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15
Aug
2018

Source: Ecowatch
Author: Center for Biological Diversity

At least 65 California cities and counties have taken action opposing new fossil fuel leasing in the Pacific Ocean since President Trump proposed a massive expansion of drilling in federal waters last year. That ongoing campaign now represents communities with 21.3 million Californians—more than half the state’s population.

Continue reading 65 California Cities, Counties Oppose Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan

13
Aug
2018

Source: Phys Org 
Author: Oregon State University

Long before humans started injecting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels like oil, gas, and coal, the level of atmospheric CO2 rose significantly as the Earth came out of its last ice age. Many scientists have long suspected that the source of that carbon was from the deep sea.

Continue reading Scientists trace atmospheric rise in CO2 during deglaciation to deep Pacific Ocean

27
Jul
2018

The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC) this week called on the International Seabed Authority (ISA), which has just concluded its annual meeting this week, to ensure effective protection of the ocean and ensure full public transparency. The DSCC also called for a broad public debate on opening up the deep ocean to seabed mining as part of the Strategic Plan adopted by the ISA on Thursday.

Continue reading DSCC calls on International Seabed Authority to ensure protection of the ocean and transparent, open debate

21
Jul
2018

Source: The Inertia

There are a whole pile of things that go on in the ocean that we don’t know about. Weird fish, strange behaviors, The Bloop, and with any luck, giant sea monsters. That’s why the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research is running Windows to the Deep 2018, an undersea exploration mission that routinely documents some extraordinary stuff.

Continue reading Watch This Incredible Footage of a Lightning-Fast Deep Sea Predator