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Healing the Oceans: Technology Can Pave the Way

Anna Shen | Posted 09.23.2016 | Technology
Anna Shen

The tech industry has the capacity to innovate and solve many global problems, but can it save the sea from overfishing, habitat destruction and acidification? Considering that the world's oceans are worth $24 trillion, the implications of declining ocean health are enormous.

Acidic Oceans Could Quiet Coral Reefs

Climate Central | Brian Kahn | Posted 12.18.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. Doug E. Fresh may have some competition in the beatboxing arena from unlikely source. It’s not...

The Five Biggest Threats to Our Oceans

Greg Stone | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green
Greg Stone

When I give talks about how we have degraded our oceans to the cusp of catastrophe, people often ask me what they can do. If you want to save the oceans, by all means eat only sustainably sourced fish and stop using plastic shopping bags that become ocean detritus.

A New Gold Rush Into the Blue Economy

Irina Bokova | Posted 04.27.2014 | Green
Irina Bokova

At an ocean conference in China last October, renowned American oceanographer Sylvia Earle told participants that "we must think of taking care of the ocean as if our lives depended on it....because they do!"

Cheers to Oceans: Ted Danson's Role as Conservationist

Mark Tercek | Posted 07.23.2011 | Home
Mark Tercek

We need to do a better job at making nature relevant to everyone, demonstrating that taking much better care of lands and water is not a luxury but a necessity. Ted's book goes a long way in doing that.

Richardson Appointment Is Good News for Oceans

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

As Secretary of Commerce, Bill Richardson can position the US as a leader on international ocean issues. He is a big-picture person, someone who understands the global stage.