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Effort to rescue endangered turtles becomes a Thanksgiving odyssey

After a plane transporting 30 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles to Louisiana from Massachusetts was snagged by delays, frantic calls for help went out.
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Fears for environment after 50,000 fish escape salmon farm in Tasmania

An outbreak of 50,000 Tasmanian farmed salmon could potentially "pollute" the marine environment, according to local environmentalists.

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New recipe: Fish consumption advisory substitutes safety for scare

Despite longstanding alerts about the potential dangers of eating fish caught in the Anacostia River, some anglers aren't getting the message.

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Dead fish carry toxic mercury to the deep ocean, contaminating crustaceans

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Do not eat the fish

PFAS used in firefighting foams on military installations in the Chesapeake Bay watershed have contaminated the seafood taken from these waters. The toxic foams have been allowed to seep into the ground and surface water to poison aquatic life.

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Could listening to the deep sea help save it?

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Justice

5 reasons to rethink the future of dams

The United States must grapple with a legacy of 90,000 dams, many unsafe or unwanted.
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Climate

John Kerry: China’s chance to save Antarctic sea life

Twenty-four countries and the E.U. have agreed to create three marine parks, which would ban fishing and other industrial activity. But to become a reality, China must also agree.
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Promise or peril? Importing hydropower to fuel the clean energy transition

U.S. states hope to tap Canada’s network of large dams to meet low-carbon goals, but do better options exist closer to home?
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Biodiversity

Vast majority of Europe's key habitats in poor or bad condition – report

The vast majority of protected landscapes across Europe are rated as in poor or bad condition and vital species and their habitats continue to decline despite targets aimed at protecting them, according to a report.

Originals

Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to endocrine-disrupting compounds pass on health problems to future generations, including deformities, reduced survival, and reproductive problems, according to a new study.

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Toxics

The Great Barrier Reef has lost half its corals

Researchers in Australia blamed climate change for the loss, which they said could diminish critical habitats for fish and other marine life.
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To fight climate change, put algae on the menu

At a time when food production is one of the biggest climate culprits, it is essential that we seek out new food sources which can nourish us and, at the same time, not overburden the planet.

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Photographer Gianmarco Maraviglia collects nurdles from beaches and photographs them larger than life

Photographer Gianmarco Maraviglia collected plastic pellets, known as nurdles, from several beaches in Greece and photographed them larger than life.
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