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10 industries at risk from Trump's offshore oil and gas drilling proposal

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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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2 men accused dragging shark in viral video due in court

2 men accused dragging shark in viral video due in court | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The case centered on the violent dragging of a shark is back in the spotlight as attorneys representing two men accused of torturing the animal on video were in court Monday. 
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Sea snail shells dissolve in increasingly acidified oceans

Sea snail shells dissolve in increasingly acidified oceans | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Shelled marine creatures living in increasingly acidified oceans face a fight for survival as the impacts of climate change spread, a new study suggests.
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Bodypainting Artist Transforms the Human Body into a Lifelike Sea Turtle

Bodypainting artist Johannes Stötter disguised a human female body as a lifelike sea turtle. The “turtle” is seen swimming gracefully through a blue ocean until it suddenly begins to change shape, revealing the illusion.
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This Photographer Showcases the Unique Beauty of Plankton

This Photographer Showcases the Unique Beauty of Plankton | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
When most people picture plankton, they don't picture cool-looking superplankton. They just picture that mean thing from "SpongeBob SquarePants." Everyone except for photographer Ryo Minemizu, that is. The wildlife photographer has managed to capture striking shots of all different types of plankton that show just how incredible they really are.
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Underwater musicians? Hong Kong to host AquaSonic, a concert to remember | Post Magazine

Underwater musicians? Hong Kong to host AquaSonic, a concert to remember | Post Magazine | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Experimental Danish ensemble Between Music is bringing its breathtaking performance to Hong Kong, it’s first time in Asia
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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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Ocean Art Designed by Celebrities for the La Mer Wave Walk in NYC

For the La Mer Wave Walk, celebrities have designed unique works of ocean art. Installed as public art, each sculpture can be seen in New York City.
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Scientists find missing piece in glacier melt predictions

Scientists find missing piece in glacier melt predictions | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A new method for observing water within ice has revealed stored meltwater that may explain the complex flow behavior of some Greenland glaciers, an important component for predicting sea-level rise in a changing climate.
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