rom entanglement to ingestion, sea animals are suffering as a result of our obsession with plastic and reluctance to switch to reusables.

rom entanglement to ingestion, sea animals are suffering as a result of our obsession with plastic and reluctance to switch to reusables.

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Infographic on shark finning and the importance of sharks in marine ecosystems - Pew Environment Group

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The Ocean is a Garbage Can ... Verrier's eye-catching rendering depicts objects bobbing in an ocean. The graphic correlates depth to the number collected since the first Coastal Cleanup day in 1986. In an instant, it's easy to see how difficult it is for marine life to survive in that much detritus.

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Offshore wind farms create 'reef effect' perfect for marine wildlife - especially seals - “Things like barnacles and mussels will settle on hard structures and then that in turn will attract other marine species and it builds up over time.”

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"Less boats, more fish" Greenpeace's message to over 600 global tuna industry officials meeting in Bangkok. We need fewer boats, more fish if the fishing indstry and our oceans are to survive: http://act.gp/JYrX4C More

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Zoanthids (order Zoantharia also called Zoanthidea or Zoanthiniaria) are an order of cnidarians commonly found in coral reefs, the deep sea and many other marine environments around the world. These animals come in a variety of different colonizing formations and in numerous colors.

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MH Systems, Inc.Protecting marine environments with the best ballast water treatment systemAt MH Systems, we have developed a ballast water purification system that prevents worldwide ecological and economical damage to the waters of ports, harbors and inland waterways. In addition, our state-of-the-art system extends the life of ships with its anti-corrosive components. Our technology provides a one-two punch in the face of a growing marine prob

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Photographer Peter Tonningsen's Flotsam & Jetsam series consists of discarded objects from the sea, collected after they've washed up on the shores of San Francisco Bay. Peter then photographs them, afterwards arranging them into groups — thereby changing the context of the objects while still making a quiet statement about the fragility of our marine environment. Delicately beautiful work.

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