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Thursday, July 16th, 2015      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - The United States, Russia and other Arctic nations signed an agreement on Thursday to bar their fishing fleets from fast-thawing seas around the North Pole, an agreement delayed more than a year by tensions over Ukraine.The accord, also signed in Oslo by the ambassadors of Canada, Norway and Denmark, is a response to global warming, which is melting sea ice in the central Arctic Ocean, an area the size of the Mediterranean
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2015-07-16 13:03:41
Friday, July 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - A Swiss man attempting to circumnavigate the globe with an aircraft powered only by the sun's energy landed in Hawaii on Friday, after a record-breaking five-day nonstop solo flight across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.

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2015-07-03 15:43:43
Wednesday, July 1st, 2015      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - Imperiled polar bears will see a population crash in most parts of the Arctic Ocean if global greenhouse gas emissions continue at current rates, causing accelerated melting of the sea ice the bruins depend on for survival, U.S. scientists said on Wednesday.
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2015-07-01 17:15:40
Monday, June 29th, 2015      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Pink salmon in the Pacific Ocean face a double threat of acidification linked to greenhouse gas emissions since it slows their early growth in rivers and disrupts the chemistry of seawater, a study showed on Monday.
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2015-06-29 10:06:49
Saturday, June 6th, 2015      Leave a Comment
The high seas should be given a seat at the United Nations to help to deal with issues such as piracy, overfishing and oil exploration outside national waters, according to a former Commander-in-Chief Fleet of the Royal Navy.

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2015-06-06 15:35:59
Thursday, June 4th, 2015      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rising sea temperatures attributed to global climate change could drive many marine creatures away from the equator, but their move toward the poles promises to put them in peril in habitats that are smaller and less hospitable, scientists say.

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2015-06-04 14:24:38
Thursday, June 4th, 2015      Leave a Comment
LISBON (Reuters) - Global sustainable fishery policies could raise profits in the sector by $51 billion a year, boost the numbers of fish in the oceans and provide more food for the world's people, research showed on Thursday.

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2015-06-04 08:57:13
Monday, May 25th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Longest solo plane flight in history will be attempted in Solar Impulse II aircraft powered by nothing but sunlight A Swiss pilot and his craft powered by nothing but sunlight will launch an attempt to cross the Pacific Ocean on Monday in what will be the longest solo plane flight in history.For five days and nights, André Borschberg and his solar aircraft will battle exhaustion, discomfort and technological limitations as they cross the lonely 5,000 miles of ocean that swallowed Amelia Earhart 78 years ago
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2015-05-25 04:07:24
Tuesday, April 28th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Attempts to artificially manipulate the Arctic climate by “whitening” the surface of the ocean in order to reflect sunlight back into space and so mimic the effect of lost sea ice are almost certainly doomed to fail, scientists said.

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2015-04-28 14:02:13
Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Economic output by the world's oceans is worth $2.5 trillion a year, rivaling nations such as Britain or Brazil, but marine wealth is sinking fast because of over-fishing, pollution and climate change, a study said on Thursday.

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2015-04-22 17:05:28
Friday, April 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
A U.S. Interior Department agency, saying “all the required components are in place,” has quietly set the clock moving on a very brief public comment period on Shell Oil’s plans to drill for oil in Arctic waters this summer. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has set a May 10, 2015, date for approving, modifying or rejecting Shell’s plans, allowing the oil giant plenty of time to proceed with
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2015-04-10 15:07:37
Friday, April 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Almost one third of our electricity needs can be met by a predictable, renewable and yet largely untapped resource: ocean waves. Read more...
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2015-04-10 04:12:05
Wednesday, April 1st, 2015      Leave a Comment
The federal government’s proposal for future offshore oil and natural gas leasing is already too restrictive and should not be reduced any further, according tocommentsAPI submitted to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) recently.
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2015-04-01 08:51:53
Tuesday, March 31st, 2015      Leave a Comment
CHARLESTON — Thousands of opinions poured in Monday as the deadline approached for commenting on the contentious issue of drilling for oil and gas in the Atlantic Ocean. The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management was receiving comments through midnight Monday on what should be studied in an environmental impact statement of offshore drilling, which later this decade could include the Atlantic
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2015-03-31 23:34:52
Sunday, March 29th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued its first wind energy research lease in the US to Virginia’s Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME).
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2015-03-29 21:21:04