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Art Walk on Water:
The Annual Bosch Parade in the Netherlands
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cs75Xz0MNv8
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Earth is on the brink of a sea change. The recent pace of #‎ocean protection is promising. #‎MPA #‎marineprotection #‎marinereserves #‎seachange
New marine reserves are making a big splash around the planet — and not a moment too soon.
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Here's a cool Ray for your Friday: the Leopard Torpedo (Torpedo panthera) aka Electric Ray, Leopard Ray, Panther Electric Ray, Red Sea Torpedo Ray, and Scalloped Torpedo Ray. They are solitary creatures and are widespread throughout the Indian Ocean and Red Sea.
Leopard torpedo rays have fascinated scientists for years due to their ability to produce an electrical discharge from large kidney-shaped organs located between head and pectoral fins, used for stunning prey and giving would be predators a powerful jolt. Its mouth is on the underside of its flabby body and small, bulging eyes are on top of the head. These mud/sandy bottom dwellers live near reefs and feed on bivalves, shrimp, crabs, octopus, and worms.
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This week on World Ocean Radio:
World Ocean Day

On June 8th we celebrate World Ocean Day, a day to recognize our relationship with the ocean through global connection and stewardship. In this episode of World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill will discuss what World Ocean Day is meant to do and will ask, "What does it take for the will of the people to coalesce around a single issue, to be informed and changed into a voice for change?"

http://worldoceanobservatory.org/world-ocean-radio
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Sea Around Us: Fisheries, Ecosystems, and Biodiversity

http://www.seaaroundus.org/study-finds-30-per-cent-of-global-fish-catch-is-unreported/

Countries drastically under report the number of fish caught worldwide, and the numbers obscure a significant decline in the total catch .

The new estimate, released today in Nature Communications, puts the annual global catch at roughly 109 million metric tons, about 30 per cent higher than the 77 million officially reported in 2010 by more than 200 countries and territories. This means that 32 million metric tons of fish goes unreported every year, more than the weight of the entire population of the United States.
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What is the Wave for Change?

It is a simple social media campaign taking action for the ocean. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3:
1. Make a promise to the ocean (such as using reusable bags or to stop using plastic straws)
2. Sign your commitment by doing the wave. Record yourself saying your commitment and doing the wave!
3. Share it with the world! Tag ‪#‎WaveForChange‬ and ‪#‎WorldOceansDay‬

http://www.worldoceansday.org/join-the-wave-for-change/
What is the Wave for Change? The Wave for Change is a simple social media campaign taking action for the ocean. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! Make a promise to the ocean! Such as using reusable bags or …
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Citizen of the Ocean:
Luis Jorge Rivera Herra,
2016 Goldman Environmental Prize recipient:
Islands and Island Nations

Ocean Exemplar Luis Jorge Rivera Herrera helped lead a successful campaign to establish a nature reserve in Puerto Rico’s Northeast Ecological Corridor—an important nesting ground for the endangered #leatherback #seaturtle—and to protect the island’s natural heritage from harmful development.

#citizensoftheocean #seaturtles #ocean #oceanadvocate #oceanexemplar #oceanhero #smallislandsnations #islands

http://www.goldmanprize.org/recipient/luis-jorge-rivera-herrera/
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Fantastic read. GORGEOUS images!
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By Paul Nicklen // Emperor penguins can propel themselves out of Antartica’s icy waters in astonishing leaps that defy gravity. Following my own close encounter with the penguins’ main predator, leopard seals, I entered Antarctica’s freezing waters to observe how they can achieve this remarkable feat, escaping predation.
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The United States' #water infrastructure is aged and failing, another example of the old paradigms no longer working for the 21st century and beyond. Here are 15 articles which discuss water infrastructure issues and solutions for our #freshwater future.
http://www.seametrics.com/blog/water-infrastructure/
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This week on World Ocean Radio:
World Ocean Council and the Future of the Arctic
worldoceanobservatory.org/radio-item/world-ocean-council
About this episode:
The World Ocean Council is an international leadership alliance focused on ocean sustainability, stewardship and science. In this week's episode of #WorldOceanRadio, host Peter Neill dives into their work, their mission, and their membership. Their recent emphasis on the #Polar regions has raised a number of questions about #sustainability versus access to resources, development of systems versus protection of fragile #ecosystems, and corporate interests versus the health and well-being of indigenous peoples.
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World Ocean Observer: News from the W2O
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Check out this month's WORLD OCEAN Observer for an exclusive book offer now through World Ocean Day!
‪#‎onceandfutureocean‬ ‪#‎water‬ ‪#‎ocean‬ ‪#‎nonfiction‬ ‪#‎environment‬
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On Medium: Millennials talking about Climate Change.

Interviews with Adam Levy, Antonia Sohns, Devi Lockwood and Theo Constantinou. http://buff.ly/1TGH1Gn

A generation is entering the climate change fight. Friends of the Earth News Magazine spoke with some millennials who are figuring out ways to address and talk about climate change and the impacts is has on present and future generations.
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