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The ocean covers nearly three-fourths of the globe and is home to almost a quarter of the world’s known species—with many more yet to be discovered. It plays an essential role in sustaining life by regulating global chemistry and climate and providing sustenance for billions of people. But human activities are increasingly threatening the ocean’s health. Many experts... Read More
In recent years, the British government has led the world in marine protection. The country’s leaders have committed to fully protecting the islands and coral reefs of the British Indian Ocean Territory, the pristine Pacific waters of the Pitcairn Islands, and the rich biodiversity around Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean. Read More
A new study detailed in the July 2014 issue of Conservation Biology documents the longest ocean migration ever recorded for the endangered green turtle—nearly double the distance scientists believed these turtles could cover in a single journey. Read More
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