OC Overview for the week of 23 September 2019

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Virginia energy company planning major offshore wind farm project

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/462309-virginia-energy-com...

To solve climate change, remember the ocean

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02832-w

Used and abused, oceans key to fighting climate change

https://phys.org/news/2019-09-abused-oceans-key-climate.html

Antarctic marine protection treaty offers lessons for global conservation

https://phys.org/news/2019-09-antarctic-marine-treaty-lessons-global.html

Marine heatwaves kill corals quicker than previously thought

https://www.unenvironment.org/news-and-stories/story/marine-heatwaves-ki...

Near-record recent ocean warming along Pacific Coast

https://www.triplicate.com/news_paid/near-record-recent-ocean-warming-al...

NOAA: Whales that stranded themselves on Maui appeared to have infections

https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2019/09/21/noaa-whales-that-stranded-thems...

More Rainfall, More Poop Problems For Ocean Waters Off Oregon

https://www.opb.org/news/article/oregon-ocean-bacteria-advisories-increa...

At 56.5 million fish, Bristol Bay’s 2019 salmon season smashes expectations

https://www.alaskapublic.org/2019/09/23/at-56-5-million-fish-bristol-bay...

Want to Prevent California’s Katrina? Grow a Marsh

https://www.kqed.org/science/1947893/want-to-prevent-californias-katrina...

'This Is All Wrong,' Greta Thunberg Tells World Leaders At U.N. Climate Session

https://www.opb.org/news/article/npr-this-is-all-wrong-greta-thunberg-te...

Paradise, polluted: Cook Islands tries to clean up its tourism sector

https://news.mongabay.com/2019/09/paradise-polluted-cook-islands-tries-t...

Scientists and key figures develop vision for managing UK land and seas after Brexit

https://phys.org/news/2019-09-scientists-key-figures-vision-uk.html

2019 Arctic sea ice minimum tied for second lowest on record

https://phys.org/news/2019-09-arctic-sea-ice-minimum-tied.html

Airbnb to train volunteers for science research sabbatical

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/airbnb-to-train-tourists...

Oregon maps plan to address ocean acidification, hypoxia

https://www.ktvz.com/news/oregon-maps-plan-to-address-ocean-acidificatio...

The UK has announced a new Global Ocean Alliance to help drive urgent action to protect the oceans and its inhabitants.

https://www.oceanographicmagazine.com/global-ocean-alliance-uk/

'Genius' Grant Goes To Marine Scientist Who Embraces Flash Mobs And Comic Books

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/09/25/763456317/genius-gr...

Climate change: A triple threat for the ocean

https://www.mbari.org/climate-change-ocean-threats/

Less than 3 percent of the ocean is 'highly protected'

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/09/paper-parks-under...

Microplastics may affect how Arctic sea ice forms and melts

https://phys.org/news/2019-09-microplastics-affect-arctic-sea-ice.html

Dugongs: Looking to the gentle sea creature's past may guard its future

https://phys.org/news/2019-09-dugongs-gentle-sea-creature-future.html

We must act now to protect our threatened oceans

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/sep/25/we-must-act-now-to-p...

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