Madeline Bolton

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Beach Pollution: Annotated Bibliography

My Annotated Bibliography "How Does Oil Impact Marine Life?" US Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. N.p., n.d. …

Beach Pollution: Original PieceBeach Polluton

Beach Pollution The beach is practically my home. My grandparents have lived in Newport Beach for as long as I can remember. When I was little I used …

Louisiana Parish Hit by Third Oil Spill in Ten Days As Pressure Grows To Hold Oil and Gas Industry Accountable for Coastal Damage

Yesterday, an estimated 4,200 gallons of crude oil was discharged from a well owned by the Texas Petroleum Investment Company into the mouth of the …


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It's time to wake up!

Marine Debris and Unforgettable Humpbacks in Wonder Bay

Credit: Nick Mallos/Ocean Conservancy<p>One of the most amazing experiences from my time with the GYRE Expedition occurred in Wonder Bay—a name that …

How does oil impact marine life?

Oil destroys the insulating ability of fur-bearing mammals, such as sea otters, and the water repellency of a bird's feathers, thus exposing these …

Marine Biology

Plastics in Our Oceans

In 1987, a law was finally passed restricting the dumping of plastics into the ocean. The Marine Plastic Pollution Research and Control Act (MARPOL) …


How Oil Harms Animals and Plants in Marine Environments

In general, oil spills can affect animals and plants in two ways: from the oil itself and from the response or cleanup operations. Understanding both …

Oil & Gas Industry

Gulf Oil Spill

The Oil's Spread<p>Over the course of 87 days, the damaged Macondo wellhead, located around 5,000 feet beneath the ocean's surface, leaked an estimated …

Geography of the World’s Largest Oil Spills

Amazing Birds

What we can do

Ocean cleanup yields over 2 million cigarette butts

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In pictures: Marine ecosystems at risk from pollution

Marine ecosystems around the world are at risk of substantial deterioration in coming decades as oceans face growing threats from pollution, over-fishing and climate change, according to a report from the UN's environment programme presented at a biodiversity summit in Nagoya

Australia's Most Polluted Beach.Greta Beach on Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean