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Overfishing: Oceans Are Dying Overfishing takes place when the fish are captured at a faster rate than they are able to reproduce.  Today, 90 percent of the sea species at the top position in the marine ecosystems food c The World of 2108 By Captain Paul Watson. I was asked recently what I thought the world would be like in 100 years. The question was meant to solicit if I am an optimist or a pessimist. The fact is that I am 7 Billion Beasts Africa"s a mess. Doesn"t hardly matter what horrid scourge you"re looking for, Africa"s got it: genocide, civil war, systematic rape, dictators, corruption ... not that Asia is any better. Asia"s got Aquacalypse Now: The end of fish Our oceans have been the victims of a giant Ponzi scheme, waged with Bernie Madoff–like callousness by the world’s fisheries. Beginning in the 1950s, as their operations became increasingly indust Lex Natura By Captain Paul Watson. I have the utmost respect for the law. Indeed, it is our duty as citizens of the Earth to live harmoniously within a community of complex interspecies interactions in accordanc We Need to Stop Eating the Oceans By Captain Paul Watson. The Oceans are like the Goose that Laid the Golden Egg. As long as it was alive it laid a golden egg each day but then the greedy farmer decided to kill it to get all the Sharks: Predator or Prey? Located at the top position in the marine ecosystems food chain, sharks play a crucial role in the global balance of the oceans. Sharks are the lions and tiger of the oceans and as an apex predator, t
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Overfishing takes place when the fish are captured at a faster rate than they are able to reproduce.  Today, 90 percent&...

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Located at the top position in the marine ecosystems food chain, sharks play a crucial role in the global balance of the ocea...

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Whales and other cetaceans have been dwelling the oceans since time immemorial. These placid and peaceful beings are among th...

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Deep sea littered with plastic debris

Deep sea littered with plastic debris

17-12-2014

Deep-sea sediments are accumulating tiny fragments of plastic in surprisingly high concentrations, scientists have discovered. The accumulations represent a previously unknown repository of global plastic waste...

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Seal strandings baffle scientists

Seal strandings baffle scientists

15-12-2014

Conservationists have been left baffled after a large number of dead seals have been found washed up on beaches in Cornwall...

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World's rarest cetacean threatened by illegal gillnets

World's rarest cetacean threatened by illegal gillnets

15-12-2014

The world's rarest cetacean could disappear in less than four years unless immediate action is taken by the Mexican government to protect it from entanglement in gillnets deployed illegally in its Gulf of California refuge...

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Earth could face sixth mass extinction within 100 years

Earth could face sixth mass extinction within 100 years

15-12-2014

The earth could face a mass extinction by the next century if species continue to disappear at the current rate, according to a report by the scientific journal Nature...

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Pregnant killer whale J-32 was starving, necropsy reveals

Pregnant killer whale J-32 was starving, necropsy reveals

15-12-2014

Questions remain after a necropsy revealed a young female orca in the endangered southern resident population was malnourished when she died before giving birth to a full-term calf...

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Dead dolphin triggers fears after major Bangladesh oil spill

Dead dolphin triggers fears after major Bangladesh oil spill

15-12-2014

Since the Sela River is a sanctuary of two types of dolphins, a major concern after the tanker capsized and went down with over 350,000 litres of oil was the well-being of these sensitive and...

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Scientists seek cause of patchy baldness in some Beaufort Sea polar bears

Scientists seek cause of patchy baldness in some Beaufort Sea polar be…

12-12-2014

Stresset-out polar bear in the southern Beaufort Sea are losing some of their hair, but the precise cause of that stress is yet to be determined, according to a new study published online in the...

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Trawling makes for skinny flatfish

Trawling makes for skinny flatfish

12-12-2014

Trawling the seabed doesn't just remove some of the fishes living there; it also makes some of the survivors thinner and less healthy by forcing them to use more energy finding less nutritious food...

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Sundarbans oil spill threatens rare dolphins

Sundarbans oil spill threatens rare dolphins

12-12-2014

An oil spill from a crashed tanker in Bangladesh is threatening endangered dolphins in the vast Sundarbans delta, officials warned Thursday, calling it an ecological "catastrophe"...

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Warming Pacific Ocean may release millions of tons of methane

Warming Pacific Ocean may release millions of tons of methane

11-12-2014

A warmer Pacific Ocean may have the potential to spark a runaway release of millions of tons of methane. Scientists have found that water at intermediate depths is warming enough to cause carbon deposits in...

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Outrage over dugong turtle Christmas dinner menu

Outrage over dugong turtle Christmas dinner menu

11-12-2014

Wildlife campaigners have criticised a Torres Strait nursing home for putting dugong and turtle on their Christmas menu...

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No part of the ocean untouched by plastic rubbish

No part of the ocean untouched by plastic rubbish

11-12-2014

Virtually no part of the ocean surface remains untouched by plastic debris, a team of international scientists has found. Nearly 269,000 tonnes of plastic debris is floating on the surface of the world's oceans, with some...

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Turtles

Pollution linked to lethal sea turtle tumors

October 2, 2014,

Sea Turtles Turning Female With Warmer Climate

May 19, 2014,

India, more than 900 sea turtles killed by illegal fishing

February 27, 2014,

Satellite tracking identifies Atlantic Ocean risk zones for leatherback turtles

February 14, 2014,

Marine Mamals

Sharks

Endangered hammerhead shark found migrating into unprotected waters

November 27, 2014,

Catsharks may be more vulnerable to overfishing than previously thought

November 14, 2014,

Historic advances in international shark and ray conservation

November 13, 2014,

Climate change could leave sharks unable to hunt

September 11, 2014,

Sea Birds

Polar Bears

Scientists seek cause of patchy baldness in some Beaufort Sea polar bears

December 12, 2014,

Polar bears could face starvation by the end of the century, scientists say

November 27, 2014,

Polar bear numbers down 40% in parts of Arctic: study

November 20, 2014,

Fewer polar bear cubs are being born in the Arctic islands, survey finds

May 30, 2014,

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