CURRENT THREATS TO OUR OCEANS!

I don’t know where to start. I really don’t “text mining” oy ~ctm From Eurekalert Public Release: 3-Aug-2017 A new method of surveying published research, which has highlighted current issues faced by the marine environment, hopes to place scientific knowledge at the heart of policy agendas Frontiers Share Print E-Mail Covering two-thirds of our planet, […]

via Current threats to our oceans are revealed — Watts Up With That?

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Cow Gas & The Planet!

It’s worse than we thought. A new study showed that livestock cause the emission of even more methane than previously thought. Methane is a greenhouse gas 30 times more powerful at warming the atmosphere than carbon dioxide. Previous estimates of the global livestock industry’s methane production had been underestimating their total output, according to a […]

via Cows gas the planet — Vegetarians of Washington

Humpback Whales Research

This 2015 video is called Humpback Whales Blowing & Diving – Four of them. From Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in the USA: Humpback whale blow microbiome described Drone collected samples provide new tool for health monitoring October 10, 2017 A new study by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and colleagues identified for the first […]

via Humpback whales’ breath, new research — Dear Kitty. Some blog

Whale Rescue…

This video says about itself: 6 October 2017 When the Blue World team aboard the Live-aboard dive boat Sea Escape encounters a Humpback Whale helplessly entangled in marine debris, they launch a daring rescue operation with the assistance of the Solmar V. This segment follows the adventure of freeing the whale from certain death entangled […]

via Humpback whale rescued, video — Dear Kitty. Some blog

Coal Ash Accumulating in the Mekong delta.

The lack of an effective treatment process has resulted in mountains of the coal-fired electric power plants’ byproducts collecting in the delta By Tuoi Tre News October 4, 2017, 13:59 GMT+7 The land where coal ash is dumped at a coal-fired power plant in south-central Vietnam. Huge mountains of coal ash are looming large in […]

via Experts fear as coal ash, slag mounting in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta — CVD

MICRO PLASTICS/ZOOPLANKTON

With the long awaited Blue Planet 2 series around the corner, its presenter David Attenborough describes the heart-breaking tale of watching a breeding albatross mistakenly trying to feed plastic to her chick 1,2. Unfortunately these events are not uncommon, but dumping plastic into our oceans may be having another serious and yet unseen consequence. Take […]

via Microplastics and Zooplankton — Marine Anthropocene