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Ocean Update from Blue Ocean Network – Feb. 23, 2018

Ocean Update from Blue Ocean Network – Feb. 23, 2018

Hello, Ocean Tribe! What a week for MPA's! Brazil wants to establish 900k sq km of Marine Park and the Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary is one step closer to being a reality.  Which brings us to Your Mission this Week.... 1. Showing up on a politician's doorstep and...

New Marine Protected Areas Proposed in Brazil

New Marine Protected Areas Proposed in Brazil

Brazil is about to make marine conservation history in the South Atlantic. With only 1.5% of its jurisdictional waters under protection, the Brazilian government has opened public comments on proposals to establish a mosaic of MPAs. Around the oceanic archipelagos of...

Ocean Update from Blue Ocean Network – Feb. 16, 2018

Ocean Update from Blue Ocean Network – Feb. 16, 2018

Hello, Ocean Tribe! ByeBye selfish and truculent Fire Chicken! It's already Chinese New Year in Asia where the Brown Earth Dog supports international communication and so much more. In Chinese cosmology, the dog is an ethical and idealistic sign that symbolizes...

A Whale Of A Day! Feb 16, 2018, World Whale Day

A Whale Of A Day! Feb 16, 2018, World Whale Day

World Whale Day seeks to raise awareness on the continuing need to protect whales. The oceans’ most iconic mammals are threatened by human-related activities. (photo - Robert Frerck) entanglement in fishing gear (by-catch), climate change, ship strikes, toxic...

Ocean Update from Blue Ocean Network – Feb. 9, 2018

Ocean Update from Blue Ocean Network – Feb. 9, 2018

Hello, Ocean Tribe! We know it's only February, but World Oceans Day is guaranteed to sneak up on you if you don't start planning now. World Oceans Day 2018 is on track to be the biggest yet with many exciting celebrations already planned on and around June 8! With...

It’s Time to Raise the Reef!

It’s Time to Raise the Reef!

  Now, more than ever before, we need to stand together to save the world’s coral reefs. You can be part of the solution. Join Richard Vevers of hit Netflix documentary “Chasing Coral” at Raise the Reef 2018, Coral Restoration Foundation’s 6th Annual Gala.   At the...

Wikie the Orca: Can You Hear Me?

Wikie the Orca: Can You Hear Me?

It is very rare for mammals to be able to mimic sounds that they hear, although that ability has been observed in marine mammals like beluga whales and dolphins. Now researchers working with a killer whale at the Marineland Aquarium in Antibes, France have discovered...

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