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Could global warming benefit one species of endangered shark?Plenty Magazine – New York,NY,USA… species is listed as “vulnerable to extinction” by the IUCN Red List. The species is worst off in Australia, where it is considered “critically endangered.”See all stories on this topic   Environmentalists to launch monument TV adSaipan Tribune – Saipan,Northern Mariana Islands,Micronesia … Continue reading Daily News Clips

Save Washington’s Ocean Backyard

Let your marine sanctuary know you care about the diversity of ocean life off the Olympic Coast! Be an advocate for biodiversity and habitat protection!MCBI plays an advisory role to the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, and you can help us. Attend a public meeting and provide comments as the sanctuary reexamines its management priorities. … Continue reading Save Washington’s Ocean Backyard

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Report: Ocean debris will likely worsenThe Associated Press The endangered Hawaiian monk seal population is struggling as many of the mammals get entangled in improperly discarded fishing nets. …See all stories on this topic   Endangered whales might change shipping rules at SC portsBeaufort Gazette – Beaufort,SC,USA Only about 300 are believed to exist, according … Continue reading Daily News Clips

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Oil drilling in Georges Bank banned in energy billBoston Herald – United States… bill to ban drilling in national marine sanctuaries, including the Gerry E. Studds Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, located off Massachusetts.See all stories on this topic US House approves offshore drillingBoston Globe – United States The final bill also excludes marine monuments … Continue reading Daily News Clips

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Memorandum on Potential Marine Conservation Management AreasRedOrbit – Dallas,TX,USANational Marine Sanctuaries Act (16 USC 1431, et seq.), or the Antiquities Act (16 USC 431). These objects include: In the central Pacific, coral reefs, …See all stories on this topic The endangered Endangered Species ActLos Angeles Times – CA,USA In 2003, those two agencies entered into … Continue reading Daily News Clips

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Humpback Whales Make Huge ComebackBy Adi(Adi) “It’s not a complete success, but it’s definitely very encouraging in terms of the recovery of the species,” said Jeff Walters, co-manager of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. …animalaquatic – http://animalaquatic.blogspot.com/ Pitch in to protect our coastal watersLos Angeles Daily News – Los Angeles,CA,USAMarine Protected Areas … Continue reading Daily News Clips

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Bush’s new ocean protection plan needs more teethSeattle Post Intelligencer – 12 hours agoBy JOSHUA REICHERT AND TERRY GARCIA Two years ago, President Bush set a new standard for global ocean protection when he created the world’s largest no-take … House resolution opposes marine monument planSaipan Tribune, Micronesia – 22 hours agoPresident Bush recently directed federal agencies to … Continue reading Daily News Clips