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Health department warns of "terror of the deep"

Health department warns of "terror of the deep" | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The warm waters of Southwest Florida have become a potential breeding ground for a harmful and commonly found bacteria nicknamed "the terror of the deep."
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New Bacteria Found on Titanic; Eats Metal

New Bacteria Found on Titanic; Eats Metal | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The metal-munching bacteria found on the famous wreck may help teach engineers how to protect deep-sea oil rigs, experts say.
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Bacteria on Whale Skin Tell a Tale of Health and Sickness

Bacteria on Whale Skin Tell a Tale of Health and Sickness | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Whales swimming in the ocean are never really alone. Even if one swims by itself with no other whales for miles around, it still has company—the tiny microbes that live on its skin. For a long time, these microbes went unnoticed or ignored. What scientists knew about skin microbes on whales was limited to studies on stranded or deceased animals, and virtually nothing was known about the microbes residing on healthy, free-ranging whales.
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