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I’m glad to end this week with great news for both fishermen and fish in the Gulf of Mexico. On June 23, federal fisheries managers in the Gulf voted strongly in favor of keeping an innovative conc...
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Sea turtles remain one of nature’s great mysteries—scientists have only begun to discover secrets of sea turtle life. Here are ten things science can tell you about these marine animals.

http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2016/06/16/10-things-to-know-about-sea-turtles/
This blog was written by Roger Di Silvestro, a field correspondent for Ocean Conservancy. Sea turtles are among the world’s most ancient vertebrates. When on land, they look cumbersome and awkward,...
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The Arctic Tern is small, but mighty!! Here are five reasons to love the Arctic Tern.

http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2016/06/08/five-reasons-to-love-the-arctic-tern/
Call up the Guinness Book of World Records! In the news this morning, we learned that a tiny bird from the Farne Islands, in England, has logged the longest migration ever recorded. The Arctic tern...
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More than 18 million pounds of trash—equivalent to the weight of over 100 Boeing 737s—was collected by nearly 800,000 volunteers during Ocean Conservancy's 2015 International Coastal Cleanup according to a new report released.

http://www.oceanconservancy.org/our-work/international-coastal-cleanup/2016-ocean-trash-index.html?referrer=http://oceanconservancy.org/
The 30th Anniversary of the International Coastal Cleanup. In partnership with volunteer organizations and individuals around the globe, Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup engages people to remove trash from the world's beaches and waterways, identify the sources of debris and ...
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Exciting new data was recently released for the Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal that provides decision-makers and ocean users with a greater understanding of commercial fisheries. Specifically, new...
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Before you see Finding Dory, get the scoop on the real-life animals behind Dory, Nemo &more. http://ow.ly/C2tW301mWgM
It’s been over a decade since we first met Nemo, Pixar’s adventurous young clownfish on a mission to get home to his dad. Along the epic journey, we were introduced to vegetarian sharks, chatty sea...
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Do we truly know how magnificent the Arctic is—or what’s at stake if we lose more habitat in this precious region of the Earth?

http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2016/06/09/leaving-the-arctic/
The news from the Arctic this week has been all about what’s leaving the Arctic. It’s good news when oil and gas companies leave the Arctic, but it’s really bad news when sea ice leaves the Arctic!...
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by: Kate StaffordI am an oceanographer based at the University of Washington. Not unlike the animals I study, I have many times over the past decade migrat…
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Earlier today, I testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on the problem of ocean plastics and how it negatively affects ocean animals. Ocean plastics are a problem that a...
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Shell gave up almost all of its oil and gas leases in the Chukchi Sea. This marks another nail in the coffin for risky offshore oil drilling in the Arctic.

But Shell still has one lease remaining in the Chukchi Sea, along with leases in the Beaufort Sea off northern Alaska. What’s more, the Obama Administration is still considering whether to allow the sale of more offshore oil leases in Arctic waters.

Join us in protecting our Arctic by taking action today!

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Ocean conservancy educates and empowers people to take action on behalf of the ocean. Visit our website to learn more: www.oceanconservancy.org