OC Overview for the Week of May 27 2019

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Thousands of seabirds starved to death in the Bering Sea — and scientists see evidence of climate change - The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2019/05/29/thousands-seabirds-starved-death-bering-sea-scientists-see-fingerprint-climate-change/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.9be492894013

20 marine protected areas declared in South Africa (2 articles)

https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dea-declares-20-marine-protected-areas-2019-05-27/rep_id:4136

https://www.saambr.org.za/a-massive-boost-for-ocean-protection-in-south-africa/

Study suggests MPAs and fisheries closures can benefit highly migratory marine species

https://news.mongabay.com/2019/05/study-suggests-mpas-and-fisheries-closures-can-benefit-highly-migratory-marine-species/

‘Fisheries Law Not Adequate to Address Current Realities’

https://www.liberianobserver.com/news/fisheries-law-not-adequate-to-address-current-realities/

A 50-million-year-old fossil captures a swimming school of fish

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/50-million-year-old-fossil-captures-swimming-school-fish?fbclid=IwAR2wEsdwok1CReAR2vH2QU350NI1UqMX7fwoFREBSasAW0GzawNk8P1BpQU

The Concrete Jungle Has 578 Miles of Shoreline at Risk: New York City’s safety and economy depend on the surrounding sea

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/27/opinion/ocean-climate-new-york.html

Canada ratifies agreement blocking commercial fishing in the High Arctic

https://leaderpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/canada-ratifies-agreement-blocking-commercial-fishing-in-the-high-arctic/wcm/638902c1-a27f-4789-a08a-8951160c6709

Boat Motors Speed Up Metabolism in Fish Embryos

https://www.hakaimagazine.com/news/boat-motors-speed-up-metabolism-in-fish-embryos/

Sea Urchins Stress Out

https://www.hakaimagazine.com/news/sea-urchins-stress-out/

Cyprus begins lionfish cull to tackle threat to Mediterranean ecosystem

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/may/29/cyprus-begins-lionfish-cull-to-tackle-threat-to-mediterranean-ecosystem

Over half a million corals destroyed by port of Miami dredging, study finds

https://phys.org/news/2019-05-million-corals-port-miami-dredging.html

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