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Marine Environment

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!"

Orcas: Inhumane Confinement

Edward Flattau | Posted 09.22.2013 | Green
Edward Flattau

Whales and dolphins are in a class by themselves when it comes to being unsuited for captivity. That conclusion is conveyed in a new documentary, "Bla...

Mystery Of Mass Squid 'Suicides' Possibly Solved

Posted 12.15.2012 | Green

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Thousands of jumbo squid have beached themselves on central California shores this week, committing mass ...

More Hope for Our Oceans Than We Think

Adam Lowry | Posted 08.08.2012 | Green
Adam Lowry

Take a moment to consider all that is being done to protect and preserve our oceans, and just appreciate it. Appreciation is a necessary ingredient of hope, and hope leads to progress.

The Oil Spill Catastrophe: Biggest Ever? Not Close.

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Ropeik

The oil spill is a catastrophe, but risks that are catastrophic scare us more than those that are chronic -- even though in many cases, the chronic risks are far bigger threats.