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20 Things You Didn't Know About... Animal Senses | DiscoverMagazine.com

20 Things You Didn't Know About... Animal Senses | DiscoverMagazine.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
From super-sniffers to electricity detectors, animals have an array of impressive sensory capabilities.
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Our Hunt for the World's Deepest Fish (Op-Ed)

Our Hunt for the World's Deepest Fish (Op-Ed) | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
It was our 14th expedition to the trenches of the Pacific Ocean, where depths can exceed 10,000m. And it was due to be our last for the foreseeable future.
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Tagging sharks to save the ocean

Tagging sharks to save the ocean | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
White sharks get a lot of attention from people, and Chris Fischer is capitalizing on that fascination with the ocean's ultimate predator to save the species and its habitat.
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Bolivia's Second Largest Lake Declared Disaster Zone

Bolivia's Second Largest Lake Declared Disaster Zone | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
In response, Bolivian lawmakers passed a law to revitalize Poopo Lake, the second largest in the Andean nation.
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18,000 Tons of Concrete and Limestone Are About to Become One of the Largest Artificial Reefs in the World

18,000 Tons of Concrete and Limestone Are About to Become One of the Largest Artificial Reefs in the World | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Above: Concrete culverts being prepared for their new life. Photo: Houston Chronicle Artificial reefs -- be they retired NYC subway cars, ghost ships or mi
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China loses 3 mln hectares of wetlands in past decade - Headlines, features, photo and videos from ecns.cn|china|news|chinanews|ecns|cns

China loses 3 mln hectares of wetlands in past decade - Headlines, features, photo and videos from ecns.cn|china|news|chinanews|ecns|cns | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
China loses 3 mln hectares of wetlands in past decade
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Petition: Tell Virgin to Stop Promoting Whale and Dolphin Shows

Petition: Tell Virgin to Stop Promoting Whale and Dolphin Shows | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
TUI, a huge international travel company based in Germany, has just removed visits to watch captive... (53091 signatures on petition)
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Underwater encounter of the third kind! Deep-sea divers dwarfed by gigantic ... - Daily Mail

Underwater encounter of the third kind! Deep-sea divers dwarfed by gigantic ... - Daily Mail | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Lucia Terui, a Brazilian who now lives in Japan, became obsessed with photographing the Nomura's jellyfish after encountering the graceful giants of the sea on one of her first diving trips.

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Chinese Boats Swoop in on Squid- Daily NK

Chinese Boats Swoop in on Squid- Daily NK | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Squid for North Koreans are essential when it comes to putting food on the table, so much so that they are dubbed as "providing the means to feed the country’s people." Recently, however, Chinese fishing boats engaged in pair trawling practices are reportedly dominating the East Sea, dealing a severe blow to people’s livelihoods, the Daily NK has learned.

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Whales sing for their supper

Whales sing for their supper | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Scientists at Syracuse University recorded whales off the coast of Massachusetts and found they make 'tick-tock' noises while hunting together at night in deep, pitch-black water.
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Ocean Acidification Causing Pacific Oyster Die Off : DNews

Ocean Acidification Causing Pacific Oyster Die Off : DNews | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Oysters are sensitive to increasingly corrosive seawater, and it's causing commercial oyster operations to fail.
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White House task force launches rule to curb pirate fishing

White House task force launches rule to curb pirate fishing | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A presidential task force will propose new ways Tuesday to curb pirate fishing, administration officials said,
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Why The White House Wants To Go After Seafood Pirates

Why The White House Wants To Go After Seafood Pirates | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Americans eat more seafood than just about anyone, but a big portion of imports are caught illegally. One expert calls this "the single greatest threat to sustainable fisheries in the world today."
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Great Barrier Reef potato cod at risk from own friendliness

Great Barrier Reef potato cod at risk from own friendliness | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Queensland's friendliest fish is at risk - and its gentle and curious nature appears to be half the problem.
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Lawsuit Filed to Protect Endangered Steller Sea Lions

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Endangered Steller Sea Lions | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Conservation groups filed a lawsuit in federal court today challenging the National Marine Fisheries Service’s decision to roll back protections for the western Steller sea lions, a population protected under the federal Endangered Species Act. Read the complaint here. 
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Mexico proposes $37 million plan to ban nets, save endangered vaquita porpoise

Mexico proposes $37 million plan to ban nets, save endangered vaquita porpoise | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities are proposing a $37 million plan to ban gillnet fishing in most of the upper Sea of Cortez to save the critically endangered vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise.
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Seal found stranded 20 miles from sea

Seal found stranded 20 miles from sea | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A young seal was found flopping around in an open field in northwest England. Police and animal rescue workers used broom and a metal fence to herd the animal into a trailer.
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Photos: Christmas Island's Incredible Red Crab Migration is Underway

Photos: Christmas Island's Incredible Red Crab Migration is Underway | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Australia’s Christmas Island—located south of Indonesia in the Indian Ocean—is named for the day of its discovery in 1643. But, if you’re familiar with the incredible natural phenomenon that occurs th
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What’s in a name? 11 Sea Creatures that Look Exactly How They Sound

What’s in a name? 11 Sea Creatures that Look Exactly How They Sound | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Sea Shepherd Activists Confront Toothfish Poaching Ship in Antarctic / Sputnik International

Sea Shepherd Activists Confront Toothfish Poaching Ship in Antarctic / Sputnik International | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Environmental activist group Sea Shepherd said surveillance activities by Australia and New Zealand had improved toothfish populations in some areas. However, poaching is on the rise in remote parts of the Southern Oceans, which are outside national jurisdictions.
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18,000 tons of concrete to be dumped in Gulf of Mexico

18,000 tons of concrete to be dumped in Gulf of Mexico | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Workers are planning to dump 18,000 tons of concrete into the Gulf of Mexico—for a good reason.
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Where Has All the (Sea Trash) Plastic Gone?

Where Has All the (Sea Trash) Plastic Gone? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Scientists track down plastic sea trash to find out where it hides.
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Scientists are worried Greenland might melt even faster than expected

Scientists are worried Greenland might melt even faster than expected | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
New studies outline alarming new findings about the stability of the Greenland ice sheet.
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TN teachers emerge after 73 days under the sea

TN teachers emerge after 73 days under the sea | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Since Oct. 3, two Roane State Community College professors had hosted an underwater classroom in a submerged Key Largo habitat, trying to interest young people in marine science through YouTube.
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