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 The Examiner 
10 Reasons why we must save the ocean
Sun 6 Apr 2014
Our planet Earth is unique in our solar system due mainly to the existence of our magnificent oceans. The ocean has played a role in the lives of human civilizations since the dawn of time but... (photo: WN / RTayco)
From left, Adam Metallo and Vince Rossi from the Smithsonian's Digitization Program Office 3-D Lab a use high-resolution laser arm and medium-range laser scanners to document one of the most complete fossil whales from the Cerro Ballena site. In the background, Smithsonian paleontologist Nick Pyenson reviews data on his laptop while the group works at night in a temporary tent next to the Pan-American Highway in the Atacama Region of Chile, 2011.
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 BBC News 
Chile's stunning fossil whale graveyard explained
Wed 26 Feb 2014
It is one of the most astonishing fossil discoveries of recent years - a graveyard of whales found beside the Pan-American Highway in Chile. And now scientists think they can explain how so many of... (photo: Smithsonian Institution)
In this file photo released by Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, the Japanese whaling  ship Yushin Maru No. 3 approaches the Sea Shepherd's high-speed trimaran Gojira during their encounter Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 in Southern Ocean, Antarctica. Fisheries agency official Tatsuya Nakaoku says Japan has halted the hunt since Feb. 10, 2011 after persistent disruptions by the anti-whaling protesters "to ensure safety."  Canoe  Mon 24 Feb 2014
Sea Shepherd clashes with Japanese whalers
The Sea Shepherd conservation group, founded by Canadian Paul Watson, says it was ambushed overnight by Japanese whalers in the waters around Australia.... (photo: AP / Sea Shepherd, Simon Ager, File)
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File - In this Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 photo head of research for Greenpeace Tony Sadownichik speaks at an oil spill near the town of Usinsk, 1,500 km (930 miles) northeast of Moscow, Russia.  WorldNews.com  Fri 21 Feb 2014
A Specter Is Haunting the Winter Games, the Specter of Gaia
Article by Wn.com Correspondent Dallas Darling A specter is haunting the Winter Games. The new roads and sidewalks, the neat hotels and dazzling amusement park, the colorful boardwalk along the Black... (photo: AP / Dmitry Lovetsky)
Environmental Degradation   Gaia Theory   Photos   Sochi Olympics   Wikipedia: Environmental issues in Russia
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The whale shark is the largest extant shark or fish species, growing up to 12.6 m (41 ft) in length. Treehugger Mon 17 Feb 2014
Scientists can now track whales from space!
And the blind shall see! Because 71% of Earth is covered by oceans, counting whales can be a bit like looking for tiny needles in a very large haystack. This is an... (photo: Creative Commons / WolfmanSF)
Earth   Photos   Scientists   Space   Wikipedia: Whale shark
Blue whales on the surface (Sanctuary Collection Photo) KLeo Space Fri 14 Feb 2014
High-Res Satellites Help Track Whale Populations
Examples of satellite imagery used to identify southern right whales compared with an aerial photo at the same scale. Credit: DigitalGlobe/BAS View full size image New... (photo: Sanctuary Collection Photo)
Photos   Satellites   Space   Whales   Wikipedia:Whale
In this photo taken Sept. 2, 2009, mammal specialist Richard O'Barry, left, and his son Lincoln watch dolphins at an aquarium during his tour to Taiji, Japan. The Times of India Sun 19 Jan 2014
In Japan, 250 bottlenose dolphins await slaughter or captivity
LONDON: More than 250 bottlenose dolphins have been rounded up by Japanese fisherman to be slaughtered for meat or sold into captivity, animal conservationists are... (photo: AP / Junji Kurokawa)
Dolphins   Dolphins hunt in Japan   Photos   Sea Shepherd   Wikipedia : Taiji dolphin drive hunt
Dolphins - Marine Mammals Huffington Post Tue 31 Dec 2013
Dolphins Have Found A Bizarre Way To Get High
One of the cleverest creatures in the animal kingdom has discovered an unconventional way to get high. And, no, we're not talking about Snoop Lion. Some dolphins are... (photo: Creative Commons / Mith)
Dolphins   Mammals   Marine   Photos   Wikipedia: Dolphin
Dolphin's attractions BBC News Sat 30 Nov 2013
Protective measures are a 'death sentence' for rare dolphin say campaigners
Measures to protect one of the world's rarest dolphins have been denounced as a "death sentence" by campaigners. Only 55 adult Maui's dolphins are... (photo: Creative Commons / Tim Ross)
Dolphins   Endangered   New Zealand   Photos   Wikipedia: Maui's dolphin
File - Fishermen in the ocean near Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. BBC News Thu 14 Nov 2013
Emissions of CO2 driving rapid oceans 'acid trip'
The world's oceans are becoming acidic at an "unprecedented rate" and may be souring more rapidly than at any time in the past 300 million years. In their... (photo: UN / Milton Grant)
CO2 Emissions   Climate Change   Ocean Acidification   Photos   Wikipedia: Ocean acidification

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