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Copenhagen and Climate Change

World leaders gathered last week in Copenhagen at the UN Climate Summit to discuss climate change with the aim to set targets to reduce CO2 emissions. The scientific community stated that industrialized nations needed to cut emissions by… Read More
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Whales sing the blues

The planet’s largest animal just might be singing the blues. Researchers recently discovered that blue whales are lowering the frequencies of their songs, year after year. No one knows why, but scientists speculate that it is linked to… Read More
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Ocean acidification may pose bigger threat to marine life than warming

Ocean acidification has long been considered “the other carbon problem”, taking a back seat to discussions about global warming. In reality, scientists are beginning to see signs indicating that ocean acidification is a serious and immediate threat. The… Read More
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An Olympic Feat

The organizers of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London have committed to only serving seafood that’s shown to be sustianable. When you’re talking about 82,000 metric tons (or 180 779 055 pounds) that’s quite an Olympic feat! The organizers will… Read More
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Climate Change Sponges, Jamaica: Bath sponges

The study in Jamaica funded by the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund has two parts. One part that is examining the effects of climate change on coral reef sponges is going very well and will finish in a few… Read More
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Sustainability Made Simple

Sustainability is a simple matter of the combinations of small decisions we make every day. One of the choices that we have the opportunity to make regards the amount of seafood that we serve. Portion size can be… Read More
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