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The Arctic's Northern Sea Route

The Arctic's Northern Sea Route | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Global warming means that the Arctic's fabled Northern Sea Route could soon be ice-free in summer, slashing journey times for cargo ships sailing from the Far East to EuropeGiulio Frigieri
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Royal Navy repels fishing boat armada after Gibraltar 'invasion'

Royal Navy repels fishing boat armada after Gibraltar 'invasion' | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Fishermen stage protest over concrete reef as Gibraltar's chief minister says 'Hell will freeze over before barrier is removed'
Spanish boats illegally entered Gibraltar's waters after a stand-off with the Royal Navy on Sunday.
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Aragonite saturation state dynamics in a coastal upwelling zone

Aragonite saturation state dynamics in a coastal upwelling zone | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Coastal upwelling zones may be at enhanced risk from ocean acidification as upwelling brings low aragonite saturation state (ΩAr) waters to the surface that are further suppressed by anthropogenic CO2.
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Dissolving brittle stars hint at implications of ocean acidification - Phys

Dissolving brittle stars hint at implications of ocean acidification - Phys | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Scientists at Vanderbilt University and the New York Health Department say that these cold-water communities may be especially vulnerable to the effects of ocean acidification. The group has established the rate at which ...
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Calving sand dunes, stress fields in Southern California, and Devonian black shale

Calving sand dunes, stress fields in Southern California, and Devonian black shale | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Boulder, Colo., USA – New Geology postings discuss a vanished link between Antarctica and Australia; the West Salton Detachment fault in California, USA; chemical interaction between peridotite and intruding melts in the Northern Apennines, Italy;...
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Can Swarming Robots and Cloud Umbrellas Help Save Coral Reefs?

Can Swarming Robots and Cloud Umbrellas Help Save Coral Reefs? | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
As reefs continue dying off, scientists have started to think more boldly about how to protect them.
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Social Entrepreneurs and Investors Explore Sustainable Oceans Sector

Social Entrepreneurs and Investors Explore Sustainable Oceans Sector | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Early next month, entrepreneurs, investors, and other thought leaders will gather at the annual Social Capital Markets meeting in San Francisco. Known to many as SOCAP, this annual meeting started over five years ago.
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Virtual Marine Scientist – new ocean acidification virtual laboratory for schools

Virtual Marine Scientist – new ocean acidification virtual laboratory for schools | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Do you want your secondary school students to understand how science really works in the lab and how research is carried out? Do you want them to investigate and learn about pressing marine environmental issues?
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Arctic Methane: Mr Blue Sky

Arctic Methane: Mr Blue Sky | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
By Sam Illingworth. “Hey there mister blue, we’re so pleased to be with you. Look around see what you do, everybody smiles at you” During the (all too rapidly) approaching August and September...
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sea slug threat not eradicated - Auckland stuff.co.nz

sea slug threat not eradicated - Auckland stuff.co.nz | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
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Prime Minister John Key feeds a sea slug with the help of Cawthron scientist Paul McNabb (back ground) during the Prime Ministers visit to the Cawthron.
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This is why the ocean is full of dead zones

This is why the ocean is full of dead zones | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Every year, a massive "dead zone" develops in the Gulf of Mexico — a region where algae destroys almost all the oxygen in the ocean. No fish or other life forms can survive there. This year's dead zone is roughly 5,840 square miles (see above map).
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Study finds novel worm community affecting methane release in ocean

Study finds novel worm community affecting methane release in ocean | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered a super-charged methane seep in the ocean off New Zealand that has created its own unique food web, resulting in much more methane escaping from the ocean floor into the water column.
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Baby corals pass the acid test

Baby corals pass the acid test | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Corals can survive the early stages of their development even under the tough conditions that rising carbon emissions will impose on them says a new study from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies.
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Birdwatch: Arctic tern

Birdwatch: Arctic tern | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Some birds simply take your breath away – and the Arctic tern is certainly one of them. Not only does it undertake the greatest migratory journey of any creature on the planet, it also looks more graceful than any bird has a right to.
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Franz Josef Land Expedition: The Underwater Colors of the Arctic

Franz Josef Land Expedition: The Underwater Colors of the Arctic | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Enric Sala is setting off to explore Franz Josef Land, one of the most remote archipelagos in the world, only 900 km from the North Pole.
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Effects of ocean acidification on sponge communities

Effects of ocean acidification on sponge communities | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The effects of ocean acidification on lower invertebrates such as sponges may be pronounced because of their low capacity for acid–base regulation. However, so far, most studies have focused on calcifiers.
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Energy Prices Shock Hawaii Farmers Into Alternatives

Energy Prices Shock Hawaii Farmers Into Alternatives | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
HAMAKUA, BIG ISLAND — Lush green fields rise and dip through the rolling hills that stretch down to the deep blue of the Pacific Ocean.
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New Environmental Concern Over Port Expansion

New Environmental Concern Over Port Expansion | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
An expansion plan that Port Everglades calls essential for handling the bigger cargo ships plying the world's trade routes would cause far more environmental damage than originally claimed, according to the lead federal agency on ocean protection.
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World's first study tracks dwarf minke whales | The Raw Story

World's first study tracks dwarf minke whales | The Raw Story | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Dwarf minke whales have been tagged and tracked in Australia's Great Barrier Reef in a world-first pilot study which hopes to solve the mystery of where they spend the summer. Scientists at James Cook University in ...
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Bacteria-Powered Light Bulb Is Electricity-Free

Bacteria-Powered Light Bulb Is Electricity-Free | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Biobulb would glow naturally, like lightning bugs, jellyfish and bioluminescent plankton. Continue reading →
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Why Some Coral Reefs Might Survive Climate Change | Popular ...

Why Some Coral Reefs Might Survive Climate Change | Popular ... | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The world is clobbering coral reefs, home to 25 percent of all marine species. Agricultural runoff pollutes the water around them; coastal developments.
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Earth orbit changes key to Antarctic warming that ended last ice age

Earth orbit changes key to Antarctic warming that ended last ice age | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
New research from an ice core taken from West Antarctica shows that the warming that ended the last ice age in Antarctica began at least two, and perhaps four, millennia earlier than previously thought.
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Oceans and marine resources in a changing climate

Oceans and marine resources in a changing climate | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
The United States is an ocean nation — our past, present, and future are inextricably connected to and dependent on oceans and marine resources.
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Sea urchin - Nookipedia, the Animal Crossing wiki

Sea urchin - Nookipedia, the Animal Crossing wiki | Amocean OceanScoops | Scoop.it
Upon donating a sea urchin to the Museum, it can be found in the large pool in the first room of the Ocean exhibit, along with many other species of deep sea creature. It is found in the part of the pool closer to the entrance to ...
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