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By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM Polio’s Tenacity a Constant Battle Just as the eradication of the crippling polio disease seemed within reach, it is advancing again and new questions are rising. Ignorance of science and medicine by the general public, migration from war-torn regions and possibly a new strain…
Marine Ecologist Sala says a new study produced by a dozen researchers supports the projection that the Mediterranean is on a trajectory to become a sea dominated by small tropical species that no one likes to eat. "Fishes will not be abundant, and the native species that the Greeks and Romans started to fish commercially will be rare -- and most fisheries and the jobs they support will collapse. But this could change if we stop all the irrational overfishing, including both legal and illegal […]
The rough seas finally calm and the weather improves for the Pristine Seas team in Mozambique, and they move north into more tropical waters and the exciting marine life that dwell there.
Two national marine sanctuaries along the Northern California coast, renown for their rich animal life, may more than double in size if NOAA has its way.
“Wilderness cannot be restored or recreated. Only destroyed. We are just about to lose our last glimpses into prehistory that connect us to eternity and remember a time before modern man.” (Steve Boyes) Africa’s last-remaining wetland wilderness, Botswana’s Okavango Delta, depends on pristine floodwaters from the world’s largest undeveloped river catchment, the Kavango Basin, in Angola…
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