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Aussie freedivers scale underwater limestone cliffs while on honeymoon

Aussie freedivers scale underwater limestone cliffs while on honeymoon | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A professional freediver with a fear of heights is stunning the internet with his creative method of facing his fear - by climbing a colossal wall of limestone submerged 45m in Barracuda Lake.
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News Breakfast: Short Cuts

News Breakfast: Short Cuts | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
WA Australian of the Year Craig Challen was one of two Aussies instrumental in rescuing a soccer team from a cave in Thailand. He speaks to News Breakfast's Lisa Millar.
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Hilton Head fishing crew hooks 7 great white sharks in 1 day | Island Packet

Hilton Head fishing crew hooks 7 great white sharks in 1 day | Island Packet | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Hilton Head SC fisherman Chip Michalove hooked 7 great white sharks Friday off the coast of Hilton Head, SC and tagged the biggest great white male shark in the Atlantic which was 2600 pounds and 15 foot.
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Shocking images capture 'emaciated' dolphin with plastic waste wrapped around it | Daily

Shocking images capture 'emaciated' dolphin with plastic waste wrapped around it | Daily | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Shocking images of an emaciated dolphin with plastic wrapped around its beak have emerged. The marine creature washed up on the shore on Jersey in the Channel islands.
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Satellites to reveal secrets of one of Australia’s great migrations

Satellites to reveal secrets of one of Australia’s great migrations | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Once in their life, all the freshwater eels of Australia converge in the tropics to breed and then die – but the epic journey is shrouded in mystery.
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Fury at shark spotted hanging off boat

Fury at shark spotted hanging off boat | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Commuters were shocked to see a 2.4m mako shark’s head bopping around on a boat as fisherman transported it across the Sydney.

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Humpback Whales "Remixing" Each Other's Songs Across 3,000 Miles

Scientists have found that male humpback whales off the coasts of Gabon and Madagascar seem to "remix" each other's vocalizations.
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Maldives issue warning amid spike in tourist drownings | CTV News

Maldives issue warning amid spike in tourist drownings | CTV News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Five tourists including a honeymooning couple have drowned in a single week in the Maldives, officials said, prompting a nationwide safety warning to holiday resorts in the pristine islands.
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How charity: water founder went from 'club rat' to CEO

How charity: water founder went from 'club rat' to CEO | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Scott Harrison, the CEO and founder of charity: water, tells CNN's Poppy Harlow about the epiphany he had that made him turn his life around and start a nonprofit that brings clean water to communities in need.
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Exploring Uncertainty in Streamflow Estimates

Exploring Uncertainty in Streamflow Estimates | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A review of streamflow uncertainty estimation methods reveals that one method does not fit all situations and provides recommendations for how to improve streamflow estimates.
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The North Sea could become the UK's largest battery -- one that lasts for the whole winter

The North Sea could become the UK's largest battery -- one that lasts for the whole winter | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
It would be green, too!
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Carlsbad woman’s hunger strike aims to free orcas – The Coast News Group

Carlsbad woman’s hunger strike aims to free orcas – The Coast News Group | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Your community. Your newspaper. In depth and independent. The Coast News Group covers Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach, Del Mar, Carmel Valley, Rancho Santa Fe, Escondido, San Marcos & Vista.
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Record cocaine levels in Thames probably not making fish high, experts say

Record cocaine levels in Thames probably not making fish high, experts say | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Londoners’ cocaine habit may show no signs of lessening, but the high levels of the drug detected in the Thames is not harming its wildlife, an expert has said. New research by a team from King’s College London (KCL) examined the water overflowing into the river from sewers during storms. They found the class A drug, which was present in users’ urine and then flushed into the
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Underwater treadmill provides beneficial treatment for animals, veterinarian says | CBC News

Underwater treadmill provides beneficial treatment for animals, veterinarian says | CBC News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
At the end of 2017, Scott Morrison’s dog Mandi hurt her leg.
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Iceland Environment Association want controversial whaling report to be withdrawn

Iceland Environment Association want controversial whaling report to be withdrawn | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The board of the Iceland Environmental Agency has called for the University of Iceland’s Institute of Economic Studies to withdraw the report and redo it in cooperation with ecologists.
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Indigenous fisherman found guilty of illegally selling $90 of fish after year-long sting | CBC News

Indigenous fisherman found guilty of illegally selling $90 of fish after year-long sting | CBC News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A northern Saskatchewan man has been found guilty of illegally selling fish after a prolonged sting operation by conservation officers.
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North Sea rocks could act as large-scale underwater renewable energy stores, study finds

North Sea rocks could act as large-scale underwater renewable energy stores, study finds | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Rocks at the bottom of the North Sea may provide the perfect storage location for renewable energy, according to a new study. Excess power could be stored in the form of compressed air inside porous formations on the seabed, providing a reservoir that can provide energy on demand. This pressurised air can be released to drive a turbine, generating a large amount of
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P.E.I. fishermen question enforcement of protection measures if no right whales are being spotted | Local | News | The Guardian

P.E.I. fishermen question enforcement of protection measures if no right whales are being spotted | Local | News | The Guardian | Soggy Science | Scoop.it


DFO also tells attendees at Prince County Fishermen’s Association annual meeting that prohibition of
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Oceans Are Getting Louder, Posing Potential Threats to Marine Life - The New York Times

Oceans Are Getting Louder, Posing Potential Threats to Marine Life - The New York Times | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Increasing ship traffic, sonar and seismic air gun blasts now planned for offshore drilling may be disrupting migration, reproduction and even the chatter of the seas’ creatures.
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Armed With Affection, Octogenarian Is An 'Octopus Whisperer' At The New England Aquarium | WBUR News

Armed With Affection, Octogenarian Is An 'Octopus Whisperer' At The New England Aquarium | WBUR News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
How do you explain away a dozen hickeys? Retired chemical engineer, who reinvented himself as the 'Octopus Whisperer,' has faced that tricky question -- and many others.
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The Ocean Cleanup Project Could Destroy the Neuston

The Ocean Cleanup Project Could Destroy the Neuston | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Home to vibrantly colored, tiny creatures, the ecosystems floating on the ocean’s surface remain all but unknown.
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11 sailors killed in explosion and fire near strait separating Crimea and Russia - The Boston Globe

11 sailors killed in explosion and fire near strait separating Crimea and Russia - The Boston Globe | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Two tankers performing a fuel transfer near the contested Kerch Strait caught fire, leading to the deaths. The strait is a sticking point in relations between Russia and Ukraine.
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A Novel Approach Reveals Element Cycles in the Ocean

A Novel Approach Reveals Element Cycles in the Ocean | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Dissolved thorium isotopes light the way to a more thorough understanding of how different elements enter marine environments—and how long they stay there.
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Road salt makes winter driving safer, but what does it do to the environment?

Road salt makes winter driving safer, but what does it do to the environment? | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
With frigid temperatures and snow in the forecast, slippery roads can't be far behind. Salt keeps roads safe, but it's harmful to aquatic environments.
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Remains of two finless porpoise discovered in Hong Kong taking total number found since start of year to eight

Remains of two finless porpoise discovered in Hong Kong taking total number found since start of year to eight | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Badly decomposed carcasses of mammals found in Shek O and Shek Pai Wan
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Astronauts could use fish and human waste to grow food on long trips

Astronauts could use fish and human waste to grow food on long trips | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
On long space missions, fish could help create a closed loop system where space travellers grow all the food they need and recycle all their waste
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