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Iceland increase whaling quotas for 2014 | IceNews - Daily News

Iceland increase whaling quotas for 2014 | IceNews - Daily News | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Iceland has revealed that it has raised its whaling quotas for 2014 in a move that is expected to result in further international condemnation. The North Atlantic nation's fishing ministry said on Friday that it would increase the ...
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Effect of ocean temperature on southwestern US climate analyzed

Effect of ocean temperature on southwestern US climate analyzed | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Petr Chylek of LANL's Space and Remote Sensing group led the scientists to perform multiple linear regression analysis of surface air temperature and precipitation records provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
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How researchers are tracking great white sharks

How researchers are tracking great white sharks | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Greg Skomal clambered onto the hydraulic lift of a modified
126-foot Bering Sea crab fishing boat off of Cape Cod, staring at
the object of his life's devotion: 3,500 pounds of writhing,
gunmetal gray muscle, shimmering under the ship's spotlights.
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New Award-Winning Documentary Explores Marine Mammal Beachings - One Green Planet

New Award-Winning Documentary Explores Marine Mammal Beachings - One Green Planet | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
New Award-Winning Documentary Explores Marine Mammal Beachings
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The issue of marine mammal beachings – where dolphins and whales end up on the shore – is a complex one.
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This Fish is Hypnotizing and Electric

This Fish is Hypnotizing and Electric | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Stare at this South American fish long enough and you may find yourself relaxing.
Vishal D., a volunteer at the Vancouver Aquarium, says he’s fascinated by the black ghost knifefish’s hypnotic quality.
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4 Beach Cleaning Tips to Protect the Oceans

4 Beach Cleaning Tips to Protect the Oceans | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Like so many bird species, humans flock to warmer areas once the cold proves too much to handle. Some of the most popular spots to vacation during the winter are beaches — Miami, Baja California, the Caribbean, Cancun, and more.
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Zambia: fishing and food security on the Barotse floodplain - video

Zambia: fishing and food security on the Barotse floodplain - video | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The Barotse floodplain in Zambia's Western Province is the scene of an annual fishing expedition, but the methods used to secure big catches are causing fish stocks to dwindle, posing a threat to the traditional way of life...
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The Ocean's Holiday Tree Ornaments! Stunning Scanning Electron Microscope Pictures of PLANKTON!

The Ocean's Holiday Tree Ornaments! Stunning Scanning Electron Microscope Pictures of PLANKTON! | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Diatoms! A colored SEM image. Photo by John CravensHappy Holidays! Who loves a Christmas tree decoration? And has broken one in their lifetime?
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Marine Drugs | Free Full-Text | The Effect of Eating Sea Cucumber Jelly on Candida Load in the Oral Cavity of Elderly Individuals in a Nursing Home

Marine Drugs | Free Full-Text | The Effect of Eating Sea Cucumber Jelly on Candida Load in the Oral Cavity of Elderly Individuals in a Nursing Home | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
We conducted a double-blind randomized controlled study of elderly individuals in a nursing home to investigate the effect of the consumption of jelly containing sea cucumber on their oral Candida load.
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Zebrafish help decode link between calcium deficiency and colon cancer

Zebrafish help decode link between calcium deficiency and colon cancer | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
ANN ARBOR—A tiny, transparent fish embryo and a string of surprises led scientists to a deeper understanding of the perplexing link between low calcium and colon cancer.
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The fate of bioavailable iron in Antarctic coastal seas - Phys.org

The fate of bioavailable iron in Antarctic coastal seas - Phys.org | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Researchers using the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science's Advanced Photon Source found that iron was incorporated into biogenic silica in diatoms from the Southern Ocean and was then lost from the ecosystem.
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Fishing has reduced numbers of reef 'lawnmowers' by more than half - Practical Fishkeeping

Fishing has reduced numbers of reef 'lawnmowers' by more than half - Practical Fishkeeping | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
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Fishing has reduced numbers of reef 'lawnmowers' by more than half
Practical Fishkeeping
Researchers have produced a landmark report on the state of plant-eating fish on coral reefs around the world.
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1,900 Cyclones Whip the Arctic Every Year

1,900 Cyclones Whip the Arctic Every Year | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Santa's reindeer must navigate through approximately 1,900 cyclones per year in the Arctic. Continue reading →
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Humpback whales have more detailed family ties that was first ...

