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Triton Submarines Inch Closer To The Deepest Point In The Ocean

Triton Submarines Inch Closer To The Deepest Point In The Ocean | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Once we're down there, who knows what we'll discover. But first we have to figure out how to not die getting there. This new submersible is a good...
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Can Americans Eliminate Invasive Species by Eating Them?

Can Americans Eliminate Invasive Species by Eating Them? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
It seems like a simple proposition: American lakes, rivers and offshore waters are filling up with destructive fish and crustaceans originally from other parts of the world, many of them potential sources of food. So why not control these invasive populations by getting people to eat them? ...
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Divers Map The Garbage Dump That Is Filling The World's Oceans

Divers Map The Garbage Dump That Is Filling The World's Oceans | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
What's really in the water? Project Aware lets you see what divers find beneath the waves with their waste audits.
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Purple monsters may herald spike in jellyfish activity - life - 27 May 2014 - New Scientist

Purple monsters may herald spike in jellyfish activity - life - 27 May 2014 - New Scientist | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Sightings of mysterious, technicolour purple jellyfish off Australian shores could be a sign that the ocean environment is changing
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Experts call for urgent defense of deep ocean

Experts call for urgent defense of deep ocean | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
An oceanographer is working with experts from around the globe to warn against lasting damage to the deep ocean, caused by fishing, oil and gas development, industrial-scale mining, waste disposal and land-based pollution. The world's deep ocean spans more than half the planet and holds vast quantities of untapped energy resources, precious metals and minerals. But as advancements in technology enable greater access to these treasures of the deep, experts are urging caution, highlighting the potentially irreversible damage that extracting such materials can cause.
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Plastic Kills Oceans - iNFOGRAPHiCs MANiA

Plastic Kills Oceans - iNFOGRAPHiCs MANiA | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Plastic Kills Oceans: Brief alert report for environmental awareness against the excessive use of plastic and adoption of safe plastic waste management.
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How To Solve The Plastic Pollution Problem And Poverty At The Same Time

How To Solve The Plastic Pollution Problem And Poverty At The Same Time | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
This story originally appeared on Mother Nature Network:

It's beyond sobering and bordering on infuriating: Almost every piece of plastic ever made still exists today — and plenty of those bottle caps, lighters, pen casings, and plastic bott...
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These Delicate Images of Seaweed Were Captured Using a Flatbed Scanner

These Delicate Images of Seaweed Were Captured Using a Flatbed Scanner | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
In a new book, photographer Josie Iselin highlights the exquisite colors and forms of kelp and other marine algae
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How Do Dolphins Sleep?

How Do Dolphins Sleep? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Dolphins sleep with one eye open, and with half their brain wide awake, researchers have found.
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10 facts you may not know about deep-sea fisheries

10 facts you may not know about deep-sea fisheries | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The EU is in the process of reforming its current regulation on deep-sea fishing in the North-East Atlantic. This law dates back to 2002 and has proven to be very ineffective – deep-sea species have n
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The 10 Biggest Threats Marine Mammals Face Today

The 10 Biggest Threats Marine Mammals Face Today | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
It’s a harsh world out there. And this applies to the life of marine mammals too. Here are the many problems, many human-caused, that they currently face.
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Garbage Patch Primer: What's an Ocean Gyre? : DNews

Garbage Patch Primer: What's an Ocean Gyre? : DNews | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Garbage floating in the Indian Ocean gyre is frustrating efforts to find Malaysia Airlines flight 370. Continue reading →
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After 25 years, Exxon Valdez oil spill hasn't ended

After 25 years, Exxon Valdez oil spill hasn't ended | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Marybeth Holleman says 25 years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, its toxic effects remain. We still haven't learned its lesson: We need to stop consuming oil.
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Protecting Our Air Is Protecting Our Oceans

Protecting Our Air Is Protecting Our Oceans | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Whether it be for actions taken by the EPA or the State Department, congratulations to the Obama Administration are due for leadership on both carbon emissions and marine conservation. Let these efforts be the first of many....
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Australia’s Mad Plan to Dredge and Dump in Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

Australia’s Mad Plan to Dredge and Dump in Great Barrier Reef Marine Park | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Late last year, the Australian government approved a plan to expand a coal terminal at Abbot Point in Queensland, one of five major ports along the Great Barrier Reef coastline. The project involves dredging approximately 5 million tons of sediment from the seabed to deepen the port. The resulting material...
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Arctic Ice Melt Could Unlock Trillions of Frozen Microplastics

Arctic Ice Melt Could Unlock Trillions of Frozen Microplastics | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Out of the nearly 300 million tons of plastic created in 2012, nearly 10 percent of it ended up in oceans, according to Phys.org. That trash has to go somewhere — washing onto coastlines and estuaries
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Greenland Glaciers More Susceptible to Melt Than Thought | Climate Central

Greenland Glaciers More Susceptible to Melt Than Thought | Climate Central | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Greenland's glaciers could melt for longer and contribute more to sea level rise than previously thought.
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Big mammals vs. big oil: New pipeline puts humpback whales at risk | Al Jazeera America

Big mammals vs. big oil: New pipeline puts humpback whales at risk | Al Jazeera America | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Canada says humpback whales aren’t endangered, which allows a proposed oil pipeline to cut across their feeding grounds
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10 Amazing Facts About Our Oceans - DIVE.in

10 Amazing Facts About Our Oceans - DIVE.in | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean on Earth, at 63.8 million square miles (i.e....
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How old is this whale? A new way to tell - The Boston Globe

How old is this whale? A new way to tell - The Boston Globe | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Whales occupy an outsized place in our imagination. They are mammals, like us, but grand and mysterious, from their enormous size to their social lives to the great depths they swim in. For all our fascination with whales, there’s also a surprising amount we don’t know about them—including basic information like how old individual whales are, or how long they’re capable of living. Marine researchers have long sought an accurate technique for “aging” whales, because knowing how old whales are is key to answering many other questions about their lives. But such a technique has been elusive—until now.
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Training Native Predators to Gobble Lionfish

Training Native Predators to Gobble Lionfish | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Absurd Creature of the Week: 10-Foot Bobbit Worm Is the Ocean’s Most Disturbing Predator | Science | WIRED

Absurd Creature of the Week: 10-Foot Bobbit Worm Is the Ocean’s Most Disturbing Predator | Science | WIRED | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
This is Eunice aphroditois, also known as the bobbit worm, a mix between the Mongolian death worm, the Graboids from Tremors, the Bugs from Starship Troopers, and a rainbow — but it’s a really dangerous rainbow, like in Mario Kart.
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‘I have lived underwater’

‘I have lived underwater’ | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Living underwater is seen by some as a futuristic utopia, but what’s it actually like? Rose Eveleth asks a man who eats, works and sleeps on the sea floor
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5 Exciting Recently-Discovered Species of Marine Life

5 Exciting Recently-Discovered Species of Marine Life | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The ocean is full of undiscovered marine life, and even in the past ten years unclassified species have turned up by the boatload. It’s easy to think that humans rule the world – we've split the atom, cured diseases, domesticated beasts, and even traveled to the moon, so how is it possible that there are still uncharted swaths of ocean teeming with undocumented life?
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5-ton fish caught in net may be endangered whale shark - Headlines, features, photo and videos from ecns.cn|china|news|chinanews|ecns|cns

5-ton fish caught in net may be endangered whale shark - Headlines, features, photo and videos from ecns.cn|china|news|chinanews|ecns|cns | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
5-ton fish caught in net may be endangered whale shark
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