OC Overview for the Week of May 13 2019

OC Overview

Cleaner New York waterways are causing surge in beached whales

https://nypost.com/2019/05/11/cleaner-new-york-waterways-are-causing-sur...

Not 'if' but 'when' is the next Deepwater Horizon spill?

https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/443207-not-if-but-when-is...

Pacific islands set example in protecting ocean for generations to come

https://www.postguam.com/forum/letter_to_the_editor/pacific-islands-set-...

China’s new panda park will be three times bigger than Yellowstone

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2019/05/giant-pandas-national...

Wildlife in peril as British beach clean-up fails

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/wildlife-in-peril-as-british-beach-cl...

Proposed marine protection measures for south-eastern South Island

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12229982\

NGOs Call for NOAA to Strengthen Seafood Import Standards

https://www.nrdc.org/experts/sandy-aylesworth/ngos-call-noaa-strengthen-...

Fishing activity near marine protected areas affects the feeding ability of glass sponges

https://www.mbari.org/sediments-sponges/

The U.N. says 1 million species could disappear. Pacific islands have a solution.

https://grist.org/article/the-u-n-says-1-million-species-could-disappear...

Russia exploits climate change in the Arctic, ignoring threat to infrastructure

https://thehill.com/opinion/international/443402-russia-exploits-climate...

Sad reality: Trash found during record-setting dive to deepest place on planet

https://abcnews.go.com/Technology/sad-reality-trash-found-record-setting...

In the warming Arctic, a promising solution to climate change

https://grist.org/article/in-the-warming-arctic-a-promising-solution-to-...

In fight to shield coral reefs from warming oceans, U.S. and Australian experts join forces

https://phys.org/news/2019-05-shield-coral-reefs-oceans-australian.html

Retired oil rigs off the California coast could find new lives as artificial reefs

https://phys.org/news/2019-05-oil-rigs-california-coast-artificial.html

Thirty sharks captured on barrier reef and exported to France all died in captivity

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/may/15/thirty-sharks-captur...

New threat revealed for baby turtles

https://phys.org/news/2019-05-threat-revealed-baby-turtles.html

It was 84 degrees near the Arctic Ocean this weekend as carbon dioxide hit its highest level in human history

https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2019/05/14/it-was-degrees-near-ar...

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