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Why Africa's Cyclone Idai was so destructive to Mozambique

Why Africa's Cyclone Idai was so destructive to Mozambique | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The storm that battered Mozambique and its neighbors in Africa followed a winding path.
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Sea lions loitering on boat steps, barking in Newport Harbor has locals irked and officials considering new deterrents –

Sea lions loitering on boat steps, barking in Newport Harbor has locals irked and officials considering new deterrents – | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Sea lions are federally protected and cannot be harmed.
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Cave Diver Jill Heinerth's Autobiography Due Out In August –

Cave Diver Jill Heinerth's Autobiography Due Out In August – | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Famed cave diver Jill Heinerth's autobiography "Into The Planet: My Life As A Cave Diver" is due out this coming August.
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Angler wins $300,000 in Super Bowl of bass fishing

Angler wins $300,000 in Super Bowl of bass fishing | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Ott DeFoe realized a childhood dream Sunday when he won the 49th Bassmaster Classic, considered the Super Bowl of bass fishing.
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Sea Lion Abuse Lingers in China’s Animal Performance Industry

Sea Lion Abuse Lingers in China’s Animal Performance Industry | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Companies in Shandong province illegally obtained and mistreated the animals, resulting in some 30 sea lion deaths last year.
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Whales are facing a big, deadly threat along West Coast: Massive ships

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Floating Nuclear Plant Sturgis Dismantled

Floating Nuclear Plant Sturgis Dismantled | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the decommissioning and dismantling of the Sturgis, th
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Protection for high seas is crucial to safeguarding vulnerable coastal communities—new research

Protection for high seas is crucial to safeguarding vulnerable coastal communities—new research | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Key areas of the Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal and the Pacific should be designated protected areas in order to safeguard vulnerable coastal communities' livelihoods, new research published this week reveals.
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Ribbon worm regenerates its head and brain like it’s no big deal

Ribbon worm regenerates its head and brain like it’s no big deal | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
If you own a cat, you’re probably used to surreptitiously whisking a harried skink away from the paws of death, leaving a twitching tail behind as a sad consolation prize.
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[VIDEO] Drawn To The Sea –

[VIDEO] Drawn To The Sea – | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
We take a look at our Video Of The Week - Searching For The Worlds Largest Great White Shark
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Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Vast Expansion of Gulf Oil, Gas Leasing

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Vast Expansion of Gulf Oil, Gas Leasing | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Environmental groups sued the Trump administration today to challenge an oil and gas lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico that will open up more than 78 million acres to offshore drilling without fully analyzing the risks to people, wildlife or the environment. 
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Of Karst! – short episodes about karst - Water Underground - AGU Blogosphere

Of Karst! – short episodes about karst - Water Underground - AGU Blogosphere | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
We often associate groundwater with large water storage and very slow water movement, for instance compared to rivers. But is it possible that groundwater flow can be as quick as stream flow? Of karst, it is possible!
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Michael Menduno and Amber Bourke

Amber Bourke has set nine Australian freediving records, is an SSI Instructor Trainer and an ambassador for Mares. Today she chats with Michael Mendun
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Marineland seeks late-in-the-game amendments to 'Free Willy' bill

Marineland seeks late-in-the-game amendments to 'Free Willy' bill | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
As a bill that would ban whale and dolphin captivity in Canada starts its journey through the House fisheries committee, Marineland is requesting amendments be made to it to account for pregnant belugas at its facility. In a March 4 letter to the House Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans, the Niagara Falls park outlines …
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How a typo revived a Michigan fish feud over hungry Yoopers and science | Bridge Magazine

How a typo revived a Michigan fish feud over hungry Yoopers and science | Bridge Magazine | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A brouhaha over brook trout has bubbled up in Michigan, pitting older anglers against downstate ones and prompting questions about whether science or special interests sets policy.
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'Community' pressured Muslim school to stop girls scuba diving | Tes News

'Community' pressured Muslim school to stop girls scuba diving | Tes News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Al-Khair School rated ‘inadequate’ after Ofsted finds it unlawfully segregates boys and girls aged 11-16
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Two dead gray whales in San Francisco Bay speak to unusual migration season | Salon.com

Two dead gray whales in San Francisco Bay speak to unusual migration season | Salon.com | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Two dead whales found in the San Francisco Bay are part of a strange migration season.
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Michael Jasny and Scott Wallace: Saving the whales, and the whale watchers

Michael Jasny and Scott Wallace: Saving the whales, and the whale watchers | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
If you’ve seen southern resident orcas in the wild, chances are you were not alone. Each summer, the orcas are mobbed like celebrities, with an average of 20 boats tracking them at any given moment.
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More flooding expected for devastated U.S. plains states | Reuters

More flooding expected for devastated U.S. plains states | Reuters | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
There was no let up in sight for devastating floods across the U.S. Central Plains states that have already killed two people, torn apart homes and businesses and cut off small towns, forecasters said on Sunday.
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The deep Southern Ocean is key to more intense ice ages

The deep Southern Ocean is key to more intense ice ages | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Over the last million years, ice ages have intensified and lengthened. According to a study led by the University of Bern, this previously unexplained climate transition coincides with a diminution of the mixing between deep and surface waters in the Southern Ocean. The study confirms that the Antarctic region plays a crucial role during periods of climate change.
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8 Aussie women dominating natural history filmmaking

8 Aussie women dominating natural history filmmaking | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Swimming with great white sharks, capturing our wild dingoes and getting up close and personal with saltwater crocodiles, Australia’s female natural history filmmakers are legends in their field.
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OzTek 2019 - Free Dive Forum

Michael Menduno leads a fascinating and wide ranging forum discussion on various matters freediving with Amber Bourke, Mandy Rae Cruikshank-Krack, Thibaul
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Freediving: Alice Hickson & Adam Drzazga named 2019 National Pool Champs!

Freediving: Alice Hickson & Adam Drzazga named 2019 National Pool Champs! | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Following the recent UK National Pool Freediving Championships, Alice Hickson and Adam Drzazga have been crowned the 2019 British National freediving pool champions! Alice held her breath for 6 minutes and 38 seconds in the static apnea discipline, swam 162m in dynamic no fins (a stylised form of breast stroke under water) and topped it …
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