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Dolphin Deaths in Florida’s Red Tide Disaster Prompt Federal Investigation

Dolphin Deaths in Florida’s Red Tide Disaster Prompt Federal Investigation

Federal wildlife officials are investigating dozens of dolphin deaths off Florida’s southwest coast which has been experiencing a severe red tide.

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Hundreds of endangered turtles killed in illegal fishing net

Hundreds of endangered turtles killed in illegal fishing net

About 300 sea turtles have died on Mexico’s southern Pacific coast after they were trapped in an abandoned illegal fishing net.

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Decades of chemical pollution suspected in Maine’s seal die-off

Decades of chemical pollution suspected in Maine’s seal die-off

As the number of dead and stranded seals washing up on southern Maine beaches rises by the day, researchers are linking the sudden die-off to decades of chemical pollution that made the seal population vulnerable to toxins and disease.

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Ghost netting: Image emerges of decomposed turtle wrapped in plastic net

Ghost netting: Image emerges of decomposed turtle wrapped in plastic net

Pictures taken from the upcoming environmental film Blue, which will be shown at the Ocean Film Festival UK & Ireland Tour, show the horrific effects of plastic pollution and ghost nets on marine life and the world’s oceans.

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Shark Mystery: Where Have South Africa’s Great Whites Gone?

Shark Mystery: Where Have South Africa’s Great Whites Gone?

The world’s most famous sharks are the great whites off Cape Town, featured in the popular “Air Jaws” series. But now these sharks have mostly gone missing, and some experts blame a fishery for depleting the smaller sharks that the great whites feed on.

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Sea turns red with blood after whale hunt in Faroe Islands

Sea turns red with blood after whale hunt in Faroe Islands

Denmark is involved in a shameful practice. While it may seem incredible, even today a whale slaughtering custom continues, in the Faroe Islands. The sea is stained in red from the slaughtering of hundreds of the famous and intelligent Calderon dolphins, which are a type of Pilot whales. An intelligent dolphin that is placid and approaches humans out of friendliness.

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In a coastal town, beach owners don’t even want sea turtles trespassing

In a coastal town, beach owners don’t even want sea turtles trespassing

All over Florida, people are arguing over whether a new law blocks the public from walking across a private beach. Instead of just humans, some Belleair Shore residents want to give sea turtles the boot too.

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Why the endangered green sea turtle is losing its male population

Why the endangered green sea turtle is losing its male population

The struggle to save the already endangered green sea turtle faces a new challenge. Now, the males of the species seem to be disappearing.

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For Marine Life, New Threats from a Fast-Tracked Canadian Pipeline

For Marine Life, New Threats from a Fast-Tracked Canadian Pipeline

A new Canadian government-backed pipeline that will triple the amount of thick Alberta tar sands oil flowing to a British Columbia port poses significant risks for a threatened population of killer whales and other coastal marine life.

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