Oceans Valued At $24 Trillion

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Ocean Assets Under Siege The ocean’s wealth rivals those of the world’s leading economies, but its resources are rapidly eroding, according to a new World Wildlife Fund (WWF) report. The analysis, Reviving the Ocean Economy: The Case for Action, conservatively estimates the value of key ocean assets to be at least $24 trillion. If compared to

Sick Animals Are Symptoms Of Bigger Health Threats

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Wildlife Killed By Toxic Exposure The following information lists a very lengthy series of deadly and disturbing events around the world involving thousands, possibly millions, of animals. These deaths are sad enough from a humane and compassionate point of view, but if we callously think of animals as bio-sensors, these deaths could be an indication

Japan Used Earthquake Relief Donations To Fight Sea Shepherd

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Illegal Whaling Funded With Relief Money It appears that the Sea Shepherd campaign to stop illegal Japanese whaling operations in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary is having a serious political impact in addition to the massive profit losses by the whaling industry. Last week, the Japanese media reported that the whalers lost $20.5 million dollars