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2009-06-08 07:00:00

- The Natural Resources Defense Council, Ocean Conservancy, Oceana and the United Nations Environment Programme join the effort - - World premiere of Acid Test: The Challenge of Ocean Acidification with Sigourney Weaver - SILVER SPRING, Md., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Planet Green presents Blue August, a robust month of on-air and on-line programming that brings to life the wonders and mysteries of the aquatic -- from the majesty of our oceans to the critical issue of clean...

2009-05-29 12:45:55

The world's oldest sea turtles -- leatherbacks and loggerheads -- will become extinct unless U.S. agencies do more to protect them, a lawsuit says. To save the turtles, the Obama administration must alter the policies set by former President George W.

2009-05-07 11:00:00

NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Nautica(R), a leading global lifestyle brand, has announced the launch of a new cause-marketing platform that will focus on ocean conservation.

2009-04-14 01:33:45

Actors Noah Wyle and Jeff Garlin led a celebrity lineup at a fundraiser in Santa Monica, Calif., to benefit the marine conservation organization, Oceana. Project Save Our Surf -- which was also attended by David Chokachi (Baywatch) and Eric Balfour (24) -- raised $40,000, organizers said.

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2009-02-06 12:45:00

A US advisory panel on Thursday urged a ban on commercial fishing across a wide swath of the Arctic Sea off the Alaskan coast, in a pre-emptive measure against the effects of climate change.

2009-02-05 14:55:00

Nearly 200,000 square miles of U.S. Arctic waters will close to industrial fishing to protect Arctic ecosystems in the face of climate change SEATTLE, Feb.

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2008-09-16 13:25:00

Conservationists agree that major changes to rules on shark finning are needed to preserve the health of the world's shark populations.

2008-09-02 03:00:17

By Connors, Claire It was a friend's health scare that prompted Amber Valletta to become an environmental advocate. BY CLAIRE CONNORS The Santa Monica Seafood market is bustling with customers and fishmongers.

2008-08-28 09:00:20

Trolley tours of Oceana Naval Air Station and shuttles to the amphitheater and the half-marathon at the Oceanfront may change in 2009, thanks to a tightening of federal rules.

2008-08-24 12:00:22

By Mary Pemberton Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Large areas of the Bering Sea off Alaska's coast will soon be off-limits to bottom trawling, a practice involving fishing vessels that drag huge, weighted nets across the ocean floor.


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