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Pilipino Star
Commentary: How a marine-protected area in the South China Sea is crucial for peacereclamation activities in the West Philippine Sea, creating a marine park or sa
Commentary: How a marine-protected area in the South China Sea is crucial for peace
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 hours ago
reclamation activities in the West Philippine Sea, creating a marine park or sanctuary should allow what is left of the coral reefs and the marine species to slowly recuperate and, for the endangered species there, have a fighting chance against... Read more
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Breitbart
Ocean Acidification: Your Chance To Help Kill This Dodgy Scam Once And For All!let it be something that has a semblance of usefulness, like maybe how to preve
Ocean Acidification: Your Chance To Help Kill This Dodgy Scam Once And For All!
Breitbart / Posted 12 hours ago
let it be something that has a semblance of usefulness, like maybe how to prevent crown-of-thorns starfish gobbling up coral reefs or how to prevent great white sharks from eating so many swimmers in Western Australia or how to discourage cute... Read more
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Wired News
This Aquanaut Is Defining the Next Era of SpaceflightSo Below Over the course of the two-week NEEMO mission, McArthur and crew spac
This Aquanaut Is Defining the Next Era of Spaceflight
Wired News / Posted 12 hours ago
So Below Over the course of the two-week NEEMO mission, McArthur and crew spacewalked into the sea, collecting data on coral reefs. They spent time researching a hypothesis that telomeres, nucleotide sequences that play a role in aging, might... Read more
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iafrica.com
World's largest marine reserve establishedsquare miles (1.5 million square kilometres) - about four times the size of Cal
World's largest marine reserve established
iafrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
square miles (1.5 million square kilometres) - about four times the size of California. The waters are home to pristine coral reefs and hundreds of animals found nowhere else on Earth, including a new species of ghost octopus discovered only... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Part Two: We were soldiers once, and young: John William CrowProblem was, it was backed up to the Solomon Sea on one side, and on the landwa
Part Two: We were soldiers once, and young: John William Crow
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted yesterday
Problem was, it was backed up to the Solomon Sea on one side, and on the landward side, swamps and creeks surrounded it. Coral reefs kept everything but the smallest boats from approaching the beach.Division G2 told us that the Japanese garrison... Read more
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dna
Vast new reef discovered hiding behind the Great Barrier Reefsize and vast scale been revealed," said Robin Beaman from James Cook Universit
Vast new reef discovered hiding behind the Great Barrier Reef
dna / Posted yesterday
size and vast scale been revealed," said Robin Beaman from James Cook University. "The deeper seafloor behind the familiar coral reefs amazed us," said Beaman, calling it an astounding revelation. The fields of circular donut-shaped rings are... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Headlines indicate climate change realin Atlantic During January." Hurricane season is not expected until June, when
Headlines indicate climate change real
The Leader-Herald / Posted yesterday
in Atlantic During January." Hurricane season is not expected until June, when the oceans warm. "One Third of Earth's Coral Reefs Bleached, Many Not Expected to Recover." Warming, acidified oceans cause coral bleaching. Severe Thunderstorm... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Miri set to become an international dive destinationin the 28 diving sites. The sites are home for over 3,000 species of fish and
Miri set to become an international dive destination
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
in the 28 diving sites. The sites are home for over 3,000 species of fish and breeding grounds for 600 of 800 species of coral reefs in the world, making Miri waters the richest in coral reef species and marine life. The sites cover 100,000km of... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Obama establishes world's largest marine reserve in Hawaiisquare miles (1.5 million square kilometers) -- about four times the size of Ca
Obama establishes world's largest marine reserve in Hawaii
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
square miles (1.5 million square kilometers) -- about four times the size of California. The waters are home to pristine coral reefs and hundreds of animals found nowhere else on Earth, including a new species of ghost octopus discovered only... Read more
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BBC News
World's largest marine reserve created off Hawaii- a problem caused by manmade carbon dioxide emissions dissolving into the sea
World's largest marine reserve created off Hawaii
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
- a problem caused by manmade carbon dioxide emissions dissolving into the sea and changing its chemistry. Scientists say coral reefs are less vulnerable to changes in climate and chemistry if they are protected from other threats - that's what... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Unlocking the secrets under local watersher parents suggested she travel and join a U.K.-based charity called Reef Doct
Unlocking the secrets under local waters
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
her parents suggested she travel and join a U.K.-based charity called Reef Doctor, which focuses on the restoration of coral reefs. With the charity, she travelled to Madagascar, Africa where she helped monitor coral and fish growth, and... Read more
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PhysOrg
The sound of a healthy reefInstitution (WHOI) will help researchers understand the ways that marine animal
The sound of a healthy reef
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Institution (WHOI) will help researchers understand the ways that marine animal larvae use sound as a cue to settle on coral reefs. The study, published on August 23rd in the online journal Scientific Reports, has determined that sounds created... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists find 'vast' new reef behind Great Barrier Reefscale been revealed,' he said. Dr Beaman said it was an astounding revelation.
