13 Dec '11, 5am

Fish of 'Finding Nemo' Fame May Soon be Found No More

Fish of 'Finding Nemo' Fame May Soon be Found No More

Pixar's wildly popular animated film 'Finding Nemo' garned near universal praise from fans and critics, earned numerous awards and accolades for its stars, and netted parent company Walt Disney Pictures over $860 million in box office revenue -- the real losers, it turns out, are the real-life fish it portrayed. According to a new study which examined the extinction risk of the marine animals of 'Nemo' found that one in six species depicted in the film's animated aquatic setting run the risk of meeting a most un-Disney sort of end. Researchers from Simon Fraser University and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) report that while the health of Earth's ocean ecosystems are in decline, even the most charismatic, memorable marine species are feeling the pinch -- and partially because they're popular. As species rise to public awareness through media, like the...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/ocean-conservation/marine-life-...

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iucn.org 13 Dec '11, 10pm

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straitstimes.com 13 Dec '11, 7am

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oceanfutures.org 15 Dec '11, 11pm

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 13 Dec '11, 1pm

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12 Things You May Not Know About Reindeer

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nwf.org 13 Dec '11, 2pm

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sfluxe.com 12 Dec '11, 11pm

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'Other CO2 problem' research shows that fish won't be OK

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earthtimes.org 11 Dec '11, 6pm

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