Coastal Care

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Category: Ecosystem Destruction

Mass Strandings of Pilot Whales: A Study

Mass Strandings of Pilot Whales: A Study

Biologists since Aristotle have puzzled over the reasons for mass strandings of whales and dolphins, in which groups of up to several hundred individuals drive themselves up onto a beach…

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Increasing Number Of Sea Lion Pups Stranded Along California Coast

Increasing Number Of Sea Lion Pups Stranded Along California Coast

An increasing number of California sea lion pups have been stranding along the coast of in Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties. A California marine mammal center has declared a state of a emergency.

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Historic day for shark protection

Historic day for shark protection

Three types of critically endangered but commercially valuable shark have been given added protection at the Cites meeting in Bangkok.

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US And Russia Unite In Bid To Strengthen Protection For Polar Bear

US And Russia Unite In Bid To Strengthen Protection For Polar Bear

A fight to protect polar bears from Arctic hunters has led cold war foes the US and Russia to unite against Canada ahead of a key international vote this week.

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Whales Benefit From Action On Ocean Noise

Whales Benefit From Action On Ocean Noise

Scientists are working to reduce the noise levels experienced by whales from North Atlantic shipping.

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US East Coast Regions Sensitive to Ocean Acidification

US East Coast Regions Sensitive to Ocean Acidification

A continental-scale chemical survey in the waters of the eastern U.S. and Gulf of Mexico is helping researchers determine how distinct bodies of water will resist changes in acidity. Coastal ocean acidification occur when excess carbon dioxide is absorbed by, flushed into or generated in coastal waters, setting off a chain of chemical reactions that affects ecosystems.

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Shark Kills Number 100 Million Annually

Shark Kills Number 100 Million Annually

The most accurate assessment to date of the impact of commercial fishing on sharks suggests around 100 million are being killed each year.

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Migratory Behavior of Oceanic Sharks Revealed

Migratory Behavior of Oceanic Sharks Revealed

As the nations of the world prepare to vote on measures to restrict international trade in endangered sharks in early March, a team of researchers has found that one of these species, the oceanic whitetip shark, regularly crosses international boundaries.

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Global Ocean Commission: A fight to prevent eco-disaster in oceans

Global Ocean Commission: A fight to prevent eco-disaster in oceans

UK former foreign secretary is to lead a new, high-level international effort to end the lawlessness of the oceans, which will be unveiled this week.

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