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DROP THE ‘S’

In past years the issue of pollution and climate change coupled with the recent pandemic has demonstrated how connected humans are with the blue planet. The World Oceans day, which was eventually recognized In December 2008, by the United Nations General Assembly has been updated to “World Ocean Day.”  The

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GHOST FISHING: ECOLOGICAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACTS, AND THE WAY FORWARD

Globally, ghost fishing is a significant danger to ocean habitats as well as a menace to the fisheries sub-sector. This phenomenon is increasing annually, causing mortality of a vast quantity of aquatic life. This article highlights the ecological and economic effects of ghost fishing and the possible solutions of solving

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LIFE BELOW WATER GOAL: OCEAN AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Over a century, the world has depended on the ocean for various purposes such as the extraction of oil for transportation, coal and for electricity but then these important components are affecting our natural systems. Increase in the average surface temperatures of the earth is referred to as “Global warming”

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LATEST STUDY REVEALS THAT TURTLES USE CRUDE MAP TO NAVIGATE

A new study found that green sea turtles rely on a “crude map” to navigate the ocean, often going several hundred kilometers off course before successfully arriving at their destination. Click on the link below for full details   https://news.mongabay.com/2020/07/sea-turtles-often-lose-their-way-but-always-reach-their-destination/   Image source: Image by Michelle Roux / Coral Reef Image

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