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Whale 'makes human-like sounds'

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Researchers in the US are shocked to hear a whale making vocalisations similar to human speech in frequency and cadence.
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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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Maria Loughran's curator insight, May 18, 2015 6:05 PM

Needs to be nation-wide.

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Robert Sullivan's curator insight, September 12, 11:04 PM

There has been a lot of press on plastics in our water systems lately.  Chicago has ban plastic bags....Kenya....it seems like we need a better recycling system. 

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You’re Twyla Roscovich!

You’re Twyla Roscovich! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
It has taken a few weeks to allow thoughts to sink in on what I’m about to write. During my lifetime I have, from shattered experience, learned it i
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Introducing Wet Sox::::New to Kirk Scuba Gear

Introducing Wet Sox::::New to Kirk Scuba Gear | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
 


WETSOX are technical socks built for the outdoors. Kirk Scuba Gear is pleased to offer these sox's to divers/outdoorsman and winter lovers.

GO PLAY OUTSIDE!


Founded by a few avid outdoorsmen in the North East, the WETSOX line was designed to make doing
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Resort at lake bottom an interesting dive

Resort at lake bottom an interesting dive | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
When the Minnewanka Landing resort opened in Alberta in 1888 it was meant to attract sport fishermen and others who wanted a pleasant holiday. In winte
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Arctic on the Edge

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Sponsored by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, the Arctic on the Edge/L’Arctique à la limite Expedition documents the life cycle of ic
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CO2 and food: We can’t sacrifice quality for quantity

CO2 and food: We can’t sacrifice quality for quantity | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Bigger isn’t always better. Too much of a good thing can be bad. Many anti-environmentalists throw these simple truths to the wind, along with caution.
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The Million Dollar Point – the graveyard of millions of dollars’ worth of military gear which the USA dumped into the Pacific

The Million Dollar Point – the graveyard of millions of dollars’ worth of military gear which the USA dumped into the Pacific | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
As some historians would suggest, nearly all the participants had no clue as to when the Second Word War was likely to see its end, especially as more and more parties started jumping into the mix.

Being one of the largest contributors to the Second World, having to fight at the two theaters with equally vicious
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Can emissions shrink while the economy grows?

Can emissions shrink while the economy grows? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
What does climate change have to do with economic growth? Canada’s prime minister and premiers signed a deal in December to “grow our economy
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Discovery of model Arrow rekindles bittersweet memories

Discovery of model Arrow rekindles bittersweet memories | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
 The timing of the discovery of the first of nine Avro Arrow test models could not have been more appropriate. This year is Canada's 150th birthday an
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Griffon’s fate elusive after more than three centuries

Griffon’s fate elusive after more than three centuries | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Sometimes it is as difficult to prove the identity of a sunken ship as it is to find it. That is central to the story of the long-sought Griffon
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Vancouver Maritime Museum – a celebration of learning and historic adventure!

Vancouver Maritime Museum – a celebration of learning and historic adventure! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Since 1959, the Vancouver Maritime Museum Society has worked to preserve and tell the maritime history of the Pacific Northwest and Arctic.
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Lessons from a broken mask and a bloody nose

Lessons from a broken mask and a bloody nose | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
They had just anchored their boat at the wreck of the Maple Dawn near Christine Island in the Georgian Bay area. Suddenly, diving the wreck was no longe
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Deep Diving - The Gas Is Only a Tool

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Many experienced scuba divers eventually want to go deeper, and maybe even technical diving. Deep diving has so much to explore. There is a constant debate on what gas to use for some technical dives. Some will say deep air is unsafe. Others say the cost of the helium for
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Fake news has infiltrated Cylinder inspections

Fake news has infiltrated Cylinder inspections | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
When looking for training in cylinder inspections or refreshing your current 3-year HAZMAT certification you have options. Cylinder training service
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Bye-bye, bug splatter: Is this the new silent spring?

Bye-bye, bug splatter: Is this the new silent spring? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Masses of monarch butterflies fluttering across Toronto’s waterfront. Painted ladies (often mistaken for monarchs) descending on Montreal.
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