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The deep sea is a treasure of biodiversity and home to untold wonders and possibilities. However, mining companies are attempting to plunder the sea floor for profit.
Deep sea mining could pose serious threats to Pacific peoples’ livelihoods and spiritual connection to the ocean by impacting fish populations and sacred ecosystems.
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Massive win for Australia’s unique Sub-Antarctic ocean wildlife
An alliance of 27 leading environment groups has welcomed the Albanese Government’s decision to expand and upgrade the marine park around Australia’s Macquarie Island, saying it is a massive win for the region’s globally significant marine life.
“Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek is delivering world-leading protection for one of the most unique environments on the planet,” said Fiona Maxwell, National Oceans Manager for The Pew Charitable Trusts.
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One of the most unique, special and elusive species on earth The Narwhal.
The Narwhal looks like a cross between a whale and a unicorn with its long, spiraled tusk jutting from its head. Males most commonly have tusks, and some may even have two. The tusk, which can grow as long as 10 feet, is actually an enlarged tooth. On going research by WWF collaborators indicates that the tusk has sensory capability, with up to 10 million nerve endings inside.The tusk may also play a role in the ways males exert dominance.
Narwhals spend their lives in the Arctic waters of Canada, Greenland, Norway and Russia. The majority of the world’s Narwhal winter for up to five months under the sea ice in the Baffin Bay-Davis Strait area (between Canada and western Greenland). Cracks in the ice allow them to breath when needed, especially after dives, which can be up to a mile and a half deep.They feed mainly on Greenland halibut, along with other fish, squid and shrimp.