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This California Man Is Going to Paddle Naked From LA to Catalina Island

This California Man Is Going to Paddle Naked From LA to Catalina Island | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Yep. Chad Lieske is paddling 22 miles in nothing but his birthday suit — and it's all to raise awareness about coral bleaching.
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Jump Aboard the Emerald Bay Maritime Heritage Trail

Jump Aboard the Emerald Bay Maritime Heritage Trail | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Now you can get a closer look at the shipwrecks of Tahoe’s Emerald Bay.
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Our drug addiction is destroying marine ecosystems

Our drug addiction is destroying marine ecosystems | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A new British study has discovered that "our aquatic life is bathing in a soup of antidepressants." Entire ecosystems are being negatively affected by our pharmaceutical use. The drugs re-enter our bodies when we consume seafood from these areas.
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U.S. Navy Divers Finish Draining Fuel Oil From WW2 German Shipwreck –

U.S. Navy Divers Finish Draining Fuel Oil From WW2 German Shipwreck – | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
U.S. Navy divers have completed the removal of fuel oil from the capsized World War II German cruiser Prinz Eugen in the Marshall Islands.
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Cameraman has near miss with huge great white shark - AOL

Cameraman has near miss with huge great white shark - AOL | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
This is the heart-stopping moment a shark breaches just a few inches from a cameraman during a diving trip. The near miss happened in Mossel Bay, South Africa, on October 14. "A very active
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How Drought and Other Extremes Impact Water Pollution

How Drought and Other Extremes Impact Water Pollution | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
One in 10 Americans depends on the Colorado River for bathing and drinking. Last fall’s record-high temperatures reduced Colorado snowpack in winter 2018 to 66 percent of normal, sparking concern over water shortages downstream and leaving water managers fearful of a repeat. Diminishing snowpack isn’t all that affects water reserves. At many sites across the …
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Rescuing Sea Turtles From Fishermen’s Nets - The New York Times

Rescuing Sea Turtles From Fishermen’s Nets - The New York Times | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
An organization on the coast of Kenya tries to persuade local residents to help return the trapped reptiles to the ocean, rather than sell their meat and shells for a living.
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Arctic sea ice decline driving ocean phytoplankton farther north

Arctic sea ice decline driving ocean phytoplankton farther north | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A new study reveals phytoplankton spring blooms in the Arctic Ocean, which were previously nonexistent, are expanding northward at a rate of one degree of latitude per decade. Although blooms did not previously occur in this area, phytoplankton were present in the Arctic's central basin at low biomass. The study also found the primary productivity of the phytoplankton, or the rate at which phytoplankton convert sunlight into chemical energy, is increasing during the spring blooms.
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Divers remove wet wipes from Charleston waste well after massive backup

Divers remove wet wipes from Charleston waste well after massive backup | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Charleston Water System (CWS) is asking residents to not flush wet wipes down the toilet, after they contributed to a massive backup at the Plum Island Wastewater Treatment Plant. CWS says divers went 80 to 90 feet down the pitch black wet well filled with raw sewage, and had to use their hands to identity the obstructions. Since Thursday, it said employees have been working 24/7 to remove the wipes.
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Feature: Greek archaeologists offer underwater guided tour at antiquities off Aegina island - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Feature: Greek archaeologists offer underwater guided tour at antiquities off Aegina island - Xinhua | English.news.cn | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
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The Amazing Story Of Billie, The Dolphin Who Taught Her Peers How To Moonwalk

The Amazing Story Of Billie, The Dolphin Who Taught Her Peers How To Moonwalk | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
In the 1990s and 2000s, Australian scientists witnessed a new kind of learning in dolphins. One of them, who had learned to walk on her tail during a brief period of captivity then…
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Gisborne surfer reveals orca dragged him out to sea

Gisborne surfer reveals orca dragged him out to sea | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
'For some reason the Jaws theme was playing in my head,' says shaken surfer.
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2019 Water Supply for San Diego County Called OK Despite 'Severe Drought'

2019 Water Supply for San Diego County Called OK Despite 'Severe Drought' | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
San Diego County will have enough water for 2019 in spite of low rainfall and high temperatures over the past year, the San Diego County Water Authority announced Monday.
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National Advisory Panel calls for stronger standards in marine protected areas

VANCOUVER, BC, Coast Salish Territories – West Coast Environmental Law is calling for stronger and more consistent legal standards for Canada’s marine protected areas (MPAs) and other conservation areas, following the release of a new report from a National Advisory Panel appointed to offer guidance to the federal government regarding categories and associated protection
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Guatemala joins the Clean Seas campaign and steps up efforts to beat plastic pollution

Guatemala joins the Clean Seas campaign and steps up efforts to beat plastic pollution | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
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Orca survival may be impossible without Lower Snake River dam removal, scientists say

Orca survival may be impossible without Lower Snake River dam removal, scientists say | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Southern resident orcas that frequent Puget Sound may not survive without breaching the Lower Snake River dams to help the salmon the orcas live on, scientists say.
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Watch: 18,000-Tonne BorWin Gamma Platform Installed in North Sea –

Watch: 18,000-Tonne BorWin Gamma Platform Installed in North Sea – | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The 18,000 tonne topside of the BorWin gamma High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) platform has been installed on its jacket foundation in the German sector of the North Sea, where will soon be used to supply green power to more than one million German households. The giant converter arrived on board the heavy lift vessel …
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With right whales at risk of extinction, regulators consider drastic action that could affect lobstermen - The Boston Globe

With right whales at risk of extinction, regulators consider drastic action that could affect lobstermen - The Boston Globe | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The species is in dangerous decline, with a record 17 right whale deaths and no recorded births last year, and entanglements in fishing gear are believed to be the leading cause of premature deaths.
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Extensive trade in fish between Egypt and Canaan 3,500 years ago

Extensive trade in fish between Egypt and Canaan 3,500 years ago | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Some 3,500 years ago, a brisk trade in fish on the shores of the southeastern Mediterranean Sea had already begun. This conclusion follows from the analysis of 100 fish teeth that were found at various archeological sites in what is now Israel.
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Former Minnesota Woman Seriously Injured By Humpback Whale « WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Former Minnesota Woman Seriously Injured By Humpback Whale « WCCO | CBS Minnesota | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
One look at her underwater photography and you immediately feel Melissa Thomas' passion.
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25 Rare Pictures Of Sunken Ships Most Have Never Seen Before

25 Rare Pictures Of Sunken Ships Most Have Never Seen Before | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
These mighty ships might once have scoured oceans after oceans, but they are now secretly dreaming of beautiful islands and harbors.
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Restaurant fish fraud not being caught, experts warn

Restaurant fish fraud not being caught, experts warn | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Seafood fraud sees cheaper fish being passed off or mislabelled as a more expensive type to boost profits.
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