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Russia And China Block Plans For Antarctic Marine Reserves


Plans to create two huge marine sanctuaries in Antarctica have failed for a third time, after Russia again headed nations which blocked the bids.

The meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources in Australia had sought to protect the Ross Sea and an area off East Antarctica from exploitation. 542 more words

WALL-E


The sixth anniversary of this magnificent film is coming up on June 27. Of course my kids (much smaller at the time) wanted to go, so I went with no expectations or excitement about it. 892 more words

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Deafening Forward Thinking

The Navy offers countless great human interest stories. Many of these stories came when this nation was experiencing desegregation. While environmentalists often compare the modern environmental movement to the civil rights movement, some of the greatest parallels in my mind is the forward-thinking military leaders of the era demonstrated, and the opportunity that the Navy now finds itself presented with to be similarly forward-thinking in terms of their environmental readiness. 644 more words

Marine Mammals

John Muir

As Rachel Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) is considered to be the “mother” of the environmental movement, John Muir (April 21, 1838 – December 24, 1914) is considered to be the “father” of the preservation movement, … 472 more words

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