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England /
Ocean Pollution /
UK
The Marine Conservation Society is announcing joining as co-claimant in a legal case against the UK Government's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to protect English seas from sewage dumping.  Read More
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Blue carbon /
Climate change /
UK
Aquaculture business Seafields aims to remove billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere with a seaweed farm off West Africa. Read More
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cop19 /
Endangered species /
Panama
Leaders at CITES CoP19 vote in favour of largest shark protection measure in CITES history. Read More
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Ecuador /
Marine Life
The largest known manta ray population is thriving off the coast of Ecuador, new research shows. Read More
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Arctic /
Climate change
Marine scientists studying the environmental impacts of reducing sea ice in the Arctic caused by climate change have revealed a glimmer of hope for the creatures in the dark depths of the ocean floor. Read More
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England /
Ocean Pollution /
UK
The Marine Conservation Society's 2022 Great British Beach Clean results show that drinks-related litter was found on 93% of surveyed beaches, showing the need for Deposit Return Schemes (DRS) across the UK. Read More
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Antarctica /
Conservation
The Antarctic Ocean Commission (CCAMLR) has failed to create long-promised ocean sanctuaries at their annual meeting in Hobart, Australia. Despite this, it was able to recognise a handful of Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems. Read More
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California /
Ocean Plastics
A new study has found that blue whales off the coast of California ingest up to ten million plastic particles a day.  Read More
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Endangered species /
Slovenia
World leaders have failed to agree on the proposal for a South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary, which would protect whales from being hunted.  Read More
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Climate change /
North Sea
A new film, released in cinemas just days ahead of COP27, explores the energy crisis and the fight over North Sea oil. Read More
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