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Bacteria-Powered Light Bulb Is Electricity-Free

Bacteria-Powered Light Bulb Is Electricity-Free | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Biobulb would glow naturally, like lightning bugs, jellyfish and bioluminescent plankton. Continue reading →
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Why Some Coral Reefs Might Survive Climate Change | Popular ...

Why Some Coral Reefs Might Survive Climate Change | Popular ... | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The world is clobbering coral reefs, home to 25 percent of all marine species. Agricultural runoff pollutes the water around them; coastal developments.
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Earth orbit changes key to Antarctic warming that ended last ice age

Earth orbit changes key to Antarctic warming that ended last ice age | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
New research from an ice core taken from West Antarctica shows that the warming that ended the last ice age in Antarctica began at least two, and perhaps four, millennia earlier than previously thought.
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Palaeontology: Toothy patch in fossil fish

Palaeontology: Toothy patch in fossil fish

Nature 500, 7462 (2013).
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Oceans and marine resources in a changing climate

Oceans and marine resources in a changing climate | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The United States is an ocean nation — our past, present, and future are inextricably connected to and dependent on oceans and marine resources.
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Sea urchin - Nookipedia, the Animal Crossing wiki

Sea urchin - Nookipedia, the Animal Crossing wiki | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Upon donating a sea urchin to the Museum, it can be found in the large pool in the first room of the Ocean exhibit, along with many other species of deep sea creature. It is found in the part of the pool closer to the entrance to ...
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Coral reef fish face barriers when it comes to evolution - Phys.Org

Coral reef fish face barriers when it comes to evolution - Phys.Org | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Coral reef fish face barriers when it comes to evolution Phys.Org "Hard barriers, like a land bridge that physically splits a population, and soft barriers, like vast distances or strong water currents, play important roles in the evolution of...
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Study explains early warming of West Antarctica at end of last ice age

CORVALLIS, Ore. – West Antarctica began emerging from the last ice age about 22,000 years ago – well before other regions of Antarctica and the rest of the world, according to a team of scientists who analyzed a two-mile-long ice core, one of the...
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Cooler Than #SharkWeek: What Can We Learn From the Brains of the Largest Sharks?

Cooler Than #SharkWeek: What Can We Learn From the Brains of the Largest Sharks? | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Shark Week is upon us, and rather than be fooled by sharky fakery or outright lies, how about some real, true, scientifically-accurate shark science? Here’s a piece I originally wrote in...
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Keen Eyes Needed for this Fish

Keen Eyes Needed for this Fish | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
This rockhead camouflages well with the rock on the right.
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Signs of new climate 'normal' apparent in hot 2012: report

Signs of new climate 'normal' apparent in hot 2012: report | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Last year was one of the 10 hottest on record, with sea levels at record highs, Arctic ice at historic lows and extreme weather in various corners of the globe signaling a "new normal," scientists said Tuesday in the 2012...
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Species-specific effects of near-future CO2 on the respiratory performance of two tropical prey fish and their predator

Species-specific effects of near-future CO2 on the respiratory performance of two tropical prey fish and their predator | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Ocean surface CO2 levels are increasing in line with rising atmospheric CO2 and could exceed 900 μatm by year 2100, with extremes above 2000 μatm in some coastal habitats.
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Kenya to Acquire Sh3.2 Billion Ocean Research Vessel - AllAfrica.com

Kenya to Acquire Sh3.2 Billion Ocean Research Vessel - AllAfrica.com | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Kenya to Acquire Sh3.2 Billion Ocean Research Vessel
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Kenya is in talks with the Belgian government for the acquisition of an ocean research vessel that will be used to explore the Kenyan waters in the Indian Ocean.
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Virtual Marine Scientist – new ocean acidification virtual laboratory for schools

Virtual Marine Scientist – new ocean acidification virtual laboratory for schools | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Do you want your secondary school students to understand how science really works in the lab and how research is carried out? Do you want them to investigate and learn about pressing marine environmental issues?
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Arctic Methane: Mr Blue Sky

Arctic Methane: Mr Blue Sky | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
By Sam Illingworth. “Hey there mister blue, we’re so pleased to be with you. Look around see what you do, everybody smiles at you” During the (all too rapidly) approaching August and September...
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sea slug threat not eradicated - Auckland stuff.co.nz

sea slug threat not eradicated - Auckland stuff.co.nz | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
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Prime Minister John Key feeds a sea slug with the help of Cawthron scientist Paul McNabb (back ground) during the Prime Ministers visit to the Cawthron.
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This is why the ocean is full of dead zones

This is why the ocean is full of dead zones | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Every year, a massive "dead zone" develops in the Gulf of Mexico — a region where algae destroys almost all the oxygen in the ocean. No fish or other life forms can survive there. This year's dead zone is roughly 5,840 square miles (see above map).
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Study finds novel worm community affecting methane release in ocean

Study finds novel worm community affecting methane release in ocean | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered a super-charged methane seep in the ocean off New Zealand that has created its own unique food web, resulting in much more methane escaping from the ocean floor into the water column.
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Baby corals pass the acid test

Baby corals pass the acid test | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Corals can survive the early stages of their development even under the tough conditions that rising carbon emissions will impose on them says a new study from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies.
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Fish stocks threatened by Fukushima leaks

Fish stocks threatened by Fukushima leaks | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
For more than two years, tons of radioactive water has been seeping daily into the ocean from Japan's crippled nuclear plant in Fukushima. Experts examine the impact on fish stocks and how the leaks could be stopped.
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Environmental sciences: Ships acidify oceans

Environmental sciences: Ships acidify oceans

Nature 500, 7461 (2013).
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Saltwater Fishing Report - Press Herald

Saltwater Fishing Report - Press Herald | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
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Saltwater Fishing Report
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The minimum size for all keeper sharks (makos, porbeagles, threshers and blues) is 4.5 feet in length while basking and great white sharks are federally protected species.
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Arctic Ocean more vulnerable to human-induced changes than Antarctic Ocean - Science Daily (press release)

Arctic Ocean more vulnerable to human-induced changes than Antarctic Ocean - Science Daily (press release) | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Arctic Ocean more vulnerable to human-induced changes than Antarctic Ocean Science Daily (press release) 6, 2013 — A team including Dalhousie University Oceanography Professor Helmuth Thomas and recent Dalhousie Oceanography PhD graduate Elizabeth...
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Tokyo to tackle Fukushima leakage

Tokyo to tackle Fukushima leakage | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Japan's government has admitted that the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is leaking some 300 tons of water daily into the Pacific Ocean. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has hinted Tokyo will help foot the clean-up bill.
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Rare 'Unicorn of the Sea' Captured on Film - Paw Nation

Rare 'Unicorn of the Sea' Captured on Film - Paw Nation | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Rare 'Unicorn of the Sea' Captured on Film
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That means they spend their time swimming through the vast, open waters of the ocean. The large opening every pyrosome has ...
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