Facts: The Green Sea Turtle
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Facts: The Green Sea Turtle

At first glance green sea turtles are not very green at all This is because their name comes from the color of their green fat tissue that used to be commonly used to make turtle soup Adult green sea turtles are the only species of sea turtle that eat large amounts of sea grasses and […]

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Facts: The Hammerhead Shark
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Facts: The Hammerhead Shark

The hammerhead shark is easily identifiable by its uniquely shaped head called a cephalofoil. The unusual head shape of these sharks spread their eyes and olfactory organs further apart, improving their vision and sense of smell. The position of their eyes ensures that they can see above and below at all times. Their head is […]

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How Much Plastic is in the Ocean?
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How Much Plastic is in the Ocean?

[MUSIC] In January 1992, a cargo ship sailing from Hong Kong to Washington hit a storm, and twelve containers tumbled overboard, releasing a fleet of blue turtles, green frogs, red beavers, and yellow ducks. 28,800 animals, destined for bathtubs, now a lonely plastic navy, drifting in the Pacific Ocean. Then they started to float ashore. […]

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How dead is the Great Barrier Reef?
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How dead is the Great Barrier Reef?

This is an article published by the Guardian back in 2014 ― It’s an obituary for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Two years later, Outside magazine published this ― it’s… another obituary for the reef. And more recently, we got this news: BBC News: And also this hour, the Great Barrier Reef is at a terminal […]

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The Ocean Cleanup | Technology Explained
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The Ocean Cleanup | Technology Explained

1.8 trillion pieces of plastic float at the surface of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Here, The Ocean Cleanup is deploying the world’s first technological solution to this growing problem. The principle behind it is simple: create a coastline where there are none… concentrate the plastic… and take it out. The system consists of a […]

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Why Great Whites are So Dangerous
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Why Great Whites are So Dangerous

The Great White Shark – They are the largest predatory fish on the planet and as such stand at the very top of the food chain in the oceans. They are built for killing and are without a doubt one of the most successful predators of our time. Despite this they are also deeply misunderstood […]

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