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Like to dive? New course will train you to be a ‘ghostbuster’ of the sea

By Edgardo Ochoa

October 31, 2018
A new course by PADI teaches recreational divers how to remove ghost fishing gear
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Meet a scientist: the whale whisperer

By Morgan Lynch

July 12, 2018
We spoke with Olive Andrews about what whales can teach us about the health of the oceans — and her longtime friendship with a humpback named “Nala.”
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Hawaiʻi votes to protect coral reefs — from our sunscreen

By Morgan Lynch

July 2, 2018
Hawaiʻi Governor David Ige will sign a bill to prohibit the sale of sunscreens containing chemicals that contribute to the destruction of coral reefs.
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3 science stories you should know about

By Morgan Lynch

June 27, 2018
Conservation International scientists explore three specific ways to keep our oceans and forests healthy.
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A rarity: Whale shark researchers tag female of the species

By Erfa Canisthya

June 12, 2018
In March, a team of scientists from Conservation International Indonesia tagged a female whale shark — the first ever tagged in West Papua.
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