Wildopeneye is focusing on marine issues today. Celebrations and heartfelt thanks are in order as President Obama reinforces his already impressive environmental legacy by protecting Arctic and Atlantic waters from drilling. 867 more words
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Disturbing Photo Separates Fact From Fiction in the Relationship Between Humans and Sharks | One Green Planet
Disturbing Photo Separates Fact From Fiction in the Relationship Between Humans and Sharks
One Green Planet
December 15, 2016
We’ve all seen the movie Jaws and Deep Blue Sea – and who could forget the classic Sharknado franchise that took the world by storm in 2013. 291 more words
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While scientists have long been aware of the decline of marine ecological communities, little work has been done on how fishing or shark finning can affect ecosystem level processes, including climate change.
Evidence has shown for some time now that due to human activity the Earth could be beginning its sixth mass extinction. However, recent discoveries show that unlike other mass extinctions larger sea life are more at risk of becoming extinct before smaller marine animals this time around. 106 more words
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The frigid waters off Japan’s eastern coast teem with sardines, mackerel, anchovy and scallop. They are some of Asia’s most fertile fishing grounds, inspiring an exquisite seafood-rich national cuisine, and supporting a domestic fishing industry worth some $9 billion each year.