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US says manatee should lose endangered species status
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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US says manatee should lose endangered species status

AFP - January 7, 2016

MIAMI, Florida -- The West Indian manatee, or sea cow, should no longer be considered an endangered species because its population has rebounded, particularly in Florida, U.S. officials…

Whales under threat as climate change impacts migration
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Whales under threat as climate change impacts migration

Santiago Piedra Silva with Latin America correspondents | AFP - December 2, 2015

PUERTO LÓPEZ, Ecuador -- The sight of thousands of whales surfacing, jumping and playing off the coast of South America as they migrate toward their breeding grounds is one…

Hundreds of whales found dead in Chile
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Hundreds of whales found dead in Chile

AFP - December 1, 2015

SANTIAGO, Chile -- More than 300 whales have been found washed up in a remote inlet in Patagonia in southern Chile in one of the largest die-offs on…

Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson files human rights lawsuit against Costa Rica
Crime
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Crime
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Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson files human rights lawsuit against Costa Rica

Lindsay Fendt - November 18, 2015

Related: Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson turns to human rights commission to block Costa Rica’s legal chase Celebrity conservationist Paul Watson turned the tables Tuesday in his long legal…

Seaweed can help feed the world. But will we eat it? Recipe
Business
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Business
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Seaweed can help feed the world. But will we eat it? Recipe

Tamar Haspel | The Washington Post - November 3, 2015

Let's say you want to farm. And let's say there is a crop that requires you to plant and harvest, but do very little in between. It…

Costa Rica climate avenger takes questions on Reddit
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica climate avenger takes questions on Reddit

Jill Replogle - October 28, 2015

The woman charged with corralling the world’s leaders to come up with a clear plan for saving the planet took to the popular social network Reddit on…

Tiny Monaco helps OAS launch effort to save oceans from ravages of climate change
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Tiny Monaco helps OAS launch effort to save oceans from ravages of climate change

Larry Luxner - October 28, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Organization of American States held an international discussion on global ocean policy this week, focused on dangers to coral reefs, pollution and the effects…

Creating coral that can survive climate change
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Creating coral that can survive climate change

Dennis Hollier | The Washington Post - October 20, 2015

Keyhole Reef is one of dozens of small reefs rising abruptly from the depths of Kaneohe Bay, one of Hawaii's most scenic places. The water around it…

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…

WATCH: Researchers remove plastic straw from sea turtle’s nose
Animal protection
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Animal protection
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WATCH: Researchers remove plastic straw from sea turtle’s nose

Jill Replogle - August 18, 2015

If this doesn’t make you rethink accepting that plastic straw the waitress offers you next time you’re at a café, nothing will. A turtle researcher recently posted a…

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