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30 new Antarctic marine species found | La Trobe University

30 new Antarctic marine species found | La Trobe University | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
La Trobe's Jan Strugnell part of global team discovering new species
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Bathysciadiid limpet (small round object in centre of the picture) feeding on the beak of a dead octopus. The species was found about 1,400 metres deep in Pine Island Bay. (Photo: Peter Enderlein) > see link

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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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Robotic sub aborts first search for Malaysian jet after reaching maximum depth in Indian Ocean

Robotic sub aborts first search for Malaysian jet after reaching maximum depth in Indian Ocean | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet aborted its first mission after only six hours, surfacing with no new clues when it exceeded its maximum depth along the floor of the Indian Ocean, officials said Tuesday.
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Swallowed by the Sea: Amazing Underwater Pictures : Discovery Channel

Swallowed by the Sea: Amazing Underwater Pictures : Discovery Channel | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
These underwater pictures depict the life aquatic. Learn more about our oceans by looking at Swallowed by the Sea: Amazing Underwater Pictures.
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Invasive Lionfish On The Decline In Jamaica

Invasive Lionfish On The Decline In Jamaica | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica is reporting a big decline in sightings of lionfish, the voracious invasive species that has been wreaking havoc on regional reefs for years and wolfing down native juvenile fish and crustaceans.
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Parasitic Flatworm Could Decimate Coral Reefs Worldwide

Parasitic Flatworm Could Decimate Coral Reefs Worldwide | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A coral-eating flatworm with a unique camouflaging strategy could be a major threat to the world's coral reefs
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Shipwrecks of April 13

Shipwrecks of April 13 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Considerable treasure is believed to have been lost in some shipwrecks that took place on April 13.  Today's Shipwrecks™ April 13 1749: Two of the East India Company's ships were lost during a storm, variously described as a hurricane or a monsoon, that...
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SDI Wreck Diver Solves Maritime Mystery | SDI | TDI | ERDI

SDI Wreck Diver Solves Maritime Mystery | SDI | TDI | ERDI | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Tamara Thomsen, a TDI Instructor and Maritime Archaeologist, shows us how wreck diving, along with underwater archaeology solved a century old mystery about the
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Another Legal Setback For SeaWorld: Trainers Must Stay Out Of Orca Tanks

Another Legal Setback For SeaWorld: Trainers Must Stay Out Of Orca Tanks | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A petition filed by SeaWorld asking a federal appeals court to overturn a safety violation issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been denied -- meaning that the park’s trainers will not be allowed to interact with killer whales during performances -- a move that is s...
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That Time The CIA And Howard Hughes Tried To Steal A Soviet Submarine

That Time The CIA And Howard Hughes Tried To Steal A Soviet Submarine | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Recently declassified documents reveal new details about Project AZORIAN: a brazen, $800-million CIA initiative to covertly salvage a Soviet nuclear submarine in plain sight of the entire world.
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Wildlife in Gulf of Mexico still suffering four years after BP oil spill: report

Wildlife in Gulf of Mexico still suffering four years after BP oil spill: report | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Environmental campaign group finds ongoing symptoms of oil exposure in 14 species – from oysters to dolphins
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5 Things Scuba Diving Can Teach You About Life

5 Things Scuba Diving Can Teach You About Life | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
You can learn a lot about yourself when you’re 30 metres below the surface.
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A shark cull divides a nation

A shark cull divides a nation | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Western Australia has introduced a programme to cull sharks, after several fatal attacks. But it's a divisive policy with many critics.
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Mass dolphin deaths in Peru

Mass dolphin deaths in Peru | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
400 carcases found in single month on beach in Lambayeque region where more than 800 washed up in whole of 2012
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Salvage team finds wreck of the Victory

Salvage team finds wreck of the Victory | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Experts fear historic legacy could be lost if US treasure hunters raise pre-Nelson flagship
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Save the Dolphins: Boycott Japan?.

Save the Dolphins: Boycott Japan?. | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
We have received a great deal of international correspondence lately suggesting that we "Boycott Japan" as a strategy to solve the drive fisheries problem. Although we are not telling other NGOs what their strategy should be, I wanted to clarify that we think a boycott of Japan is a big mistake. Hav...
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Spearfishing!

Spearfishing! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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DiveMoreWorkLessDrinking, Diving and Devil's Throat » DiveMoreWorkLess

DiveMoreWorkLessDrinking, Diving and Devil's Throat » DiveMoreWorkLess | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Entire marine food chain at risk from rising CO2 levels in water

Entire marine food chain at risk from rising CO2 levels in water | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Fish will make themselves vulnerable by being attracted to predator odour and exhibiting bolder behaviour
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Five Frogfish Facts

Five Frogfish Facts | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Frogfish are masters of disguise. Spot one during a dive and you will win the admiration of every diver in your group - especially photographers. Frogfish, a type of anglerfish, have a textured exterior that aids in their camouflage. While they do …

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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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Shipwrecks of April 11

Shipwrecks of April 11 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Today's Shipwrecks™ April 11 compiled and edited by Dr. E. Lee Spence 1794: The floating battery, HMS Proselyte, commanded by Walter Serocold, was destroyed by fire from the French batteries (guns) at Bastia, Corsica, on April 11, 1794. Ancestry.com...
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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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What could finally save the sharks is that shark-fin soup is going out style

What could finally save the sharks is that shark-fin soup is going out style | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Hong Kong, the world's largest processing center for shark fins, is getting less business. According to the environmental group WWF-Hong Kong, fin exports to the city fell 34% last year from 2012 levels. Shipments from Hong Kong to mainland China, a major market for the meat, fell even more dramatically—as much as 90% (paywall). This is all happening against...
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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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How Not to Abuse Your Underwater Signaling Device - Book Your Dive

How Not to Abuse Your Underwater Signaling Device - Book Your Dive | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Your Underwater Signaling Device is a valuable piece of equipment and should be handled with care and should only be used when appropriate
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