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    Could Drilling in the Atlantic Harm Fish, Whales, Turtles?
    January 29, 2015 -- The swath of Atlantic Ocean the Obama administration may open to oil and gas exploration is an ecologically diverse network of soft-bottom shelves and rocky canyons that includes some of most dynamic and mysterious marine systems on Earth.
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    Thousands of fish die in New Jersey discharge canal
    January 26, 2015 -- More than 5,000 menhaden, or bunker fish, have died in the past week in a discharge canal of the Oyster Creek Generating Station.
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    As waters acidify, Maine, other states look to act
    January 21, 2015 -- The additional acid makes it difficult for some species of marine animals to develop the shells they need to survive.
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    Next stop: the ocean floor, where New York Subway cars go to retire
    January 20, 2015 -- “One by one, they became Maryland’s most-ambitious offshore artificial reef project to create homes for fish and an underwater playground for divers,” The Sun reported in May 2008, as a massive front-end loader wrestled more than 40 stainless steel New York City subway cars off a barge, swinging them one by one over the gray, choppy water before releasing them with a splash.
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    New Research May Solve Puzzle in Sea Levelís Rise
    January 15, 2015 -- A team of researchers reported Wednesday that the ocean did not rise quite as much as previously believed in the 20th century. They proposed a seemingly tiny adjustment that could make a big difference in scientific understanding of the looming problem of sea-level rise.
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BOSTON GLOBE: Some better news for haddock, and fishermen

April 20, 2015 -- The gloomy clouds hanging over New England’s fisheries lifted a bit last week when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that several species were no longer overfished off US shores, including haddock in the Gulf of Maine.