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Watch our planet evolve, from the last ice age to 1000 years in the future

Today we have satellite images that let us see how the Earth’s surface changes from year to year. That’s a short time frame on the scale of planetary shifts, but the images still show some striking trends, such as the recent shrinkage of the polar ice cap. What if we had satellite imagery of the Earth going […]
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Megamouth Tagged for the First Time

Megamouth Tagged for the First Time | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Grad student Paul Clerkin and marine biologist David Ebert make history as they put the first satellite tag ever on a megamouth shark. From Shark Week 2015's "Alien Sharks: Close Encounters."
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Yale Environment 360: For the Endangered American Eel, A Long, Slippery Road to Recovery

Yale Environment 360: For the Endangered American Eel, A Long, Slippery Road to Recovery | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Ocean Blasting: Groups Seek Ban as Big Atlantic Test Looms

Ocean Blasting: Groups Seek Ban as Big Atlantic Test Looms
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Triton Submarines Inch Closer To The Deepest Point In The Ocean

Triton Submarines Inch Closer To The Deepest Point In The Ocean | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Once we're down there, who knows what we'll discover. But first we have to figure out how to not die getting there. This new submersible is a good...
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Can Americans Eliminate Invasive Species by Eating Them?

Can Americans Eliminate Invasive Species by Eating Them? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
It seems like a simple proposition: American lakes, rivers and offshore waters are filling up with destructive fish and crustaceans originally from other parts of the world, many of them potential sources of food. So why not control these invasive populations by getting people to eat them? ...
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Divers Map The Garbage Dump That Is Filling The World's Oceans

Divers Map The Garbage Dump That Is Filling The World's Oceans | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
What's really in the water? Project Aware lets you see what divers find beneath the waves with their waste audits.
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Purple monsters may herald spike in jellyfish activity - life - 27 May 2014 - New Scientist

Purple monsters may herald spike in jellyfish activity - life - 27 May 2014 - New Scientist | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Sightings of mysterious, technicolour purple jellyfish off Australian shores could be a sign that the ocean environment is changing
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Experts call for urgent defense of deep ocean

Experts call for urgent defense of deep ocean | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
An oceanographer is working with experts from around the globe to warn against lasting damage to the deep ocean, caused by fishing, oil and gas development, industrial-scale mining, waste disposal and land-based pollution. The world's deep ocean spans more than half the planet and holds vast quantities of untapped energy resources, precious metals and minerals. But as advancements in technology enable greater access to these treasures of the deep, experts are urging caution, highlighting the potentially irreversible damage that extracting such materials can cause.
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Plastic Kills Oceans - iNFOGRAPHiCs MANiA

Plastic Kills Oceans - iNFOGRAPHiCs MANiA | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Plastic Kills Oceans: Brief alert report for environmental awareness against the excessive use of plastic and adoption of safe plastic waste management.
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How To Solve The Plastic Pollution Problem And Poverty At The Same Time

How To Solve The Plastic Pollution Problem And Poverty At The Same Time | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
This story originally appeared on Mother Nature Network:

It's beyond sobering and bordering on infuriating: Almost every piece of plastic ever made still exists today — and plenty of those bottle caps, lighters, pen casings, and plastic bott...
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These Delicate Images of Seaweed Were Captured Using a Flatbed Scanner

These Delicate Images of Seaweed Were Captured Using a Flatbed Scanner | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
In a new book, photographer Josie Iselin highlights the exquisite colors and forms of kelp and other marine algae
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Oceans of reasons to protect what we love

Oceans of reasons to protect what we love | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Covering more than 70 per cent of Earth’s surface, oceans, more than anything, define our small blue planet. We should celebrate their complex an
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World Ocean Day: 10 shark facts you didn’t know

World Ocean Day: 10 shark facts you didn’t know | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Celebrate this world ocean day with these 10 shark facts you didn't know like what kills more people than shark attacks each year
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