Massive Art Sculpture Displays Threats to Marine Life

Wend Magazine

In order to better understand ocean life and the organisms in her studies she started a project that would visually represent the Earth’s oceans. She decided to create a 15-foot tall, 11-foot wide, and 1500 pound sculpture that would reflect not only the beauty of ocean life but also the threats climate change places on marine organisms, specifically coral reef. Click here to view the embedded video. Courtney Mattison is a scientist, artist, environmentalist and student.

World’s Largest Protected Marine Life Area In New Caledonia


The island Read More The post World’s Largest Protected Marine Life Area In New Caledonia appeared first on Ecorazzi. New Caledonia, a small island territory in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, may not be a popular vacation destination but it is making headlines for its progressive animal protection. Animals Causes News Top News


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WATCH: Ted Danson Fights for Marine Life with Oceana


Read More The post WATCH: Ted Danson Fights for Marine Life with Oceana appeared first on Ecorazzi. Ted Danson is the latest male activist to be welcomed to GQ's The Gentlemen's Fund. Animals Causes News Top News ted danson

Marine Life Has Dropped By Nearly Half Since 1970, WWF Reports


A new report by the WWF released on Wednesday says that pollution, industrial fishing and climate change have killed Read More The post Marine Life Has Dropped By Nearly Half Since 1970, WWF Reports appeared first on Ecorazzi. If you think there’s plenty of fish in the sea, think again.

Plastics Suck Up Other Toxins: Double Whammy for Marine Life.

Mother Jones

Plastics Suck Up Other Toxins: Double Whammy for Marine Life, Gross for Seafood. Some plastics are worse than others for the marine life that accidentally or intentionally eat them. From this research it seems that stuff made from polyethylene and p olypropylene likely poses a greater risk to marine animals (and presumably the people that eat them) than products made from PET and PVC. Nearly all carcasses found here have marine debris in them.

Dubai Marine Life At Risk After Devastating Shark Catch

Green Prophet

The Arabian Gulf marine ecosystem took a devastating hit this week after a pregnant great hammerhead shark was landed and forty-five pups gutted out of it in a Dubai fish market. Travel & Nature extinction Marine ecosystem marine environment marine protection SharksA five-metre-long female shark and its litter of forty-five hammerhead pups was found dead at the Diera Fish Market in Dubai.

Protected: Consequences of Global Warming on Marine Life

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Oceans Facing Mass Extinction of Marine Life

Living In a Toxic World

The latest report on the state of our oceans and marine life made news yesterday. In the report, international scientists stated that our oceans' marine life are facing a mass extinction due to over fishing, pollution and climate changes. Studies show that the health and state of our oceans is degrading at an astronomical rate. Check out the Organic Grocery List or Book Store

Marine Life Still Show Signs Of Pollution Decades Later

Eco Friendly Daily

California State Long Beach University found that those toxins are still present in high concentrations in marine mammals including seals and sea lions. By studying 145 seals and sea lions that died at a facility that helps sick and injured marine mammals, they were able to find those chemicals were still present in animals born over 30 years since the last bit of DDT and PCB was dumped there.

Intelligent Robotic fish detect pollution zones to safeguard marine life


They are designed to blend with the marine environment, without interfering with its working or causing any disruption to its ecology. Pratima Kalra: Under the BMT managed program, SHOAL; researchers have developed and delivered a robotic fish with artificial intelligence that can detect and identify pollution in aquatic areas.

Marine Life At Risk; Crab Pots To Be Recovered Off Oregon Coast

Eco Friendly Daily

An unknown number of thousands of crab pots are scattered on the ocean floor, posing as a great hazard to marine life. The colored lines and pots themselves commonly entangle marine life as well as boats. Jan Lubchenco, head of the NOAA, stated: “Marine debris is a global problem that affects the environment, human safety and commerce. Crab pots, cylinders made from steel mesh, rubber and iron for catching crabs, are commonly lost by crab fishermen each year.

This is how we can Enjoy a Cold Beer & Save the Ocean at the Same Time.

Elephant Journal

Saltwater Brewery in Florida has devised edible six-pack rings which can actually provide sustenance to marine life, rather than harming and killing it. Animal Rights Enlightened Society Food Green Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Z Food Featured Today 6-pack rings awareness beer change Enjoy a Cold Beer environment healing Health & Wellness marine life mindfulness ocean plastic plastic problem rings Save the Ocean sea animals six-pack

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Obama Declares 2 New Marine Sanctuaries for United States: the First in 15-Years.

Elephant Journal

President Barack Obama's office has announced that it is creating two new marine sanctuaries in the United States. Adventure Chicago Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Travel Z ADMIN Green Featured Today eco environment gree Lake Michigan Mallows Bay marine life noaa Obama Our Oceans Potomac protection reserve sanctuary wildlifeThese are the first new reserve areas in the.

New Zealand’s Bold Move to Protect the Pacific Marine Environment.

Elephant Journal

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Where the Jellyfish Go. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Literary Journal animals jellies jellyfish marine life mindfulness nature ocean poem poetry sea Deep in the sea, in the flotsam below. There is a place where the jellyfish go.

