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Russia's 'whale jail': Why 100 marine mammals are trapped in captivity

A hundred whales are being kept in a “whale jail” in icy Russia waters. Environmental groups and celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio are calling for their release. But their fate remains uncertain.When 90 beluga whales and 11 orcas were captured in Russian waters about six months ago, largely destined, so the story went for Chinese …

Deutsche Welle

Climate change threatens marine protected areas

Greenhouse gas emissions threaten the ecosystems in marine protected areas, according to a new research study published on Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change. The paper points out that 42% of areas with fishing bans will be exposed to warming waters and decreasing oxygen levels that exceed natural variability by 2050. Researchers at a …

Mohammed El-Said

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