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    Save the Oceans!

    Please join this community board to raise awareness of the plight of our oceans. Aquariums, dive/travel orgs, individuals are welcome to PIN relevant (and unduplicated please) pins on the plight of our oceans and its denizens, new and ongoing projects, PET recycling, good and bad news. Let's spread the word! Want to join? Just ask in a comment on one of my pins. #save-the-oceans #oceans #pollution #environment #marine-environment #coral #sharks #PET

    Save the Oceans!

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    SPEAK OUT! HELP STOP the Mining Project That Will Devastate Minnesota's St. Louis River!

    Thanks to a shift toward rights-based management over the last decade, more than two-thirds of the seafood harvested in federal waters is now sustainable.

    Nature Is Speaking – Julia Roberts, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey, Edward Norton, Penélope Cruz, Robert Redford and Ian Somerhalder all join forces to give nature a voice. Watch the films and take action at

    A new study finds that drastic cuts in fishing quotas have not helped cod recover because rising temperatures have also decreased reproduction and increased mortality.

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    There is an island of plastic pollution the size of Texas in the Pacific Ocean. In fact, five large plastic pollution islands are killing marine life, poisoning our food supply, and increasing ocean toxicity. Save our oceans and the animals who live there from plastic pollution.

    Japanese dugong: There are extremely few dugongs left, and Japan risks losing its only population. #SaveTheDugongs #RainbowWarrior

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    BRAVO!!!!!!! Longest Floating Structure In History Sets Out To Clean The Ocean In 2016! - "Boyan Slat (now 20), founder and CEO of The Ocean Cleanup, announced that this awesome project will be deployed in 2016"

    Play "Attack" with your students! It's a review game that can be used in any subject that your middle school students will be begging to play! "Attack" is a versatile game that will bring out the competitive spirit in your students as they seek to attack and destroy each others' castles while answering review questions! Download this FREE game at: www.teacherspayte...

    Cuba's shark conservation plan: A scientific move at the right time | Environmental Defense Fund

    Cuba's shark conservation plan: A scientific move at the right time | Environmental Defense Fund

    A common ingredient found in sunscreen is toxic to coral and contributing to the decline of reefs around the world, according to new research...the study helped explain why scientists aren’t seeing baby corals in many established reefs in resort areas...

    A sustainable, global food supply is within reach. Here's why. | Environmental Defense Fund

    Photographer | Octavio Aburto (National Geographic ) Place : Cabo Pulmo, Baja California Sur, Mexico

    Peeling back layers of the ocean would reveal a feast for the eyes, with brilliant colors and dazzling body forms. These visual delights come to life in the annual underwater photography contest hosted by the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine

    Our Deadened, Carbon-Soaked Seas - The New York Times

    U.S.-Cuba ocean agreement: A breakthrough for marine science, protection | Environmental Defense Fund

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    Climate change is responsible for the massive change in our oceans and human consumption is responsible for the overfishing issue in our oceans. Fortunately, policy-makers are seeing this issue and are beginning to act.

    The waters are rising.

    The Next Great Extinction Crisis Is Under Way Under the Sea | TakePart--Overfishing, pollution, and climate change have contributed to a devastating decline in marine life.

    Trashed, looks at the risks to the food chain and the environment through pollution of our air, land and sea by waste.

    'When You Drill, You Spill': Hundreds of East Coast Businesses Tell Obama to Ditch Offshore Plans | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community