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The sea is full of life, but not quite that full | Deep Sea News

The sea is full of life, but not quite that full | Deep Sea News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A couple weeks ago this photo was going viral with the headline "A Single Drop of Seawater, Magnified 25 Times": This is not a single drop of seawater,
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Puffers - The Daily Catch

Puffers - The Daily Catch | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
There are more than a hundred kinds of puffers in the world, and most are pretty cute, especially when they inflate with water or air to mak
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Red Tide Robot

Red Tide Robot | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
NOAA and partners are expanding the use of an underwater robot using a NOAA-developed sensor that enables remote, automated measurements of paralytic shellfish toxins (PSTs). PSTs are produced by harmful algal bloom (HAB) species. Already used in monitoring the dinoflagellate Alexandrium, the algae that causes toxic red tides in the Gulf of Maine, the robot will now be deployed in the Pacific Northwest to detect and identify the HAB species Pseudo-nitzschia australis.
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CSIRO study puts fresh spin on 'ocean weather'

CSIRO study puts fresh spin on 'ocean weather' | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
CSIRO scientists have analysed more than a decade worth of satellite imagery to unwrap secrets about the world's oceans.
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Why Are There More Shark Attacks In Maui Than Other Hawaii Islands, Study Reveals

Why Are There More Shark Attacks In Maui Than Other Hawaii Islands, Study Reveals | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Shark attacks have increased in Hawaii in recent years. It shows the top number of attacks in Maui, this study reveals why.
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Fish personalities shaped by social interaction

Fish personalities shaped by social interaction | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Fish personalities can be influenced and changed by social context — meaning fish may be more complex and socially aware than we previously believed.
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Banned From Some Indonesian Waters, Shark Fishers Simply Move Elsewhere | Hakai Magazine

Banned From Some Indonesian Waters, Shark Fishers Simply Move Elsewhere | Hakai Magazine | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Without a clear path to alternate sources of income, shark fishers are displaced, not dissuaded.
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An octopus plays tug of war with an underwater robot

An octopus plays tug of war with an underwater robot | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
An octopus was filmed playing tug of war with a robot conducting maintenance underwater, off the Canadian coast in the Pacific Ocean, shot by Connecticut-based ocean exploration team Nautilus.
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Florida Needs a Lionfish King or Queen. It Could Be You.

Florida Needs a Lionfish King or Queen. It Could Be You. | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The competition is designed to rid Atlantic waters of the beguiling beauties, which have been gobbling up native species for at least two decades.
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What Went Wrong on Everest This Season

Garrett Madison had high hopes for the 2016 climbing season on Mount Everest. The veteran mountaineering guide, who is president and founder of Madison Mountaineering in Seattle, had survived the d…
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Chicxulub 'dinosaur' crater drill project declared a success - BBC News

Chicxulub 'dinosaur' crater drill project declared a success - BBC News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Success is declared by the team drilling into the Chicxulub Crater, the deep scar made in the Earth's surface by the asteroid that hastened the end of the dinosaurs.
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Antarctic wildlife at risk from human derived E. coli

Antarctic wildlife at risk from human derived E. coli | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Human sewage disposal in Antarctica presents a risk of introducing non-native bacterial species, specifically E. coli, into endemic Antarctic wildlife, potentially affecting its diversity and evolution, a new research projec
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Environmental favorability and tolerance of stress drives freshwater species distribution

Environmental favorability and tolerance of stress drives freshwater species distribution | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
In nearly every biological community, distributions among species are highly uneven. That is, there is a large number of rare species with very few members and only a small number of common species concentrating most member
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Africa throws out its net to stem plastic pollution in oceans

Africa throws out its net to stem plastic pollution in oceans | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Latest news from South Africa, World, Politics, Entertainment and Lifestyle. The home of The Times and Sunday Times newspaper.
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4th Olmeca Open: Massive Success 2 Continental Records + 6 National Records – DeeperBlue.com

4th Olmeca Open: Massive Success 2 Continental Records + 6 National Records – DeeperBlue.com | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
This past week more than 40 freedivers from North and South America took over Veracruz, Mexico for the largest AIDA pool competition in the Western Hemisphere. Already at its 4th edition, the Olmeca Open drew competitors from Argentina, Canada, Colombia and Venezuela alongside the best Mexican athletes representing 7 different provinces. Organized by AIDA Mexico
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Can salmon prosper in the Yellow Sea?

Can salmon prosper in the Yellow Sea? | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
CHINESE scientists are exploring the feasibility of open-net salmon farming in the Yellow Sea, the first attempt in the world to breed the cold water fish in temperate sea water.

China imports millions
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Olympic sailors robbed at gunpoint while training in Rio - Sport - NZ Herald News

Olympic sailors robbed at gunpoint while training in Rio - Sport - NZ Herald News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Spain's Olympic gold-medal winning sailor Fernando Echavarri said he was fortunate to have escaped with his life after being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro as he and two fellow - New Zealand Herald
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Diet For Freediving – DeeperBlue.com

Diet For Freediving – DeeperBlue.com | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Welcome to our Beginners Guide to Freediving. Part 19 of this series takes a look at Diet for Freediving.
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Bay Area’s future depends on managing rising sea levels

Bay Area’s future depends on managing rising sea levels | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Special report: The Bay Area needs to plan for these shifting tides now and upend a half-century of priorities that inhibits adventurous decision-making and design.
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There could be school bus-sized MEGASQUID lurking in our oceans

There could be school bus-sized MEGASQUID lurking in our oceans | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The study was undertaken by Charles Paxton, a fisheries ecologist and statistician at the University of St Andrews. He believes giant squid can reach 65ft (20 metres) in length.
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The First Official Climate Refugees in the U.S. Race Against Time

The First Official Climate Refugees in the U.S. Race Against Time | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A Native American tribe struggles to hold on to their culture in a Louisiana bayou while their land slips into the Gulf of Mexico.
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Japan hatches penguin chicks using artificial insemination

Japan hatches penguin chicks using artificial insemination | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A Japanese aquarium said Wednesday it had hatched two Humboldt penguin chicks after using artificial insemination, the first time the technique has been successfully deployed for the vulnerable species.
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The future of sonar in semiheated oceans

The future of sonar in semiheated oceans | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Scientists are studying how climate change will affect the speed of sound under water to help prepare the U.S. Navy for operating in progressively warmer oceans.
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