In response to the Obama administration’s proposal to include America’s Arctic in its five-year offshore drilling plan, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement today from Margaret Williams, managing director of US Arctic programs: “Last week the US and Canada committed to strong science and bold decisions to address climate and the changing Arctic. […]

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This month, Rare Philippines, a grantee of Bloomberg Philanthropies Vibrant Oceans Initiative and USAID, are joining with others to launch the first-ever Sustainable Seafood Week in the Philippines. This effort works to reverse the trend of overexploited or depleted fish stocks in the Coral Triangle. The week-long celebration, from February 15-21, features events that highlight […]

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SURFING Magazine and Surf Ride have teamed up once again to bring Camp Shred, the world’s largest surf demo, back to San Elijo Campground in Cardiff By the Sea, Calif., February 27 and 28. The annual event, now in its fourth year, brings the best surf brands and thousands of loyal consumers for a fun […]

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NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program awarded more than $8.4 million in grants and cooperative agreements in 2015 to support conservation projects and scientific studies that benefit coral reef management across seven U.S. states and territories, the Caribbean and Micronesia. All of the projects focused on the three primary threats to coral reefs: global climate change, […]

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Salt Life, one of today’s leading lifestyle brands, has announced a partnership with the Roatan Marine Park (RMP), located in the Caribbean off the coast of Honduras. The partnership will encompass ongoing efforts in raising awareness and aid in the care and preservation of the reef and marine ecological system on and around the Island of […]

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United for Wildlife, with support from Google.org and ARM, today launched a conservation technology network to close the information-sharing gap in the fight against illegal wildlife trade and other pressing issues facing our planet. The online network will foster a global community of users to share best practices and to identify technology-based solutions to evolving […]

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When the Washington Post and Time magazine both published articles warning about sunscreens killing coral reefs, it didn’t surprise Stream2Sea founder Autumn Blum. “The damage caused by benzophenone (also known as oxybenzone) had already been documented in previous reports,” she said. “The really big thing with this latest research was that such a tiny concentration […]

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The Green Blue, the joint environmental initiative of the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and British Marine on September 18th celebrated 10 years of successfully helping boat users, boating businesses, sailing clubs and training centres reduce their impact on coastal and inland waters to keep them in great shape for now and the future! The Green […]

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You don’t name a sea creature after an ancient Greek warship unless it’s built like a predator.  That’s certainly true of the recently discovered Pentecopterus, a giant sea scorpion with the sleek features of a penteconter, one of the first Greek galley ships. A Yale University research team says Pentecopterus lived 467 million years ago […]

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