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Archives for: October 2010
Coral Facing Imminent Threat From Toxic Algae

Blooms of toxic algae could possibly wipe out coral reefs.

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Attempts to Move Se Turtle Eggs Out of Gulf Oil Spill Proving Fruitful
Hawksbill turtle

We have all heard of the BP oil spill fiasco in the Gulf of Mexico. As the black goo made its way to the beaches of Alabama and Florida officials of those states began an effort to attempt to save the batch of sea turtles.

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Bluefin Populations Change In Cloudy Waters

A very interesting report has made its way to me from a meeting taking place in Madrid which is taking a gander at tuna populations and catches.

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Danube Catches Glimpse of First Dead Fish

The very first dead fish have been discovered in the Danube, the second largest river in Europe, after an environmental mishap left toxic mud flowing from Hungary. A regional chief for the disaster relief services made the following comment to the AFP this past Thursday:

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Shetland Boasts Smallest Fish in Europe

The smallest fish in Europe, the Guillet’s goby, was recently discovered in the waters of Scotland for the very first time.

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Sharks of the Bahamas Facing Imminent Danger,
Shark fins

Are sharks going to be able to make it through the 21st century? This is the question which shark enthusiasts and conservationists the world over are contemplating. Shark populations are declining, and the inhumane practice of “finning” sharks appears to be at an all time high, despite efforts to stop the vile practice. Scientists say that if the sharks disappear, it will have drastic effects on the health of our oceans.

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Three Fishermen Rescued After Hitting.. Whale?

Here’s something you don’t hear everyday… A father, son and a family friend spent four nerve wracking hours staying afloat in the open ocean off the north-west coast of Australia, after their boat sank from hitting, of all things they could possible hit, a whale.

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“Whale Wars” Captain Captain Cover Ups, Lies: “Dishonest” and “Morally Bankrupt”
Whale wars

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS), which is known round the globe as the crew from Animal Planet’s “Whale Wars” has gone by many titles, pirates, environmentalists and even eco-terrorists. However, no matter what you may call them, they are now calling one of their own “dishonest” and “morally bankrupt”, and are going as far as to say that they have been involved in conspiracies and cover-ups.

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Ten Year Long Census of Marine Life Comes to Completion:

There are literally hundreds of thousands of varieties of marine life making their home in the oceans around the world today. This statement comes from a ten year long project, whose results were just recently released, to try and categorize them all.

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Oceans Are Becoming Overcrowded, Salmon In Danger, B.C Scientists Fear Worst
Salmon fry

The wild salmon of the North Pacific are becoming fewer in number as they are being forced to fight for their food and rapidly declining living space, as billions of farmed salmon are being released into the oceans every year, a study by researchers out of B.C. and Washington State explains.

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Resilient Reefs of Bonair Lend Hope to Dying Corals

Researchers are taking a closer look at the reefs in the area, situated just north of Venezuela, to find out why it seems unaffected by the happenings which have killed off some eighty-five percent of the corals in the Caribbean since the seventies.

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Cane Toads Wiping the Floor With Crocs!
Cane Toad

Cane toads are killing off the freshwater crocodiles which make their home in the Victoria River District in Australia. The toads have been credited for the demise of hundreds of these crocs, and don’t show any sign of letting up any time soon.

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Nungesser Implores Coast Guard to Mop Up Mess Leftover From BP Spill

With the black goo from the BP oil spill making its way to the once clean shores, Billy Nungesser, the President of Plaquemines, has pleaded with the U.S. Coast Guard to help finish mopping up the mess BP left behind, before beginning to restore the area.

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Thieves Sneak Off With Catch From Aquarium in Waikiki

Thieves made off with 15 moi from a display tank situated at the Waikiki Aquarium this past weekend.

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The Black Fish Cut Japanese Nets to Free Dolphins

The Black Fish, a conservation group based in Europe, have claimed that they cut some nets of holding pens in Taiji, and freed number of dolphins which were due to make their way to various aquariums and dolphinariums around the globe.

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