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Some scientists worried about surprisingly cold ‘blob’ in the North Atlantic Ocean
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Some scientists worried about surprisingly cold ‘blob’ in the North Atlantic Ocean

Chris Mooney | The Washington Post - September 25, 2015

It is, for our home planet, an extremely warm year. Indeed, last week we learned from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that the first eight months…

Half of marine life wiped out in 40 years: WWF
Conservation
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Conservation
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Half of marine life wiped out in 40 years: WWF

Nina Larson/Marlowe Hood in Paris | AFP - September 16, 2015

GENEVA, Switzerland¬†--¬†Pollution, industrial fishing and climate change have killed off half of marine life in the last four decades, according to a WWF report released Wednesday. Species…

UK to designate Pitcairn Island area as the biggest protected ocean area in the world
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Conservation
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UK to designate Pitcairn Island area as the biggest protected ocean area in the world

Joby Warrick | The Washington Post - March 18, 2015

When the mutineers of the HMS Bounty landed on Pitcairn Island in 1790, they believed they had found the perfect refuge: a fertile Eden in a remote…