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Streets, Seas and Stars: Nightmares of Pollution

Scientists predict that the current rate of climate change will cause irreversible damage within 12 years. Industry, construction and pollution has ravaged the planet...

International Effort to Combat Med Oil Spill

Over 140 kilometres of Mediterranean coastline have been polluted after Israeli forces bombed a power station last month. Marine experts were unable to visit...

Making Marine Protected Areas Work for Everyone

The establishment of marine protected areas is often viewed as a conflict between conservation and fishing. A new study in the journal Conservation Biology,...

Australia and Japan have most Diverse Marine Life

The Census for Marine Life has found that the most bio-diverse waters so far studied are around Australia and Japan. These each feature almost...

Fertility Technology Could Pinpoint Oil Leaks at Sea

Technology developed to detect fluorescence for fertility monitors and pregnancy tests could be used for early detection of oil leaks at sea.
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Scientists find parabens in dolphins – cosmetics to blame

Cosmetic preservatives found in dolphins, sea otters, polar bears and seven other types of marine mammal. Parabens and their byproducts can act like oestrogen in animals.
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What would happen for the oceans if third world countries could turn plastic into...

The world has been dramatically changed as a result of the introduction of plastic, used for everything from packaging to products, plastic has invaded...
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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Serious Change

Life is getting you down and you need some serious change? If the typical chocolate ban or healthy eating plan has never worked for...

Mexico Passes Shark Finning Ban

In a surprising move, the Mexican government has published sweeping new regulations and protections for sharks, including a shark finning ban, an extension of...

EU launches shark protection plan

The European Commission has launched a Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks. The aim is to rebuild shark stocks and...