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Manatees trapped in Charleston returned this summer | Myrtle Beach Sun News

Manatees trapped in Charleston returned this summer | Myrtle Beach Sun News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Ten trapped manatees were rescued in 2017 and transported back to Florida after being trapped in cold water. This summer, as waters warmed in South Carolina, they made the journey back to the area as a part of annual migrations.
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We Just Figured Out Why Bioluminescence Is Red, White & Blue

We Just Figured Out Why Bioluminescence Is Red, White & Blue | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Some unexpected revelers will be celebrating this Independence Day: the creepy, bioluminescent creatures of the deep sea. They have a tendency to glow in only a few colors, which just so happen to be blue, red and white (well, a yellowish white). But what's behind these color choices, besides an urge to celebrate America?
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How the Ultimate Shark Photo Went Viral

How the Ultimate Shark Photo Went Viral | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A photographer takes a photo that launches his career—and then takes on a life of its own.
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Blue whale harpooned by cannon and butchered: Millionaire whaler Kristjan Loftsson vows to carry on killing - Mirror Online

Blue whale harpooned by cannon and butchered: Millionaire whaler Kristjan Loftsson vows to carry on killing - Mirror Online | Soggy Science | Scoop.it

Protected hybrid of blue and fin whale pictured being flayed on a ship's deck so its meat can be sold off to fund the lifestyle of a multi-millionaire in Iceland
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Conservation plan to be drawn up for sharks, stingrays

Conservation plan to be drawn up for sharks, stingrays | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Myanmar will write a conservation plan to conserve sharks and whiptail stingrays, which are endangered species, said U Khin Maung Maw, director general of the Fishery Department at the Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Ministry.
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Intelligent drones crack down on illegal fishing in African waters

Intelligent drones crack down on illegal fishing in African waters | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Young entrepreneur Badr Idrissi never waited to be told what to do. Instead, he looked for innovative solutions to problems. He would often take the family TV or video recorder to pieces. “My parents would always tell me to put it back together!” he says. “But that’s how I learned to fix things.”
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Largo woman, rescuers save beached whale on Indian Shores

Largo woman, rescuers save beached whale on Indian Shores | Soggy Science | Scoop.it

Times Staff Writer INDIAN SHORES — The sun had yet to rise. A strong breeze from the Gulf of Mexico cooled the otherwise warm and muggy Indian Shores beach. The surf was choppy Friday morning as Bonn
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Fish eggs develop weirdly when given cannabis

Fish eggs develop weirdly when given cannabis | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Expectant mothers might want to think twice before taking a drag on a joint. A University of Alberta study discovered that fish embryos exposed to
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Science of Summer: Where Does Beach Sand Come From?

Science of Summer: Where Does Beach Sand Come From? | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Here's a look at the geological history of beach sand and why some beaches are covered in sand with a pink hue and others a green or black one.
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Retracing Benedict Arnold's Foolhardy Upstream Voyage

Retracing Benedict Arnold's Foolhardy Upstream Voyage | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
I had wanted to retrace the expedition for decades, ever since I’d read Kenneth Roberts’s Arundel, the classic novel about the campaign, published in 1930, in which Arnold comes off as a swashbuckling leader of men and the expedition an oddly appealing trial in pain and misery.
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Diving a kilometre down and not getting 'the bends' — how dolphins do it | CBC Radio

Diving a kilometre down and not getting 'the bends' — how dolphins do it | CBC Radio | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Dolphins have remarkable control of their physiology that allows them to keep nitrogen from entering their bloodstream and forming damaging bubbles as they decompress.
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Italy 'turns blind eye' to more than 10,000 hours of illegal fishing: report | Euronews

Italy 'turns blind eye' to more than 10,000 hours of illegal fishing: report | Euronews | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
20 Italian bottom-trawling vessels were caught fishing within closed areas of the Strait of Sicily designed to protect young hake — the most overfished species in the Mediterranean.
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Newly-published medical study confirms significant therapeutic benefits of Scuba Diving

Newly-published medical study confirms significant therapeutic benefits of Scuba Diving | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A seminal study into the therapeutic benefits of scuba diving by students from the University of Sheffield’s Medical School has been published this week.

The study is published in the Journal of Disability and Rehabilitation under the title: “Can scuba diving offer therapeutic benefit to military veterans experiencing physical and psychological injuries as a result of combat? A service evaluation of Deptherapy UK.”
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Smartfin Surfboard Fins Collect Ocean Data While You Surf

Smartfin Surfboard Fins Collect Ocean Data While You Surf | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Marine scientists always need more data about the ocean, so what better way to get that information than from the people who spend their lives hanging out in it? Surfers are the new "citizen scientists," thanks to a data-collecting surfboard fin. Called a Smartfin, the specially designed device is like a normal board fin in every way.
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries seek public input on proposed reforms to improve and modernize implementation of the Endangered Species Act | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admi...

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries seek public input on proposed reforms to improve and modernize implementation of the Endangered Species Act | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admi... | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
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Vancouver At Risk Of Disappearing Underwater As Canada's Glaciers Continue To Shrink - Narcity

Vancouver At Risk Of Disappearing Underwater As Canada's Glaciers Continue To Shrink - Narcity | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
It could happen much sooner than expected.
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Shark repellent deters bull sharks in product test: Video

Shark repellent deters bull sharks in product test: Video | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
THIS is the moment a dummy armed with shark repellents but stuffed with bait spends 14 minutes in the water, has 226 shark interactions and isn’t attacked once.
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Blob-Like Sea Monster Washes Up on Maine Beach. But It's Not a Whale!

Blob-Like Sea Monster Washes Up on Maine Beach. But It's Not a Whale! | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A large, decomposing creature washed ashore in Maine, and through beachgoers for a loop. It wasn't a whale, it was a basking shark.
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#VB2018 Alexey Molchanov's World Record Dive to 130m

WATCH as Alexey Molchanov takes you on the deepest self-propelled dive in the history of freediving. -Diveye Cinematography & Technology: Michal Biskup
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Metro drill to simulate bus vs. train accident

Metro drill to simulate bus vs. train accident | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Emergency service providers will stage a fake metro crash on Sunday to practice and coordinate emergency responses.
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USCG: Hoax Distress Calls can be Deadly

USCG: Hoax Distress Calls can be Deadly | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
This is the fishing vessel Sol e Mar. This is a mayday, were sinking, we need help now! These wer
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