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Mashable
The Earth just permanently passed a symbolic carbon dioxide thresholdrepercussions around the world, from more extreme heat waves to droughts, coast
The Earth just permanently passed a symbolic carbon dioxide threshold
Mashable / Posted 19 hours ago
repercussions around the world, from more extreme heat waves to droughts, coastal flooding and the extinction of many coral reefs. It’s against this backdrop that the measurements on top of Mauna Loa take on added importance. They’re a... Read more
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Evening Standard
Why you should visit this fairytale castlemost accessible regions for the novice traveller - thanks to its mix of volcano
Why you should visit this fairytale castle
Evening Standard / Posted 23 hours ago
most accessible regions for the novice traveller - thanks to its mix of volcanoes, rainforests, rice fields, beaches and coral reefs. Some popular stops include Chiang Mai in Thailand, Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Laos, Hanoi in Vietnam. Why go... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers shed light on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spillhealth of the Gulf of Mexico. The fisheries ecologist is studying coral reef fi
Researchers shed light on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
health of the Gulf of Mexico. The fisheries ecologist is studying coral reef fish communities impacted by the oil spill. Coral reefs form some of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth, offering shoreline protection, commercial fisheries and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Invest in Marine Economy, African Ministers Saycommunications and partnerships, explains that mismanagement is a huge threat t
Invest in Marine Economy, African Ministers Say
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
communications and partnerships, explains that mismanagement is a huge threat to marine resources, adding that that coral reefs have declined globally by 40 per cent due to illegal fishing and overfishing. But Obinna Anozie, policy analyst... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
NegrosChronicle.comearthquakes. Overfishing and chemical fishing , on the one hand, has depleted t
NegrosChronicle.com
Negros Chronicle / Posted yesterday
earthquakes. Overfishing and chemical fishing , on the one hand, has depleted the fish output of the oceans and destroyed coral reefs. Mangroves are regularly destroyed in the name of progress. Man has no right to destroy what God granted us as... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
NegrosChronicle.comeruptions. Sometimes it is hard to believe that the melting of an iceberg at th
NegrosChronicle.com
Negros Chronicle / Posted yesterday
eruptions. Sometimes it is hard to believe that the melting of an iceberg at the North Pole or the destruction of the coral reefs in Australia or the encroachment of the desert on villages in Africa should be of concern to us here in the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Scientists inspect the Great Barrier Reef from 28,000 feet abovedesigned sensor for the aerial data gathering in a search for answers about wha
Scientists inspect the Great Barrier Reef from 28,000 feet above
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
designed sensor for the aerial data gathering in a search for answers about what is killing large sections of the world’s coral reefs. (Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences/Jpl-Caltech, via NASA via The New York Times) Because of its clear blue... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
No-frills island time on Malaysia's Tiomancoast of Malaysia, population 432, according to the 2008 Census — for its under
No-frills island time on Malaysia's Tioman
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
coast of Malaysia, population 432, according to the 2008 Census — for its underwater world. The island is surrounded by coral reefs, and all accommodation providers organise boat trips for snorkelling (about $30 for a day trip, per person), or... Read more
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Surfer Mag
Brave New Coralusing photosynthesis to convert sunlight into energy. Think of them like indisp
Brave New Coral
Surfer Mag / Posted yesterday
using photosynthesis to convert sunlight into energy. Think of them like indispensable solar panels: without them, coral reefs starve and have no energy to grow. If zooxanthellae leave their hosts’ tissue, once-thriving colonies of coral... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scuba divers 'eaten alive' by giant fishfish who patrols the Australian Great Barrier Reef The Napoleon Wrasse is one
Scuba divers 'eaten alive' by giant fish
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
fish who patrols the Australian Great Barrier Reef The Napoleon Wrasse is one of the largest fish to live on tropical coral reefs for up to 20 years Until the age of eight, female Napolean Wrasses have the ability to transform into males if... Read more
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PhysOrg
How plastic ends up in our seafood and what you can do about itin diverse habitats all over the world," Rochman said. "This includes beaches.
