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Whatever Happened To Global Warming?

Remember when environmentalists used to warn us about global warming all the time? Well, it’s been years since An Inconvenient Truth was a hit in movie theaters, and since then, what kind of warming have we seen? Why, I bet right now that you’re shivering.

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Mystery Beach Monstrosity

This was rolling in the surf yesterday. It’s about 14 inches long. I’m interpreting it as a decomposed squid head. Marine biology experts, help. Am I right? Is it correct to call the central part of the squid body the head, anyway? Where do we

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Roll Call: Who In Congress Voted Against Protecting Coastal States From Oil Spills?

The Hastings amendment would have restored the integrity of environmental impact assessments to their current levels. H.R. 2331 would restrict the scope of those assessments, in the interest of rushing approval of new offshore drilling operations – even those in dangerous deepwater conditions such as those that caused the BP rig to explode and sink in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Jellyfish Blooms Due To Overfishing, Research Finds

The Institute of Research for Development has conducted a study that documents the impact of overfishing in the growth of jellyfish swarms. As predator fish that typically keep the number of jellyfish in check have been stripped out of the oceans by humans hungry for sushi, the world’s jelly populations have been free to reproduce in ever larger numbers.

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Caribbean Corals Suffer Huge Die Off

It was forecast two weeks ago. Now, it’s happening. Huge areas of coral reefs in the Caribbean Sea are dying, bleached white, because of abnormally high water temperatures. The reefs form the keystone of the Caribbean marine ecosystem.

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Join The Sharks

Oceanic Defense is seeking to get marinas to agree that they won’t allow boats carrying sharks to dock. Make it difficult for shark fishing boats to dock, and there will be less shark fishing going on.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?