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HMCS Sackville: a window into our history

HMCS Sackville: a window into our history | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
HALIFAX - Floating on the Halifax harbour is a living naval time capsule — a window into one of Canada's great contributions to the Allied cause during the Second World
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Chinese vessel runs aground in Tubbataha Reef

Chinese vessel runs aground in Tubbataha Reef | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
MANILA (Updated 1:35 p.m.) -- A Chinese vessel slammed into the eastern part of the Tubbataha Reef on Monday evening, barely a week after a US Navy minesweeper was removed from the protected coral ree...
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Quizzes

Quizzes | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Take the Red Sea diving quizz!

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Crabs, supersized by carbon pollution, may upset Chesapeake’s balance

Crabs, supersized by carbon pollution, may upset Chesapeake’s balance | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Bigger and stronger, the predatory crustaceans could upset the Chesapeake Bay’s balance.
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Winter-time Arctic ice cover was fifth lowest on record: NASA - The Weather Network

Winter-time Arctic ice cover was fifth lowest on record: NASA - The Weather Network | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Below-average Arctic ice cover this winter follows record-breaking low summer ice levels in 2012.
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Final frontiers: Antarctica

Final frontiers: Antarctica | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
With the global population now well over seven billion there are few remaining parts of the world relatively untouched by human activity.
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Giant Tuna Sells for Record $1.8 Million - weather.com

Giant Tuna Sells for Record $1.8 Million - weather.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A monster bluefin tuna sold for a record-breaking $1.8 million in the year's first auction at Japan's Tsukiji fish market, nearly three times the previous high set last year.
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Shipwrecks of April 7 « Shipwrecks.com

Shipwrecks of April 7 « Shipwrecks.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
April 7 Shipwrecks including SS Washingtonian 1940, HMS Emily 1942, SS Bahadur 1942, HMS Hellespont 1942, battleship Yamato sunk 1945, etc. per Spence's List™
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The 20 weirdest fish in the ocean

The 20 weirdest fish in the ocean | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, daily news briefing, and email newsletters.
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Kill the Lionfish

Kill the Lionfish | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

The Lionfish is also an invasive species, originally from the Indian and Western Pacific oceans. It was brought into Florida as an aquarium fish, and after a hurricane broke some of the aquariums containing the fish, they started to appear around the lower coast of Florida. They have now spread all the way up to Long Island, New York.

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http://www.killthelionfish.com/

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Fisherman rescues humpback whale with piece of lumber - Nfld. & Labrador - CBC News

Fisherman rescues humpback whale with piece of lumber - Nfld. & Labrador - CBC News | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A retired fisherman from the Burin Peninsula rescued a Humpback whale by using a two-by-four to pry the animal free.
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Travels of Pregnant Great White Sharks Revealed

Travels of Pregnant Great White Sharks Revealed | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
One female shark was tracked for 3 years.
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For the first time, migrating great white sharks have been tagged and their movements around the oceans tracked for years, as opposed to the few months they have previously been tracked, according to a researcher.

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The Fallacy of Cleaning the Gyres of Plastic With a Floating “Ocean Cleanup Array”

The Fallacy of Cleaning the Gyres of Plastic With a Floating “Ocean Cleanup Array” | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The barriers to cleaning up ocean plastic pollution are so massive that the vast majority of the scientific and advocacy community believe it’s a fool’s errand. The solution starts on land.
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How They Photographed the Giant Squid

How They Photographed the Giant Squid | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
"Had its feeding tentacles been in tact, it would have been as large as a two story house," says Edith Widdler.
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Plastic-Free Diapers – Change Them, Donate Them

Plastic-Free Diapers – Change Them, Donate Them | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Since I'm not a mom myself, I rely on the wisdom of other parents who are working to reduce plastic in their families' lives. Cloth diapering is one way to cut
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Scuba Diving Wedding Proposal - BEST PROPOSAL EVER

Nathan took me Scuba Diving on their vacation in Thailand and this is what happened! Nathan and I met four years ago. At first, our lives went in different d...
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Shipwrecks of April 8 « Shipwrecks.com

Shipwrecks of April 8 « Shipwrecks.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
This long list of April 6 shipwrecks includes Italian, French, Norwegian, British, Greek, Dutch, Germa, and American vessels, as per Spence's List™
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Arkansas town in lockdown after oil spill nightmare

Arkansas town in lockdown after oil spill nightmare | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Cross posted from GristThere’s one Exxon gas station in Mayflower, Ark. Before last Friday, that’s likely as close as Mayflower residents got to the multinational oil and gas behemoth ExxonMobil. B...
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The First Rule is Don't Hold Your Breath Underwater - Harrisburg Magazine - December 2012 - Harrisburg PA

The First Rule is Don't Hold Your Breath Underwater - Harrisburg Magazine - December 2012 - Harrisburg PA | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Futurity.org – ‘Invisible whiskers’ make crocs super sensitive

Futurity.org – ‘Invisible whiskers’ make crocs super sensitive | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Research news from leading universities
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Fw 190A-2 Yellow 16 rises from the deep

Fw 190A-2 Yellow 16 rises from the deep | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
December 15, 1943 Fw-190A2 'Yellow 16' took of from the airfield Herdla in Norway. Shortly after takeoff, the pilot experienced engine trouble and had to make a controlled emergency landing on the ...
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Remote coral reefs can be tougher than they look: Western Australia’s Scott Reef has recovered from mass bleaching

Remote coral reefs can be tougher than they look: Western Australia’s Scott Reef has recovered from mass bleaching | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Isolated coral reefs can recover from catastrophic damage as effectively as those with nearby undisturbed neighbors, a long-term study by marine biologists has shown.
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