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2011-03-23 09:04:38

The bodies of harbor seals (Phoca vitulina), which live in estuaries or along coastlines where industrial activities take place, are highly contaminated.

2011-03-02 00:00:27

Youth from Nairobi, India, United States and other parts of the globe all share a concern: plastic pollution. March 11-13 summit hosted by Algalita Marine Research Foundation will include international environmental experts and ocean biologists.

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2011-02-17 13:44:55

The UN's environmental watchdog warned on Thursday that tons of throw-away plastic and massive runoff from chemical fertilizer are choking the world's oceans.

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2011-02-16 09:21:47

Study helps to establish a new method to estimate rainfall in remote ocean areas.

2011-01-14 18:59:47

The Estero de Domingo Rubio wetland, located near the Marismas del Odiel Natural Area in the Huelva estuary, is regionally, nationally and internationally protected thanks to its ecological value.

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2011-01-05 07:25:00

There is a lot of plastic trash floating in the Pacific Ocean, but claims that the “Great Garbage Patch” between California and Japan is twice the size of Texas are grossly exaggerated, according to an analysis by an Oregon State University scientist.

2010-12-07 05:00:00

6 Acclaimed Artists Including Raymond Pettibon Donate Proceeds to Benefit the Plastic Pollution Coalition LOS ANGELES, Dec.

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2010-11-04 12:30:00

According to researchers studying the impacts of debris on marine life, one in three loggerhead turtles in the Adriatic Sea has plastic in its intestine.

2010-10-29 01:00:00

LONDON, October 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Global shipping is causing damage to the marine environment estimated at EUR13 billion ($18 billion) annually, according to environmental charity The Going Blue Foundation.


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