How plastic ends up in our seafood and what you can do about it
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
in diverse habitats all over the world," Rochman said. "This includes beaches. It includes the open ocean. It includes coral reefs, seagrass habitats, the deep sea and, often what we consider to be remote, arctic ice." Surprising sources What... Read more
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FOX News
Recent Developments Surrounding The South China Seadevelopments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neig
Recent Developments Surrounding The South China Sea
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves: EDITOR'S... Read more
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The Hindu
Indian ROV monitors the health of coral reefsScuba divers who take a plunge into ocean floors to study coral reefs can now t
Indian ROV monitors the health of coral reefs
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Scuba divers who take a plunge into ocean floors to study coral reefs can now take a break. An indigenously developed remotely operated vehicle (ROV) is taking up their role with more efficiency and accuracy and it’s expected to contribute... Read more
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The Alpena News
Learning about Shipwreck Ally at history conferenceAct. The legislation allowed the federal government to establish a sanctuary in
Learning about Shipwreck Ally at history conference
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
Act. The legislation allowed the federal government to establish a sanctuary in order to preserve marine resources such as coral reefs, unique habitats or - in the case of Thunder Bay - sunken historical vessels. Even before the establishment of... Read more
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New Kerala
Achieving Global Goals 'not about ticking boxes,' Dominica tells UN, urging action on climate, environment - newkerala.com #123477massive soil erosion and catastrophic loss and damage. Likewise, the ongoing p
Achieving Global Goals 'not about ticking boxes,' Dominica tells UN, urging action on climate, environment - newkerala.com #123477
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
massive soil erosion and catastrophic loss and damage. Likewise, the ongoing phenomenon of beach erosion, destruction of coral reefs so vital to our tourism product and the character of our islands risk untold damage, to our prized tourism... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Bradenton man uses Glock handgun to shoot lionfishby unconventional means provoked some YouTube and Facebook commenters to questi
Bradenton man uses Glock handgun to shoot lionfish
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
by unconventional means provoked some YouTube and Facebook commenters to question firing ammunition in the direction of coral reefs. Some commenters also jokingly referred to potential backlash from the animal rights community, though as of... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Manatee County man uses gun to hunt lionfish underwaterhimself. "I saw tons of lionfish. No fish, no bay fish, no grouper. They eat e
Manatee County man uses gun to hunt lionfish underwater
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
himself. "I saw tons of lionfish. No fish, no bay fish, no grouper. They eat everything," he said. They also threaten coral reefs and have no natural predator. What started out as a hobby diving in with a beefed up Glock, has turned into a... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Bradenton man uses Glock handgun to shoot lionfishby unconventional means provoked some YouTube and Facebook commenters to questi
Bradenton man uses Glock handgun to shoot lionfish
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 4 days ago
by unconventional means provoked some YouTube and Facebook commenters to question firing ammunition in the direction of coral reefs. Some commenters also jokingly referred to potential backlash from the animal rights community, though as of... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Mt. Olympus of Cuban Nature, the Alejandro de Humboldt National ParkThe combination of mountains with forests, valleys, mesas, clear rushing rivers
Mt. Olympus of Cuban Nature, the Alejandro de Humboldt National Park
Radio Angulo / Posted 4 days ago
The combination of mountains with forests, valleys, mesas, clear rushing rivers; along side coral reefs, pocket bays, and keys; as well as springs, lakes, and waterfalls, in the cool, rainy climate typical of the territory, make this National Park... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Sutter: Trump would wreck the climateclimate change, like rising seas that will drown cities like Miami and Hong Kon
Sutter: Trump would wreck the climate
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 5 days ago
climate change, like rising seas that will drown cities like Miami and Hong Kong. Some effects -- the disappearance of most coral reefs, for instance -- now seem nearly inevitable. Pandering to the coal industry -- and bickering over solid science... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Killer robots: The latest weapon in the futile fight to destroy the invasive lionfishocean floor, slurping up in gluttonous amounts of bait fish crucial to the ecol
