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Sunlight pierces through a dense green canopy

10 groups campaigning for the natural world

Ecologist

19th June, 2009

Breathable air, healthy soil, fresh water and the stability of our climate all rely on our planetary life-support systems – like rainforests and oceans – being healthy. more...
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Fighting a Liquified Natural Gas Terminal

Kate Herbert

29th September, 2009

Dubbed 'insanity island', protesters are campaigning against the Atlantic Sea Island Group's proposal to build a mega liquefied natural gas facility off the coast of New York and New Jersey more...
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The struggle to report on the marine environment

Andrew Wasley

1st June, 2009

Reporting from the frontline of environmental activism, Andrew Wasley takes a closer look at those who fight the abuse of marine environments. more...
Planting mangroves

Atlantic Rising: planting mangroves to fortify coastlines

Tim Bromfield

27th October, 2009

The world's largest ever mangrove planting project is underway in Senegal, providing work, habitat and coastal defence all in one more...
The Other CO2 Problem

The Other CO2 Problem

Kate Herbert

1st September, 2009

Students at Ridgeway School in Plymouth show concern for ‘the other CO2 problem’ in an award-winning animated film about ocean acidification more...
Book Seasick

Seasick by Alanna Mitchell

Chris Carroll

19th June, 2009

An ecological thriller that explains why we must keep the ocean healthy if we are to save ourselves more...
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The End of the Line film

Ecologist

8th June, 2009

The End of the Line is the first major feature documentary film revealing the impact of overfishing on our oceans
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Dumping iron sulphate into the ocean, or, how to 'geo-engineer' the climate

Jim Thomas

24th February, 2009

Climate change due to human interference with fragile ecosystems? No problem - we can just dump 20 tonnes of iron sulphate into the ocean more...
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Californian Ocean Protection Council calls for a state-wide ban on Styrofoam packaging

Ecologist

16th January, 2009

Little angers environmentalists more than receiving food or products in Styrofoam packaging, and now the Californian Ocean Protection Council has called for a blanket ban on the use of the material in food containers across California. more...
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Only 4% of untouched ocean left: global report on oceans shows devastating damage

News

15th February, 2008

The North sea is amongst the worst affected seas in the world a global investigation into the impact of human activities on marine ecosystems revealed yesterday. more...
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Governments accused of ignoring ocean study

News

26th November, 2007

Marine scientists have called on Governments to invest more in studying threats such as overfishing and climate change to the oceans. more...
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Ocean CO2 'sponge' effect slowing down

News

22nd October, 2007

A ten year study by scientists at the University of East Anglia has concluded that the ocean is absorbing less CO2 than it was ten years ago. more...

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Adriatic sea could become a dead marine island

News

12th September, 2007

A cold current which normally allows the waters of the Mediterranean and Adriatic seas to mix has disappeared as a result of global warming, scientists have revealed. more...
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Tuna stocks at record low

News

28th August, 2007

The Indian tuna fish haul is at its lowest level for twelve years, Reuters has reported. more...
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High Seas Drifters

Ben Belton

8th July, 2004

The reckless deep-sea gold rush that could turn the North American continental shelf into one giant factory-style fish farm more...
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Mediterranean Massacre

Richard Ellis

1st October, 2003

Seeing bluefin tuna gaffed is like watching a thoroughbred racehorse being hacked to death with an axe. more...
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The magnificent bluefin tuna

Richard Ellis

1st October, 2003

Richard Ellis celebrates the beauty of one of nature’s most miraculous, and least appreciated creatures – the bluefin tuna. more...

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