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Success with social media search for owner of wedding ring - The Boston Globe

Success with social media search for owner of wedding ring - The Boston Globe | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Hundreds of thousands of people posting on social media widely publicized Daniel Roark’s hunt for the owner of a gold wedding ring with braided engraving on the band, which he found while scuba diving in a reef off the eastern tip of Mexico. His search was a success.
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Subsea Search for 79 Missing Containers Lost from YM Efficiency Set to Start Off Australia –

Subsea Search for 79 Missing Containers Lost from YM Efficiency Set to Start Off Australia – | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
0shares00The subsea search for 79 missing containers that fell from the containership YM Efficiency earlier this month is set to kick off in the next few days, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority said Friday. AMSA has confirmed that the ship’s insurers have contracted Port of Newcastle to provide their hydrographic survey vessel to initially conduct …
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What Does Chlorine Really Do to Your Body?

What Does Chlorine Really Do to Your Body? | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The amounts of chlorine that are used in swimming pools are typically not a cause for worry, a dermatologist tells Live Science.
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Ocean’s Heat Cycle Shows That Atmospheric Carbon May Be Headed Elsewhere

Ocean’s Heat Cycle Shows That Atmospheric Carbon May Be Headed Elsewhere | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A recent study in the journal Nature Geoscience examined the global carbon cycle and suggests that existing studies may have misgauged how carbon is distributed around the world, particularly between the northern and southern hemispheres. The results could change projections of how, when and where the currently massive levels of atmospheric carbon will result in environmental …
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freediving the liberty

The USAT Liberty is a wreck off the coast of Bali. Freedivers Marese Secades and Georgina Miller explored it during Adam Stern's deep Week. Music is b
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Your efforts to save water? They're actually working

Your efforts to save water? They're actually working | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Don't let the downers get to you -- saving water actually works, and it makes a difference, a new study reports. Water -- it's the most important liquid
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Trump Takes U.S. Ocean Policy in the Wrong Direction — Oceans Deeply

We must reorient our ocean management to adapt to new climate realities, say Whitley Saumweber, former ocean and coastal adviser to President Obama, and Roberta Elias of the World Wildlife Fund.
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Beyond the Great Barrier Reef: Bleaching Undoes India Coral — Oceans Deeply

In India’s Gulf of Mannar, more than a decade of efforts have spurred a slow recovery of coral reefs that protect the coast and feed communities. But climate change has reversed that success.
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Executive Order Regarding the Ocean Policy to Advance the Economic, Security, and Environmental Interests of the United States

Executive Order Regarding the Ocean Policy to Advance the Economic, Security, and Environmental Interests of the United States | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1.  P
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Ancient River Could Flow Again in Tucson, Thanks to Recycled — Water Deeply

Ancient River Could Flow Again in Tucson, Thanks to Recycled — Water Deeply | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The Santa Cruz River was once the lifeblood of Tucson, Arizona. Due to heavy development and groundwater overdraft, it hasn't seen year-round flow in 70 years. The city plans to revive the storied desert river with recycled effluent.
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Lead Sampling of Drinking Water in California Schools

Lead Sampling of Drinking Water in California Schools | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
This story map was created with the Story Map Journal application in ArcGIS Online.
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Rising Tide: Floating Device One Step Closer to Generating Green Power

Rising Tide: Floating Device One Step Closer to Generating Green Power | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Efforts to increase power generation by renewables continue unabated, thanks to the need to meet rising global energy demand and mitigate climate change. According to a report by the International Energy Agency, the share of renewables in power generation will reach 30 % in 2022, up from 24 % in 2016. Although tidal and wave …
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Fish's use of electricity might shed light on human illnesses

Fish's use of electricity might shed light on human illnesses | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
African weakly electric fish, commonly called baby whales, use incredibly brief electrical pulses to sense the world around them and communicate with other members of their species. Part of that electrical mechanism exists in humans -- and by studying these fish, scientists may unlock clues about conditions like epilepsy.
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Whale crashes like ‘torpedo’ into Alaska ferry, may have suffered fatal injuries

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Watch Male Bottlenose Dolphin Friends ‘Hold Hands’

New research shows that male dolphins use touch and ‘names’ to reinforce friendships within their complex social alliances.
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Don't throw this invasive species of crabs back in the water, officials say - Story

Don't throw this invasive species of crabs back in the water, officials say - Story | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Maryland officials are warning people about a non-native species of crabs that has been reported in the Chesapeake Bay.
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Deeply Talks: U.S. Ocean Politics – the Good, the Bad and the — Oceans Deeply

Following Capitol Hill Ocean Week, Oceans Deeply’s Jessica Leber and Kristen Sarri of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation discuss the ocean and coastal priorities of the Trump administration and Congress.
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Sharp Fall in Australian Fish Stocks Stokes Fight Over Marine — Oceans Deeply

A hotly debated study that found a big decline in fish populations over the past decade comes as the government proposes to open up some marine protected areas to recreational and commercial fishing.
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Plan to ban bottom-tending fishing on coral reefs in Gulf of Mexico approved

Plan to ban bottom-tending fishing on coral reefs in Gulf of Mexico approved | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Certain types of fishing would be prohibited across nearly 500 miles of coral reef in the Gulf of Mexico under a plan approved Thursday.The restrictions were set down by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council -- an entity that governs fishing in the Gulf's federal waters -- Thursday when members designated 21 sites throughout the Gulf as Habitat Areas of Particular Concern. Several of these sites are off the coast of Texas.
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The Two Biggest Challenges to Groundwater Recharge in California — Water Deeply

The Two Biggest Challenges to Groundwater Recharge in California — Water Deeply | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Recent studies have calculated how much water is available for recharge, but the hurdle now is how to get it underground, writes researcher Alvar Escriva-Bou of the PPIC Water Policy Center.
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A New Groundwater Market Emerges in California. Are More on the — Water Deeply

The pilot program is kicking off in Ventura County, but experts say that it may be replicated in other parts of the state as California works to comply with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and curb overpumping of aquifers.
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$7.5M approved for project under Long Beach Airport that uses rainwater to replenish the water supply –

$7.5M approved for project under Long Beach Airport that uses rainwater to replenish the water supply – | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A project underneath Long Beach Airport that will transform stormwater runoff into drinking water received $7.5 million Tuesday, June 19, from Los Angeles County supervisors.
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Italy to Impound Dutch-Flagged Humanitarian Ship –

Italy to Impound Dutch-Flagged Humanitarian Ship – | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
0shares00 By Steve Scherer and Angelo Amante ROME, June 21 (Reuters) – Italy appeared to relent on Thursday after at first refusing to accept 226 migrants on board a German charity rescue ship, saying later in the day it would take them in but would impound the vessel. Anti-immigrant interior minister Matteo Salvini initially said the …
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Marine reserves are vital -- but under pressure

Marine reserves are vital -- but under pressure | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A massive study of nearly 1800 tropical coral reefs around the world has found that marine reserves near heavily populated areas struggle to do their job -- but are a vast improvement over having no protection at all.
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