Browsing: Marine Conservation

Community News Project Jonah
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Reporting Sick or Injured Seals in New Zealand

Project Jonah and the Department of Conservation receive a huge number of calls each year from concerned members of the public, reporting that seals are either ill, injured or in serious trouble – but sometimes this isn’t the case. By understanding the unusual quirks and habits of seals, we’re much better placed to help these animals when they really are in need.

Environmental News Plastic-Problem-Microplastics-Alex-Lichtblau-June-2017-e1498007572491
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Our Plastic Problem and Five Ways You Can Help

As many social feeds are recently showing, the growing amount of plastic waste is readily evident in our daily lives. From the infamous video of good samaritans pulling a plastic drinking straw from the nose of a sea turtle, to the 2016 report showing that by 2050 our oceans will contain more weight in plastic waste than fish, it’s becoming apparent, and frankly hard to ignore, that people’s obsession with disposable plastic products is a problem.

Environmental News Friends for Sharks
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Top Shark Charities

With a growing media focus on the plight of our oceans, it is easier than ever to learn about marine conservation issues and get involved. There are many dedicated organizations out there, from worldwide charities to smaller, community-based initiatives. No matter what your preference or ability, there is a way to pitch in and help. Here are our picks for five top shark charities that working to preserve our oceans.

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