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A giant blob of seaweed is heading to Florida

The mass, known as the great Atlantic Sargassum belt, is drifting toward the Gulf of Mexico. Scientists say seaweed is likely to come ashore by summer to create a rotting, stinking, scourge.
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The missing 24-limbed animals that could help rescue the ocean’s forest

The kelp forests off the West Coast are dying, and with their decline, an entire ecosystem of marine plants and animals is at risk. A large starfish with an appetite for sea urchins could come to the rescue.

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Whales, turtles, the alligator, flaco: Animals in the news

Wild creatures have been in the headlines lately, sometimes in disturbing ways that reflect the impact of climate change.
Warming temperatures driven down the parasite population

Global warming may make you miss these parasites when they’re gone

Warming temperatures in one part of the world seem to have driven down the parasite population, suggesting another unexpected way that climate change harms ecosystems.
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John Waldman: Once an open sewer, New York Harbor now teems with life. Thank the Clean Water Act.

Bald eagles are back. So are humpback whales. And oysters. And more. Life has returned.
Michelle Nijhuis: Those adorable endangered creatures are not the point
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Michelle Nijhuis: Those adorable endangered creatures are not the point

We treat conservation as an altruistic pursuit — a special interest championed by a passionate few — but it’s also a selfish cause.
U.N. mission joins growing calls to label Great Barrier Reef 'in danger'
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U.N. mission joins growing calls to label Great Barrier Reef 'in danger'

The report’s authors said current conservation efforts were not enough to address the “ongoing and increasingly serious challenge” presented by climate change.
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