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Want to protect oceans? Start with these 5 things

By Bruno Vander Velde

October 6, 2017
As the annual Our Ocean conference concludes, here’s a look at five issues that were discussed that will have major implications for the health of the seas.
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The doctor is in: Indonesia’s whale sharks get annual check-up

By Abraham Sianipar

September 28, 2017
In Indonesia, scientists give whale sharks “physicals” — measuring, tagging and taking blood samples underwater, in 30 minutes — to assess the health of both the species and the surrounding waters.
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Update: What we’re learning about the world’s largest fish

By Mark Erdmann, Ph.D.

August 1, 2017
Two years into a whale shark tracking program, scientists are learning new facts about the world’s largest fish.
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Lessons learned in the ‘Kingdom of Fishes’

By Victor Nikijuluw

July 5, 2017
For a decade, CI Indonesia has been working in the Kaimana region to restore the health of the ocean and the well-being of the community.
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New to science: Species discovery in the waters of Fiji

By Mark Erdmann, Ph.D.

June 26, 2017
Mark Erdmann and Gerry Allen were part of a team that completed a rapid survey of Fiji’s Lau Seascape. They discovered nine species that might be new to science.
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