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Mineral Discoveries in the Galapagos Islands Pose a Puzzle as to Their Formation and Origin

Mineral Discoveries in the Galapagos Islands Pose a Puzzle as to Their Formation and Origin | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The Galapagos archipelago is one of the most famous groups of islands in the world. Many of the animal and plant species are unique because of the islands’ isolated location in the Pacific, 1,000 kilometers off of the coast of Ecuador. Thanks to a recently-signed special cooperation agreement, geoscientists based at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz …
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Right Whales Could Drop To Levels Unseen Since 1990 | WBUR News

Right Whales Could Drop To Levels Unseen Since 1990 | WBUR News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The whales are among the most endangered marine mammals and are thought to number only about 437.
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Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge: World's longest sea bridge in pictures

Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge: World's longest sea bridge in pictures | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The 55km bridge and tunnel linking Hong Kong to mainland China via Macau has opened, years late.
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Incredible footage shows inside of great white shark's massive jaws

Incredible footage shows inside of great white shark's massive jaws | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
This incredible video shows the massive jaw of a great white shark, and its many rows of teeth.
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Coral bleaching starves fish, leaving them too weak to fight | Cosmos

Coral bleaching starves fish, leaving them too weak to fight | Cosmos | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Researchers note significant behaviour change in reef species following 2016 global event. Samantha Page reports.
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Bridge contractor pledges cleanup and shark fishing inquiry – Maldives Independent

Bridge contractor pledges cleanup and shark fishing inquiry – Maldives Independent | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The Chinese company said there was a detailed seabed cleaning plan.
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This art installation is made out of debris collected from the ocean

This art installation is made out of debris collected from the ocean | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Plastic pollution is huge problem for the world's oceans, and a new Australian artwork, "Wasteland" aims to bring the problem a little closer to our lives.
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Mystery of Mercury Levels in Arctic Animals Gets Solved

Mystery of Mercury Levels in Arctic Animals Gets Solved | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
In the Canadian Arctic, a mystery has troubled scientists and local communities for decades: Why do marine animals in the western Arctic have higher mercury levels than those in the east?
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Potentially Deadly Infection Hits California Sea Lions

Potentially Deadly Infection Hits California Sea Lions | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
SAUSALITO, Calif. (AP) — A rescue center says California sea lions are coming down with a potentially fatal bacterial infection in near-record numbers.

















































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































 












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Crash of Mexican Navy helicopter, used to combat illegal fishing, caught on video

Crash of Mexican Navy helicopter, used to combat illegal fishing, caught on video | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Mexican authorities are investigating the crash Saturday of a Navy helicopter used to combat illegal fishing off Baja California in Mexico’s Gulf of California. Twelve people were onboard the helicopter when it spiraled slowly downward and crashed into the sea.
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World's longest sea crossing: Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge opens

World's longest sea crossing: Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge opens | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The $20bn bridge spanning 55km is an engineering marvel but has been dogged by safety issues and delays.
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"This is why I free dive": A journey into the deep | William Trubridge | TEDxChristchurch

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to hold your breath for minutes on end, descending 300 feet and more under water? In this extraordinary talk -
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California’s Underwater Forests Are Being Eaten by the ‘Cockroaches of the Ocean’ - The New York Times

California’s Underwater Forests Are Being Eaten by the ‘Cockroaches of the Ocean’ - The New York Times | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Climate change is ravaging California’s underwater kelp forests. That’s caused what one scientist called a “perfect storm” in the ecosystem.
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Incredible footage shows humpback whales 'bubble net feeding'

Incredible footage shows humpback whales 'bubble net feeding' | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Footage of humpback whales 'bubble net feeding' in the Antarctic Peninsula.
As a group they swim in a shrinking circle and blow bubbles below a schoo
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Waterford stuntman to carry out world’s toughest ever ­underwater escape - tied up in 40ft heavy chains, seven padlocks, rope, handcuffs and restraints

Waterford stuntman to carry out world’s toughest ever ­underwater escape - tied up in 40ft heavy chains, seven padlocks, rope, handcuffs and restraints | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Ireland’s answer to Harry Houdini, Dean Jacob, 26, plans to wrestle his way free from a complex series of chains and ropes while submerged. The sheer scale of the challenge is mind-boggling, as this level of weight has never been attempted before ­anywhere in the world.
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Could big-game fishing return to the UK?

Could big-game fishing return to the UK? | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Huge bluefin tuna are being caught again in British waters - but can they be fished sustainably?
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A Sloth Can Hold Its Breath for 40 Minutes Underwater — and 6 Other Facts For International Sloth Day

A Sloth Can Hold Its Breath for 40 Minutes Underwater — and 6 Other Facts For International Sloth Day | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Travel + Leisure is a one-stop resource for sophisticated travelers who crave travel tips, news and information about the most exciting destinations in the world.
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VIDEO: Underwater video shows little life in area normally filled with fish

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Freighters in Paradise

Freighters in Paradise | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Larger ships, lengthy loading processes, and increasing traffic are contributing to traffic jams at major ports, and the effects are spilling onto the surrounding areas.
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Around the Pier: Fighting for the Ocean | Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

Around the Pier: Fighting for the Ocean | Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
How can we use the ocean without using it up? This is the primary question that Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is addressing through her work in the realm of ocean science and policy.
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Watch: Woman trips and falls into shark tank at Chinese shopping mall, China News

Watch: Woman trips and falls into shark tank at Chinese shopping mall, China News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Late for a morning meeting, a woman made a mad dash across a bridge in a shopping mall on Oct 12 in Zhejiang, China. Halfway through the run, she tripped over a missing glass panel and fell straight into a tank full of young lemon sharks. The panicked woman splashed a little in the water but did not end up as fish food, fortunately.
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Real-life Scenario: A Surfing Rescue in Baja California

Real-life Scenario: A Surfing Rescue in Baja California | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
One NOLS graduate uses her Wilderness First Responder skills to help a surfer in need.
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Three strong earthquakes reported in Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island | Watch News Videos Online

Watch Three strong earthquakes reported in Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island Video Online, on GlobalNews.ca
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Eco Warrior Asher Jay —

Eco Warrior Asher Jay — | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
mission is a a philanthropic media brand. women of empowerment. fashion supporting causes. environment.
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