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Posted on April 20, 2018 - 1:48pm, by raye
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Via Anthropocene

"If you want to clean up your carbon footprint, cut lobster and shrimp from your diet. That’s what a new study suggests after finding that these fisheries chug through huge quantities of fuel and produce almost a quarter of global fisheries emissions."

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Posted on April 20, 2018 - 10:08am, by raye
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Via Hakai Magazine

"For corals, color is more than superficial. Across the tropical Pacific, one species of reef-building coral, known as rice coral, comes in two colors: dark red and rusty orange. And as new research shows, these colors lend the corals different superpowers."

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Posted on April 20, 2018 - 9:36am, by raye
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Via NPR

"The proposed ban is an effort to reduce the plastic polluting the earth's waters: 150 million tons, according to the announcement, killing one million birds and over 100,000 sea mammals, which either eat the waste or get tangled in it."

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Posted on April 19, 2018 - 3:37pm, by raye

Via NPR

"Each night, all over the ocean, swarms of animals wriggle and kick their way from deep below the waves to feed at the surface. Each creature is tiny — less than a centimeter long, and sometimes much smaller — and there are trillions of them."

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Posted on April 19, 2018 - 10:14am, by raye

Via Phys.org

"The octopuses that the scientists observed (both in-person and via hours of video footage from an ROV) showed evidence of severe stress, and they could only guess that the 186 eggs that were attached to the rocks leaking warm, low oxygen fluid had it worse. None had any sign of a developing embryo. All in all, not a great place to start an octopus family."

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Posted on April 17, 2018 - 10:18am, by raye
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Via News Deeply 

"Scientists recalculated historical catch data to find that bottom trawlers that scrape the seafloor with huge nets may be killing far more fish – and destroying more habitats – than previously thought."

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