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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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Ocean life faces mass extinction, broad study says

Ocean life faces mass extinction, broad study says

16-01-2015

A team of scientists, in a groundbreaking analysis of data from hundreds of sources, has concluded that humans are on the verge of causing unprecedented damage to the oceans and the animals living in them...

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Humans push planet beyond boundaries towards 'danger zone'

Humans push planet beyond boundaries towards 'danger zone'

16-01-2015

Human activity has pushed the planet across four of nine environmental boundaries, sending the world towards a "danger zone", warns an international team of scientists...

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Australia's migratory shorebirds at risk from Asia's urban sprawl

Australia's migratory shorebirds at risk from Asia's urban sprawl

14-01-2015

Coastal developments in northeast Asia are threatening the survival of Australian migratory shorebirds, a study has found, with some species experiencing population declines of up to 75% over the last two decades...

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Polar bears migrate to Canadian Arctic for longer lasting ice: study

Polar bears migrate to Canadian Arctic for longer lasting ice: study

14-01-2015

Some polar bear clusters have slowly moved to islands north of Canada's mainland that are retaining the Arctic ice for longer, according to a new scientific study...

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Mass animal die-offs are on the rise, killing billions and raising questions

Mass animal die-offs are on the rise, killing billions and raising que…

14-01-2015

We're not talking about a few dead fish littering your local beach. Mass die-offs are individualevents that kill at least a billion animals, wipe out over 90 percent of a population, or destroy 700 million tons—the...

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Hundreds of dead birds wash up on Pacific coast shores

Hundreds of dead birds wash up on Pacific coast shores

04-01-2015

Since October, hundreds and hundreds of dead seabirds known as Cassin’s aucklets have been washing up on the Pacific Coast of the United States...

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Sea Shepherd Retrieves 25 Kilometres of Illegal Gillnet From the Southern Ocean

Sea Shepherd Retrieves 25 Kilometres of Illegal Gillnet From the South…

30-12-2014

In an operation that lasted for five days, the crew of the Sea Shepherd ship, Sam Simon, has successfully completed the retrieval of an illegal gillnet, abandoned by the poaching vessel, Thunder...

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Major coral bleaching in Pacific may become worst die-off in 20 years, say experts

Major coral bleaching in Pacific may become worst die-off in 20 years,…

24-12-2014

Scientists warn extreme sea temperatures could cause a "historic" coral reef die-off around the world over the coming months, following a massive coral bleaching already underway in the North Pacific...

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Antarctic tourism may pose disease threat to penguins

Antarctic tourism may pose disease threat to penguins

24-12-2014

A boom in Antarctic tourism could introduce new, infectious diseases to the continent’s penguin colonies, scientists warned in a new study released Friday...

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Climate change threat to mussels' shells

Climate change threat to mussels' shells

24-12-2014

The world's mussel population could be under threat as climate change causes oceans to become increasingly acidic, scientists have discovered...

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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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Sea Turtles Turning Female With Warmer Climate

May 19, 2014,

India, more than 900 sea turtles killed by illegal fishing

February 27, 2014,

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Sharks

Endangered hammerhead shark found migrating into unprotected waters

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Polar bears migrate to Canadian Arctic for longer lasting ice: study

January 14, 2015,

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

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

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