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NOAA scientists have released the first multispecies assessment of just how vulnerable U.S. marine fish and invertebrate species are to the effects of climate change. The study examined 82 species that occur off the Northeastern U.S., where ocean warming is occurring rapidly. Researchers found that most species evaluated will be...
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Langoustine (Nephrops norvegicus). Attribution: © Hans Hillewaert (CC 4.0) Underwater sound linked to human activity could alter the behaviour of seabed creatures that play a vital role in marine ecosystems, according to new research from the University of Southampton. The study, reported in the journal Scientific Reports published by Nature,...
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A researcher examines rocks in the West Antarctic landscape. Credit: Andy Hein Loss of ice in Antarctica caused by a warming ocean could raise global sea levels by three metres, research suggests. Scientists carrying out fieldwork in the region have assessed the landscape to determine how the West Antarctic ice...
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The sediment-rich meltwater river originating from Leverett Glacier in southwest Greenland, pictured in June 2012. Not only is Greenland’s melting ice sheet adding huge amounts of water to the oceans, it could also be unleashing 400,000 metric tons of phosphorus every year, according to a new study. Credit: Jon Hawkings...
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Findings by Rosenstiel School researchers have important implications for ocean life. Increases in anthropogenic CO2 in the Atlantic Ocean between 2003 and 2014. Credit: Ryan Woosley, UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. A University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science-led study shows that the...
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Sea Shepherd is inviting its supporters around the world to be a part of conservation history, announcing a worldwide competition to name the newest addition to its ocean defense fleet. In January 2015, the Dutch Postcode Lottery, the People’s Postcode Lottery in the United Kingdom and the Svenska Postkod Stiftelsen...
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New luminous creatures are found in the Red Sea by biologists from the Moscow State University. Fluorescent polyps living in colonies on the shells of gastropods. Credit: Viatcheslav N. Ivanenko et al. The Red Sea is known as one of the best tourist destinations for good relaxation and scuba-diving, but...
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Some tiny plankton may have big effect on ocean's carbon storage. Image: James Fraser/Biodiversity Heritage Library. How do you find your food? Most animal species, whether they rummage through a refrigerator or stalk prey in the wild, obtain nutrients by consuming living organisms. Plants, for the most part, adopt a...
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New species of algae at 304 ft depth from Kure, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. Credit: NOAA Office of National Marine Sancturies Scientists working with NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries announced the discovery of four new species of deep-water algae from Hawaii. Marine algae, or limu, are...
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A warming climate is likely to drive species to higher, cooler altitudes. A new study highlights a less obvious, yet crucial way in which their new habitat could differ from the one they leave behind. A warming climate is likely to drive species to higher, cooler altitudes. A new study...
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Noise in coastal habitats could interfere with orca's communication and ability to locate scarce salmon. Two endangered Southern Resident killer whales rise in unison from the Salish Sea as a tanker passes through their critical habitat along the Canada-US border. Credit: Beam Reach. When an endangered orca is in hot...
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Constantine Alexander, who is Executive Chairman of the Balkan Economic Forum, began his investment banking career in California as a Merrill Lynch Financial Consultant and thereafter became Managing Director of H. J. Meyers & Co. Inc., Member of the New York Stock Exchange, until 1991 when he returned to his native Europe where he served as a consultant to the Commission of the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. Thereafter, he served as an economic development consultant to members of the European agricultural industry as well as Hellenic Municipalities. His civic activities include community service as Founder and Director of the Council of European-American Chambers of Commerce; President of the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce in California; Board of Directors Member of the Los Angeles Axios Foundation; and Co-Founder and Advisory Committee Member of the Los Angeles Rainbow PUSH Coalition. In 2013, he was selected as a member of Vice President Al Gore's Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps. His articles and photographs have been published in nine countries, and he has been interviewed by television and radio journalists from six countries. His conference speaking engagements include those organized by the European Commission, UNEP, Mugla University and the Mugla Chamber of Commerce in Turkey, Washington State University and the National Administration School in Greece. Constantine is a citizen of Greece and the United States.

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The Tilos Park Association received the 2009 European Nature Heritage Fund Award for Environmental Excellence, previous recipients of which include His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Mikhail Gorbachev and Nelson Mandela. In 2007, as a result of exemplary environmental management of an EU Special Protection Area, Constantine Alexander was appointed by the European Commission as a Goodwill Natura 2000 Ambassador for the EU Natura 2000 Networking Programme representing the EU’s 27,221 Natura sites that cover nearly one fifth of the EU territorial landmass.
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Concern that warming climate is responsible for gathering of about 35,000 walrus in north-west Alaska

George Osborne: Burying the good news of the green economy
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As the government scraps its green economy statistics, the chancellor lauds hi-tech industries of the future but then puts fracking first

Japan defies IWC ruling on ‘scientific whaling’
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Wild bear Daniza dies after attempt to capture her fails in Italy
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Animal succumbs to effects of anaesthetic after her attack on a man reignited debate over woodland repopulation programme

Manatees may soon lose endangered species status after US review
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Showdown over whether marine mammals should retain their 1967 listing in the most protective classification

Russia holds Japan whaling research vessel
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A Japanese whaling vessel and its crew were being held in Russia on Friday after the ship entered Russian territorial waters without permiss

Rarest dolphins under threat from oil exploration in NZ sanctuary, say G...
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New Zealand Greens and International Whaling Commission say Maui’s dolphins need more protection, but minister disagrees

Gangs raking in thousands from the rising tide of wildlife crime
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Report reveals the extent of poaching and poisoning and calls for tougher sanctions

Cleaner New York waters see surge in whale and shark numbers
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• Humpbacks and great whites abundant off NY and NJ coast • Cleaner waters believed responsible for rise in ocean giants

Eat more meat and save the world: the latest implausible farming miracle
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Allan Savory tells us that increasing livestock can reduce desertification and reverse climate change – but where is the scientific evidence