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Mediterranean most threatened sea on Earth

The Mediterranean Sea's exquisitely rich mix of flora and fauna is more threatened than marine life anywhere else on Earth, according to a landmark scientific survey released Monday.

dateAug 02, 2010 in Ecology
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Despite oil, baby turtles being released to Gulf

(AP) -- Federal biologists are releasing thousands of endangered baby sea turtles into the western Gulf of Mexico, betting that by the time the silver dollar-sized swimmers make it to the oil-fouled waters ...

dateJul 24, 2010 in Ecology
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Sea turtles rescued from Gulf spill released

(AP) -- The first group of sea turtles that are part of a sweeping effort to save threatened and endangered hatchlings from death in the oily Gulf of Mexico have been released into the Atlantic Ocean.

dateJul 16, 2010 in Ecology
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Scientists say Gulf spill altering food web

(AP) -- Scientists are reporting early signs that the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is altering the marine food web by killing or tainting some creatures and spurring the growth of others more suited to a fouled ...

dateJul 14, 2010 in Environment
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Some 70,000 turtle eggs to be whisked far from oil

(AP) -- An effort to save thousands of sea turtle hatchlings from dying in the oily Gulf of Mexico will begin in the coming weeks in a desperate attempt to keep an entire generation of threatened species ...

dateJun 30, 2010 in Ecology
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Sea creatures flee oil spill, gather near shore

(AP) -- Dolphins and sharks are showing up in surprisingly shallow water just off the Florida coast. Mullets, crabs, rays and small fish congregate by the thousands off an Alabama pier. Birds covered in oil ...

dateJun 17, 2010 in Environment
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