Scientists find 'vast' new reef behind Great Barrier Reef
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
scale been revealed,' he said. Dr Beaman said it was an astounding revelation. 'The deeper seafloor behind the familiar coral reefs amazed us.' The fields of circular donut-shaped rings are Halimeda bioherms, large reef-like geological... Read more
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Mashable
Obama creates world's largest protected areaObama’s expansion of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument will perman
Obama creates world's largest protected area
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
Obama’s expansion of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument will permanently protect pristine coral reefs, deep sea marine habitats and important cultural and historic resources for the benefit of current and future... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Kalayaan’ on my mind – The forgotten Tomas ClomaPhilippines – Tomas Cloma. Before ‘Kalayaan,’ Freedomland was the name given t
‘Kalayaan’ on my mind – The forgotten Tomas Cloma
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
Philippines – Tomas Cloma. Before ‘Kalayaan,’ Freedomland was the name given to a group of islands, islets, atolls, banks, coral reefs, shoals, sand cays lying in the vast body of waters between southern China and the Philippine archipelago. In... Read more
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BC Local News
Unlocking the secrets under local watersher parents suggested she travel and join a U.K.-based charity called Reef Doct
Unlocking the secrets under local waters
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
her parents suggested she travel and join a U.K.-based charity called Reef Doctor, which focuses on the restoration of coral reefs. With the charity, she travelled to Madagascar, Africa where she helped monitor coral and fish growth, and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obama establishes world's largest marine reserveknown as the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument ©Brendan Smialowski (AF
Obama establishes world's largest marine reserve
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
known as the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument ©Brendan Smialowski (AFP/File) The waters are home to pristine coral reefs and hundreds of animals found nowhere else on Earth, including a new species of ghost octopus discovered only... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Obama establishes world's largest marine reservewhich is now 1.5 million square kilometres - about four times the size of Calif
Obama establishes world's largest marine reserve
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
which is now 1.5 million square kilometres - about four times the size of California. The waters are home to pristine coral reefs and hundreds of animals found nowhere else on Earth, including a new species of ghost octopus discovered only... Read more
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The Maui News
Group files suit to stop seawallsthe shore, which could then interfere with the surf breaks at Olowalu and Awalu
Group files suit to stop seawalls
The Maui News / Posted 3 days ago
the shore, which could then interfere with the surf breaks at Olowalu and Awalua. Protection of our nearshore resources, coral reefs and beaches is an ongoing cultural practice that we need to pass on to future generations. We need to get smart... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Obama expands protected waters off Hawaii, creating world's largest reservehe's scheduled to attend a summit of the Group of 20 world leaders in China. F
Obama expands protected waters off Hawaii, creating world's largest reserve
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 days ago
he's scheduled to attend a summit of the Group of 20 world leaders in China. Friday's action will permanently protect coral reefs and underwater habitats home to more than 7,000 species, including rare whales and sea turtles listed under the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Hiding in plain sight: Navy data reveals the reef behind the Reefscale been revealed," he said. Dr Beaman said it was an astounding revelation.
