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Can Coastal Surface Currents Improve Hurricane Forecasts?

Can Coastal Surface Currents Improve Hurricane Forecasts? | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
An idealized model explores whether hurricane intensity forecasts could potentially be improved by incorporating coastal surface currents data.
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How Old Is the Mekong River Valley?

How Old Is the Mekong River Valley? | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Granite samples collected from the Mekong River Valley reveal that the river’s path was incised roughly 17 million years ago, most likely by increased erosion from monsoon precipitation.
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U.S. Interior Dept. Takes First Step to Offshore Wind Leasing Off California Coast –

U.S. Interior Dept. Takes First Step to Offshore Wind Leasing Off California Coast – | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Interior is taking its first step towards offering federal waters off the coast of California up for lease to offshore wind developers that could result in the first offshore wind farm off the U.S. West Coast. The Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management last Thursday announced it will publish …
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A sea change: how one small island showed us how to save our oceans | World news | The Guardian

A sea change: how one small island showed us how to save our oceans | World news | The Guardian | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
In just 10 years, the Isle of Man has rid its beaches of plastic and earned Unesco status as a world leader in ocean protection. So how did it do it?
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Handysize Takes Out Town's Water Supply in Bridge Strike

Handysize Takes Out Town's Water Supply in Bridge Strike | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The geared bulkerErna Oldendorff cut off the water supply to the town of Suo-Oshima, Japan o
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World's oldest intact shipwreck discovered in Black Sea | Science | The Guardian

World's oldest intact shipwreck discovered in Black Sea | Science | The Guardian | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Archaeologists say the 23-metre vessel has lain undisturbed for more than 2,400 years
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Toolkit Produced for Optimizing Floating Renewables Devices

Toolkit Produced for Optimizing Floating Renewables Devices | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Researchers at HR Wallingford in collaboration with the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) i
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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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Eddy Generation in the Central Bay of Bengal

Eddy Generation in the Central Bay of Bengal | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Eddies in the central Bay of Bengal are generated near the eastern boundary of the basin, related to equatorial wind forcing, nonlinearity, and the topographic “bump” of Myanmar.
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A Closer Look at the Sustainability of Our Groundwater Aquifers

A Closer Look at the Sustainability of Our Groundwater Aquifers | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Researchers use a new approach to assessing the world’s largest aquifers in hopes of improving groundwater management during drought periods.
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Hurricane Willa is headed toward a Tuesday landfall in Mexico - The Boston Globe

Hurricane Willa is headed toward a Tuesday landfall in Mexico - The Boston Globe | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
With sustained winds of 160 miles per hour, Hurricane Willa reached ‘‘potentially catastrophic’’ Category 5 intensity Monday morning, the National Hurricane Center said.
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Sea Change - Kickoff Show with Tim Dillingham

Sea Change - Kickoff Show with Tim Dillingham | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Jenna Valente welcomes Tim Dillingham for the Sea Change podcast inaugural show. Tim is the Executive Director of the American Littoral Society, making him both an excellent first guest for the Sea Change
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The Halibut Hook Revival

The Halibut Hook Revival | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
An ingenious Indigenous fishing technology with spiritual significance is making a comeback.
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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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