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Scientists have found oil from the Deepwater Horizon blowout in fishes’ livers and on the deep ocean floor

Scientists have found oil from the Deepwater Horizon blowout in fishes’ livers and on the deep ocean floor

Over the decade since the Deepwater Horizon spill, thousands of scientists have analyzed its impact on the Gulf of Mexico. The spill affected many different parts of the Gulf, from coastal marshes to the deep sea.

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Deserted beaches are a boon to sea turtles during nesting season

Deserted beaches are a boon to sea turtles during nesting season

Images of empty beaches around the globe may seem strange to us, but to nesting sea turtles, the view has never looked better.

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Scientists predict the size of plastics animals can eat

Scientists predict the size of plastics animals can eat

A team of scientists at Cardiff University has, for the first time, developed a way of predicting the size of plastics different animals are likely to ingest.

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Ocean species are shifting toward the Poles

Ocean species are shifting toward the Poles

Concentrations of marine animal populations have been shifting away from the equator and toward the poles during the course of the past century, according to one of the most comprehensive analyses of marine species distributions to date.

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Sea level rise impacts to Canaveral sea turtle nests will be substantial

Sea level rise impacts to Canaveral sea turtle nests will be substantial

Sea level rise and hurricanes are a threat to sea turtle nesting habitat along national seashores in the Southeast, but a new study predicts the greatest impact to turtles will be at Canaveral National Seashore.

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Florida surfer uses drone to capture awe-inspiring views of sharks

Florida surfer uses drone to capture awe-inspiring views of sharks

A Florida surfer didn’t realize just how many sharks were swimming around him until he recorded drone video over the beach.

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Plastic pollution poses new threat to a turtle paradise

Plastic pollution poses new threat to a turtle paradise

The waters surrounding Príncipe harbour five of the world’s seven species of sea turtle and this remote island’s relatively pristine beaches provide crucial nesting sites. Arguably, the most insidious threat is the plastic permeating Príncipe’s waters and piling up on its beaches.

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Climate Change is Decimating the Chinstrap Penguins of Antarctica

Climate Change is Decimating the Chinstrap Penguins of Antarctica

Scientists conducting a chinstrap census along the Antarctic Peninsula have discovered drastic declines in many colonies, with some seeing population reductions of up to 77% since they were last surveyed, about 50 years ago

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Scientists listen to whales, walruses and seals in a changing Arctic seascape

Scientists listen to whales, walruses and seals in a changing Arctic seascape

A year-round acoustic study of marine mammals in the northern Bering Sea is providing scientists with a valuable snapshot of an Arctic world already under drastic pressure from climate change.

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