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Photos: Overfishing of sharks in the Red Sea sparks outcry
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Photos: Overfishing of sharks in the Red Sea sparks outcry

There’s a stark difference in the monetary value between a shark in the Red Sea and one at the fishing…
French campaigners highlight trawlers’ deadly toll on dolphins
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French campaigners highlight trawlers’ deadly toll on dolphins

Three knocks on the cabin door: “Half past midnight!” It’s time for the team from Sea Shepherd, a group dedicated…
Oceans were hottest on record in 2019
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Oceans were hottest on record in 2019

The world’s oceans were the hottest in recorded history in 2019, scientists said on Tuesday, as manmade emissions warmed seas…
Atlantic haven is a test bed for planet’s sickly oceans
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Atlantic haven is a test bed for planet’s sickly oceans

Clad in diving gear or oilskins and gumboots, a team of scientists and activists spent weeks in the South Atlantic,…
‘Ghost’ fishing gear: the trash haunting ocean wildlife
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‘Ghost’ fishing gear: the trash haunting ocean wildlife

Far out in the South Atlantic Ocean, invisible to the South African coastline, diver Pascal Van Erp surfaced with an…
Oceans, climate report approved after all-night standoff: delegates
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Oceans, climate report approved after all-night standoff: delegates

A major report detailing the dire impact of global warming on oceans and Earth’s frozen zones was approved by the…
Following in Hurghada’s footsteps, plastic bags to be banned in Marsa Alam
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Following in Hurghada’s footsteps, plastic bags to be banned in Marsa Alam

The Governor of the Red Sea governorate, Major General Ahmad Abdallah, announced that plastic bags in Marsa Alam would soon…
Light pollution puts Nemo’s offspring at risk
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Light pollution puts Nemo’s offspring at risk

Popularized by Disney’s ‘Finding Nemo’, the common clownfish may not see its eggs hatch if they are exposed to artificial…
Plastic found in deepest ocean animals
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Plastic found in deepest ocean animals

Animals living in the deepest ocean trenches have been found with plastic fragments in their gut, according to new research…
Fears flood water runoff could ‘smother’ Barrier Reef
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Fears flood water runoff could ‘smother’ Barrier Reef

Runoff from recent floods in northern Australia is flowing onto parts of the Barrier Reef, scientists said Friday, starving coral…
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