Hiding in plain sight: Navy data reveals the reef behind the Reef
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
scale been revealed," he said. Dr Beaman said it was an astounding revelation. "The deeper seafloor behind the familiar coral reefs amazed us." The fields of circular donut-shaped rings are Halimeda bioherms, large reef-like geological... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Obama expands protected waters off Hawaii, creating world's largest reservehe's scheduled to attend a summit of the Group of 20 world leaders in China. F
Obama expands protected waters off Hawaii, creating world's largest reserve
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
he's scheduled to attend a summit of the Group of 20 world leaders in China. Friday's action will permanently protect coral reefs and underwater habitats home to more than 7,000 species, including rare whales and sea turtles listed under the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Obama expands protected waters off Hawaii, creating world's largest reservehe's scheduled to attend a summit of the Group of 20 world leaders in China. F
Obama expands protected waters off Hawaii, creating world's largest reserve
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
he's scheduled to attend a summit of the Group of 20 world leaders in China. Friday's action will permanently protect coral reefs and underwater habitats home to more than 7,000 species, including rare whales and sea turtles listed under the... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Obama expands protected waters off Hawaii, creating world's largest reservehe's scheduled to attend a summit of the Group of 20 world leaders in China. F
Obama expands protected waters off Hawaii, creating world's largest reserve
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
he's scheduled to attend a summit of the Group of 20 world leaders in China. Friday's action will permanently protect coral reefs and underwater habitats home to more than 7,000 species, including rare whales and sea turtles listed under the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Hidden fortunes of therapeutic tourismsea does not have the kind of high waves that can prevent the reflection of ult
Hidden fortunes of therapeutic tourism
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
sea does not have the kind of high waves that can prevent the reflection of ultraviolet rays. Moreover, the abundance of coral reefs in this part of the Red Sea increases the saline level in the water by up to 35 per cent, in contrast to the 22... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Destination Marsa Alamor Darafin Reserve and the Wadi Al-Gamal Reserve that runs along the Red Sea Co
Destination Marsa Alam
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
or Darafin Reserve and the Wadi Al-Gamal Reserve that runs along the Red Sea Coast and includes the Wadi Al-Gamal Islands, coral reefs, and collections of marine flora. On a par with the beauty of the Ras Mohamed Reserve in Sinai, there is also... Read more
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Western Advocate
You just add water and it is a problemto stop rising sea levels and safeguard our oceans from pollution. Ocean pollu
You just add water and it is a problem
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
to stop rising sea levels and safeguard our oceans from pollution. Ocean pollution threatens marine ecosystems including coral reefs and mangroves which are nurseries for many marine species, and we all depend on the humble phyto-plankton (the... Read more
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USA Today
Obama expands protected waters off Hawaii, creating world's largest reservehe's scheduled to attend a summit of the Group of 20 world leaders in China. F
Obama expands protected waters off Hawaii, creating world's largest reserve
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
he's scheduled to attend a summit of the Group of 20 world leaders in China. Friday's action will permanently protect coral reefs and underwater habitats home to more than 7,000 species, including rare whales and sea turtles listed under the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bloom and doom: Pokemon Go-like art project explores climate changeindustrial-era warfare, burning massive amounts of fossil fuels — began to fund
Bloom and doom: Pokemon Go-like art project explores climate change
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
industrial-era warfare, burning massive amounts of fossil fuels — began to fundamentally alter the planet, from coral reefs to ocean temperatures to melting glaciers. “Gardens” is a rumination on those actions and their unintended... Read more
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Daily Mail
Google's VR trips takes users on a journey around US National Parksfuture generations to enjoy. Pictured is Dry Tortugas in Florida, which consist
Google's VR trips takes users on a journey around US National Parks
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
future generations to enjoy. Pictured is Dry Tortugas in Florida, which consists of seven islands, plus protected colorful coral reefs In a more intimate setting, surrounded by trees, Obama speaks with Yosemite Superintendent Don Neubacher on the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Scuba divers help control crown-thorns starfish with vinegar injectionsScuba divers eradicate crown-of-thorns starfish on Pacific Island coral reefs o
