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Carry Yak: Kayak Carrier Demonstration

The Carry Yak was invented as a system that would allow every kayaker to enjoy their sport without the hassle of carrying their kayak.

Just as every person is different, so is every Kayak. The Carry Yak's design is customizable and adjustable, allowing the user to attain perfect balance regardless of their shape, size and brand of kayak.

The Carry Yak's design adheres to the idea that two buckets of water are easier to carry than just one. By distributing weight evenly on both shoulders, the kayak becomes more manageable and stable.

"The best thing to happen to the Kayak since the rudder."

 

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Another Major City Bans Plastic Shopping Bags

Another Major City Bans Plastic Shopping Bags | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Chicago has become the latest U.S. city to approve a ban on plastic shopping bags.

The City Council voted overwhelmingly in favor of a partial plastic bag ban in Chicago on Wednesday, the Chicago Tribune reports. The proposal was backed by Mayor R...
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Thumbs up---wish other cities would ban them as well!

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Gordon McGlone's curator insight, May 2, 2014 8:08 AM

Plastic bags will become a thing of the past very soon; it can be done and more governments are showing the courage to take a stand.

CEC Houston's curator insight, September 3, 2014 5:32 PM

California, Chicago.... While Texas contemplates the legality of bag fees. Which city in the Houston region will be the first? Houston, Pasadena, Pearland, Sugar Land, Baytown, League City?

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Needs to be nation-wide.

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Coral reefs may need more than carbon cuts - Futurity

Coral reefs may need more than carbon cuts - Futurity | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Climate geoengineering may be the only way to save coral reefs from destructive mass bleaching, according to new research.
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CVS is putting our entire Antarctic marine ecosystem at risk

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Krill are a giant link in the Antarctic food chain and feed baby penguins, seals, and whales. But CVS' krill oil pills are putting them at grave risk.
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Some fish learn to avoid fishing gear, others don't.

Some fish learn to avoid fishing gear, others don't. | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
In many cases stock assessment is based on fishery-dependent data generated from fish markets or creel surveys. The assumption is: the lower the catches in a certain unit of time, the smaller the stock of fish should be. However German researchers have just shown that some fish species show enhanced gear-avoidance behaviour in regions with high angling intensity compared to fish exposed to low levels of exploitation near marine protected areas. The consequence is the impression that there are less fish in the sea, which does not necessarily agree with underwater reality.
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Whoops! A creationist museum supporter stumbled upon a major fossil find.

Whoops! A creationist museum supporter stumbled upon a major fossil find. | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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The Shark Trust - Great Eggcase Hunt

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With over 600 species of skate and ray worldwide, at least 15 species have been regularly recorded in UK coastal waters; most of these species reproduce by laying tough leathery eggcases on the seabed.
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Phone dropped on ocean floor, recovered and records whole thing! | Daily Mail Online

Phone dropped on ocean floor, recovered and records whole thing! | Daily Mail Online | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Gregory's brother tried throwing his phone to him and her missed it and it sank. It was on record throughout the whole ordeal!
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Photos: Help Save Sea Turtles with These Five Simple Steps

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Protesters warn against using chemicals in Santa Barbara County oil spill clean-up

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Dozens of protesters chanted "End Oil Now!" and hoisted signs alongside an inflatable mock pipeline on a Santa Barbara beach on Sunday, demanding an end to fracking and other forms of "extreme oil extraction" days after a spill sent thousands of gallons of oil into the ocean and onto beaches.
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Revealed: The Ocean's Tiniest Life At The Bottom Of The Food Chain

Revealed: The Ocean's Tiniest Life At The Bottom Of The Food Chain | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The ocean's tiniest inhabitants — including bacteria, plankton, krill — are food for most everything that swims or floats. Now, scientists have completed a count of this vast and diverse hidden world.
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YET SO SMALL BUT HELPER OF THE LARGE THAT MOST DONT EVEN KNOW ABOUT! EVEN IN THE OCEAN STREAM OF THINGS!!!

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10 Fabulous Facts About Sea Turtles | Ocean of Hope

10 Fabulous Facts About Sea Turtles | Ocean of Hope | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Review:::GloRope from Kirk Scuba Gear

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As a repeat customer of Kirk Scuba Gear and an avid cave diver, I really wanted to write and tell you I was really impressed when I found GloRope in your online shop. I ordered some and looked forw...
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just published @ KSG Scuba Scoop!

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Bringing the right bags on board - aircanada.com

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Effective April 21, 2015, customers eligible for the U.S. Transportation Security Administration’s TSA Pre✓™ program who complete web or mobile check-in no longer need to print their boarding pass at the airport to take advantage of the expedited screening service.
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Right on! So often I see oversized carry-ons and passengers with two bags!

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Fossil fuels subsidised by $10m a minute, says IMF

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NunatsiaqOnline 2015-05-29: NEWS: WWF applauds decision to halt seismic testing in Nunavut

NunatsiaqOnline 2015-05-29: NEWS: WWF applauds decision to halt seismic testing in Nunavut | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

The World Wildlife Fund Canada says it’s happy to hear that a Norwegian-based consortium of oil and gas exploration companies have decided to back out of plans to do seismic testing in Nunavut waters this summer.

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Scientists use unmanned aerial vehicle to study gray whales from above

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One recent spring day, John Durban, a NOAA Fisheries marine mammal biologist, stood on the California coast and launched an unmanned aerial vehicle into the air. The hexacopter—so called because it has six helicopter-type rotors—zipped over the ocean and hovered above a gray whale mother and her ...
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World Record Scuba Diver Organizing Biggest Underwater Cleanup – DeeperBlue.com

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Poachers kill half of Mozambique’s elephants in 5 years: survey

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Woman to again face Costa Rica court on shark finning charges - Inside Costa Rica

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A Puntarenas businesswoman of Taiwanese origin will once again head to Costa Rica’s criminal courts on charges of illegal shark finning, after the woman was previously acquitted of the same crime on April 7th of last year.
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Alaska Fishermen Organize Flotilla to Protest Navy’s Training Plans

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On May 16, hundreds joined the Eyak Preservation Council for a peaceful protest to demonstrate against the Navy's training activities in the Gulf of Alaska.
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Mystery over 1,300 birds found dead on Chilean beach

Mystery over 1,300 birds found dead on Chilean beach | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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While this is not a lengthy scoop it really shows its viewers the harsh truth about the environment and what we are doing to it. Sadly the "mystery" probably has something to do with us humans and our direct impact on the planet, such as oil and chemical spills. The environment is something that has many problems, but should be saved if we want a place to live. 

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Bermuda Triangle: Ship Reappears 90 Years After Going Missing

Bermuda Triangle: Ship Reappears 90 Years After Going Missing | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Havana| The Cuban Coast Guard announced this morning, that they had intercepted an unmanned ship heading for the island, which is presumed to be the SS Cotopaxi, a tramp steamer which vanished in
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Octopus has automatic camouflage thanks to its light-sensing skin

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Octopuses are good at changing colour, but for the first time it's been shown that one species' skin reacts directly to light to cover it in camouflage
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