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Greenpeace Launches 7 Step Climate Campaign

Greenpeace are launching a 7 Step Climate Campaign, starting with what they consider the most outrageously wasteful of electrical household items: the incandescent light...

First Buoy to Monitor Ocean Acidification Launched

The first buoy to monitor ocean acidification has been launched in the Gulf of Alaska. Attached to the 3-metre-diameter buoy are sensors to measure...

Emission impossible for carbon trading

Short-sighted plans to allow European companies to buy their way out of making reductions in their greenhouse gas emissions are undermining efforts to prevent...

Review: On-Line Coral Reef Course

Beautiful OceansCoral Reef Ecosystem & Food Web Course$59.55http://www.beautifuloceans.com/This new course for divers discusses the coral reef ecosystem and food web. It illustrates its points...

Healthy Coral Reefs Hit Hard by Warmer Temperatures

Coral disease outbreaks have struck the healthiest sections of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, where for the first time researchers have conclusively linked disease severity...

Bush Sets Record for Denying Protection to Endangered Species

There are currently 279 highly imperiled US species that are designated as candidates for listing as threatened or endangered and that face potential extinction....

Egypt Stops Reef Fish Exports

Egypt have cancelled a decree which allowed companies to collect reef fish and export them to Europe and other markets . According to the...

Dominica – "the Nature Island" – Supports Whaling

Dominica has rejected criticism that its vote on the International Whaling Commission (IWC) was up for sale, after the prime minister returned from Japan...

Murky waters: Media reporting of marine protected areas in South Australia

A study to be published in the Marine Policy journal found the public poorly informed on marine protection. A well-informed public is more...

Turtle hatchery established in North Sulawesi

The North Sulawesi Watersports Association (NSWA)has long been aware that the Sea Turtles, which are attracted to the long sandy beaches of Bunaken Marine...