One Tiny Nation Could Be A ‘Tipping Point’ For Saving The Ocean

The tiny nation of Palau, an archipelago in the western Pacific Ocean, has long been a international leader in ocean conservation. Over the past decade or so, it established the world’s first shark sanctuary, passed some of the most stringent…

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Most humpback whales to be taken off federal endangered species listing

Nine of 14 distinct populations to be removed from threatened listing, with four populations still listed as imperiled, one as threatened Federal authorities are taking most humpback whales off the endangered species listing, saying they have recovered enough in the…

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Mysterious ghost shark caught on movie for the first time

Also known as chimaeras, the animals have tooth plates instead of teeth and a retractable penis on their heads American scientists surveying the depths of the ocean off the coast of California and Hawaii have unwittingly filmed the mysterious ghost…

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