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Whales and filter-feeders ingesting 171 plastic items on a daily basis

Whales and filter-feeders ingesting 171 plastic items on a daily basis | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Creatures are high risk because of exposure since many inhabit some of the most polluted waters, namely in the Coral Triangle region, Bay of Bengal, Gulf of Mexico and Mediterranean Sea.
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Rapid Lake Draining on Ice Sheets Changes How Water Moves in Unexpected Ways

Rapid Lake Draining on Ice Sheets Changes How Water Moves in Unexpected Ways | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The Science Atop ice sheets, vertical shafts called moulins funnel water melting on the surface to drain to the base. The draining water has lubricating effects that may cause the ice sheet to flow…
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FREE DIVER MADE OF STERN STUFF

FREE DIVER MADE OF STERN STUFF | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
2019 will be life-changing for record breaking Free Diver Adam Stern. The 30 year-old is aiming to make the podium at the World Championships, and he's also set to become a father for the first time.   by Steve Allan | NBN News-News, Sport & Weather
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Icelandic Economists Say Whaling Overall Profitable –

Icelandic Economists Say Whaling Overall Profitable – | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A newly-published report on whaling concludes the industry is economically beneficial to Iceland overall. The report also found no indications that whaling decreases the amount of tourism in the country. RÚV reported first. The report focused on whaling’s overall economic impact on Iceland. It was commissioned by the Ministry of Industries and Innovation and carried […]
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Meghalaya miners: Drone locates one body in flooded Indian mine

Meghalaya miners: Drone locates one body in flooded Indian mine | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The fate of 14 other miners trapped in the mine in Meghalaya state is still unclear.
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Emperor penguins' first journey to sea: New details of juvenile diving, foraging behaviors

Emperor penguins' first journey to sea: New details of juvenile diving, foraging behaviors | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
New research reveals the previously unknown behaviors of juvenile Emperor penguins in their critical early months when they leave their birth colony and first learn how to swim, dive, and find food.
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Ice Age climate caused sediment sourcing in Gulf of Mexico to switch dramatically

Ice Age climate caused sediment sourcing in Gulf of Mexico to switch dramatically | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The onset of the most recent ice age about 2.6 million years ago changed where the western Gulf of Mexico gets its supply of sediments. The finding adds new insight into how extreme climate change can directly impact fundamental geological processes and how those impacts play out across different environments.
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For Those In Peril On The Sea! - American Shoreline Podcast

For Those In Peril On The Sea! - American Shoreline Podcast | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham introduce Robert Frump and his new show Ship to Shore
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Diet check: the whale shark is more "vegetarian" than we thought

Diet check: the whale shark is more "vegetarian" than we thought | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
This could be very important for saving the world's biggest fish.
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Officials investigating video of man standing on whale carcass

Officials investigating video of man standing on whale carcass | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
State and federal law enforcement officials are investigating a video of a man standing on top of the sperm whale carcass off of Oahu’s south shore.
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17 Baby Shark Song Jokes You'll Only Appreciate If It Has Hurt You

17 Baby Shark Song Jokes You'll Only Appreciate If It Has Hurt You | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
I'd say this post is just for parents, but at this point we've all been affected.
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Orca Calf Offers Hope for a Fading Group in the Pacific Northwest - The New York Times

Orca Calf Offers Hope for a Fading Group in the Pacific Northwest - The New York Times | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The newborn killer whale, called L124, looks healthy. But its family is still in danger of extinction.
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Girl Scout scuba troop does everything underwater, including selling cookies

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This Lobster Trap Aims to Protect Endangered Whales — and Fishers’ Livelihoods | Innovation

This Lobster Trap Aims to Protect Endangered Whales — and Fishers’ Livelihoods | Innovation | Soggy Science | Scoop.it

A team of engineers is designing a low-cost, lineless, self-surfacing lobster trap that would prevent right whale entanglement
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Twillingate Man Dives In to Clean Province’s Harbours

Twillingate Man Dives In to Clean Province’s Harbours | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Twillingate-based commercial diver, Shawn Bath, has created an initiative to help clean up the province's harbours.
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How deep sea exploration is like blasting into space

How deep sea exploration is like blasting into space | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
OceanX — a privately funded endeavor that has dived in Antarctica, the Galapagos, and beyond — brings tales of the deep back to the surface world.
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Good Samaritans Come to the Rescue of Trapped Whales

Good Samaritans Come to the Rescue of Trapped Whales | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Fishermen came to the rescue of a whale trapped in fishing net.
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Slovenian Team Finds Dolphins Sharing Bay Based on Time, Not Space

Slovenian Team Finds Dolphins Sharing Bay Based on Time, Not Space | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A Slovenian team, working for the Piran-based organisation Morigenos, has discovered that the common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) livin
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Cleaning New York's filthy harbor, one oyster at a time

Cleaning New York's filthy harbor, one oyster at a time | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The New York Harbor for years has been polluted and depleted of marine life. But one nonprofit is working to clean the murky water and revive its long-lost ecosystem — one oyster at a time.
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Climate change is slowing down Antarctic starfish, Otago scientists find | Stuff.co.nz

Climate change is slowing down Antarctic starfish, Otago scientists find | Stuff.co.nz | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Sea stars survive in warmer seas but it's slowing them down, Kiwi researchers find.
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The Mysterious Megamouth Shark

The Mysterious Megamouth Shark | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
We received a phone call that a Megamouth shark was spotted at a fish market. Although it is deceased and will not be helpful in our tagging study we can get a wealth a data from a fresh shark and it would serve as a valuable specimen in a museum.
Getting a Megamouth specimen is rare, and it is a goldmine for science. However, finding transport for a huge shark, freezers accommodations, and paperwork to ship internationally has been a head ache!
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Incident Report: Knowing When To Thumb The Dive

Incident Report: Knowing When To Thumb The Dive | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
In his new monthly column, counter-errorism expert Gareth Lock, founder of Human in The System, presents a real-life incident that could have ended badly. Social pressures and lack of experience can make it hard to thumb the dive!
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IMB Piracy Report: Worldwide Piracy Increases 2018 as Gulf of Guinea Attacks Surge –

IMB Piracy Report: Worldwide Piracy Increases 2018 as Gulf of Guinea Attacks Surge – | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
549sharesMaritime piracy increased across the globe in 2018, especially in West Africa as attacks against ships and crews continue to pose danger to seafarers, the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) said in its latest annual piracy report. Worldwide, the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) recorded 201 incidents of maritime piracy and armed …
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Fuel Tankers Help Highlight Illegal Fishing Hotspots

Fuel Tankers Help Highlight Illegal Fishing Hotspots | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Bunker vessels are one of the most connected ships at sea; tracking them could pinpoint clusters of illegal fishing.
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