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Global warming could spur toxic algae, bacteria in marine environment

Global warming could spur toxic algae, bacteria in marine environment

Unhealthy oceans impact not only human and animal health but also affect countries’ economies, said Lubchenco, noting that US coastal states are home to eight in 10 Americans and generated 83 percent of US GDP in 2007.

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Cargo Ship Leaking Oil in Norway’s Only Marine Reserve

Cargo Ship Leaking Oil in Norway’s Only Marine Reserve

According to Norway’s environment ministry, the park created in June 2009 stretches across 354 square kilometres (137 square miles) and is home to a wide variety of sea birds, marine life and fragile coral reefs.

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Annual Shark Migration: Thousands Seen Off Florida Shore

Annual Shark Migration: Thousands Seen Off Florida Shore

Local stations in Florida ran astounding videos of thousands of sharks congregating just off the coast of Boca Raton, Fla., during their annual migration.

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Panel: BP faulted cement work years before blowout

Panel: BP faulted cement work years before blowout

While it provides a new level of detail, the document does nothing to change what the panel said in January was the cause of the accident: a series of time and money-saving decisions by BP, Halliburton and rig owner Transocean Ltd. that created an unacceptable amount of risk.

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Rare leatherback turtle spotted on Sumatra’s Beach, Indonesia

Rare leatherback turtle spotted on Sumatra’s Beach, Indonesia

The giant turtle was spotted on a beach on Sumatra island over the weekend just before it plunged into the water. Soon after 65 eggs thought to belong to the leatherback were found in a nest, the third such discovery on the same beach this year.

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Acid Oceans Demand Greater Reef Care

Acid Oceans Demand Greater Reef Care

The more humanity acidifies and warms the world’s oceans with carbon emissions, the harder we will have to work to save our coral reefs.

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Broader Psychological Impact of 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Broader Psychological Impact of 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

The 2010 BP Oil Spill had significant psychological impact on people living in coastal communities, even in those areas that did not have direct oil exposure, according to researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine who worked in collaboration with the University of Florida, Gainesville.

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Rising Seas Will Affect Major U.S. Coastal Cities by 2100

Rising Seas Will Affect Major U.S. Coastal Cities by 2100

Rising sea levels could threaten an average of 9 percent of the land within 180 U.S. coastal cities by 2100, according to new research led by University of Arizona scientists.

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If Greenhouse Gas Emissions Stopped Now, Earth Would Still Likely Get Warmer

If Greenhouse Gas Emissions Stopped Now, Earth Would Still Likely Get Warmer

A new research, from the University of Washington, shows that even if all emissions were stopped now, temperatures would remain higher than pre-Industrial Revolution levels because the greenhouse gases already emitted are likely to persist in the atmosphere for thousands of years.

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