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Great Barrier Reef suffers worst-ever coral bleaching: scientists
Environment

Great Barrier Reef suffers worst-ever coral bleaching: scientists

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has suffered its most widespread coral bleaching on record, scientists said Tuesday in a dire warning…
How your clothes become microfibre pollution in the sea
Environment

How your clothes become microfibre pollution in the sea

From the polar ice cap to the Mariana Trench 10 kilometers below the waves, synthetic microfibres spat out by household…
Red Sea Reserves officials seek to identify diver who harassed rare whale shark
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Red Sea Reserves officials seek to identify diver who harassed rare whale shark

Red Sea Reserve officials have intensified efforts to identify a diver from a diving center in the Red Sea for…
Egypt to establish Middle East’s first marine research and technology center
Egypt

Egypt to establish Middle East’s first marine research and technology center

Egypt announced the establishment of a marine research and technology center specializing in marine industrial robotics, the first of its…
‘Super corals’ give glimmer of hope for world’s dying reefs
Environment

‘Super corals’ give glimmer of hope for world’s dying reefs

Hawaiian “super corals” that have recovered despite living in warm and acidic water offer a glimmer of hope that dying…
Bleaching hits world’s southernmost coral reef: scientists
Environment

Bleaching hits world’s southernmost coral reef: scientists

The world’s southernmost coral reef has been hit by bleaching this summer, Australian scientists said Wednesday, as they warned rising…
Climate change forces Arctic animals to shift feeding habits: study
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Climate change forces Arctic animals to shift feeding habits: study

Seals and whales in the Arctic are shifting their feeding patterns as climate change alters their habitats, and the way…
Blue whales ‘hedge their bets’ in search for food: study
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Blue whales ‘hedge their bets’ in search for food: study

Every spring, the largest animals in the world, blue whales, migrate from their winter breeding grounds off of Costa Rica…
Robinson Crusoe island sets example for the world in conservation
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Robinson Crusoe island sets example for the world in conservation

For almost a century, the inhabitants of Robinson Crusoe — named for literature’s most famous castaway — have known that…
In South Africa, disabled surfers thrill at catching a wave
Life & Style

In South Africa, disabled surfers thrill at catching a wave

Pamela Hansford whooped and threw out a thumbs-up as she glided past on a surfboard, propped up by her elbows.…
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