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Only four percent of the ocean is protected, research shows

Originally Published by Earth & Climate News — ScienceDaily

Despite global efforts to increase the area of the ocean that is protected, only four per cent of it lies within marine protected areas (MPAs), according to a new study.

Neonicotinoids: new warning on pesticide harm to bees

Originally Published by Environment | The Guardian

Mangrove Forests Are Drowning But It Isn’t Too Late

Originally Published by Marine Science Today

New research suggests that mangrove forests in the Indo-Pacific could be submerged by 2070, thanks to rising sea levels.
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El Niño forces king penguins to swim 130km further for fish

Originally Published by New Scientist – Earth

Extreme climate events, such as this year’s El Niño, can force penguins to swim much further for their food, endangering their survival

Plastic litter taints the sea surface, even in the Arctic

Originally Published by ScienceDaily

Coverage of Hurricane Patricia Was Not Overblown, Likely Life-Saving

Originally Published by Forbes

We watched the amazing and rapid development of the strongest hurricane on record in the western hemisphere over the past day or so.
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One Scientist’s Hopeful View On How to Repair the Planet

Originally Published by Yale Environment 360

Hurricane Patricia Is Historically Unprecedented – And May Be Connected To El Niño

Originally Published by Forbes

Let me start by saying that I am not a fan of “hype” in weather so when I say that I am very concerned about the potential human toll that Hurricane Patricia may have on Mexico that is real.
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PLOCAN’s Glider School Explores a New Approach to Underwater Observations

Underwater gliders offer new mobility to the world of ocean observations, and PLOCAN’s glider school helps to increase use of this promising technology.

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