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  1. Marine Life on Edge of Extinction

    We’re not sunk yet. One of the most extensive studies of the world’s oceans ever conducted reveals that we’ve done nearly irreparable damage to its delicate ecosystems, but there’s still time to reverse course. As overfishing, pollution, mining operations, climate change and other habitat-altering activities increase, marine animals may disappear as fast as many land species did after the Industrial Revolution. Researchers hope the ocean can avoid the kind of “wildlife Armageddon that we engineered on land.”

    Discovery, TakePart, NYT

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