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Lake Superior Whitefish shares the story of the Petersons, a commercial fishing family in Hancock, MI. This video is part of The Ways, an ongoing series of stories on culture and language from Native communities around the central Great Lakes.
Ocean "dead zones" along the Washington and Oregon coasts are threatening critical U.S. fishing areas. These oxygen-depleted regions, that loose virtually all of their marine life in the summer, are expanding, and new ones are appearing in the Pacific Ocean. Oceanographer Jack Barth of Oregon State University says these new ocean dead zones are different from most of the 400+ others known around the world. While the majority of those are caused by excess nutrients in river runoffs, his research is the first to tie these new dead zones to climate change. With support from the National Science Foundation, Barth is also using an impressive new tool, an unmanned underwater glider that provides round the clock monitoring of these zones. Published September 9, 2012.
The Legacy of The Exxon Valdez (2008): Oil is still polluting the shores and bankrupted fishermen are still waiting for the $5 billion payout granted in 1994.
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Exxon Valdez leaked more than 40 million litres of crude oil into Alaska's pristine waterways nineteen years ago. Today, oil is still polluting the shores and bankrupted fishermen are still waiting for the $5 billion payout granted in 1994.
After a series of appeals by the company, $5 billion became $2.5. Now that the case has reached the increasingly pro-business US Supreme Court, fishermen fear they could end up with nothing. While ExxonMobil claims the area has returned to robust health, locals tell of vastly depleted fish stocks, which almost disappeared after the spill. ExxonMobil claims the fish fell victim to a virus, a theory disputed by the fishermen, who are backed by scientific evidence: "The fish can't disappear like they're telling the public. [Exxon's]] explanation just isn't practical," says an expert. As the legal case drags on, a fifth of the plaintiffs have died and the rest have lost hope. For them, Exxon has already won no matter what. Yet the oil giant keeps repeating that the spill was a tragic accident and that the company has acted responsibly towards the local communities. Fishermen whose livelihoods were ruined feel cheated: "Exxon says that everything's coming back and everything's fine - it's a lie."
ABC Australia - Ref 4066 Published on Mar 24, 2014
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew overfly the conical drilling unit Kulluk Shell's Kulluk platform aground on the southeast shore of Sitkalidak Island about 40 miles southwest of Kodiak City, Alaska, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. The on scene weather conditions were 40 mph winds with 20-foot seas. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis.
Read the Ocean Doctor blog post, Lessons of BP Deepwater Horizon: Unlearned and Now Unleashed in Alaska, here.
Published on Jan 2, 2013
Here is IPCC report, Summary for Policy Makers on Chapter Six, Oceans. (Update of April 2, 2014)
Inspired by the launch of the World Resources Institute's (WRI) Global Forest Watch, Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv explores the concept of an Oceans Advocacy platform addressing the age old question, How Many fishes in the Sea, by bringing together oceans advocates in one spot and with access to databases, research, maps, voices of leaders and experts, including those proponents of a circular economy. A whole systems approach to problem solving - a sustainability awareness perspective.
The goals and objectives of the OceansAdvocacy.com are detailed in the printed presentation available here. A companion paper, On the Importance of Search: What EarthSayers.tv is Teaching Me is available here.
Dancing Spirit - The Fishing Song
"Breathe In" - produced by National Geographic for the release of results of the first Census of Marine Life - 4 October 2010 - Royal Institution of Great Britain, London, UK Uploaded on Oct 5, 2010
The first census represents over 9,000 days at sea involving over 600 institutions and establishes a baseline for answering the age old question, how many fish in the sea?
To order the book, World Ocean Census, click on the image or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.
The Center for the Blue Economy is a program of the Monterey Institute of International Studies. The National Ocean Economics Program The National Ocean Economics Program (NOEP) is now the main research arm of the Center for the Blue Economy at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. NOEP provides a full range of the most current economic and socioeconomic information available on changes and trends along the U.S. coast and in coastal waters. Emphasis is on education and research.
The Blue Economy is an initiative of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and it is also a Center for the Blue Economy at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
This is an overview of the role of our Oceans in the context of population and the migration to large coastal cities by the OECD.
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