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 Yahoo Daily News 
Warmer oceans will shift habitats of marine animals
Washington, June 8 (IANS) Warmer water temperature and decreased levels of oxygen in the ocean will act together to push marine animals away from the equator to places in the ocean where the oxygen... (photo: WN / junlops)
Rescuers on a boat watch the capsized ship is lifted by cranes, on the Yangtze River in Jianli county of southern China’s Hubei province, as seen from across the river from Huarong county of southern China’s Hunan province, Friday, June 5, 2015.
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Wikipedia: Sinking of Dong Fang Zhi Xing   Yangtze - Ship Sinking   Yangtze River
 Tampa Bay Online 
Death toll in Yangtze River capsizing hits nearly 400
JIANLI, China (AP) — Disaster teams searched the Yangtze River on Saturday for dozens of missing bodies from the Eastern Star as the death toll in the cruiser's capsizing rose to nearly 400, making it... (photo: AP / Andy Wong)
Rescuers prepare near the capsized ship  after it righted by cranes on the Yangtze River in Jianli county of southern China’s Hubei province, as seen from across the river from Huarong county of southern China’s Hunan province, Friday, June 5, 2015.  Mashable 
Capsized Chinese cruise ship righted as loved ones demand officials do more
JIANLI, China — Top-deck cabins poked out of the water from a capsized river cruise ship on the Yangtze on Friday after disaster teams righted the vessel to quicken the search for the more than 330... (photo: AP / Andy Wong)
Maritime Safety   Photos   Shipping Disaster   Wikipedia: Sinking of Dong Fang Zhi Xing   Yangtze Ship
Chinese soldiers stand as rescuers conduct a search and rescue operation on the capsized ship, center, on the Yangtze River in central China's Hubei province Wednesday, June 3, 2015.  Yahoo Daily News 
Rescuers cut Chinese ship's hull in search for survivors
Rescuers Wednesday started cutting through the hull of a capsized Chinese cruise ship, state media said, in a desperate effort to find survivors among more than 400 people still missing days after the... (photo: AP / Andy Wong)
Maritime Safety   Photos   Shipping Disaster   Wikipedia: Sinking of the Dong Fang Zhi Xing   Yangtze River
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Great Barrier Reef The Guardian
Great Barrier Reef coral four times safer in no-take fishing reserves, study shows
Scientists from James Cook University survey 80,000 corals around Whitsunday Islands and find marine reserves enhance coral health ... (photo: Creative Commons / Toby Hudson)
Corals   Fishing   Marine Reserves   Photos   Wikipedia: Great Barrier Reef
Residents and journalists gather a distance away from where a command center has been set up for rescue operations of a capsized cruise ship on the Yangtze River in Jianli in central China's Hubei province, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Reuters
China boat sinking casts pall over country's ship safety record
SHANGHAI The sinking of a cruise boat on China's Yangtze River is likely to mar the country's generally clean maritime safety record, which hasn't suffered an incident of... (photo: AP / Andy Wong)
Maritime Safety   Photos   Shipping Disaster   Wikipedia: Yangtze   Yangtze River
A Myanmar navy boat, right, tows a boat with migrants off Myanmar's Thameehla island, south of Irrawaddy division, Sunday, May 31, 2015. Reuters
Myanmar navy escorting boat with 727 migrants to Bangladesh waters: minister
YANGON Myanmar's navy is escorting a boat crammed with 727 abandoned migrants to the waters of neighboring Bangladesh, four days after intercepting it in the Andaman Sea,... (photo: AP / Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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A small cruise ship carrying more than 450 people, many of them elderly, sank overnight in the Yangtze River during a storm in southern China. 01 June 2015. Penn Live
Cruise ship with more than 450 people sinks in China's Yangtze River
BEIJING — A small cruise ship sank overnight in China's Yangtze River during a storm, leaving at least one person dead and nearly 450 people missing, most of them... (photo: Via YouTube)
Maritime Disasters   Photos   Wikipedia: Yangtze River Delta   Yangtze - Ship Sinking   Yangtze River
File - Hospital Corpsman 1st Class David Cano prepares a syringe with the anthrax vaccine for a Sailor aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington. The Irish Times
US military mistakenly ships live anthrax to laboratories
The US military mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to laboratories in nine US states and a US air base in South Korea, after apparently failing to properly inactivate... (photo: US Navy / Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin E. Yarborough)
Biological Warfare   Bioterrorism   Pentagon   Photos   Wikipedia: Anthrax
Migrants and asylum seekers gather amidst tents and shelters at a makeshift camp in Calais, northern France, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Philadelphia Daily News
UN chief cool on EU smuggler boat destruction plan
BRUSSELS (AP) - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed doubts about European plans to destroy migrant smuggler boats and says the focus should be on saving... (photo: AP / Michel Spingler)
EU Migrant Crisis   Humanitarian Disaster   Photos   Refugee Rights   Wikipedia: April 2015 Mediterranean Sea migrant shipwrecks
 Travelling in the wake of the Shipping Forecast news The Irish Times
Travelling in the wake of the Shipping Forecast news
Let’s get the embarrassing admission out of the way: when I first heard that the inaugural Maeve Binchy Travel Award was open for submissions my initial response was a... (photo: WN / marzena)
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