commission, which issued its recommendations a decade ago.
Video:Western Atlantic Bluefin Tuna: Giants of the Canadian Maritimes   video
Science & Tech  (tags: conservation, animals, Sustainabililty, water, research, science, nature, oceans, protection, environment, endangered, wildlife, science, research, scientists, study )

JL
- 151 days ago - youtube.com
Western Atlantic bluefin tuna may soon be listed by the Canadian government as an endangered species. Yet that same government is pushing to raise catch limits for this severely depleted fish. Bluefin experts urge caution & explain why international fis
Researchers Alarmed By 'Puzzling' Changes in Resident Orcas
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, science, scientists, orcas, killer whales, oceans, environment, research, investigation, study, Canada, British Columbia )

Michael
- 179 days ago - cbc.ca
A Vancouver Aquarium whale researcher is sounding the alarm over what he calls "puzzling" changes observed in the resident killer whale pods that live off the northern coast of B.C. and Alaska.
Video:Philippe Cousteau: Marine Reserves Work
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, environment, GoodNews, nature, oceans, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, water, world )

JL
- 216 days ago - pewenvironment.org
By establishing a marine reserve in its Exclusive Economic Zone, Bermuda can establish itself as a global leader in ocean conservation: http://www.bermudabluehalo.org. Right now, every Bermudian has an opportunity to weigh in. Join the public consultatio
VICTORY Oceana Victory -- Decision on Atlantic Seismic Testing Is Delayed VICTORY
Science & Tech  (tags: Until March, victory, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, wildlife, pollution, protection, nature, oceans, GoodNews, treatment, research, protection, prevention, healthcare, Body-Mind-Spirit, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, abused, abuse, ani )

Kelly
- 234 days ago - oceana.org
It's not often that a government delay is cause for celebration, but this time the oceans caught a break. After campaigning by Oceana and our allies, the Department of the Interior decided to postpone their decision on whether to allow seismic airgun use
VICTORY CEO Note: Oceana Victory -- Decision on Atlantic Seismic Testing Is Delayed VICTORY
Science & Tech  (tags: Seismic Testing, Oceana, ecosystems, endangered, conservation, GoodNews, nature, oceans, pollution, wildlife, water, research, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, protection, suffering, sadness, rescued, wildlife )

Kelly
- 240 days ago - oceana.org
It's not often that a government delay is cause for celebration, but this time the oceans caught a break. After campaigning by Oceana and our allies, the Department of the Interior decided to postpone their decision on whether to allow seismic airgun
Lobster Shell Disease Creeping Northward to Maine Could Be Linked to Various Factors
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, climate, environment, habitat, humans, research, oceans, climate change, science, scientists, study )

Caree
- 254 days ago - news.msn.com
Shell disease could be linked to a number of pressures such as rising water temperatures, pollution and low oxygen levels in the water, said Kathy Castro, a fisheries biologist at the University of Rhode Island Fisheries Center. Young lobsters can molt...
Video:Gulf Sperm Whales Are the Most Polluted in the World
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, environment, oceans, nature, pollution, protection, wildlife, water, habitat, research, safety, science, scientists, world, discovery )

JL
- 257 days ago - weartv.com
A report out Monday found that samples taken from Gulf sperm whales contain higher levels of lead and nickel contamination than in any other population from around the world. Dr. Iain Kerr suspects that BP's oil drilling disaster is to blame for the reco
Scientists Have Discovered Microbial Communities Thriving on Plastic Marine Debris
Science & Tech  (tags: oceans, scientists, plastc marine debris, open oceans, polyethylene and polypropylene, microbial reefs, Plastisphere, single-celled animals, fungi, bacteria, pathogens, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, ocean gyres, plastic patches )

Judy
- 264 days ago - latimes.com
Welcome to the Plastisphere, a biological wilderness on microbial reefs of polyethylene and polypropylene in the open ocean teeming with single-celled animals, fungi and bacteria, many of them newly discovered.
How Mussels Get Their Mighty Grip
Science & Tech  (tags: mussels, animals, oceans, discovery, science, research, study )

Michael
- 270 days ago - cbc.ca
The secret to a mussel's muscle has been discovered by researchers at MIT. Mussels attach to rocks, ships and other structures underwater using small hair-like fibres called byssus threads.
Microbes Thriving on Plastic Ocean Pollution
Science & Tech  (tags: research, environment, study, discovery, microbes, oceans, science, Pacific, garbage, garbage patch )

Michael
- 277 days ago - ecogeek.org
From the Great Pacific garbage patch to more disperse bits of trash, immense amounts of plastic and other garbage continue to amass in the ocean. However, some of that plastic pollution is harboring life.
Video:Underwater Astonishments...and Why We Must Preserve Them
Science & Tech  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, water, oceans, nature, habitat, scientists, climate, animals, discovery, design, science, study, world, research, safety, investigation )

JL
- 302 days ago - blog.oceanconservancy.org
Watch this TEDWeekends video and read why we can't take the ocean's resilience for granted.
 

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