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Archive: Oceans

26 Jan 2015

How Technology Is Protecting World’s Richest Marine Reserve

by CHRISTOPHER PALA
After years of fitful starts, the Pacific island nation of Kiribati this month banned all commercial fishing inside its huge marine reserve. New satellite transponder technology is now helping ensure that the ban succeeds in keeping out the big fishing fleets. READ MORE

15 Jan 2015

For Vulnerable Barrier Islands, A Rush to Rebuild on U.S. Coast

by RONA KOBELL
Despite warnings from scientists, new construction continues on U.S. barrier islands that have been devastated by storms. The flood protection projects that accompany this development can have harmful consequences for coastal ecosystems being buffeted by climate change. READ MORE

09 Dec 2014

After Steep Decline, Signs of Hope for World’s Sea Turtles

by TED WILLIAMS
Nearly all sea turtle species have been classified as endangered, with precipitous declines in many populations in recent decades. But new protections, particularly in the U.S. and Central America, are demonstrating that dramatic recovery for these remarkable reptiles is possible. READ MORE

17 Nov 2014

Fast-Warming Gulf of Maine Offers Hint of Future for Oceans

by REBECCA KESSLER
The waters off the coast of New England are warming more rapidly than almost any other ocean region on earth. Scientists are now studying the resulting ecosystem changes, and their findings could provide a glimpse of the future for many of the world’s coastal communities. READ MORE

04 Nov 2014

Fostering Community Strategies For Saving the World's Oceans

by CRYSTAL GAMMON
To conservationist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, getting coastal communities involved in plans to protect their waters is critical for protecting the planet's oceans. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, she talks about her work in one Caribbean island and how it shows how such a strategy can get results. READ MORE

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15 Jan 2015: Underwater Kelp Forests Mapped In New Citizen Science Project

14 Jan 2015: Offshore Wind More Profitable Than Drilling on U.S. East Coast, Report Says

29 Dec 2014: The Arctic Is Absorbing More and More Sunlight, NASA Images Show

19 Dec 2014: 'Nuisance Flooding' Will Affect Most of U.S. Coastline by 2050, Report Finds

17 Dec 2014: Obama Protects Alaska's Bristol Bay From Oil and Gas Development

04 Dec 2014: Arabian Sea Whales Are Earth's Most Isolated and Endangered Population

20 Nov 2014: Real-Time Ocean Acidification Data Now Available for U.S. Pacific Coast

19 Nov 2014: Global Maritime Shipping Traffic Has Grown by 300 Percent Since 1992

13 Nov 2014: Global Maps Detail Seasonal and Geographic Trends in Ocean Acidification

04 Nov 2014: Interview: Saving World’s Oceans Begins With Coastal Communities


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