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How sea otters can reduce CO2 in the atmosphere: Appetite for sea urchins allows kelp to thrive

How sea otters can reduce CO2 in the atmosphere: Appetite for sea urchins allows kelp to thrive | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A new study suggest that a thriving sea otter population that keeps sea urchins in check will in turn allow kelp forests to prosper and help reverse a principal cause of global warming.
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How is a dead whale disposed of?

How is a dead whale disposed of? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The BBC News Scotland website looks at the procedures that follow the stranding of marine animals.
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La. officials close 12 miles of coastline after Isaac washes up tar balls, oil from BP spill hotspot

La. officials close 12 miles of coastline after Isaac washes up tar balls, oil from BP spill hotspot | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Conservation Groups Issue Call to Halt Shark Trade

Conservation Groups Issue Call to Halt Shark Trade | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Pressure to end the shark fin trade may be at an all-time high after dozens of conservation groups called for global shark fin protection.

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Wayward Sea Lion Rescued in California

Wayward Sea Lion Rescued in California | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The U.S. Coast Guard helped rescue a 500-pound sea lion named Franklin who kept getting into trouble in Southern California.
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Swamp Rats & Baby Dolphins! How Hurricanes Impact Animals

Swamp Rats & Baby Dolphins! How Hurricanes Impact Animals | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
From mass rodent death to dolphin baby booms.
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WWII shipwreck off Ireland yields $38 million of silver for deep sea firm

WWII shipwreck off Ireland yields $38 million of silver for deep sea firm | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
WWII shipwreck off Ireland yields $38 million of silver for deep sea firm...
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Uncovering the secrets of the Great Wall of China - Video on TODAY.com

Uncovering the secrets of the Great Wall of China - Video on TODAY.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Video on TODAY.com: The Great Wall of China is one of the world’s most famous landmarks, but much of it is still being explored.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: A Second Life for Discarded Fishing Nets

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: A Second Life for Discarded Fishing Nets | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Abandoned and lost fishing gear makes up about 10 percent of the trash that collects in the world’s oceans, according to a report from the United Nations. Much of this debris is lost in storms, vandalized or simply discarded. It piles up on beaches, creates a navigational hazard for boats or settles to the bottom, where it can damage sensitive ecosystems. Discarded nets can cause a particular problem as they continue to “ghost fish,”trapping fish and other sea animals like turtles, seabirds and dolphins.

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Tankers too risky for coast environment

Tankers too risky for coast environment | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
I am, God knows, no scientist and it’s this that made by heart warm when I saw the story in the Vancouver Sun, September 1 at page A5 headlined "Tanke...
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Tommy Lee says Motley Crue music is hurting killer whales

Tommy Lee says Motley Crue music is hurting killer whales | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
ROCKER Tommy Lee has fired off a letter to SeaWorld demanding they quit playing his music as the noise makes life "hellish" for orcas.
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11 Animals More Likely To Kill You Than Sharks

11 Animals More Likely To Kill You Than Sharks | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Sure sharks are scary, but there are some other animals you're more likely to encounter that should have you shaking in your boots.
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Niagara River body parts search ends after torso found - Canada - CBC News

Niagara River body parts search ends after torso found - Canada - CBC News | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Police in Ontario ended a search Saturday for more body parts after the grisly discovery of a woman's torso in the Niagara River.
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Coastal Cleanup Day 2012 | Heal the Bay

Coastal Cleanup Day 2012 | Heal the Bay | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

On Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, from 9 a.m. until noon, tens of thousands of Southern Californians will head to their local beaches and inland waterways on a mission to clear the sand and water of harmful and unsightly pollution. Last year, over 67,000 volunteers from California removed 676,768 pounds of trash and 115,773 pounds of recyclable waste!

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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Waters of Lake Michigan are a treasure trove of sunken wrecks

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Waters of Lake Michigan are a treasure trove of sunken wrecks | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

"Lake Michigan was a nautical superhighway for schooners and freighters in the 1800s and early 1900s, and a lot of them (hundreds, in fact) went down on the shoals off Door County, at Death's Door on the tip of the peninsula and over in Green Bay," said Rice, a veteran scuba diver.

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The Arctic's Most Productive Glacier Has Shed an Area the Size of Manhattan Over Last 12 Years

The Arctic's Most Productive Glacier Has Shed an Area the Size of Manhattan Over Last 12 Years | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
It might be the "most productive" glacier in the entire Northern Hemisphere, and it is melting far too fast.
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Groups call for global shark protection - UPI.com

Groups call for global shark protection - UPI.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Asia News and latest headlines from UPI Asia: Top News, Entertainment, Health, Business, Science and Sports News from across Asia.
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Rob Stewart of Sharkwater publishes memoir, Save the Humans

Rob Stewart of Sharkwater publishes memoir, Save the Humans | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Eco-warrior armed for battle with new book and movie...
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New Caledonia Declares 1.4 Million Square Kilometer Marine Protected Area to the Pacific Oceanscape | surfbirds

New Caledonia Declares 1.4 Million Square Kilometer Marine Protected Area to the Pacific Oceanscape | surfbirds | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A comprehensive birding web site with an international focus. Trip reports, photos, news, articles, forums, blogs.
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60:Second ScubaLab – SeaSoft SeaLion BC

60:Second ScubaLab – SeaSoft SeaLion BC | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
With the SeaLion, a diver can actually keep the same-sized BC for a lifetime. For example, the extra-small SeaLion will fit a typical 10-year-old who weighs about 50 pounds, but will then adjust to...
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Great White Shark Washes Ashore; Officials Close New England Beaches

Great White Shark Washes Ashore; Officials Close New England Beaches | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A massive shark washed up on a New England beach this weekend, prompting officials to close down two nearby beaches. The Great White weighing about 1,600 pounds was discovered on the border of Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
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Maldives to Become World's Largest Marine Reserve - SCUBA News

Maldives to Become World's Largest Marine Reserve - SCUBA News | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
News on events and research in the diving, marine life and other underwater fields. Published by SCUBA Travel, the independent guide to diving around the world.
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New 'Seahorse' sees scallops and other marine life in more detail than ever

New 'Seahorse' sees scallops and other marine life in more detail than ever | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Daily Reporter is committed to being the most trusted and comprehensive source of information in each community and market we serve: Hancock County, Indiana and the towns of Greenfield, Fortville, New Palestine, McCordsville, Cumberland,...
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Underwater Robots to Repair Coral Reefs

Underwater Robots to Repair Coral Reefs | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Swarms of underwater microrobots called coralbots are being developed to repair coral damaged by trawling or hurricanes.
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