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Whale and shark species at increasing risk from microplastic pollution – study

Whale and shark species at increasing risk from microplastic pollution – study | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Large filter feeders, such as baleen whales and basking sharks, could be particularly at risk from ingesting the tiny plastic particles, say scientists
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New investment for businesses to tackle ocean plastics crisis

New investment for businesses to tackle ocean plastics crisis | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Up to £6 million in simultaneous grant and private investment is on offer to UK businesses with innovative solutions to reduce pollution in the world's oceans.
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Lion Air crash: Cockpit voice recorder is found by divers

Lion Air crash: Cockpit voice recorder is found by divers | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Indonesian Navy divers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder from Lion Air Flight 610, a discovery that could help solve the mystery of why the brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8 plunged into the Java Sea last October, killing all 189 people on board.
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How Ningaloo Niño Supercharges the El Niño–Southern Oscillation

How Ningaloo Niño Supercharges the El Niño–Southern Oscillation | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The warm current cools the tropical Pacific and strengthens trade winds.
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Challenges and Opportunities in Coastal Prediction

Challenges and Opportunities in Coastal Prediction | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Mooers Coastal Ocean and Atmosphere Prediction Workshop; Mount Hood, Oregon, 15 September 2018
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In Search of Life Under the Seafloor

In Search of Life Under the Seafloor | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A multinational research team drilled into the seafloor to see whether chemical processes in exposed shallow mantle rocks could generate nutrients to support life in the subsurface.
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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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How The Human Diver Helped Stop a Bar Fight

How The Human Diver Helped Stop a Bar Fight | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Are you aware of what your mission is in diving situations? Better yet, are you aware that you are aware? People don’t know what they don’t know and that old habits die hard. Are you always thinking about safety? Learn more about how on insurance rep took Gareth Lock’s Human Factors course and applied it to all aspects of life.
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Dive Legend Bob Halstead Passes Away •

Dive Legend Bob Halstead Passes Away • | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The dive community lost a legend in December when prolific author and photographer Bob Halstead passed away.
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New Program Connects Ocean Health and National Security

New Program Connects Ocean Health and National Security | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse says the security risk along the U.S.–Mexican border pales compared with the security threat from the decline in ocean health.
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How Arctic Cyclones Change the Sea Ice

How Arctic Cyclones Change the Sea Ice | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Whirlwinds disrupt the sea ice in the Arctic Ocean. Scientists are now beginning to understand how.
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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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