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Another North Carolina Town Stands Up Against Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration

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A North Atlantic right whale swims off the Georgia coast, an endangered species that would be affected by seismic airgun testing. (Photo: FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute / Flickr Creative Commons)

Kill Devil Hills, a small coastal town located in North Carolina’s Outer Banks, has joined the mounting opposition towards seismic airgun blasting along the Atlantic Coast.

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Ocean News: Whale Strandings Linked to Malnutrition, Another Town Joins the Fight Against Seismic, and More

A breaching humpback whale off Alaska (Megaptera novaeangliae)

A breaching humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) off Alaska. (Photo: Gregory "Greg" Smith / Flickr Creative Commons)

- The International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Species designated the Japanese eel as "endangered” this week, citing that this delicacy is at high risk of extinction. Japanese eel are catadromous, meaning they spawn in salt water but spend part of their lives in freshwater. The Associated Press

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