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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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Fears over plastic-eating coral in Barrier Reef

Fears over plastic-eating coral in Barrier Reef

24-02-2015

Corals in the Great Barrier Reef are eating small plastic debris in the ocean, Australian researchers said on Tuesday, raising fears about the impact the indigestible fragments have on their health and other marine life...

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New study reveals the global impact of debris on marine life

New study reveals the global impact of debris on marine life

20-02-2015

Nearly 700 species of marine animal have been recorded as having encountered man-made debris such as plastic and glass according to the most comprehensive impact study in more than a decade...

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Warming oceans could spell disaster for coral reefs

Warming oceans could spell disaster for coral reefs

19-02-2015

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration warned this week that warm waters in the tropical Pacific and Indian Oceans spark widespread coral bleaching across the world this year - making it the third time in...

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New study reveals eight million tons of plastic trash reach the oceans each year

New study reveals eight million tons of plastic trash reach the oceans…

17-02-2015

In a new study published this week in the journal Science, researchers for the first time quantified exactly how much garbage flows into the world's oceans each and every year. The bad news: in 2010...

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Pollution may damage polar bear penile bones

Pollution may damage polar bear penile bones

29-01-2015

To put it plainly: human activity makes life difficult for polar bears. Climate change is destroying their habitat and dictating their diet. And now, as it turns out, we’re also hurting their penises...

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New research shows our seas are in trouble

New research shows our seas are in trouble

29-01-2015

Overfishing, pollution, climate change and destruction of habitats like coral reefs are all putting our seas in trouble but academics fear the risk is not being taken as seriously as concerns for the loss of...

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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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February 27, 2014,

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