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Tryon: Melting Arctic's wicked impacts

Tryon: Melting Arctic's wicked impacts | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
When Dorothy doused the Wicked Witch with a bucketful of water, the green-faced villain screamed at she began to shrink into a puddle: "I'm melting, melting ..."...
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Tides of March: If you’re not worried about rising sea levels, you should be

Tides of March: If you’re not worried about rising sea levels, you should be | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Nearly 5 million people across the U.S. live close enough to the high-tide line to be in danger if climate change causes sea levels to rise at least four feet, according to a new report by Climate ...
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Indo-Pacific corals more resilient than Caribbean twins

Indo-Pacific corals more resilient than Caribbean twins | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Corals of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and Indo-Pacific region recover faster from stress than their Caribbean counterparts, say marine scientists.
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Paul Watson: “They don’t want a trial, but an execution”

Paul Watson: “They don’t want a trial, but an execution” | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Paul Watson, the head of the radical Sea Shepherd Conservation Society currently awaiting extradition to Costa Rica in Germany, has told Voice of Russia in an exclusive interview that the Shark Fin mafia doesn’t want a trial, but his execution in ...
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Shell Seeks to Weaken Air Rules for Arctic Drilling

Shell Seeks to Weaken Air Rules for Arctic Drilling | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Shell says its rig Discoverer cannot meet the emissions requirements of an air permit granted by the E.P.A. in January.
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Florida Keys Dive Center begins using Biodiesel fuel

Florida Keys Dive Center begins using Biodiesel fuel | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

(DiverWire) SEAduction® Dive Center in Key West, Florida is going green! Last week, the dive staff at SEAduction fueled the Starfish Enterprise II with B100  biodiesel today for the first time.  The fuel provided by Biodiesel of  Marathon is recycled from cooking oils used by several restaraunts in  the community.  The fuel is a 100% recycled, completely biodegradable  and non-toxic product.  It releases fewer carcinogens and other toxic  by-products and the accidental minor spills that are typical with  repetitive refueling operations are not harmful to the environment – in  short it is a very environmentally sound decision.

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Tubbataha Reef hailed by experts as marine conservation model

Tubbataha Reef hailed by experts as marine conservation model | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
CAIRNS, Australia – In what is regarded as the center of coral diversity in the world, the Tubbataha Reef in the Philippines is emerging as a model for conservation in the face of grave threats to the region’s coral reefs, according to marine...
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Coral Reefs, in a Four-Minute Video | WRI Insights

Coral reefs are
beautiful, diverse, productive ecosystems. Many people love to marvel at these
rainforests of the sea, but how much does the average person actually know about
them? For example, how many people know whether a coral is a rock, a plant, or
an animal?

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Plastic ingredient makes fish court other species - environment - 11 July 2012 - New Scientist

Plastic ingredient makes fish court other species - environment - 11 July 2012 - New Scientist | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A common chemical could lead fish to interbreed, resulting in the loss of species...
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Marine Mammals in Mexico, New Zealand Face Extinction

Marine Mammals in Mexico, New Zealand Face Extinction | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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The Black Fish free hundreds of endangered bluefin tuna in Adriatic Sea

The Black Fish free hundreds of endangered bluefin tuna in Adriatic Sea | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Black Fish is a European based conservation organisation on a mission to change attitudes towards our precious oceans and work to protect the unique life within them.
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Vintage Scuba Gear

Vintage Scuba Gear | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Vintage scuba is a reference to the art of scuba diving using vintage-style gear, which is generally defined at this time as equipment dating from 1975 and earlier.
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The world's weirdest places to scuba dive - CNN.com

The world's weirdest places to scuba dive - CNN.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Here are some of the most unusual, mysterious and awe-inspiring underwater landscapes from around the world.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: How to Identify and Avoid Scuba Diving Risks

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: How to Identify and Avoid Scuba Diving Risks | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Scuba diving is a risky sport. While most people will have a very good dive and
never have a single problem, there are still scuba diving risks that can occur
at any time. It is very important that you pay attention and are aware of the
risks that you could face during a dive.

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A World Without Coral Reefs

A World Without Coral Reefs | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
By persisting in the false belief that coral reefs have a future, we grossly misallocate the funds needed to cope with the fallout from their collapse.
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Goliath Tiger Fish: "Evolution on Steroids" in Congo

Goliath Tiger Fish: "Evolution on Steroids" in Congo | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
On an unprecedented Congo River run, scientists and kayakers have found potential new species, the spike-toothed goliath tiger fish, and evidence that the African river may be the world's deepest.
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DiverWire on-location: Sinking of USS Mohawk in Ft. Myers, Florida

DiverWire on-location: Sinking of USS Mohawk in Ft. Myers, Florida | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

(DiverWire) The USS Mohawk CGC, painted in wartime camouflage, slipped sweetly below the surface Monday afternoon and opened her doors and hatches as the Mohawk Veterans Memorial Reef.

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Oceana: Threatened sharks and rays granted critical protection in the Mediterranean - Shark Year Magazine

OCEANA: Threatened sharks and rays granted critical protection in the Mediterranean. Ten species – including hammerheads, tope, and shortfin mako – will...
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CO Poisoning Risk Higher Than You Think: Undercurrent 07/2012

CO Poisoning Risk Higher Than You Think: Undercurrent 07/2012 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
'CO Poisoning Risk Higher Than You Think -- why and how divers need to protect themselves' from Undercurrent , 2012 issue...
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Scientists Discover New Trigger for Immense North Atlantic Plankton Bloom

Scientists Discover New Trigger for Immense North Atlantic Plankton Bloom | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Across the horizon and miles out to sea toward the north, the Atlantic Ocean's own spring and summer ritual is unfolding: the blooming of countless microscopic plant plankton, or phytoplankton.

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CDNN :: Blue Springs - Florida's Million-Dollar Cave Diving System

CDNN :: Blue Springs - Florida's Million-Dollar Cave Diving System | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Blue Springs: Florida’s million-dollar cave diving system. [Date 10-02-12: CDNN News].
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UnderwaterTimes.com | Male Green Turtle Travels From Cocos Island, Costa Rica, To Las Perlas, Panam

UnderwaterTimes.com | Male Green Turtle Travels From Cocos Island, Costa Rica, To Las Perlas, Panam | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A male Pacific green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) travelled 1587 km (986 mi) in 55 days, from Cocos Island, Costa Rica, where it was tagged last April 25, to Las Perlas, Panama, last June 19...
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S Korea hints at scrapping whaling plan - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

S Korea hints at scrapping whaling plan - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
South Korea has hinted it may bow to international pressure and ditch its plan to resume so-called scientific whaling.
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