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- 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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Conservationists agree that major changes to rules on shark finning are needed to preserve the health of the world's shark populations.
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.
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.
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.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.