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Shark diving tourism industry defends allegations | Scoop News

Shark diving tourism industry defends allegations | Scoop News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The shark cage diving tourism industry is fighting back on allegations made against it by the paua diving industry. In February 2014 the Department of Conservation announced that permits would be required from 1 December to dive with sharks in coastal waters, ...
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Cape Cod Shark Attack Victim Assured Aunt, 'They're Not Going to Bite Me'

Cape Cod Shark Attack Victim Assured Aunt, 'They're Not Going to Bite Me' | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Marisa Medici was always concerned about her nephew, Arthur, when he went boogie boarding in what the Boston Herald describes as the "shark-infested waters" of Cape Cod. "Oh my gosh,... US News Summaries. | Newser
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France, Britain reach deal over scallop fishing dispute | Reuters

France, Britain reach deal over scallop fishing dispute | Reuters | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
French and British fisherman have reached an agreement to end a dispute over scallop fishing in the English Channel, a French Agriculture Ministry official said on Monday.
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Iron ore mining comeback in NT sparks environmental, fishing and cultural concerns - ABC Rural - ABC News

Iron ore mining comeback in NT sparks environmental, fishing and cultural concerns - ABC Rural - ABC News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Indigenous leaders, fishermen and tourism operators in the Northern Territory's remote Roper Valley fear the restarting of production at two iron ore mines will cause drastic environmental impacts.
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Coral reefs: divers volunteer as ‘gardeners’ to restore dying corals in Thailand | Post Magazine

Coral reefs: divers volunteer as ‘gardeners’ to restore dying corals in Thailand | Post Magazine | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Amid fears that most of the world’s corals will vanish by 2050, hope blooms in the form of an environmentally friendly restoration technique, as witnessed off the island of Koh Ha
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Wireless communication breaks air-water boundary

Wireless communication breaks air-water boundary | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Today, underwater sensors cannot share data with those on land, as both use different wireless signals that only work in their respective mediums. Radio
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Florence death toll rises to 31 as flooding continues

Florence death toll rises to 31 as flooding continues | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The storm caused the coastal city of Wilmington, North Carolina to be cut off completely.
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Abandoning fishing lockouts from NSW marine parks is 'gutless tragedy' | James Woodford | Environment | The Guardian

Abandoning fishing lockouts from NSW marine parks is 'gutless tragedy' | James Woodford | Environment | The Guardian | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
State government’s decision has appalled scientists and conservationists, and widens divide between city and country
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In a five-person submarine, scientists in Friday Harbor unravel the mysteries of the Salish Sea

In a five-person submarine, scientists in Friday Harbor unravel the mysteries of the Salish Sea | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Marine scientists used a five-person submersible to learn more about the sand lance, a forage fish that is a staple of the chinook salmon diet. If the sand lance go away, the chinook will disappear, too.
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The Future of Fish Farming May Be Indoors

The Future of Fish Farming May Be Indoors | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
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NSW government makes U-turn over marine park sanctuary zones | Environment | The Guardian

NSW government makes U-turn over marine park sanctuary zones | Environment | The Guardian | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Coalition’s backdown follows reversals on stadiums, greyhounds, council amalgamations and emergency services levy
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Fossil Whale Bones Record Prehistoric Shark Bites

Fossil Whale Bones Record Prehistoric Shark Bites | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Bitten bones offer insights into the feeding behavior of large megatooth sharks
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Stranded dolphins could have caused their own death - Cornwall Live

Stranded dolphins could have caused their own death - Cornwall Live | Soggy Science | Scoop.it

Three dolphins including a mother and her calf were found dead on the beach at Godrevy near Hayle
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New Hampshire officials try to throw dead whale in dumpster, fail

New Hampshire officials try to throw dead whale in dumpster, fail | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A marine life specialist says that the whale was tangled in fishing gear but that no cause of death has been determined.
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Teens are making a difference for our ocean –

Teens are making a difference for our ocean – | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The Monterey Bay Aquarium strives to have a life-changing impact on the young people who take part in our teen programs—part of our commitment to shape new generations of ocean conservation leaders. It’s the vision behind our new Bechtel Family Center for Ocean Education and Leadership, where we’ll be able to double the participation of teens…
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Cape Cod shark attack victim told aunt he wouldn't get bitten

Cape Cod shark attack victim told aunt he wouldn't get bitten | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Marisa Medici, who was fatally bitten by a shark in the water off a Cape Cod beach, told his aunt, "The sharks don’t bite me. I’m Superman!"
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Typhoon Mangkhut: Photos of the Aftermath

Typhoon Mangkhut: Photos of the Aftermath | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Images of the immediate effects of the monster storm in the Philippines, Hong Kong, and parts of southeastern China
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Thawing arctic lakes are bubbling methane, amplifying global warming

Thawing arctic lakes are bubbling methane, amplifying global warming | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
An understudied phenomenon may double the amount of methane released into the atmosphere by the thawing Arctic permafrost.
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Angry at plight of southern-resident orcas, speakers rebuke NOAA in public meetings

Angry at plight of southern-resident orcas, speakers rebuke NOAA in public meetings | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Attendees criticized NOAA for coordinating the now-canceled rescue effort of the orca J50 with SeaWorld, the entertainment park that had for decades profited from capturing the animals for use in its aquariums.
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North Carolina's Raging Rivers from Florence Test Beefed-Up Defenses –

North Carolina's Raging Rivers from Florence Test Beefed-Up Defenses – | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
By Patrick Rucker FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Sept 16 (Reuters) – Deadly storm Florence’s historic rainfall is testing the best efforts by many North Carolina cities to bolster their defenses against flooding since Hurricane Matthew inundated the eastern part of the state two years ago. Since Matthew, firefighters have been trained in rapid water rescue and are …
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Mi'kmaq chiefs reject any ban on Indigenous fishing in marine protected areas | CBC News

Mi'kmaq chiefs reject any ban on Indigenous fishing in marine protected areas | CBC News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq chiefs say indigenous fishermen should be exempt from any prohibition on fishing within marine protected areas, including those with no-take zones.
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