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Archive: Oceans

21 Jan 2016

In Japan, a David vs Goliath Battle to Preserve Bluefin Tuna

by WINIFRED BIRD
A group of small-scale Japanese fishermen are waging an increasingly public struggle against industrial fishing fleets that are using sonar and huge nets to scoop up massive catches of spawning Pacific bluefin tuna. READ MORE

11 Jan 2016

Eyes in the Sky: Green Groups Are Harnessing Data from Space

by JACQUES LESLIE
An increasing number of nonprofit organizations are relying on satellite imagery to monitor environmental degradation. Chief among them is SkyTruth, which has used this data to expose the extent of the BP oil spill, uncover mining damage, and track illegal fishing worldwide. READ MORE

06 Jan 2016

Unnatural Balance: How Food Waste Impacts World’s Wildlife

by RICHARD CONNIFF
New research indicates that the food discarded in landfills and at sea is having a profound effect on wildlife populations and fisheries. But removing that food waste creates its own ecological challenges. READ MORE

29 Oct 2015

The Sushi Project: Farming Fish And Rice in California's Fields

by JACQUES LESLIE
Innovative projects in California are using flooded rice fields to rear threatened species of Pacific salmon, mimicking the rich floodplains where juvenile salmon once thrived. This technique also shows promise for growing forage fish, which are increasingly threatened in the wild. READ MORE

26 Oct 2015

How 'Third Way' Technologies Can Help Turn Tide on Climate

by RICHARD SCHIFFMAN
In a Yale Environment 360 interview, Australian scientist and author Tim Flannery explains how the development of technologies that mimic the earth’s natural carbon-removing processes could provide a critical tool for slowing global warming. READ MORE

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05 Feb 2016: Rising Temperatures Skewing Gender Balance of Sea Turtles, Study Says

01 Feb 2016: Lab-raised Caribbean Coral Grown in the Wild for the First Time

19 Jan 2016: Ocean Absorption of Manmade Heat Doubles Since 1997, Study Says

15 Jan 2016: Northeast U.S. Waters Warming Faster than Previously Thought, NOAA says

14 Jan 2016: Europe’s Remaining Orcas Threatened by Banned Toxins, Study Finds

08 Jan 2016: Study suggests most nitrogen found in oceans comes from natural sources

18 Dec 2015: Marshes Likely More Resilient To Sea Level Rise Than Thought, Study Says

14 Dec 2015: Accelerating Rock Weathering Could Help Reduce Atmospheric CO2 Levels

13 Nov 2015: Sharks Will Likely Be Less Effective Hunters With Climate Change

04 Nov 2015: New York State Warns To Prepare for up to 6 Feet of Sea Level Rise


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