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By Katharine Sucher / On October 6th, 2016

While it has long been clear that the world’s oceans are in trouble, the lack of reliable data on fishery catches has obscured the scale, and nuances, of the crisis. Based on an unprecedented 10-year research study by the world's foremost fisheries...

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By Meghan Bartels / On November 11th, 2014

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By Meghan Bartels / On September 25th, 2014

Corals and sponges have inspired compounds used to treat cancer, malaria, and viruses.

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By Richard Burroughs / On September 23rd, 2014

Editor’s note: Richard Burroughs will be participating in a webinar with the Security and Sustainability Forum this afternoon. Registration is free. Burroughs will be talking with Timothy Beatley...

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By Meghan Bartels / On September 21st, 2014

Sea otter.

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By Meghan Bartels / On July 18th, 2014

The National Aquarium of New Zealand in Napier, New Zealand.

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By Timothy Beatley / On July 8th, 2014

Editor's note: To celebrate the official publication today of Blue Urbanism: Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans, we thought we'd share Tim Beatley's...

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By Timothy Beatley / On June 23rd, 2014

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By Meghan Bartels / On May 23rd, 2014

A humpback whale in Alaska.

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By Kennedy Warne / On June 30th, 2011

Bimini has become a battleground between the forces of coastal development and mangrove protection. A huge resort development on the western side of the island has chomped through large swathes of mangroves and threatened marine habitats with a blanket...

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