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Posted on September 28, 2017 - 11:30am, by abrown
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Via Market Insider

"The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), the world's largest recreational diver training organization, has joined the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI), the first global alliance working to solve the worldwide problem of lost and abandoned fishing gear, known as ghost gear."

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Posted on September 28, 2017 - 11:23am, by abrown
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Via Markets Insider

"The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, today announced  two marine refuges through fisheries management measures. These will protect fish and their aquatic ecosystems and contribute an additional 11,787km2 of protected ocean area to Canada's coasts."

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Posted on September 28, 2017 - 11:15am, by abrown
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Via Reuters

Interviews with energy industry representatives indicate that the effort by the Trump administration to open new areas to oil and gas drilling will likely help wind power companies more than oil producers. 

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Posted on September 28, 2017 - 10:03am, by abrown
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Via The Guardian

A group of 18 scientists and managers are arguing that "new and potentially riskier interventions must be implemented alongside conventional management efforts and strong action to curb global warming.”

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Posted on September 27, 2017 - 3:17pm, by abrown

Via Phys.org

A recent report, "produced by WWF in association with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), is the most focused review yet of the Mediterranean Sea's natural asset base. It reveals the enormous benefits that the Mediterranean Sea brings to the region's  and proposes six strategic priorities to achieve a  for the Mediterranean."

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Posted on September 27, 2017 - 3:13pm, by abrown
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Via The Guardian

"Growing global momentum to protect the world’s oceans from overfishing could be undermined by Australia, warns renowned conservationist David Suzuki and more than 1,461 other scientists. Australia is currently considering the world’s biggest downgrading of a protected area with a reduction in the size of its network of marine reserves."

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Posted on September 27, 2017 - 2:26pm, by abrown

Via NewsDeeply

"Scientists have found a tiny sponge that may be the most abundant and important marine organism on a vast stretch of the ocean floor, which companies and nations want to mine for valuable minerals."

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