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Proposed Policies Could Make America Overfished Again | Hakai Magazine

Proposed Policies Could Make America Overfished Again | Hakai Magazine | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A new “fish bill” could weaken regulations that have helped fisheries recover across the United States.
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Europa Mission Heralds Sea Change in the Search for Alien Life [Video]

Europa Mission Heralds Sea Change in the Search for Alien Life [Video] | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Jupiter’s ocean-bearing moon is the next frontier in NASA’s hunt for extraterrestrials
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Every 200 years California suffers a storm of biblical proportions — this year’s rains are just a precursor

Every 200 years California suffers a storm of biblical proportions — this year’s rains are just a precursor | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A series of storms have inundated California over the past few weeks, and the latest deluge is currently swelling rivers and reservoirs that are already spilling over. Vast swathes o
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Two-metre-long finned shark washes up on East Cape beach

Two-metre-long finned shark washes up on East Cape beach | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The body of a shark with its fin removed has washed up on an East Cape beach.
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Officials say damage to sewage plant in Discovery Park is catastrophic

Officials say damage to sewage plant in Discovery Park is catastrophic | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The plant suffered catastrophic damage on Feb. 9 and will not return to regular service for many weeks, according to Mark Isaacson, director of the King County’s wastewater-treatment division.
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How Hawaii Is Saving Whales From Fishermen And Tourists

How Hawaii Is Saving Whales From Fishermen And Tourists | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
COAST GUARD STATION MAUI — Life is getting better for the thousands of humpback whales that make the trip from Alaska each winter to breed in Hawaii’s warm waters, but state and federal scientists, government officials and law enforcement officers are remaining vigilant. A 16-member crew aboard the U.S. Coast Guard’s Galveston Island, a 110-foot …
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Orange alligator garnering quizzical looks in Calabash, N.C.

Orange alligator garnering quizzical looks in Calabash, N.C. | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
An unusual gator dubbed “Donny” by residents is drawing attention in Calabash, N.C. The alligator is ready for Halloween, as it’s the color of a pumpkin ... a dull orange instead of the usual green color.
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Council risks EU fines for not building 'fish path' to aid migrating salmon at River Blackwater

It’s estimated it will cost in the region of €2m to purchase land and build a new fish path
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7 injured after passenger vessel apparently hits whale off Nagasaki

7 injured after passenger vessel apparently hits whale off Nagasaki | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A high-speed vessel carrying 108 crew and passengers apparently collided with a whale Tuesday off Nagasaki Prefecture, southwestern Japan, leaving…
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Mystery eye disease is latest blow for Australia’s sick turtles

Mystery eye disease is latest blow for Australia’s sick turtles | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Green turtles on the Great Barrier Reef have developed a strange eye disease, which could be a result of a recent herpes outbreak or high levels of cobalt
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Canada's glaciers are melting 900% faster since 2005

Canada's glaciers are melting 900% faster since 2005 | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Glaciers and ice caps in Canada's Queen Elizabeth Islands are melting 900 per cent faster than in 2005, research from the University of California, Irvine has found.
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Mounting Litter Spotted on Arctic Seafloor - Eos

At one location near Greenland, the density of undersea trash leaped by a factor of 23 in a decade.
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Irresponsible lionfish hunting’s impact on marine animal behaviour

Irresponsible lionfish hunting’s impact on marine animal behaviour | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
With the invasive lionfish catching on as a top choice for sustainable seafood, restaurants are paying cullers top dollar for lionfish fresh off the reef. But still, some cullers are feeding their …
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Every 200 years California suffers a storm of biblical proportions — this year’s rains are just a precursor

Every 200 years California suffers a storm of biblical proportions — this year’s rains are just a precursor | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A series of storms have inundated California over the past few weeks, and the latest deluge is currently swelling rivers and reservoirs that are already spilling over. Vast swathes o
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Love eating seafood? Consuming shark, swordfish may lead to ALS risk - The Economic Times

Love eating seafood? Consuming shark, swordfish may lead to ALS risk - The Economic Times | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Mercury, known to cause brain and immune system damage, is found in high quantities in swordfish and shark.
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Big Sur ravaged by floods, mudslides and storms: 'Paradise can turn on you'

Big Sur ravaged by floods, mudslides and storms: 'Paradise can turn on you' | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The wettest season on record has damaged a bridge at the California tourist attraction possibly beyond repair, and the hospitality industry is taking a hit
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Man, 26, dies in shark attack off Reunion island - BBC News

Man, 26, dies in shark attack off Reunion island - BBC News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The attack will unsettle authorities trying to stop a spate of attacks at the tourist hotspot.
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Humpback whale douses boaters near Cape Henry

Humpback whale douses boaters near Cape Henry | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
VIRGIINA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- It was quite the sight and splash for several people boating near Cape Henry Monday.
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UnderwaterTimes.com | Decapod Justice: Group Launches Campaign To Get Legal Protection For Crustaceans

UnderwaterTimes.com | Decapod Justice: Group Launches Campaign To Get Legal Protection For Crustaceans | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Despite a marked increase in scientific evidence about the ability of decapod crustaceans to feel pain and suffer, there has been no government assessment of their welfare and no increase in protections for animals like crabs and lobsters, which in some shocking instances has resulted in them being left fully immobilized in plastic shrinkwrap on supermarket shelves in the UK
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Mutant fish from the BP oil spill are shedding light on human health

Mutant fish from the BP oil spill are shedding light on human health | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Manchester and Stanford University studied the hearts of deformed fish living in the Gulf of Mexico. They discovered traces of the chemical phenanthrene.
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Gut feeling essential for migrating fish

Gut feeling essential for migrating fish | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Why do trout spend so much time in potentially dangerous estuaries before migrating to sea? In a new thesis published at University Gothenburg, Jeroen Brijs reveals that the answer may lie in the gut.
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Fish under threat from ocean oxygen depletion, finds study

Fish under threat from ocean oxygen depletion, finds study | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Oxygen levels in oceans have fallen by 2% in 50 years due to climate change, affecting marine habitat and large fish such as tuna and sharks
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The Arctic sea ship that WANTS to be stuck in ice

The Arctic sea ship that WANTS to be stuck in ice | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The £50m Mosaic project will send Russian icebreaker RV Polarstar into the Arctic. It will be frozen into the ice, which moves across the region. 50 institutions from 14 countries are taking part.
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