Killer robots: The latest weapon in the futile fight to destroy the invasive lionfish
Dundas Star News / Posted 5 days ago
ocean floor, slurping up in gluttonous amounts of bait fish crucial to the ecological equilibrium of the already fragile coral reefs. In weeks, the lionfish can decimate the juvenile fish populations on a reef by 90 per cent. It breeds at... Read more
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The Record
Killer robots: The latest weapon in the futile fight to destroy the invasive lionfishocean floor, slurping up in gluttonous amounts of bait fish crucial to the ecol
Killer robots: The latest weapon in the futile fight to destroy the invasive lionfish
The Record / Posted 5 days ago
ocean floor, slurping up in gluttonous amounts of bait fish crucial to the ecological equilibrium of the already fragile coral reefs. In weeks, the lionfish can decimate the juvenile fish populations on a reef by 90 per cent. It breeds at... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ and NASA team up to study Great Barrier Reefa key role in a NASA airborne mission designed to transform understanding of ea
UQ and NASA team up to study Great Barrier Reef
University of Queensland / Posted 6 days ago
a key role in a NASA airborne mission designed to transform understanding of earth's valuable and ecologically sensitive coral reefs. The mission has set up shop in Australia for a two-month investigation of the Great Barrier Reef, the world's... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Rotary Happenings: Ty Symroski compares Sanibel with Florida Keyspermits. The Florida Keys, even more so than Sanibel or Captiva, has many endan
Rotary Happenings: Ty Symroski compares Sanibel with Florida Keys
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
permits. The Florida Keys, even more so than Sanibel or Captiva, has many endangered species not to mention its miles of coral reefs that are slowly dying due to an adverse environment. Natural diversity is an even greater challenge in the Keys... Read more
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Daily Mail
Experts warn human activity is changing the ocean soundscapeonly to the noisest marine animals, which are sperm whales! Snapping shrimp ar
Experts warn human activity is changing the ocean soundscape
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
only to the noisest marine animals, which are sperm whales! Snapping shrimp are found all over the world, including in coral reefs, kelp forests, seagrass beds and mangroves. Other types of animals create ocean noise too. Urchins and... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D Opens At IMAX Sept 30thare hidden from public view in the ocean depths. According to the National Ocea
Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D Opens At IMAX Sept 30th
The Chattanoogan / Posted 6 days ago
are hidden from public view in the ocean depths. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, coral reefs support more than 4,000 species of fish and 800 known coral species. Recently, vast areas of these underwater... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Orlando airport to open USO Welcome Centerby Universal Orlando, Walt Disney World and SeaWorld Orlando. The play room do
Orlando airport to open USO Welcome Center
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 7 days ago
by Universal Orlando, Walt Disney World and SeaWorld Orlando. The play room donated by SeaWorld features painted walls of coral reefs and fish. Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin also donated to help cover the starting costs of close to $1... Read more
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Sun Star
Tubbataha: raptures of the deep (First of two parts)using the tape as guide. It is one method used to assess the sessile (non-movin
Tubbataha: raptures of the deep (First of two parts)
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
using the tape as guide. It is one method used to assess the sessile (non-moving) benthic (bottom dwelling) community of coral reefs. It was pretty cool taking notes, writing with a Mongol 2 pencil on a white plastic slate board under 50 feet of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Reef fish see colours that humans can'tstudies had looked into how goldfish saw colour, but this was the first study i
Reef fish see colours that humans can't
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
studies had looked into how goldfish saw colour, but this was the first study into how reef fish discriminate colours. "Coral reefs are the most colourful environments in the world, and it's now become clear that reef fish see colours we can't,"... Read more
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Evening Standard
You can bathe in a sea of stars at this incredible Maldives beachmost accessible regions for the novice traveller - thanks to its mix of volcano
You can bathe in a sea of stars at this incredible Maldives beach
Evening Standard / Posted 7 days ago
most accessible regions for the novice traveller - thanks to its mix of volcanoes, rainforests, rice fields, beaches and coral reefs. Some popular stops include Chiang Mai in Thailand, Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Laos, Hanoi in Vietnam. Why go... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ triggers reef fish colour vision studystudies had looked into how goldfish saw colour, but this was the first study i
