#Marine life

  • Article: Humanity Has Killed 83% of All Wild Mammals and Half of All Plants: Study
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    Humanity Has Killed 83% of All Wild Mammals and Half of All Plants: Study

    By Erica SanchezJana Sepehr  and  Joe McCarthy|May 22, 2018

    Of all the birds left in the world, 70% are poultry chickens and other farmed birds. Read more

  • Article: Endangered Whale Sharks Found in Abundance Around Madagascar
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    Endangered Whale Sharks Found in Abundance Around Madagascar

    By Joe McCarthy|May 21, 2018

    The discovery could shield the species from poaching. Read more

  • Article: Nat Geo's Surprising New Cover Shows the Ongoing Perils of Plastic Pollution
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    Nat Geo's Surprising New Cover Shows the Ongoing Perils of Plastic Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|May 17, 2018

    More than 700 marine animal species have been harmed by plastic. Read more

  • Feature: This Scientist Is Using Photography to Save Animals From Extinction
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    This Scientist Is Using Photography to Save Animals From Extinction

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|April 27, 2018

    “Extinction is irreversible. Once you lose a species it never comes back.” Read more

  • Article: Mass Death of Baby Penguins in New Zealand Points to Climate Change
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    Mass Death of Baby Penguins in New Zealand Points to Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|April 24, 2018

    The birds starved to death. Read more

  • Article: This Whale Died From 64 Pounds of Plastic in Its Stomach
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    This Whale Died From 64 Pounds of Plastic in Its Stomach

    By Joe McCarthy|April 10, 2018

    Globally, more than 8 million tons of plastic enter the world’s oceans every year. Read more

  • Article: Baby Turtles Return in Mumbai After ‘Largest Beach Clean-Up' in History
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    Baby Turtles Return in Mumbai After ‘Largest Beach Clean-Up' in History

    By Joe McCarthy|April 3, 2018

    “I had tears in my eyes when I saw them walking towards the ocean.” Read more

  • Article: Scientists Want You to Help Map Plastic Waste on Beaches — From the Comfort of Your Sofa
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    Scientists Want You to Help Map Plastic Waste on Beaches — From the Comfort of Your Sofa

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 14, 2018

    Just 1% of plastic waste in the oceans can be accounted for — so where’s the missing 99%? Read more