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This is a critical year for Mediterranean swordfish recovery, yet the EU overlooks its decline: cc: @Oceana_Europe
A nudibranch (Hypselodoris villafranca) moves across a sponge. There are more than 3,000 species of nudibranch, each one wildly colorful. Don't knock the nudibranch based on its small size: Nudibranchs have a range of tricks in store to catch prey and keep themselves safe from predators. Find out mo
Rare footage captures sleepy #whale waking up from a nap: via @IFLScience
#Ocean Roundup: Sea otter teeth proven stronger than human teeth, Sri Lanka faces fishing ban.
Meet the nudibranch: Colorful, skilled at self-defense & occasionally even solar-powered!
It's #NationalFossilDay! New marine fossil finds are helping us understand ancient ocean life:
.@Oceana_Europe: The EU is turning a blind eye to swordfish overfishing.
Red king crab fishery to open in Alaska this week, with an increase in catch quotas:
Congrats Belize Ocean Heroes Lisa Carne & Jamal Galves! Thank you for your leadership in local #marine conservation.
.@LiveScience: Towering rocks at the bottom of the ocean hold a surprising secret: Life.
MT @LauraNDeutsch Gov. #McAuliffe rolls out 2014 Virginia Energy Plan. Waiting to hear PR from energy conference.
Deep sea #sharks in NE Atlantic are still at risk from overexploitation: cc: @Oceana_Europe
#Ocean Roundup: Oceans see largest sea level rise in 6K years, PHL moves to protect tuna.
Researchers uncover the cause of recent tumor growth among Hawaii's green sea #turtles:
Half Moon Caye, Belize: A spot where Oceana Belize has given some Belizeans their first-ever glimpse of the #ocean. More about Oceana's recent work in Belize at The Beacon (click the link on our profile).
September Was Warmest on Record, NASA Data Shows
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Why are scientists looking to the lips of giant clams to inspire solar technology?
British scientists' warning at UN meeting: #Ocean acidification is a very real, worldwide problem.
#Ocean Roundup: Sharks illegally caught in Costa Rica, dolphins may be cross-breeding off UK.
58-foot dead whale washes up on Long Island beach via @USATODAY via @lisaegeli
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This National Seafood Month, try Xanterra's sustainable roasted black cod:
Long assumed to be Bryde's whales, a Gulf whale species may be genetically distinct—and the world's most endangered:
A pair of parrots (red-lored to be exact, or Amazona autumnalis) spotted by Oceana photographer Houssine Kaddachi in Honduras during an Oceana Ranger transoceanic expedition. #bird #wildlife #nature
#Ocean Roundup: Dolphin intelligence may be overestimated, 50 sperm whales gather off SoCal.
Happy World Cuttlefish Day! How these quirky creatures master the art of disguise:
Coastal energy summit draws protesters: #stopthedrill
Oceana Belize exposed Belize's prime minister and his family to a crucial part of the country: Its marine monuments.
Debate on future expansion of offshore oil rages on from coast to coast: via @washingtonpost #stopthedrill
Happy #WorldSightDay from Oceana and TOMS! Did you know that an octopus, though purportedly unable to see color, can see polarized light? Access to this added dimension may give them an advantage in detecting predators and seeking out prey. More wild facts about #marine #animal vision at The Beacon
Some 400 million people depend on threatened coral reefs for their livelihoods, scientists warn at UN meeting:
MT @OceanProgress New from CAP: It's time for @BarackObama to get crime out of the #seafood supply.
Study affirms #ocean acidification will contribute to a whopping $1 trillion per year in economic damage:
Study: Little penguins' individual personalities may help them cope with #climate change.
Scientists say #ocean acidification has risen by 26 percent, with dangerous consequences for the food web: via @DNews
Scientists discover that some mangroves shelter corals from #climate change:
Happy #WorldSightDay from Oceana & @TOMS! A few far-out facts about ocean animal vision:
Exciting news! A warm welcome to Oceana's new European Senior VP, Lasse Gustavsson: cc: @Oceana_Lasse
#Ocean Roundup: Seaweed polymers transport disease to sea otters, Lego breaks ties with Shell.
Why @MayaGabeira pushes on in big wave #surfing, despite a near-fatal accident.
Arctic seabirds expose mercury's hiding places as they migrate, scientists say: via @sciam
Oceana advocate Maya Gabeira tells @outsidemagazine why she's still taking on (very) big waves:
How Oceana's Pacific team acted to decrease net size & soak times in East Coast gillnet fisheries: #stopthenets
9 fascinating facts about cephalopods from Monterey Bay Aquarium:
#Ocean Roundup: Orcas can shift vocal sounds around dolphins, larval fish found to make noise.
Small crabs play a big role as corals' first line of defense from predators:
Do not fear the sailor 'jellyfish' invasion. via @LiveScience
When you release a fish you caught, it doesn't automatically survive. Long fights or rough handling can be fatal. People know this, right?
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Photographing & filming sea lions and Oceana advocate @aimeeteegarden for a PSA, amid the kelp forests off Santa Barbara Island. #ocean #underwater #photography
This year's AWEA offshore wind conference comes on the heels of major progress for wind power: