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    Undersea Superheroes Save Imperiled Marine Life

    Undersea Superheroes Save Imperiled Marine Life

    Marine life is threatened on so many fronts, including ocean acidification, warming temperatures, plastic pollution, overfishing and bycatch. Another major problem is fishing nets. When fishing nets are lost in the sea, either by careless fishing companies or when ships sink, sea animals, including dolphins, sea lions and seals, get tangled in these nets and die. Ocean Defenders Alliance divers cut the […]

    Jared Leto Named WWF Global Ambassador to Highlight Wildlife Poaching Crisis

    Jared Leto Named WWF Global Ambassador to Highlight Wildlife Poaching Crisis

    The World Wide Fund (WWF) has announced that actor/director/musician Jared Leto, a dedicated human and animal rights activist, will serve as global ambassador for the group, helping to bring attention to crucial issues facing the Earth. Actor Jared Leto works with a rhino protection team to tag a rhino for relocation from a heavy poaching […]

    Report Exposes Products Driving International Killing and Trade of Whales

    Report Exposes Products Driving International Killing and Trade of Whales

    Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) announced yesterday the release of a new report which highlights the global scale of killing and trade in whales in the twenty-first century. WDC demonstrates that consumption or utilization of whale and dolphin meat and by-products is not confined to just a few nations, as many people believe. Rather, killing and trade is […]