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UAE Bans Shark Fishing from 1st February to 30th June | Shark Year Magazine

UAE Bans Shark Fishing from 1st February to 30th June | Shark Year Magazine | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
News Release Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) 31. January 2018 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) announced that shark fishing is banned during the period from Thursday 1st February until 30th June, coinciding with their breeding season. The
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Coral Microbiomes Offer Clues for Resilience and Conservation

Coral Microbiomes Offer Clues for Resilience and Conservation | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Some coral species might be better equipped to adapt to a warmer, more acidic ocean. Finding out which ones, and why, could be the key to saving reefs around the world.
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'The Last Whalers' Illuminates a Dying Way of Life

'The Last Whalers' Illuminates a Dying Way of Life | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Doug Bock Clark’s deeply reported book is an immersion into the world of an ancient tribe that still relies on a whale hunt for sustenance, while adapting to the creeping influences of modernity
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Playful orca belly display in Auckland delights | Stuff.co.nz

Playful orca belly display in Auckland delights | Stuff.co.nz | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
"It will be in our hearts forever": Father and son left buzzing after a close up with playful killer whales.
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Ducted Propellers Could Boost Marine Wildlife Safety

Ducted Propellers Could Boost Marine Wildlife Safety | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Environmentalists and animal rights activists have for long sounded the alarm about boa
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In pictures: exploring East Antarctica

In pictures: exploring East Antarctica | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The 2017 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year, Justin Gilligan, turns his creative eye to the unique icy world of beauty and contrast that he found at the end of the Earth on an expedition to East Antarctica.
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Fossil deposit is much richer than expected: Paleontologist analyses finds from the Dutch town of Winterswijk

Fossil deposit is much richer than expected: Paleontologist analyses finds from the Dutch town of Winterswijk | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Near the Dutch town of Winterswijk is an Eldorado for fossil lovers. A student has now analyzed pieces from museums and private collections for his master's thesis. He found an amazing amount of almost completely preserved skeletons, between 242 and 247 million years old. The good condition is presumably due to particularly favorable development conditions. These make Winterswijk a cornucopia for paleontology.
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Norway Supreme Court to Hear Snow Crab Case with Implication for Oil –

Norway Supreme Court to Hear Snow Crab Case with Implication for Oil – | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
18sharesBy Gwladys Fouche OSLO, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Norway’s Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear arguments on whether EU ships can fish for snow crab off Arctic islands north of Norway without permission from Oslo, a case that could decide who has the right to explore for oil in the region. At stake is whether …
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On a wing and a player: hopes webcam can save endangered albatross | World news | The Guardian

On a wing and a player: hopes webcam can save endangered albatross | World news | The Guardian | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Footage of tiny colony of birds on the southern tip of New Zealand captivates millions around the globe
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World's Coastal Mangrove Forests Are Being Mapped As 'Blue Carbon' Hot Spots

World's Coastal Mangrove Forests Are Being Mapped As 'Blue Carbon' Hot Spots | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Human actions have boosted carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere to levels higher than any measured over the last 160,000 years.
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Camera Mimics Mantis Shrimp's Astounding Vision

Camera Mimics Mantis Shrimp's Astounding Vision | 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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Loons Are Getting Squeezed By Wind Farms

Loons Are Getting Squeezed By Wind Farms | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Wind turbines have altered bird paths in the German North Sea, forcing them into smaller habitats.
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The Indian Ocean Region Could Soon Play A Lead Role In World Affairs - Here's Why

The Indian Ocean Region Could Soon Play A Lead Role In World Affairs - Here's Why | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
In recent days, Australia’s foreign minister Marise Payne announced efforts to strengthen Australia’s involvement in the Indian Ocea
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Hidden Beneath a Half Mile of Ice, Antarctic Lake Teems with Life

Hidden Beneath a Half Mile of Ice, Antarctic Lake Teems with Life | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
It's one of the most extreme environments on Earth.
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Icebergs Reveal Contours of the Ocean Bottom

Icebergs Reveal Contours of the Ocean Bottom | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Using satellite imagery of grounded icebergs near Greenland, researchers estimate the drafts of these ice masses and therefore water depth, measurements that shed light on future sea level rise.
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Tyler Newton Wins Da Hui Backdoor Shootout

Tyler Newton Wins Da Hui Backdoor Shootout | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Team Weed Maps takes first overall after days of epic Pipeline
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Red tide episode kills record number of sea turtles - News - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Sarasota, FL

Red tide episode kills record number of sea turtles - News - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Sarasota, FL | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Wildlife officials say manatee deaths are not far behind.
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From the tablelands to the sea

From the tablelands to the sea | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The Macleay River of north-eastern NSW twists through impenetrable wilderness and bucolic farmlands before reaching the Tasman Sea.
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Madison Stewart's Project Hui

Madison Stewart's Project Hui | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
In 2018, a small team lead by shark conservationist Madison Stewart travelled to one of Indonesia’s largest shark fisheries with one intention: to befriend a shark fisherman.
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Cable Layer Star Centurion T-Boned by Tanker Off Singapore –

Cable Layer Star Centurion T-Boned by Tanker Off Singapore – | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
6661sharesBy Fergus Jensen JAKARTA, Jan 14 (Reuters) – An undersea cable and pipe-laying ship, the Vanuatu-flagged MV Star Centurion, capsized in the Indonesian waters of the Singapore Straits after a collision with a tanker on Sunday, with no fatalities, authorities said on Monday. The Singapore Straits are one of the world’s busiest shipping zones with hundreds …
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Lobster fishery likely to continue inside federal Eastern Shore Islands protected area | CBC News

Lobster fishery likely to continue inside federal Eastern Shore Islands protected area | CBC News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans appears ready to allow lobster fishing inside the proposed Eastern Shore Islands marine protected area.
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American Shoreline Podcast Network - Government Shutdown

American Shoreline Podcast Network - Government Shutdown | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Friday Happy Hour, a periodic commentary micopod from the hosts of ASPN. On this special Gov't ****down episode, Jenn
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The Skimmer: Missing half the story: How considering gender can improve ocean conservation and management | Marine Ecosystems and Management (MEAM)

The Skimmer: Missing half the story: How considering gender can improve ocean conservation and management | Marine Ecosystems and Management (MEAM) | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
“If we only think of fishing as men in boats pulling nets out of the water, we’re missing half the story. When we only tell half the story we’re in danger of underestimating how many animals are being caught, what types of animals are being caught, and why types of habitats are important for fishing. Not only that, we’re missing how families feed themselves, how they pay for
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The Soft Edge - World Ocean Radio

The Soft Edge - World Ocean Radio | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
How do we protect ourselves and our properties from storm surge and sea level rise? Last week we discussed the hard edge strategy o
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Upper-ocean warming is changing the global wave climate, making waves stronger

Upper-ocean warming is changing the global wave climate, making waves stronger | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Sea level rise puts coastal areas at the forefront of the impacts of climate change, but new research shows they face other climate-related threats as well. In a study published January 14 in Nature Communications, researchers report that the energy of ocean waves has been growing globally, and they found a direct association between ocean warming and the increase in wave energy.
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Desalination plants produce more waste brine than thought

Desalination plants produce more waste brine than thought | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
There’s enough wastewater from the world's facilities to cover Florida a foot deep—here’s why that’s a potential problem.
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