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The town that reveals how Russia spills two Deepwater Horizons of oil each year

The town that reveals how Russia spills two Deepwater Horizons of oil each year | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Oil spills in the Komi Republic caused by old pipelines are relatively small and rarely garner widespread attention - but added up they threaten fish stocks and pasture for cattle
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Where you can and can't drink tap water in Europe

Where you can and can't drink tap water in Europe | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A new infographic has revealed the different destinations where tap water is safe to drink. While tap water is fine in the Czech Republic, you should buy bottled water in Slovakia.
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Amid melting Arctic ice, Kerry sees looming climate catastrophe

Amid melting Arctic ice, Kerry sees looming climate catastrophe | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Standing near Greenland's Jakobshavn glacier, the reputed source of the iceberg that sank the Titanic over a century ago, U.S Secretary of State John Kerry saw evidence of another looming catastrophe.
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Watch our planet evolve, from the last ice age to 1000 years in the future

Today we have satellite images that let us see how the Earth’s surface changes from year to year. That’s a short time frame on the scale of planetary shifts, but the images still show some striking trends, such as the recent shrinkage of the polar ice cap. What if we had satellite imagery of the Earth going […]
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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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Secretary Kerry's State Department Ocean Conference Results in $1.8 Billion in Pledges

Secretary Kerry's State Department Ocean Conference Results in $1.8 Billion in Pledges | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Media Note: Secretary Kerry's State Department Ocean Conference Results in $1.8 Billion in Pledges
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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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Picture says it all!

Picture says it all! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Whales and ships fight for space in noisy Arctic - Futurity

Whales and ships fight for space in noisy Arctic - Futurity | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Arctic is home to a growing number of whales and ships, and to populations of sub-Arctic whales that are moving into newly ice-free Arctic waters.
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Ask a science teacher: Why are the oceans salty?

Ask a science teacher: Why are the oceans salty? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The father of modern chemistry, Antoine Lavoisier, gave us the first definitive answer some two hundred years ago.
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Are Chemicals in Drinking Water Giving People Cancer?

Are Chemicals in Drinking Water Giving People Cancer? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Traces of 18 unregulated chemicals were found in drinking water from more than one-third of U.S. water utilities
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Two Minutes on Oceans w/ Jim Toomey: The True Value of Our Oceans

2-minute PSA about the uncounted economic benefits of the oceans. Oceans are not just about the seafood industry. The ocean provides transportation, tourism ...
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The True Value of Healthy Oceans and Waterways

The True Value of Healthy Oceans and Waterways | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
An open letter to world, national, political, business, union, religious, media, educational, environmental, peace, NGO an
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Greenland was hotter than New York City last week

Greenland was hotter than New York City last week | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Ice is melting so fast that scientists double checked their instruments were working.
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Tapping Into Public Awareness About Drinking Water

Tapping Into Public Awareness About Drinking Water | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Thursday is Tap Water Day in L.A., one of America's most public drinking
water-rich cities in terms of infrastructure. Drink up!
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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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Freediving: Going Back to Our Roots

Freediving: Going Back to Our Roots | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The theory of evolution claims that all land animals evolved from the sea. Some of them went inland, away from the ocean shorelines, while others, ...
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Shopping For Snorkeling Gear: What You Need To Know

Shopping For Snorkeling Gear: What You Need To Know | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
You can save on snorkel gear by purchasing it online as you will be able to do some product comparisons to find the best deal. This allows you to make the most of the money you have to spend.
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Rays In Danger!

Rays In Danger! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Of the 1,041 species assessed, 107 rays and 74 sharks are classified as threatened.Widespread public awareness, media attention, and protection policies tend to focus on sharks, yet rays make up five out of the seven most threatened families of cartilaginous fishes.
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In a water war, Canada could get hosed

In a water war, Canada could get hosed | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
We should heed envoy Gary Doer’s warning about cross-border pressures that could dwarf pipeline politics
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Oceans are storing heat, but for how much longer? - Futurity

Oceans are storing heat, but for how much longer? - Futurity | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A reconstruction of 10,000 years of Pacific Ocean temperatures shows its middle depths have warmed 15 times faster in the last 60 years.
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Marian Locksley's curator insight, November 26, 2013 3:24 AM

24.11.13 ~  http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/deep_oceans_may_be_storing_heat_20131124

 

  Far below the surface, the waters of south-east Asia are heating up. A region of the Pacific is now warming at least 15 times faster than at any time in the last 10,000 years. If this finding – so far limited to the depths where the Pacific and Indian Oceans wash into each other – is true for the blue planet as a whole, then the questions of climate change take on a new urgency.