Scuba divers help control crown-thorns starfish with vinegar injections
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Scuba divers eradicate crown-of-thorns starfish on Pacific Island coral reefs one at a time Small teams of volunteers around the Pacific Islands are fighting to save coral reefs from the dreaded crown-of-thorns starfish. The coral-eating starfish... Read more
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The Mercury News
Atherton: Earth Action Fair award winners recognizedwent to: Woodside High's Samantha Reitmaier, Alessia Presotto and Etienne Rapp
Atherton: Earth Action Fair award winners recognized
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
went to: Woodside High's Samantha Reitmaier, Alessia Presotto and Etienne Rappaport, for their Ocean Acidification on Coral Reefs Project. This team looked at how carbon dioxide from fossil fuels combines with sea water to form carbonic acid,... Read more
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Sun Star
'Island to highland', your best definition of vacationclear waters of the Davao Gulf, envelops this four-hectare island. Several mete
'Island to highland', your best definition of vacation
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
clear waters of the Davao Gulf, envelops this four-hectare island. Several meters from the beach, you will find beautiful coral reefs and abundant marine life, making Buenavista a remarkable diving destination as well. Eden Nature Park and Resort... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Celebrating 100 years of national parksFlorida has 11 NPS units recognized by the National Park Service. From sandy se
Celebrating 100 years of national parks
Local 10 Miami / Posted 4 days ago
Florida has 11 NPS units recognized by the National Park Service. From sandy seashores on the Gulf of Mexico to the coral reefs in Key West, Florida is known for it's natural beauty. National Parks play a pivotal role in stimulating local... Read more
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Daily Mail
Blue lobsters to pink grasshoppers: Animals with strange colouringOCTOPUS Blue-ringed octopuses are one of the most deadly creatures in the ocea
Blue lobsters to pink grasshoppers: Animals with strange colouring
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
OCTOPUS Blue-ringed octopuses are one of the most deadly creatures in the oceans. The animals live in tide pools and coral reefs in the Pacific and Indian Oceans around Japan and Australia. Despite being fairly small in size (12 to 20... Read more
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PhysOrg
Storm in heaven: Bali protests target major developmentairport, with easy access provided by a toll road opened in 2013. Environmenta
Storm in heaven: Bali protests target major development
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
airport, with easy access provided by a toll road opened in 2013. Environmentalists say Benoa Bay's mangroves, coral reefs and beaches need protecting. As well as such natural sites, NGO Conservation International says the area is also... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Heatwaves could last up to 60 days in north Australia, institute warnsabout an increase to global temperatures include water availability dropping by
Heatwaves could last up to 60 days in north Australia, institute warns
The Daily Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
about an increase to global temperatures include water availability dropping by 10% across the country, severe impacts on coral reefs and a rise in sea levels of 40cm by 2100. With temperatures currently warming by 1 degree, The Climate Institute... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Swimming with sharks - for a causeare already indicating that shark fishing can cause disastrous effects includin
Swimming with sharks - for a cause
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
are already indicating that shark fishing can cause disastrous effects including the collapse of fisheries and the death of coral reefs. 5. Our economy benefits from more sharks in the oceanThe collapse of fisheries from killing sharks can have... Read more
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The Manila Times
Storm in heaven: Bali protests target major developmentairport, with easy access provided by a toll road opened in 2013. Environmenta
Storm in heaven: Bali protests target major development
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
airport, with easy access provided by a toll road opened in 2013. Environmentalists say Benoa Bay’s mangroves, coral reefs and beaches need protecting. As well as such natural sites, NGO Conservation International says the area is also... Read more
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Mashable
An open letter to the Prime Minister on the climate crisis, from 154 scientistshas caused an increase in acidity from pH 8.2 to 8.1 already. The pH is predict
An open letter to the Prime Minister on the climate crisis, from 154 scientists
Mashable / Posted 4 days ago
has caused an increase in acidity from pH 8.2 to 8.1 already. The pH is predicted to decrease to 7.8 by 2100, affecting coral reefs and the marine food chain. We are concerned that global warming, amplified by feedbacks from polar ice melt,... Read more
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Queensland Times
