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'Green News Report' - September 1, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.01.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: President Obama urges climate action from Tahoe to Hawaii to Midway to hi...

'Green News Report' - August 30, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.30.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe takes a stand against massive new oil pipeline ...

Meet The SnotBot, A Drone Trying To Save The Whales

The Huffington Post | Alex Kushneir | Posted 07.22.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Coral Reefs in Trouble - the Canaries in the Coal Mine

Melissa Heller Hoagland | Posted 07.21.2016 | Green
Melissa Heller Hoagland

It felt like we had stepped into a scene from Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea as we glided along the Great Barrier Reef in a ten person submersi...

Group Buys Fishing Net So Others Can't, Will Save Up To 10,000 Sharks

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 07.15.2016 | Good News

The World Wildlife Fund is biting back. On July 13, WWF-Australia bought a $100,000 shark-fishing license on the Great Barrier Reef for a 3,937-foot n...

Rowing Coaches Hope to Help Turn the Tide Against Plastic Pollution in the Oceans

Marc Boyd | Posted 06.03.2016 | Science
Marc Boyd

On Saturday, June 4th, nine ocean rowing teams from around the world will depart from the Monterey Bay on an epic 2,400 mile journey across the Pacifi...

Edible Rings On Six-Packs Feed Marine Life If They End Up In The Ocean

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 05.31.2016 | Good News

A craft beer company has brewed up a brilliant idea. Saltwater Brewery in Delray Beach, Florida, has created edible six-pack rings that feed, rather t...

Tiny Island Chain Wants To Create The World's Largest Ocean Sanctuary

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.06.2016 | Green

In an effort to protect fisheries and preserve one of the planet's healthiest marine ecosystems, communities in a remote archipelago south of Tahiti a...

WATCH: This Adorable 'Sea Bunny' Isn't Actually A Bunny At All

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.01.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Move over SpongeBob, the ocean floor has a new heartthrob in town -- a bunny-esque sea creature called Jorunna Parva. Despite its lapine characteristi...

Florida Beachgoer Drags Wild Shark By Its Tail For Photo Op

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.23.2016 | Science

They are not photo ops, people. They're animals that deserve better. In another instance of beachside picture seekers going too far, a man was videota...

Fish Kills Reported in Fiji and Vanuatu

Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson | Posted 02.16.2016 | Green
Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson

All across the Pacific, high temperatures have been recorded and residents reported the hottest months they have ever experienced. For some islands however, the impacts have gone beyond a daily nuisance to a serious marine threat.

The Most Amazing Caribbean Diving and Snorkeling Sites

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.09.2016 | Travel
SmarterTravel

A warm aquamarine sea and enchanting underwater sites make the Caribbean a top destination for both diving and snorkeling. Here you can peruse sunken ...

Your Face Wash Is Killing Oysters

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 02.04.2016 | Science

Oysters are powerful little shellfish that do a lot for us, and we're making their lives difficult. Small plastic particles known as microplastics, wh...

The Planet's Fisheries Are In Even Worse Shape Than We Thought

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 01.20.2016 | Science

The world's oceans have been overfished far more than reported, according to a new study. The report, published in the journal Nature Communications,...

New Report Warns Of Dramatic Arctic Changes Under Global Warming

Arctic Deeply | Alexandra Ma | Posted 12.19.2015 | Science

The latest report on the Arctic by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration finds dwindling sea ice and temperatures as much as 3 Cels...

Watch This Cop Beat A Man Harassing An Endangered Seal

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.18.2015 | Crime

Authorities in Hawaii are reviewing a video from last year that shows a Honolulu police officer using his baton to beat a man who was harassing an end...

A Sea Change in U.S.-Cuba Relations

Daniel Whittle | Posted 12.17.2015 | Green
Daniel Whittle

Noel Lopez Fernandez December marks the one-year anniversary of the renewal of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba. In that short...

The WTO Just Dealt A Blow To U.S. Consumers And Dolphins

Ben Beachy | Posted 11.20.2015 | Green
Ben Beachy

The U.S. government should not give into pressure from a corporate-friendly trade organization to weaken or eliminate our dolphin-saving label. Instead, it should stand up for consumers and wildlife by negotiating a solution with Mexico that keeps the "dolphin-safe" label intact.

We Must Save Ocean Wildlife Before It Is Too Late

Jenna Ushkowitz | Posted 11.13.2016 | Green
Jenna Ushkowitz

Fishery managers have the expertise to prevent coast-wide overfishing and must act now to prevent further collapse of the food web.

Blue Ocean Film Festival Makes Waves In Monaco, As Cop21 Approaches

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 11.11.2016 | Green
James Marshall Crotty

The just-concluded Blue Ocean Festival and Conservation Summit aims to correct that imbalance. Blue offers a rare chance to see a range of long and short films exclusively focused on marine protection.

The Modern, Molecular Hunt for the World's Biodiversity

The Conversation US | Posted 10.29.2016 | Science
The Conversation US

Until now, known viruses have contained so little genetic information that people have questioned whether they can even be thought of as living. But giant viruses like this one contain as much information as many bacteria, which are certainly alive, and are so big they can be seen with an ordinary microscope.

One Tiny Nation Could Be A 'Tipping Point' For Saving The Oceans

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.23.2015 | Green

The tiny nation of Palau, an archipelago in the western Pacific Ocean, has long been a international leader in ocean conservation. Over the past decad...

How China Could Change the Future of Antarctica's Southern Ocean

Andrea Kavanagh | Posted 10.14.2016 | Green
Andrea Kavanagh

Antarctica may be one of the coldest and harshest places on Earth, but it is teeming with life. This unique environment now faces a triple threat: industrial fishing, climate change and an effort to undermine the protections originally agreed to by the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources.

'Green News Report' - October 8, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.08.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Sen. Lindsey Graham wants federal aid for South Carolina flooding -- but ...

Chile Adds Pair Of Giant Ocean Sanctuaries To Growing Global List

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 10.06.2015 | World

The United Nations’ goal of protecting 10 percent of the world's oceans by 2020 is getting some serious commitments. Last week, New Zealand was pra...