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The Plastic Problem Threatening Sea Turtles & What We Need to Do to Save Them.

Elephant Journal

Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green WAYLON: Today Only awareness eco endangered species environment environmental effect of plastic marine life marine turtles ocean life plastic Plastic garbage effect sea turtles

El Nino’s Not the Only Thing Behind This Year’s Wacky Weather.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Los Angeles Portland, OR WAYLON: Today Only climate change coral bleaching Earth eco El Nino environment global warming green hurricanes marine life oscillation Pacific Ocean weather weather patternsWe have a new player in the game: Enter "The Blob" a pesky circular zone of unusually warm waters sitting off the coast of western North America.

Florida beermaker’s edible packaging is saving lives

Green Prophet

A small Florida microbrewery has developed a biodegradable and edible six-pack ring, a new approach to sustainable packaging aimed at protecting marine species vulnerable to plastic pollution. “Our focus is reducing the marine debris in the ocean. Now, instead of getting entangled in – or choking on – the rings, marine life can safely eat them. “We While the spent-grain compound isn’t an ideal meal for marine species, it’s not harmful.

Ocean Alert: The Elephants of the Sea.

Elephant Journal

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How vegan demand for agar is killing Morocco’s red seaweed

Green Prophet

Aside from the negative social consequences, overharvesting seaweed also has obvious negative to the local marine ecosystem. Seaweed plays a major role in marine ecosystems , in fact they are considered “keystone species” since they are one of the first organism in marine food chains. Lifestyle food halal kosher marine life Morocco vegans Vegetarian vegeware Sudden food crazes cause more havoc than we can imagine or perceive.

Catch you on the Flip Side: Songs to Celebrate the Sea.

Elephant Journal

Z ADMIN Green Featured Today awareness briny deep Catch you on the Flip Side change eco eco-friendly Health & Wellness health wellness june life marine life mindfulness music ocean ocean songs plastic ocean playlist salty sea sea song songs thalassophile world oceans day World Oceans monthThere are many things we can do to help protect our oceans and the ecosystems that live within them, but we all need to take steps to do this.

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The Pandas of the Sea.

Elephant Journal

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Merman Hair and the Incredible Creatures of the Deep It’s Inspired By

Eco Chic

Creative Arts colorful fish instagram trends marine biology marine life mermaids merman hair mermen sea creatures tropical fishImage from Flickr user Suzy. First it was the man bun. Then the flower beard. And now, merman hair is taking over the internet, with men dyeing their hair a whole rainbow of new shades. And it’s not just top-of-your-head hair. It’s beards, it’s eyebrows. We can assume it’s more private areas as well. And why not?

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Abu Dhabi Corals Are Tougher Than The Rest

Green Prophet

“Corals have a symbiotic relationship with algae that live within their tissue and provide them with food,” Dr John Burt, head of the marine biology laboratory at NYUAD, told The National. It turns out that the study published in Marine Pollution Bulletin reveals algae that is the same as that found in other climates where coral has a low threshold for heat. Travel & Nature arabian gulf Coral marine life nature conservation Persian Gulf

UN Says Aquaculture Could Solve Fish Collapse

Green Prophet

In Gaza, a small aquaculture project is being carried out by a Gaza marine engineer and sea captain, Sohail Ekhail who has been trying to provide his fellow Palestinians with nourishing fish by operating a fish farm on the outskirts of Gaza City. While growing fish in the sea may cause some damage to coral and other marine habitations, as occurred with a fish farm in the Red Sea, off Israel’s coastal city of Eilat, the ultimate solution is growing fish in ponds instead of in the sea.

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Working with Local Fisherman to Tackle Shark Finning

Green Prophet

Travel & Nature Animal cruelty marine conservation marine life marine protection SharksWe speak to the International Fund for Animal Welfare Middle East about the need for stronger legislation to protect sharks in the UAE and how working with fisherman can halt the decline of sharks.

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The Green Buzz: Tuesday, August 27

Conservancy Talk

In the face of ocean acidification , some marine life adapts. Animals Climate Change Environmental News Fire Global Warming Solar The Green Buzz BBC climate change denier daily news environmental news global warming green news hurricane marine life Mongabay NASA ocean acidification otter PhysOrg science world report seagrass solar power Treehugger wildfires yosemite rim fire

87 Percent of Snapper Is Mislabeled, Study Says | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

These are the lessons a nervous seafood eater could glean from a new study by the marine-life advocacy group Oceana. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Kevin Drum. Blue Marble. Tom Philpott. Mixed Media. Subscribe. Support. Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. Study. Blue Marble Previous | Next. → Environment , Food and Ag.