"There is no Planet B": 154 scientists write to Turnbullhas caused an increase in acidity from pH 8.2 to 8.1 already. The pH is predict
"There is no Planet B": 154 scientists write to Turnbull
Queensland Times / Posted 4 days ago
has caused an increase in acidity from pH 8.2 to 8.1 already. The pH is predicted to decrease to 7.8 by 2100, affecting coral reefs and the marine food chain. This threatens low-lying islands, deltas and lower river valleys where billions of... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
"There is no Planet B": 154 scientists write to Turnbullhas caused an increase in acidity from pH 8.2 to 8.1 already. The pH is predict
"There is no Planet B": 154 scientists write to Turnbull
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
has caused an increase in acidity from pH 8.2 to 8.1 already. The pH is predicted to decrease to 7.8 by 2100, affecting coral reefs and the marine food chain. This threatens low-lying islands, deltas and lower river valleys where billions of... Read more
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News Mail
"There is no Planet B": 154 scientists write to Turnbullhas caused an increase in acidity from pH 8.2 to 8.1 already. The pH is predict
"There is no Planet B": 154 scientists write to Turnbull
News Mail / Posted 4 days ago
has caused an increase in acidity from pH 8.2 to 8.1 already. The pH is predicted to decrease to 7.8 by 2100, affecting coral reefs and the marine food chain. This threatens low-lying islands, deltas and lower river valleys where billions of... Read more
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Daily Examiner
"There is no Planet B": 154 scientists write to Turnbullhas caused an increase in acidity from pH 8.2 to 8.1 already. The pH is predict
"There is no Planet B": 154 scientists write to Turnbull
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
has caused an increase in acidity from pH 8.2 to 8.1 already. The pH is predicted to decrease to 7.8 by 2100, affecting coral reefs and the marine food chain. This threatens low-lying islands, deltas and lower river valleys where billions of... Read more
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Northern Star
"There is no Planet B": 154 scientists write to Turnbullhas caused an increase in acidity from pH 8.2 to 8.1 already. The pH is predict
"There is no Planet B": 154 scientists write to Turnbull
Northern Star / Posted 4 days ago
has caused an increase in acidity from pH 8.2 to 8.1 already. The pH is predicted to decrease to 7.8 by 2100, affecting coral reefs and the marine food chain. This threatens low-lying islands, deltas and lower river valleys where billions of... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
"There is no Planet B": 154 scientists write to Turnbullhas caused an increase in acidity from pH 8.2 to 8.1 already. The pH is predict
"There is no Planet B": 154 scientists write to Turnbull
The Daily Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
has caused an increase in acidity from pH 8.2 to 8.1 already. The pH is predicted to decrease to 7.8 by 2100, affecting coral reefs and the marine food chain. This threatens low-lying islands, deltas and lower river valleys where billions of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Tuvalu uses ridge-to-reef approach to sustain livelihoodscommitted himself to this course saying, “Protection of biodiversity is protect
Tuvalu uses ridge-to-reef approach to sustain livelihoods
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
committed himself to this course saying, “Protection of biodiversity is protection of life. What we do on land impacts our coral reefs - there is a clear connection. I will do all I can to protect our biodiversity”.Ministry for Foreign Affairs,... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
"There is no Planet B": 154 scientists write to Turnbullhas caused an increase in acidity from pH 8.2 to 8.1 already. The pH is predict
"There is no Planet B": 154 scientists write to Turnbull
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
has caused an increase in acidity from pH 8.2 to 8.1 already. The pH is predicted to decrease to 7.8 by 2100, affecting coral reefs and the marine food chain. This threatens low-lying islands, deltas and lower river valleys where billions of... Read more
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Brisbane Times
We’ve been wrecking the planet a lot longer than you thinkto about 295 ppm by the end of that century. They now exceed 400 ppm. Global w
We’ve been wrecking the planet a lot longer than you think
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
to about 295 ppm by the end of that century. They now exceed 400 ppm. Global warming, with its devastating impacts on coral reefs already being experienced, started earlier than previously thought, researchers have found. Photo: Morane Le... Read more
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The Age
We’ve been wrecking the planet a lot longer than you thinkto about 295 ppm by the end of that century. They now exceed 400 ppm. Global w
We’ve been wrecking the planet a lot longer than you think
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
to about 295 ppm by the end of that century. They now exceed 400 ppm. Global warming, with its devastating impacts on coral reefs already being experienced, started earlier than previously thought, researchers have found. Photo: Morane Le... Read more
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