UQ triggers reef fish colour vision study
University of Queensland / Posted 7 days ago
studies had looked into how goldfish saw colour, but this was the first study into how reef fish discriminate colours. “Coral reefs are the most colourful environments in the world, and it’s now become clear that reef fish see colours we can’t,”... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orlando airport opens USO Welcome Centerby Universal Orlando, Walt Disney World and SeaWorld Orlando. The play room do
Orlando airport opens USO Welcome Center
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
by Universal Orlando, Walt Disney World and SeaWorld Orlando. The play room donated by SeaWorld features painted walls of coral reefs and fish. Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin also donated to help cover the starting costs of close to $1... Read more
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PhysOrg
Underwater soundscape may offer clues to coral health and aid reef conservationInstitution (WHOI) will help researchers understand the ways that marine animal
Underwater soundscape may offer clues to coral health and aid reef conservation
PhysOrg / Posted 7 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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Evening Standard
10 adventure activities you can do in Colombiamost accessible regions for the novice traveller - thanks to its mix of volcano
10 adventure activities you can do in Colombia
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
most accessible regions for the novice traveller - thanks to its mix of volcanoes, rainforests, rice fields, beaches and coral reefs. Some popular stops include Chiang Mai in Thailand, Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Laos, Hanoi in Vietnam. Why go... Read more
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The Hindu
Damage to Australia's Great Barrier Reef costs ship owner $30 millionon Douglas Shoal, 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of the town of Rockhampton, am
Damage to Australia's Great Barrier Reef costs ship owner $30 million
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
on Douglas Shoal, 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of the town of Rockhampton, among the chain of World Heritage-listed coral reefs. Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg said Shenzhen Energy Transport has agreed to the out-of-court settlement... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
State agrees to stop controversial seawall project on MauiMaui's mother reef, a popular fishing spot and surf spot and that seawalls dest
State agrees to stop controversial seawall project on Maui
Hawaii News Now / Posted 8 days ago
Maui's mother reef, a popular fishing spot and surf spot and that seawalls destroy beaches, limits access, and threatens coral reefs. "I just want to mahalo the state DOT director. He's willing to work with us and we're willing to help him on... Read more
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Manning River Times
Every animal has a story, just like uswhere artist Rod McRae has combined plastic and bones and coloured them white t
Every animal has a story, just like us
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
where artist Rod McRae has combined plastic and bones and coloured them white to highlight the bleaching of the world's coral reefs as well as plastic waste pollution in the oceans. “People can look into their eyes and make their own minds... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
The Company That Damaged The Great Barrier Reef Is Finally Paying Upfollowing the incident. It believed the $90 million the government asked for t
The Company That Damaged The Great Barrier Reef Is Finally Paying Up
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 8 days ago
following the incident. It believed the $90 million the government asked for to clean up the reef was unnecessary, since coral reefs can regenerate on their own. Now, the two have agreed on a settlement that's about one-third of the initial... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
The Company That Damaged The Great Barrier Reef Is Finally Paying Upfollowing the incident. It believed the $90 million the government asked for t
The Company That Damaged The Great Barrier Reef Is Finally Paying Up
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 8 days ago
following the incident. It believed the $90 million the government asked for to clean up the reef was unnecessary, since coral reefs can regenerate on their own. Now, the two have agreed on a settlement that's about one-third of the initial... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
The Company That Damaged The Great Barrier Reef Is Finally Paying Upfollowing the incident. It believed the $90 million the government asked for t
The Company That Damaged The Great Barrier Reef Is Finally Paying Up
KGTV San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
following the incident. It believed the $90 million the government asked for to clean up the reef was unnecessary, since coral reefs can regenerate on their own. Now, the two have agreed on a settlement that's about one-third of the initial... Read more
