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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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Illegal chemicals linked to decline in dolphin fertility Chance of polar bears surviving food shortage recedes with ice Ocean acidification may cause dramatic changes to phytoplankton Turtles' future at risk as scientists show rising sea levels affect egg hatchings African penguins face short lives, numbers plunge by 90% because of fish shortage NGO shows evidence of ruthless slaughter of sea lions by the fisherie Salmonera Yadran Seabird population drops 70%, signals bigger problem Polar bears in peril due to global warming Oceans face massive and irreversible impacts without carbon cuts Polar bears seen killing and eating dolphins that have been forced north by global warming Overfishing could push European fish species to extinction Global warming risks changes to ocean life unprecedented in the last 3 million years Deepwater Horizon oil spill linked to Gulf of Mexico dolphin deaths 'Dead zones' with no marine life up to 100-miles long discovered in the Atlantic Ocean Fossils help identify marine life at high risk of extinction today Ocean’s micro-plastics as harmful as plastic bags Fishing impacts on the Great Barrier Reef Deep ocean fish face health problems due to man-made pollution Coastal light pollution disturbs marine animals, new study shows New study shows how discarded plastic bags are smothering marine life Great Barrier Reef at risk as overfishing disrupts food chain, study finds Fish play a major role in restoring coral reefs China moves in for the krill Caspian seals in danger of slipping away Ocean 'dead zones' a growing disaster for fish Some 150 dolphins found washed up on beach northeast of Tokyo Polar bear health threatened by environmental contaminants Sardine numbers plummet in US Mekong River dolphin death reduces Lao population to five Mediterranean Sea 'accumulating zone of plastic debris'

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Illegal chemicals linked to decline in dolphin fertility

Illegal chemicals linked to decline in dolphin fertility

24-07-2015

Harbor porpoises and protected dolphins have difficulty breeding because of banned chemical pollutants that are present in European waters...

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Chance of polar bears surviving food shortage recedes with ice

Chance of polar bears surviving food shortage recedes with ice

24-07-2015

One of the last hopes that polar bears may be able to weather the changing climate and break-up of their icy habitat has just been dashed...

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Ocean acidification may cause dramatic changes to phytoplankton

Ocean acidification may cause dramatic changes to phytoplankton

23-07-2015

In a study published today in the journal Nature Climate Change, the researchers report that increased ocean acidification by 2100 will spur a range of responses in phytoplankton: Some species will die out, while others...

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Turtles' future at risk as scientists show rising sea levels affect egg hatchings

Turtles' future at risk as scientists show rising sea levels affect eg…

23-07-2015

Rising sea levels could decimate sea turtle nesting sites around the world, scientists have warned, with the largest rookery site for green turtles increasingly at risk from being swamped by seawater...

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African penguins face short lives, numbers plunge by 90% because of fish shortage

African penguins face short lives, numbers plunge by 90% because of fi…

23-07-2015

The African penguin only breeds on 25 islands and at four mainland sites in South Africa and Namibia and government data shows the number of breeding pairs has plummeted to less than 25,000, from about...

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NGO shows evidence of ruthless slaughter of sea lions by the fisherie Salmonera Yadran

NGO shows evidence of ruthless slaughter of sea lions by the fisherie …

22-07-2015

The brutal complaint was presented by the Organization of Rescue and Environmental Conservation, ORCA Chile, after the appearance of 4 photographs which showed the slaughter of a sea lion in the Aysen region...

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Seabird population drops 70%, signals bigger problem

Seabird population drops 70%, signals bigger problem

15-07-2015

In an alarming new “canary in the coal mine” study, researchers from the University of British Columbia have found that a significant segment of the world’s seabird population has dropped 70 percent since the 1950s....

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Polar bears in peril due to global warming

Polar bears in peril due to global warming

06-07-2015

Polar bears are at risk of dying off if humans don't reverse the trend of global warming, a blunt U.S. government report filed Thursday said...

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Oceans face massive and irreversible impacts without carbon cuts

Oceans face massive and irreversible impacts without carbon cuts

06-07-2015

Business-as-usual carbon emissions would cause global warming that brings serious ocean acidification, death of corals and mangroves, scientists say...

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Polar bears seen killing and eating dolphins that have been forced north by global warming

Polar bears seen killing and eating dolphins that have been forced nor…

12-06-2015

Bears have been seen catching and eating dolphins for the first time ever, after the marine mammals were left stuck in the Arctic Ocean because of global warming...

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Overfishing could push European fish species to extinction

Overfishing could push European fish species to extinction

05-06-2015

More than 90 species of marine fishes in Europe’s waters are threatened with extinction, according to a report published today by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Sharks, rays, and other cartilaginous...

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Global warming risks changes to ocean life unprecedented in the last 3 million years

Global warming risks changes to ocean life unprecedented in the last 3…

02-06-2015

Continued warming of the Earth’s oceans over the next century could trigger disruptions to marine life on a scale not seen in the last 3 million years, scientists warn in a study released Monday...

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Environment

Turtles

Turtles' future at risk as scientists show rising sea levels affect egg hatchings

July 23, 2015,

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,

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

Chance of polar bears surviving food shortage recedes with ice

July 24, 2015,

Polar bears in peril due to global warming

July 6, 2015,

Polar bears seen killing and eating dolphins that have been forced north by global warming

June 12, 2015,

Polar bear health threatened by environmental contaminants

April 9, 2015,

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