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Shark attack victim to have more surgery

Shark attack victim to have more surgery | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A BALLINA surfer has had preliminary surgery and will face further surgery on Friday after he was wounded by a 2.6m white shark.
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Microplastics found in Great Barrier Reef wild-caught fish, new research reveals - ABC Rural - ABC News

Microplastics found in Great Barrier Reef wild-caught fish, new research reveals - ABC Rural - ABC News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A study confirms the presence of microplastics in the digestive system of coral trout, a commercially important species.
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Fish farming pollution causing environmental damage, finds Scottish Government watchdog

Fish farming pollution causing environmental damage, finds Scottish Government watchdog | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Pollution from fish farms is causing widespread harm to wildlife, according to the Scottish Government’s environmental watchdog, which is now planning to “strengthen” regulation of the industry.
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How sustainable are fish sticks?

How sustainable are fish sticks? | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
More food companies in the U.K. and U.S. are using sustainable seafood to make fish sticks, a kid favorite.
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Stunning slow-mo footage shows humpback whales working together | Daily

Stunning slow-mo footage shows humpback whales working together | Daily | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
This incredible slow-motion footage shows a pod of humpback whales working together in order to catch their dinner in the waters off Skjervoy, in the north of Norway.
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Japan to develop large underwater drone to monitor remote islands

Japan to develop large underwater drone to monitor remote islands | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan plans to develop a large underwater drone that automatically navigates in the sea to collect information, amid China's military
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'Zeus' the kiteboarding dog reportedly stolen during competition at Skyway Bridge, reward offered - abcactionnews.com WFTS-TV

'Zeus' the kiteboarding dog reportedly stolen during competition at Skyway Bridge, reward offered - abcactionnews.com WFTS-TV | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A 'famous' Jack Russell Terrier has been reported missing after he was reportedly stolen from a local competition at the Skyway Bridge on Sunday. 
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Crocodile Left Bleeding After Zoo Visitors Threw Rocks At Him - LADbible

Crocodile Left Bleeding After Zoo Visitors Threw Rocks At Him - LADbible | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The croc called 'Xiao He' is being treated for his wounds after people threw rocks to see whether he was real
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Understanding decompression sickness: The divers’ disease - Health

Understanding decompression sickness: The divers’ disease - Health | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Decompression sickness (DCS), also known as divers’ disease or barotrauma, is a medical issue that arises from the effects of a sudden transition from high to low pressure.
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Prosecutors investigate 'whale jail' in Russian Far East

Prosecutors investigate 'whale jail' in Russian Far East | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Russian prosecutors in the far eastern city of Vladivostok are investigating the capture of beluga whales and orcas after reports emerged of marine mammals penned inside what some have dubbed a “whale jail,” Russian state news agency RIA-Novosti reported Tuesday. According to local media and the investigative newspaper Novaya Gazeta, more than 100 whales are …
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Modern slavery promotes overfishing

Modern slavery promotes overfishing | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Labour abuses, including modern slavery, are 'hidden subsidies' that allow distant-water fishing fleets to remain profitable and promote overfishing.
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Will the Doheny desalination plant stay on track? It could depend on the election –

Will the Doheny desalination plant stay on track? It could depend on the election – | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The proposed Dana Point plant has avoided much of the criticism of other desalination proposals, but is now receiving closer scrutiny of its cost, scope and technology.
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Scottish angler catches world's biggest ever skate fish and you won't believe how big it is - Daily Record

Scottish angler catches world's biggest ever skate fish and you won't believe how big it is - Daily Record | Soggy Science | Scoop.it

Hamish Currie, from Ayrshire, spent more than an hour hauling in the giant beast off the Northern Irish coast.
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Many Shark Repellents Don’t Work

Many Shark Repellents Don’t Work | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Scientists pit five commercially available shark repellents against 44 wild great white sharks.
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Australian divers included in $6m book, movie deal on Thai cave rescue | Stuff.co.nz

Australian divers included in $6m book, movie deal on Thai cave rescue | Stuff.co.nz | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Aussie diving duo at the centre of Thai cave rescue strike multi-million dollar movie and book deals.
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Hawksbill turtle caught in fish pot drowns

Hawksbill turtle caught in fish pot drowns | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
(CNS): A juvenile hawksbill turtle drowned on Wednesday after it became entangled in a rope attached to an old, abandoned fish pot in Grand Cayman’s North Sound. The Department of Environment posted images of the endangered young turtle and the cause of its demise on social media and urged people to report any unlicensed or …
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Kayaker dwarfed by massive orca and somehow remains calm

Kayaker dwarfed by massive orca and somehow remains calm | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A kayaker in Norway found himself dwarfed by a large male orca on Sunday as the mammal passed a mere inches from his vessel. The accompanying footage, captured by David Gonzalez Buendia, shows the orca’s towering dorsal fin emerge in front of Berthold Hinrichs and slice eerily through th
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Pembrokeshire seal pup numbers 'looking good'

Pembrokeshire seal pup numbers 'looking good' | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Experts believe a healthy number has been born this season, a year after new pups died in storms.
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We brake for orcas: Killer whales surround ferries during Monday commute, cause delays

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Removing biggest fish from N.W.T. lakes may reduce toxic mercury risk, researchers say | CBC News

Removing biggest fish from N.W.T. lakes may reduce toxic mercury risk, researchers say | CBC News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Researchers aim to limit the amount of mercury in the ecosystem in the Northwest Territories by removing contaminated fish that from lakes, leaving young, healthy fish to grow mercury-free.
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SeaWorld attendance growth confirms "Blackfish effect” is over —

SeaWorld attendance growth confirms "Blackfish effect” is over — | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Have people already forgotten about the plight of the killer whales?
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Juvenile black tipped reef shark that DROWNED when it got stuck in a discarded canvas rice sack | Daily

Juvenile black tipped reef shark that DROWNED when it got stuck in a discarded canvas rice sack | Daily | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Thailand's idyllic Maya Bay on the island of Koh Phi Phi Ley was the scene of the tragedy and a diving instructor found the dead baby shark floating in the water.
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Sighting of Sperm Whales in Arctic Waters 'Really Shocking'

Sighting of Sperm Whales in Arctic Waters 'Really Shocking' | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Sperm whales live in all the world's major oceans, but they tend to stay away from extremely cold waters near the poles. So you can imagine the surprise when scientists spotted a pair of these whales farther from their usual range, near Pond Inlet, Nunavut in the Canadian Arctic in September.
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