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IGN
VR Vacations Let You Try Before You FlyANSIBLE program creates a number of alternate experiences — from long walks in
VR Vacations Let You Try Before You Fly
IGN / Posted 8 days ago
ANSIBLE program creates a number of alternate experiences — from long walks in the countryside, to deep dives in coral reefs — all designed to break up long space voyages and offer reprieve from their otherwise restrictive... Read more
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Business Standard India
Damage to Great Barrier Reef costs ship owner around $30 millionand grounded on Douglas Shoal, 100 kilometers east of the town of Rockhampton,
Damage to Great Barrier Reef costs ship owner around $30 million
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
and grounded on Douglas Shoal, 100 kilometers east of the town of Rockhampton, among the chain of World Heritage-listed coral reefs. Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg said Shenzhen Energy Transport has agreed to the out-of-court-settlement... Read more
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Daily Herald
Damage to Great Barrier Reef costs ship owner $30 millionon Douglas Shoal, 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of the town of Rockhampton, am
Damage to Great Barrier Reef costs ship owner $30 million
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
on Douglas Shoal, 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of the town of Rockhampton, among the chain of World Heritage-listed coral reefs. Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg said Shenzhen Energy Transport has agreed to the out-of-court-settlement... Read more
34 related stories
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Decclan Chronicle
Damage to Great Barrier Reef costs ship owner $30 millionand grounded on Douglas Shoal, 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of the town of Ro
Damage to Great Barrier Reef costs ship owner $30 million
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
and grounded on Douglas Shoal, 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of the town of Rockhampton, among the World Heritage-listed coral reefs in April 2010. Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg said in a statement on Monday that Shenzhen Energy Transport... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Damage to Great Barrier Reef costs ship owner £22.6mand grounded on Douglas Shoal, 100 kilometres (60 miles) east of the town of Ro
Damage to Great Barrier Reef costs ship owner £22.6m
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
and grounded on Douglas Shoal, 100 kilometres (60 miles) east of the town of Rockhampton, among the World Heritage-listed coral reefs in April 2010. Environment minister Josh Frydenberg said in a statement that Shenzhen Energy Transport had... Read more
34 related stories
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FOX News
Damage To Great Barrier Reef Costs Ship Owner $30 Millionand grounded on Douglas Shoal, 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of the town of Ro
Damage To Great Barrier Reef Costs Ship Owner $30 Million
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
and grounded on Douglas Shoal, 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of the town of Rockhampton, among the World Heritage-listed coral reefs in April 2010. Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg said in a statement on Monday that Shenzhen Energy Transport... Read more
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Mashable
Global Fishing Watch lets you track 35,000 fishing boats in real timeacidification, plastic pollution, methane release, drilling, overfishing, and t
Global Fishing Watch lets you track 35,000 fishing boats in real time
Mashable / Posted 9 days ago
acidification, plastic pollution, methane release, drilling, overfishing, and the destruction of marine ecosystems like coral reefs are pushing our oceans to the very brink," DiCaprio said. "The only way we can avert this disaster is by ...... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Birders and divers find best of both worlds on biodiverse Borneois just a five-to-six-hour drive from Semporna, a fishing town and dive mecca i
Birders and divers find best of both worlds on biodiverse Borneo
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 days ago
is just a five-to-six-hour drive from Semporna, a fishing town and dive mecca in the Coral Triangle that features many coral reefs, most notably the one at Sipadan Island. On the west coast of Sabah lies another pair of marine and terrestrial... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Boats, boots and wheelsof Coromandel's Opito BayThe essential guide to Hawaii's national parksBonaire:
Boats, boots and wheels
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
of Coromandel's Opito BayThe essential guide to Hawaii's national parksBonaire: Caribbean bright spot in the fight to save coral reefs RailDriving Creek Railway is an ingenious narrow-gauge train ride created by renowned potter barry brickell. The... Read more
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