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Triumphs for Troubled New England Fish

Triumphs for Troubled New England Fish | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
We are excited about two big wins this week for the future of fish in New England.
The first is a major legal victory that establishes the first full count, cap, and control fishery in the Northeast.
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Delta decides against shark fin ban

Delta decides against shark fin ban | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Delta won't be jumping in the water with other municipalities that have passed bylaws banning the trading and sale of shark fins.
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10 vacation disasters — and how to avoid them

10 vacation disasters — and how to avoid them | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Expert trips on how to avoid some of the worst travel mishaps.. You arrive at the airport at some ungodly hour with visions of a snowbank-free beach dancing in your head.
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Jellyfish fears

Jellyfish fears | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Dive Magazine is FREE. We are the fastest growing Scuba Diving Magazine in the world. Featuring Dive Product Reviews, Articles, features and more.
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Family’s missing pet tortoise found in storeroom 30 years later

Family’s missing pet tortoise found in storeroom 30 years later | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Manuela lived hidden in a store room for 30 years. She lived among broken electronic junk and she may have survived by eating termites.
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Tomorrow's life-saving medications may currently be living at the bottom of the sea | e! Science News

OHSU researchers, in partnership with scientists from several other institutions, have published two new research papers that signal how the next class of powerful medications may currently reside at the bottom of the ocean.
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Book Excerpts Part 4: Nature Makes No Special Allowances for Humans | Roz Savage, Ocean Rower

Book Excerpts Part 4: Nature Makes No Special Allowances for Humans | Roz Savage, Ocean Rower | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Seal attack! Hungry creature eats five blue sharks in rare images of sea mammal turning the tables on predator of the deep

Seal attack! Hungry creature eats five blue sharks in rare images of sea mammal turning the tables on predator of the deep | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The rare event took place off the coast of Cape Point in South Africa and was witnessed and photographed by a group of shocked divers.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Sharks are not 'man-eaters'

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Sharks are not 'man-eaters' | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

The term "shark attack" is typically used by the media, government officials, researchers and the public to describe almost any kind of human-shark interaction - even those where no contact or injury occurs between humans and sharks.

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Shark teeth in Blackpool could answer questions - Columnists - Blackpool Gazette

Shark teeth in Blackpool could answer questions - Columnists - Blackpool Gazette | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
AT the bottom of a Blackpool fish tank could lie the answers to mysteries of the deep.
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Taste for Shark Fin Fades Slightly in China

Taste for Shark Fin Fades Slightly in China | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The high-profile campaign against shark fin soup has persuaded only a small number of Beijing hotels and restaurants to drop it from their menus.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: HMS Investigator (1848)

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: HMS Investigator (1848) | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

HMS Investigator was a merchant ship purchased in 1848 to search for Sir John Franklin's lost expedition. She made two voyages to the Arctic and had to be abandoned in 1853 after becoming trapped in the ice. Her wreckage was found in July 2010 on Banks Island, in the Beaufort Sea. She was the fourth ship of the Royal Navy to bear the name.

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Man Finds Smelly Whale Treasure

Man Finds Smelly Whale Treasure | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
An unemployed British man might soon be "stinking" rich after he found a 6-pound lump of ambergris on a Lancashire beach.
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Australian government pledges to protect Great Barrier Reef

Australian government pledges to protect Great Barrier Reef | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Unesco warned last year that the World Heritage Site could be listed as 'in danger if there was no progress by 1 February
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JUPITER: Scientists studying why lemon sharks aren’t in South Florida this winter - Outdoors - MiamiHerald.com

JUPITER: Scientists studying why lemon sharks aren’t in South Florida this winter - Outdoors - MiamiHerald.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Scientists are trying to learn why lemon sharks aren’t in South Florida waters this winter and what that might mean.
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True Facts About The Seahorse

music :: http://bit.ly/11DuZUP (Steven O'Brien) link to mating pic :: http://bit.ly/UUn3HM link to birth vid :: http://bit.ly/9bq4Fn Film Footage courtesy of...
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Buried Antarctic Lake Yields Hints of Life

Buried Antarctic Lake Yields Hints of Life | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Scientists find the first signs of life in water from Lake Whillans, buried beneath tons of ice.
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What are long term threats of plastic in our seas?

What are long term threats of plastic in our seas? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Newsnight's Susan Watts reports on concerns about the effects on humans and wildlife of waste plastic, both visible and microscopic, in our seas, as research shows it is entering the food chain.
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Surfer Garrett McNamara rides 100-foot wave in Portugal

Surfer Garrett McNamara rides 100-foot wave in Portugal | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Professional surfer Garrett McNamara breaks his own world record for surfing the biggest wave ever in Nazare, Portugal.
The wave is thought to be 100-feet tall
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Dubai's underwater hotel promises submersible luxury (Wired UK)

Dubai's underwater hotel promises submersible luxury (Wired UK) | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Dubai's fascination with bombastic architecture has moved below sea level thanks to the announcement of The Water Discus -- billed as the world's largest underwater hotel
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Diving the PBY plane wreck site in lake mead 1 20 13

Team dive on the PBY plane wreck in lake mead on 1-20-13.
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