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A Day In the Life of A Marine Scientist: Interview with Rima Jabado

Green Prophet

Green Prophet speaks to Rima Jabado, a marine scientists working in the UAE about marine conservation and what dissection can teach us about sharks. We caught up with Rima Jabado, a marine scientist who has worked all around the world, to find out about her research into sharks in the Arabian Gulf and the threat of habitat destruction. Travel & Nature Marine Biology marine conservation marine life marine mammals marine protection Sharks

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If You Want to Go Quickly, Go Alone. If You Want to Go Far, Go Together

Conservancy Talk

A recent study in Palau’s longline tuna fishery found one-third of everything caught in the fishery was bycatch, sharks, rays and other marine life important to the health of Palau’s waters and its tourism. There is a great African proverb; “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

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The Green Buzz: Friday, March 29

Conservancy Talk

Africa Animals Climate Change Environmental News Global Warming The Green Buzz bbc nature Borneo daily news environmental news fairy circles global warming green news Indonesia jellyfish marine life nature navy NY Times rhinos sea hare Sumatran rhino Washington Post WiredBefore you start your weekend, here are 5 must-read green news stories. Africa fairy circles explained… and all circles point towards termites. ( NY Times ).

When the levee breaks: Ocean hero killed in electric scooter accident

Green Prophet

Another blow to the marine environment this week – after learning that the massive oil spill continually washing up on shore on Israel’s beaches is most likely eco-terror from Iran : this time it’s personal and someone I interviewed as a hero to our seas ––.

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Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Just Launched Two New Conservation Projects


Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, is spearheading two conservation projects that clearly demonstrate his passion for the ocean and marine life. The first project will track and study sharks. Read More The post Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Just Launched Two New Conservation Projects appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Eats Environment News Top News paul allen

Barbados: 5 natural wonders to visit on this paradise isle

Green Traveler Guides

But it also boasts eco wonders that Hyde Park can never match, from its stunning beaches to its diverse marine life and dense tropical […] Barbados: 5 natural wonders to visit on this paradise isle is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | An Eco Short List | The eastern Caribbean island of Barbados loves its afternoon tea and cricket matches, just like London. This independent nation is still a member of the British Commonwealth.

The Impact of Plastic Bags on the Environment

Green Home Blog

Disposal and Litter Costs: - Hundreds of thousands of sea turtles, whales and other marine mammals die every year from eating discarded plastic bags mistaken for food. On land, many cows, goats and other animals suffer a similar fate to marine life when they accidentally ingest plastic bags while foraging for food. - When plastic bags breakdown, small plastic particles can pose threats to marine life and contaminate the food web.

Dangerous Algae Blooms Taking Over Waterways Nationwide

Green Living Ideas

Algae blooms can be hazardous to both marine life and your own health. Learn the basics of why algae blooms happen, the dangers of algae blooms, and resources for more information about algal blooms. The post Dangerous Algae Blooms Taking Over Waterways Nationwide appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Green Lifestyle algae algal blooms cyanobacteria NEEF summer

People are willing to pay a lot to prevent another BP-like oil spill

Environmental Economics

Along with asking participants these questions, the study authors included detailed accounts of the damage already done to beaches, animals, marine life, and marshland. In my best Thomas Dolby voice: SCIENCE ! According to a paper published in the journal Science   on Thursday, Americans are willing to pay $17.2 billion to prevent another BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Venomous Lionfish Set to Invade the Mediterranean – Are You Ready?

Green Prophet

A new “invasive species” of marine life may be on its way to the Mediterranean – one that is both attractive as well as unpleasant – and even poisonous. It is now becoming quite common as far north as the American state of North Carolina, and is competing with other forms of marine life for food. The lionfish is a voracious predator and feeds on a variety of marine life, especially crustaceans.

Drink Coca Cola…kill birds!

Elephant Journal

It exposes how this drinks giant is willing to let plastic pollution trash our oceans and kill our marine life: [link] In March, Coca-Cola won its court [.]. “The Ad That Coca Cola Doesn’t Want You To See.” ” Coca Cola loves money. Birds, not so much: We’ve made a new Coke ad — with a twist! Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Green

Israel’s Mediterranean Seacoast Severely Threatened by People

Green Prophet

Why have dolphins and other types of marine life almost disappeared from I srael’s shores? And why are projects such as deep water energy drilling and desalination threatening to make the eastern Mediterranean an area increasingly devoid of most marine life? The answer appears obvious, as well as foreboding, in a recent comprehensive report on the state of the marine environment in Israel’s section of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea.

Sand as an exhaustible resource

Environmental Economics

It is inexpensive and does not disrupt reefs or marine life. It looks like they are running out of sand in south Florida: Offshore sand has always been the first choice to counter beach erosion. This is why the Army Corps and the state are hoping that Martin and St. Lucie Counties will come around and free up some of their sand, which could then be dredged and shipped farther south.

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Eco-Friendly FreshX - the fresh alternative to 'flushable' wipes

Green (Living) Review

Emma Cunningham of the Marine Conservation Society says: “From our Great British Beach Clean results in 2016, we have seen a near 7-fold increase in the number of wipes over the last decade. Containing plastic, the wipes don’t go away, they just slowly break down and become micro plastics which are then ingested by the marine life. The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is the UK charity dedicated to protecting our seas, shores and wildlife.

Biodiversity – Definition, Importance and Major Threats


Nature’s balance is dependent upon diversity of life – biodiversity. Our understanding of our planet is shifting to a view of Earth as a single living organism with all of life’s diversity and life processes interdependent.