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Sylvia Earle, a relentless ocean advocate, emphasizes urgency for ocean conservation

Sylvia Earle, the trailblazing oceanographer known as “Her Deepness,” shares her relentless passion for ocean protection despite mounting challenges.

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The lasting impact of the Deepwater Horizon spill on marine life

A recent expedition to the Gulf of Mexico has revealed ongoing environmental damage from the Deepwater Horizon disaster, showing little signs of recovery for the marine ecosystem.

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Coral bleaching crisis unfolds as oceans reach record heat levels

Recent ocean heatwaves have triggered the fourth global mass coral bleaching event, devastating coral reefs worldwide.

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Navigating the complex waters of ocean protection and profit

The United Nations High Seas Treaty aims to protect 30% of the ocean by 2030, focusing on areas beyond national jurisdiction, yet its effectiveness is debated.

Julieta Cardenas reports for Vox.

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Diving into the deep ocean's mysteries and challenges

A deeper dive into the ocean's heart reveals a world rich with life, challenging our understanding of Earth's biosphere and highlighting the dire consequences of human pollution.

James Bradley reports for The Guardian.

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Ocean heating breaks record, again, with disastrous outcomes for the planet

High ocean temperatures are placing a strain on marine life and biological processes while also increasing extreme weather events on land.

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The race to build climate-resilient coral reefs

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