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The Colossal Squid is Still At Large, and Other Thoughts on the Giant Squid’s Deep Sea Film Debut

The Colossal Squid is Still At Large, and Other Thoughts on the Giant Squid’s Deep Sea Film Debut | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
If you’re someone who hopes there will always be some mystery in the world, take heart. Though the giant squid has finally been nabbed on film, the colossal squid is still very much at large.
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Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Still Being Caught Years After Fukushima

Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Still Being Caught Years After Fukushima | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Bluefin tuna just can't catch a break. Weeks after it was reported that overfishing had reduced the Pacific population of the fish, which is popular in sushi bars, by over 96 percent, researchers have found trace levels of radiation still lingering...
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'Lightsaber' Spines Help Strange Shark Ward Off Predators - LiveScience.com

'Lightsaber' Spines Help Strange Shark Ward Off Predators - LiveScience.com | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
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'Lightsaber' Spines Help Strange Shark Ward Off Predators
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[In Photos: Spooky Deep-Sea Creatures]. Lightsabers.
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News in Brief: Melting Arctic may make algae flourish | Life | Science ... | marine biology

News in Brief: Melting Arctic may make algae flourish | Life | Science ... | marine biology | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The researchers, led by Antje Boetius of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Germany, inferred that the algae must have grown rapidly because more than 95 percent of the region's sea ice was less ...
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Oceanic scientific station SeaOrbiter [HD]

The SeaOrbiter is an ocean going research vessel set for launch in 2013. Similar to a space ship, the SeaOrbiter is planned to allow scientists ...youtube.com
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Exploring the strange ocean depths

Exploring the strange ocean depths | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
British scientists have returned to explore the deepest and hottest hydrothermal vents discovered so far and have already sent back stunning images of the creatures in the deep. Explore them with this guide.
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The 'seaweed' coast - Fiji Times

The 'seaweed' coast - Fiji Times | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The 'seaweed' coast
Fiji Times
Coral reef ecosystems, and the diversity and abundance of animals and plants they support, have been an integral part of the way-of-life and survival of island communities since time immemorial.
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“Tipping Point” to be shown at the San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival

“Tipping Point” to be shown at the San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Friday 8 March 2013, 1 pm “Tipping Point”, France, Laurence Jourdan, 54 min An intelligent look at the emerging science of ocean acidification, that is shot in dramatic ocean locations from the tropics to the arctic, this film follows scientists on...
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Study published in Science: rapid changes in the Arctic ecosystem from surface ... - environmentalresearchweb

Study published in Science: rapid changes in the Arctic ecosystem from surface ...
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The good nutritional state of the sea cucumbers was also evidence of the massive food supply: the zoologist Dr.
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The Evolutionary Origins Of Whale Teeth - RedOrbit

The Evolutionary Origins Of Whale Teeth - RedOrbit | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
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The Evolutionary Origins Of Whale Teeth
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Image Credit: Armfield et al. This is a comparison of mammalian dental patterns showing the difference in regionalization of tooth morphology.
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Ken Caldeira – Ocean Acidification IPOC Seminar Part 2 (video)

Ken Caldeira – Ocean Acidification IPOC Seminar Part 2 (video) | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Youtube, 11 February 2013. Video.
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Ken Caldeira – Ocean Acidification IPOC Seminar Part 1 (video)

Ken Caldeira – Ocean Acidification IPOC Seminar Part 1 (video) | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
A public seminar by Dr. Ken Caldeira, from the Carnegie Institution for Science’s Department of Global Ecology at Stanford University. He discusses long-term perspectives and near-term actions relating to ocean acidification.
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An invisible war rages in world's oceans - Science

An invisible war rages in world's oceans - Science | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
By Wynne ParryLiveScience The discovery of new viruses that appear to be spread around the world's oceans hints at a war waging between such viruses and their prey: an abundant group of bacteria. The bacteria ...
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Effect of ocean acidification on the fatty acid composition of a natural plankton community (update)

Effect of ocean acidification on the fatty acid composition of a natural plankton community (update) | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The effect of ocean acidification on the fatty acid composition of a natural plankton community in the Arctic was studied in a large-scale mesocosm experiment, carried out in Kongsfjorden (Svalbard, Norway) at 79° N.
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Sperm whales sighting off north-west Scotland 'extraordinary' - BBC News

Sperm whales sighting off north-west Scotland 'extraordinary' - BBC News | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
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Sperm whales sighting off north-west Scotland 'extraordinary'
BBC News
The sighting of sperm whales off Scotland's north-west coast in winter has been described as "extraordinary" by research charity Sea Watch.
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amocean.de - Wrasses - Daisies of the Sea

amocean.de - Wrasses - Daisies of the Sea | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Colorful, abundant, ubiquitous – wrasses are a family of fish, Saddle Wrasse, Hawaiiwhich we find almost everywhere. Like the daisy family.
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PHOTO: Royal Penguin Found On New Zealand Beach

PHOTO: Royal Penguin Found On New Zealand Beach | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Thirsty and thin, a royal penguin has been found stranded on a New Zealand beach more than 1,000 miles from its sub-Antarctic home.
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Resilience of marine turtle regional management units to climate change - Fuentes - 2013 - Global Change Biology - Wiley Online Library

Resilience of marine turtle regional management units to climate change - Fuentes - 2013 - Global Change Biology - Wiley Online Library | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Resilience of marine turtle regional management units to climate change Fuentes 2013 Global Change Biology http://t.co/zF1rpHhd
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2013 Oceanography Camp for Girls Recruitment! — FMSEA Florida ...

2013 Oceanography Camp for Girls Recruitment! — FMSEA Florida ... | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
2013 Oceanography Camp for Girls Recruitment! 2013 SUMMER CAMP Registration starts January 15th The Oceanography Camp for Girls was developed to inspire and motivate young women entering high school to ...
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Dazzling or deceptive? The markings of coral reef fish - The Conversation

Dazzling or deceptive? The markings of coral reef fish - The Conversation | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Dazzling or deceptive? The markings of coral reef fish
The Conversation
Have you ever wondered why coral reef fishes are so brilliantly coloured and bizarrely patterned?
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New Jersey's deep sea train graveyard: Locomotives lost in the 1850s found ... - Daily Mail

New Jersey's deep sea train graveyard: Locomotives lost in the 1850s found ... - Daily Mail | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
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New Jersey's deep sea train graveyard: Locomotives lost in the 1850s found ...
Daily Mail
Encrusted: The steam engines on caked with rust and barnacles that have built up over the 160 years they have been under the sea.
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Shark of the High Seas Actually a Homebody

Shark of the High Seas Actually a Homebody | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
First tagging data shows that some oceanic whitetips like to hang out in the Bahamas
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Are oysters doomed?

Are oysters doomed? | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Don’t believe in climate change? Talk to a clam digger.
Behind the counter at Seattle’s Taylor Shellfish Market, a brawny guy with a goatee pries open kumamoto, virginica, and shigoku oysters as easily as other men pop beer cans.
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Enhanced chemical weathering as a geoengineering strategy to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide, a nutrient source and to mitigate ocean acidification

Enhanced chemical weathering as a geoengineering strategy to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide, a nutrient source and to mitigate ocean acidification | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
[1] Chemical weathering is an integral part of both the rock and carbon cycles and is being affected by changes in land use, particularly as a result of agricultural practices such as tilling, mineral fertilization, or liming to adjust soil pH.
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