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Our ocean is changing rapidly from the burning of fossil fuels. Last week an unfortunate milestone was reached, carbon dioxide levels in the air passed 400 parts per million (ppm) according to the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. These results mark the highest carbon dioxide levels in human history and ... keep reading
Air New Zealand has followed Cathay Pacific's example and suspended the practice of carrying shark fin after it was revealed that the airline was carrying the cargo to Hong Kong Air New Zealand markets itself as an environmentally conscious carrier , and has stopped the practice but insisted the shark ... keep reading
Cigarettes, plastic bags, food containers, caps, plastic bottles, and more litter the beaches in Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. Inadequate management of waste at the local level poses a regional challenge, according to a new report by the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide(ELAW). "Waste management in Belize, Guatemala and Honduras is ... keep reading
Nesting green sea turtles are benefiting from marine protected areas by using habitats found within their boundaries, according to a U.S. Geological Survey study that is the first to track the federally protected turtles in Dry Tortugas National Park. Although their young feed on jellyfish and other invertebrates, adult ... keep reading
Go beyond the usual this Father’s Day. Save the Manatee Club suggests a real Florida manatee gift adoption for caring dads, everywhere. Select from 35 living manatees with known histories in the Club’s adoption programs including Rocket, Brutus, Doc, Paddy Doyle and other great choices for dad. See ... keep reading
From Aardman Animations, the people who brought you "A pigs tale " last year for the Human Society of the US about factory farming.It may be too late for the dodo-but does it have it have to be too late for so many other species. Stop other species going the ... keep reading
Leonardo DiCaprio suggested to art collectors on Monday to bid at an environmental charity auction in New York as if the planet's fate “depends on us” - and the auction raised more than $33 million The 11th Hour auction at Christie's featured 33 works of mostly contemporary art, much ... keep reading
Shifts in the composition of marine fisheries catch are significantly related to temperature change in the ocean, according to an analysis in Nature this week. The study shows that warming has already affected global fisheries over the past four decades, by increasing the proportion of warmer-water fish species being caught ... keep reading
Climate change could destroy more than half of the habitats of most plants and a third of animals by 2080 unless we take steps to limite greenhouse gases. The study was released the journal Nature Climate Change. The study’s authors looked at 50,000 common species. They found that ... keep reading
The ‘Cash for Containers’ campaign is is going from strength to strength. We’ve hand delivered 70,000 petitions to NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell calling for a national ‘Cash for Containers’ scheme. We also attended Coke’s AGM in Sydney to take our message directly to Coke’s shareholders ... keep reading
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