ARTICLES RELATING TO MARINE LIFE

Sea lion found on farm 80km from sea

2016-04-29 16:04

Washington state biologists are trying to determine what killed a sea lion that was captured and released after it was found in the driveway of a cattle farm.

Sea turtles fly from Seattle to San Diego

2016-04-24 20:01

Two sea turtles that landed sickly and malnourished on shores far beyond their normal living range have been flown aboard a Coast Guard plane from Seattle to San Diego.

'Zombie grass' trouble in Florida

2016-04-21 17:00

Decades ago, the sight of seagrass swaying beneath the waters off south Florida conjured romance for those who dangled their fishing lines.

Hawaiian leaders want bigger marine conservation area

2016-04-16 19:26

A group of Native Hawaiian leaders have urged President Barack Obama to expand what's already one of the largest marine conservation areas in the world.

Rising heat, more bleaching seen for Great Barrier Reef

2016-04-14 22:59

Some corals in the Great Barrier Reef are known to be resilient when subjected to rises in temperature, but a study has warned that this protective mechanism could soon disappear.

Canada turtle smuggler snapped with 57 months

2016-04-12 22:25

A Canadian man who repeatedly entered Michigan to buy and ship thousands of turtles to his native China has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for smuggling.

Seagull poo posing problem at beach

2016-04-05 23:18

A surge in seagull droppings is fouling up the water at a popular Dublin beach, Ireland's Environmental Protection Agency says.

Scientists bemoan SeaWorld decision to stop breeding orcas

2016-04-05 10:22

While SeaWorld's decision to end its orca breeding programme has delighted animal rights activists, it has disappointed many marine scientists.

Seafood chain about money, not just ethics

2016-03-27 21:13

A coalition of environmentalists and seafood industry professionals is campaigning to make the case that traceability in the seafood industry is about success in the marketplace as much as it's about ethics.

333 whales killed in Antarctic hunt

2016-03-24 12:03

Japanese whalers have returned to port after an Antarctic hunt that killed more than 300 of the mammals, the government says.

 

Baltic Ferries dumping banned

2016-04-24 22:18

Ferries and ships will be banned from dumping toilet waste in the Baltic Sea, one of the world's most polluted bodies of water, the International Maritime Organization says.

US boy skips birthday gifts, gives to sea turtles

2016-04-23 09:00

A Massachusetts 6-year-old's love of sea turtles has prompted him to skip his birthday gifts and ask instead for money he could donate to sea turtle rescue efforts.

Coral bleaching hits record 93% of Great Barrier Reef

2016-04-20 10:10

Australia's Great Barrier Reef is suffering its worst coral bleaching in recorded history with 93 percent of the World Heritage site affected, scientists said Wednesday as they revealed the phenomenon is also hitting the other side of the country.

Endangered seals start journey home after rehab

2016-04-15 19:05

Seven endangered Hawaiian monk seals that were found either abandoned or malnourished, have begun their trip back to their remote island homes after being rescued and rehabilitated.

Taiwan fishing 'out of control': Greenpeace

2016-04-14 19:03

Environment advocacy group Greenpeace says Taiwan's fishing industry is 'out of control', with shark finning still rampant.

Baby dolphin deaths linked to BP oil spill

2016-04-12 21:08

An unusually high number of baby dolphins were found dead in the Gulf of Mexico following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Green sea turtles no longer 'endangered'

2016-04-05 22:00

Green sea turtles of Florida and the Pacific coast of Mexico are no longer considered 'endangered'.

Great Barrier Reef suffers mass bleaching

2016-03-29 19:57

Almost all of the most pristine part of the Great Barrier Reef is suffering from severe bleaching, the 'worst mass bleaching event' on record, an aerial survey by scientists shows.

World's nations gather to rescue ocean life

2016-03-27 16:40

It has taken decade to get to the negotiating table, and it could easily take another to finish the job, but UN talks in New York to safeguard life in the high seas, are set to begin in earnest.

This tiny goldfish got braces made out of a credit card

2016-03-23 12:30

A photograph of a tiny goldfish sporting what appears to be a set of “fish braces” is making the rounds on social media.

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