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Scientists Announce That The Great Barrier Reef Is Officially Terminal
Environment  (tags: The Great Barrier Reef, Australia, largest living structure on earth, bleaching, ocean, sea, tragic, sea life, terminal, scientists )

- 782 days ago -
The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is recognized as the biggest living structure on Earth. Unfortunately, it' is dying with many portions facing no hope for recovery thanks to back to back mass bleaching events.
Ban Microbeads to Protect Our Oceans
Environment  (tags: ocean, sea, pollution, trash, petitions )

- 1602 days ago -
Right now, 5 Gyres has introduced legislation in state governments around the country to ban personal products that contain plastic microbeads.
Reject Plan to Pump Waste Water Into Ocean
Environment  (tags: Waste water, sea, ocean, pollution, environment )

- 1618 days ago -
Among the already 200-plus existing ocean outfalls that are already dumping different forms of treated waste into the ocean each day.
Protect Walruses By Rejecting a Massive Oil and Gas Lease Sale in Arctic Waters
Environment  (tags: oil and gas drilling, spill disaster, Artic ocean, sea, ocean, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, endangered, energy, animals, government, habitat, humans, nature, pollution, politics, water, wildlife )

- 1676 days ago -
We need you to tell the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to stop a reckless oil and gas lease sale in the Arctic Ocean now, while the agency is accepting public comments.
Q&A: Why It's Important to Protect a Vast Marine Monument
Environment  (tags: oceans, GoodNews, offbeat, conservation, ocean, sea )

- 1731 days ago -
Ocean scientist Elliott Norse says the Pacific remote islands deserve the new protection announced by the White House.
Avaaz - Save The Coral Sea
Environment  (tags: sea, ocean oceans, marine, fish, endangered, biodiversity, nature, pollution, Sustainabililty, science, wildlife, water, environment, animals, ecosystems, endangered, habitat, oceans, world )

- 2620 days ago -
"The reserve will cost money and without massive support right now, the short term financial interests of industry could beat out our hopes for a safe future for our seas." Send a submission to the Coral Sea reserve consultation now!
Sea Lions Found Shot on Puget Sound, US Officials Say
Environment  (tags: seals, sea, ecosystems, endangered, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, oceans, protection, conservation, nature, animals, animalcruelty, wildlife, wildanimals, animalwelfare, ethics, killing )

- 2701 days ago -
Considered a pest by fishermen for preying on salmon, the cadavers feed sharks.I say its a good time to cut salmon out of your diets for a couple of months to let these fishermen taste their own medicin.Disruption of foodchains can have dire consequences
The Mediterranean Sea: The Other Great Garbage Patch
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, sea, habitat, nature, protection, destruction )

- 3082 days ago -
If you think the Great Pacific Garbage patch is bad (which it is, despite recent news reports), just imagine all that trash smooshed into a nearly land-locked sea surrounded by even higher human population densities.
Ocean Foam Out of Control
Environment  (tags: nature, ocean, sea, amazing, amazing pictures, humans, protection )

- 3132 days ago -
It was as if someone had poured tons of coffee and milk into the ocean, then switched on a giant blender. Suddenly the shoreline north of Sydney were transformed into the Cappuccino Coast.
Deep Sea Lavas Bake Sediments, Add to Warming
Environment  (tags: Sea, Lavas, Warming, enviroment, nature, carbon )

- 3142 days ago -
One of the places where Nature was thought to suck up and bury atmospheric carbon may actually be doing just the opposite, according to new research on the volcanics of deep-sea ridges.Seismic profiles of the rifting Guaymas Basin in the Gulf of .........
Sea Ice Melting as Arctic Temperature Rises
Environment  (tags: Sea, ice melting, Arctic temperature, environment )

- 3167 days ago -
The temperature is rising again in the Arctic, with the sea ice extent dropping to one of the lowest levels on record, climate scientists reported Thursday.
A Soup of Millions of Tons of Plastic Pollution in Midway Atoll
Environment  (tags: pollution, plastic, sea, garbage )

- 3388 days ago -
Also known as the Pacific Gyre, the soup a slowly rotating vortex of garbage that, when it gets close land, "vomits" forth plastic detritus all over the beaches. Consequently the Midway Islands are covered with plastic garbage.
Sign Petition: Protect Our Oceans and Marine Resources
Environment  (tags: environment, oceans, sea, nature, habitat, pollution, wildlife, whaling, politics, humans, ecosystems, conservation, protection, global, world, marine, fish, dolphins, whales, plankton )

- 3668 days ago -
On June 8th, countries around the globe will celebrate World Oceans Day. This year, the United States should send a powerful signal to the world that we care about ocean conservation and are ready to be a leader within the international community.
Sign Petition: Send a Message to Save America's Arctic!
Environment  (tags: environment, wildlife, animals, polar, bears, arctic, refuge, oil, drilling, pollution, globalwarming, habitat, destruction, CO2emissions, climatechange, ecosystems, nature, conservation, government, politics, palin, obama, salazar )

- 3681 days ago -
In the wake of last summer's sky-high oil prices, Big Oil is escalating its campaign to open America's prime Arctic wildlands - including the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Western Arctic Reserve and the Polar Bear Seas - to massive oil development.
Butchered Dolphins, Oceanic Collapse and the Myth of Fish Farms
Environment  (tags: oceans, whales, dolphins, fish, japan, sea, pollution )

- 3874 days ago -
*Nowhere are dolphins and whales safe, threatened as they are in an ocean 'managed' and mauled by commercial fishing corporations. Their MO - virtuous greed, results in stripped resources, dumped waste contaminated with heavy metals such as mercury ...

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