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Grounding Report: Pilot Lacked Information After Engine Failure

Grounding Report: Pilot Lacked Information After Engine Failure | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has released its report into the grounding of th
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Pacific storms continue to pile snow onto Sierra Nevada snowpack - Los Angeles Times

Pacific storms continue to pile snow onto Sierra Nevada snowpack - Los Angeles Times | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A series of storms in February have built up the Sierra Nevada snowpack to levels rarely seen in the last decade.
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Five endangered albatross killed in Bay of Plenty by longline fishing vessel | 1 NEWS NOW | TVNZ

Five endangered albatross killed in Bay of Plenty by longline fishing vessel | 1 NEWS NOW | TVNZ | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
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Malaysia to press Singapore for water review, Malaysia News

Malaysia to press Singapore for water review, Malaysia News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
PUCHONG, Malaysia - Malaysia will negotiate with Singapore for a realistic water price based on the current economic development. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said selling water to Singapore at three sen per 1,000 gallons (3,785l) was no longer feasible. “It is unreasonable. “The rate fixed in 1926 is maintained until today. “During that time we can buy things at a cost of one sen.
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The Sectors That Stand to Gain the Most From Rising Seas

The Sectors That Stand to Gain the Most From Rising Seas | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A 115-year comparison of bucket and non-bucket approaches to retirement.
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Our Oceans Are Full of Nurdles, And They're Not as Cute as They Sound

Our Oceans Are Full of Nurdles, And They're Not as Cute as They Sound | Soggy Science | Scoop.it

"Nurdles" may sound cute but they pose a huge risk to the marine environment. Also known as "mermaid tears", these small plastic pellets are a feedstock in the plastic industry.
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Micro Bubbles, Macro Problems: New Research Brings Possible Solutions to DCS Quandaries

Micro Bubbles, Macro Problems: New Research Brings Possible Solutions to DCS Quandaries | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Diver Alert Network’s Reilly Fogarty geeks out on new research by University of North Carolina biomedical researcher and current R.W. Hamilton Grant recipient Virginie Papadopoulou, Ph.D. (That’s right, she received the “Dr. Bill” grant!!) Her potential paradigm-shifting work may help us to understand the actual link between bubbles and getting bent; our current models lack definitive causation.
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Remembering Nick Gabaldon, the First African American Surfer

Remembering Nick Gabaldon, the First African American Surfer | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Black surfing pioneer commemorated over 60 years after his tragic death
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Oregon Willamette Falls fish program kills few California sea lions

Oregon Willamette Falls fish program kills few California sea lions | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
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Ottawa announces 2019 measures to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales

Ottawa announces 2019 measures to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
SHIPPAGAN, N.B. — Ottawa has announced measures aimed at protecting North Atlantic right whales, finessing rules that officials say helped prevent any known deaths of the endangered mammals last year in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
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Norwegian cruise ship filmed crashing into mooring points in Puerto Rico: 'Epic fail'

Norwegian cruise ship filmed crashing into mooring points in Puerto Rico: 'Epic fail' | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Norwegian Cruise Line says “prevailing winds” caused the collision.
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Shipwreck diver told wife he 'felt a bit nervous' before going missing underwater off Scarborough - Yorkshire Post

Shipwreck diver told wife he 'felt a bit nervous' before going missing underwater off Scarborough - Yorkshire Post | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A DIVER with some 50 years experience died after suffering a heart attack while investigating a wreck off the Yorkshire coast, an inquest heard.
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Girl Scout scuba troop sells cookies underwater

Girl Scout scuba troop sells cookies underwater | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Would you take a plunge for some Thin Mints?
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BBC - Future - The hunt for the fish pirates who exploit the sea

BBC - Future - The hunt for the fish pirates who exploit the sea | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
For 10 years, a rogue fishing vessel and its crew plundered the world’s oceans, escaping repeated attempts of capture. Then a dramatic pursuit finally netted the one that got away.
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Balancing Robustness and Cost in Hydrological Model Optimization

Balancing Robustness and Cost in Hydrological Model Optimization | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
A new study presents a framework for finding the best optimization algorithm.
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Alligators in the Abyss

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This story starts with my research team currently deploying alligators* (3 total, 2 - 2.5 meters in length) at three different sites 2000 meters deep in the Gulf of Mexico. The experiment is to examine the role of alligators in biodiversity and carbon cycling in the deep oceans.



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Humpback Whale Calls Remain Constant over Decades

Humpback Whale Calls Remain Constant over Decades | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
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In a slippery heist, 30,000 liters of iceberg water vanish from a warehouse on the Atlantic coast

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The Australian Marine Conservation Society calls for reallocation of $443 million funding - Australasian Leisure Management

The Australian Marine Conservation Society calls for reallocation of $443 million funding - Australasian Leisure Management | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
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Florida investigating unusual manatee deaths in Everglades | Miami Herald

Florida investigating unusual manatee deaths in Everglades | Miami Herald | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Florida wildlife officials are looking into the deaths of nine manatees since Jan. 1 near Flamingo in Everglades National Park, not far from where a rare Bryde’s whale beached itself in late January.
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Lakes of Melted Snow Are Literally Bending Antarctica's Ice Shelves in Half

Lakes of Melted Snow Are Literally Bending Antarctica's Ice Shelves in Half | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
These meltwater lakes are tearing Antarctica's ice shelves apart from the inside.
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Plastic bringing waves of alien crabs and fish to shores around the world, scientists warn

Plastic bringing waves of alien crabs and fish to shores around the world, scientists warn | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
Hundreds of alien species are being carried around the world on a tide of ocean plastic, posing a significant threat to native wildlife. Crabs, clams and even large fish are among the creatures hitching a ride on top of or inside plastic vessels, crossing vast stretches of ocean. Considering the harm foreign species can cause when introduced to new environments, scientists are
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For a pay packet, they risk drowning, crocodile attacks and being hit by ships

For a pay packet, they risk drowning, crocodile attacks and being hit by ships | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
They are in one of the world’s most dangerous occupations, but these divers want to do what they love and go to sea, as On The Red Dot discovers.
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WW3 SUBMERGED: How US Navy conducted secret UNDERWATER nuclear tests  | World | News

WW3 SUBMERGED: How US Navy conducted secret UNDERWATER nuclear tests  | World | News | Soggy Science | Scoop.it
THE US Navy conducted a series of underwater nuclear tests during the height of the Cold War to test the ability of their weapons as the threat of conflict with the Soviet Union, and the outbreak of World War 3, became worryingly serious.
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