Humpback whales have more detailed family ties that was first ... | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Reseachers at Hatfield Marine Science Center's Marine Mammal Institute report that what was once referred to as your average run-of-the-mill Humpback Whale, isn't anything of the sort. Genetic isolation has revealed there ...
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The real Moby Dick: Do whales really attack humans? - BBC News

The real Moby Dick: Do whales really attack humans? - BBC News | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
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The real Moby Dick: Do whales really attack humans?
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Scientists Encouraged to Participate in the Decadal Survey of Ocean ...

Scientists Encouraged to Participate in the Decadal Survey of Ocean ... | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The National Research Council is conducting a Decadal Survey of Ocean Sciences (DSOS 2015), and the National Science Foundation (NSF) is sponsoring this effort. Dr. Rita Colwell, Chair of the Gulf of Mexico Research ...
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Putin says will take tough steps to guard interests in Arctic

Putin says will take tough steps to guard interests in Arctic | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will take tough steps to guard against any attempts by environmental groups like Greenpeace to interfere in its development of the Arctic, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday.
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Marian Locksley's curator insight, December 19, 2013 9:51 AM

Global Arctic Wars already started::   http://rt.com/op-edge/global-arctic-war-syria-488/#.UrL8Cbm6jrg.twitter

 

Declare a Global 'Santurary' in the Arctic::  http://www.savethearctic.org/

 

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/dec/19/greenpeace-arctic-30-campaign-russia?CMP=twt_gu  

 

Greenpeace vows incarceration will not stop Arctic oil campaignUK director says Russian action has inadvertently strengthened will to protest against drilling in the Arctic
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Geologists find diamond-producing rocks in Antarctica

Geologists find diamond-producing rocks in Antarctica | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
For the first time ever, geologists working in Antarctica have found a type of rock that's known to bear diamonds — a discovery that could expose the polar continent to opportunistic prospectors.
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PLOS ONE: Plated Cambrian Bilaterians Reveal the Earliest Stages of Echinoderm Evolution

PLOS ONE: Plated Cambrian Bilaterians Reveal the Earliest Stages of Echinoderm Evolution | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Pacific Coral Changed Rapidly After 1850

Pacific Coral Changed Rapidly After 1850 | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
A mysterious change in the food web of the Pacific Ocean started in the mid-19th century, and the skeletons of deep-sea coral tell the tale. Continue reading →
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Antarctic urchin Ctenocidaris speciosa spines: lessons from the deep

Antarctic urchin Ctenocidaris speciosa spines: lessons from the deep | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Ocean acidification is leading to changes in the oceanic carbonate system. As a result, calcium carbonate saturation horizon is shallowing, especially at high latitudes.
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Welcome to the new, green Arctic

Welcome to the new, green Arctic | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
This image is based on satellite observations of the Arctic region over a 30 year period, starting in 1982. What it reveals, according to NOAA, is that the icy area around the north pole is getting greener.
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A Photographic Tour Of Earth's Most Bizarre And Beautiful Creatures - Co.Design

A Photographic Tour Of Earth's Most Bizarre And Beautiful Creatures - Co.Design | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
A Photographic Tour Of Earth's Most Bizarre And Beautiful Creatures
Co.Design
There's a toxic sea slug that resembles a cluster of fried eggs with purple horns.
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Scientists predict sea states for renewable energy - Phys.org

Scientists predict sea states for renewable energy - Phys.org | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
... the development of this vital renewable energy resource. Bangor University is playing a crucial role in this: as the industry moves towards large-scale commercialisation, experts at the University's School of Ocean Sciences .
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Overfishing of sharks is harming coral reefs - YottaFire

Overfishing of sharks is harming coral reefs
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A team of scientists from Canada and Australia has discovered that a decline in shark populations is detrimental to coral reefs.
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