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Fido, your big day at the office is here

Jun 13, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for the week of June 16, 2014
Posted In: dogs, Jaws, oceans, Federal Reserve

The cost of junk on the ocean floor

Jun 6, 2013
The Monterrey Bay Aquarium just released a new report on all the sea junk they've discovered over the past 22 years of underwater surveys.
Posted In: Environment, oceans, trash

Freelance geo-engineering feat alarms scientists

Oct 19, 2012
An entrepreneur under contract with a native village in Canada dumped tons of iron in the Pacific to spark a plankton bloom that would capture carbon dioxide. That violated ocean treaties, and angered scientists who are studying that kind of geo-engineering.
Posted In: iron, geo-engineering, oceans, carbon credits

Legislators rule prediction of rising sea out of bounds

Jul 11, 2012
North Carolina's legislature put aside the latest predictions of rising sea levels, for coastal planning purposes, in favor of more study. Long-term predictions of a three-foot rise by 2010 could needlessly hurt development, critics said.
Posted In: North Carolina, rising sea level, oceans

U.N. warns Australia over Great Barrier Reef

Jun 5, 2012
The United Nations World Heritage Organization says the Great Barrier Reef may soon be on its endangered list if Australia doesn't control its industrial development in the next eight months.
Posted In: Australia, nature, oceans, United Nations

It's not just salmon: take a fresh look at our fishing & eating habits

Apr 11, 2008
I was saddened to see today's news that West Coast salmon fishing had to be abruptly halted due to a 93% freefall in the number of spawning fish...
Posted In: energy, fishing, oceans, salmon, sustainability