Woman To Cross Pacific To Raise Awareness About Ocean Crisis

By Dahr Jamail, www.truth-out.org -

"This is all aimed towards shining the light on climate change," Baumstein said. "Humans are doing so much to exacerbate it, and we don't even know all of the ramifications of our [...]

Great Barrier Reef Campaign: Scientists Against Coal Projects

By Oliver Milman, www.theguardian.com -

Australia’s leading coral reef scientists have called for huge coalmining and port developments in Queensland to be scrapped in order to avoid “permanent damage” to the Great Barrier Reef. The [...]

This Town Is Using The Ocean To Provide Heat To Low-Income Residents

By Joanna M. Foster, www.thinkprogress.org -

When most people think of harnessing renewable energy from the ocean, the gigantic spinning blades of offshore wind farms are probably the first thing that come to mind. Or maybe it’s gracefully [...]

Sea Shepherd & Ocean Alliance To Document BP Oil Spill

By Sea Shepherd, www.seashepherd.org -

Sea Shepherd & Ocean Alliance Set Sail on “Operation Toxic Gulf 2014”. The Campaign will Document the Long-Term Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Toxic Oil Dispersants on Gulf of [...]

19-Year-Old Develops Method To Clean Up Plastic From Oceans

By Joe Martino, www.collective-evolution.com -

Another young creative mind working towards bettering our world. 19-year-old Boyan Slat has revealed his plans to the world regarding his Ocean Cleanup Array that could remove 7,250,000 tons of [...]

New Nature Preserve Will Be The Largest On Earth

By Russell McLendon, www.mnn.com -

New Caledonia, a small island chain in the South Pacific, just set aside the largest protected area on the planet. The sprawling marine park spans 1.3 million square kilometers — or more than 320 [...]

Japan Ordered To Stop Hunting Whales

By Lark Turner, www.bustle.com -

Japan’s secretive practice of hunting whales near Antarctica has to stop, the UN ordered today. For decades, Japanese whaling ships have set out in pursuit of hundreds of whales to sell for their [...]

Hundreds In Small Coastal Town Protest Seismic Testing For Oil

By Kate Elizabeth Queram, www.starnewsonline.com -

Hundreds of people descended Monday night on Kure Beach Town Hall, standing for more than two hours in the meeting room and parking lot, waiting for a chance to protest Mayor Dean Lambeth's [...]

Study Links BP Oil Spill To Dolphin Deaths

By Suzanne Goldenberg, www.theguardian.com -

"I've never seen such a high prevalence of very sick animals – and with unusual conditions such as the adrenal hormone abnormalities," Lori Schwake, the study's lead author, said in a [...]

Life Or Death In The Open Seas

By Robert Hunziker, www.dissidentvoice.org -

The accompanying IPSO press release states: “Latest Review of Science Reveals Ocean in Critical State from Cumulative Impacts.” Ninety percent (90%) of all life on the planet is in the ocean, a [...]