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Corals: What Will We Discover by 2017?

Photo: Maeva Bardy Escale/Tara

Corals: What Will We Discover by 2017?

Source: The Daily Catch - June 29, 2016

The gorgeous research schooner Tara has arrived in Miami on the first leg of a 2 year, 100,000 km expedition around the Pacific.

Tara’s goal over this epic journey is to examine the biodiversity of coral reefs and their evolution in response to climate change and human activities.

An interdisciplinary team of scientists aboard Tara more…

Corals: What Will We Discover by 2017?

Photo: Maeva Bardy Escale/Tara

Corals: What Will We Discover by 2017?

Source: The Daily Catch - June 29, 2016

The gorgeous research schooner Tara has arrived in Miami on the first leg of a 2 year, 100,000 km expedition around the Pacific.

Tara’s goal more…

Shark Born Without a Father, Virgin Birth Occurs in Australia

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Shark Born Without a Father, Virgin Birth Occurs in Australia

Source: 9 News/Gabrielle Adams - June 29, 2016

A shark pup has been born in Townsville from a mother who’s eggs were not fertilised – and created quite more…

8 Reasons to Let the Arctic Ocean off the Hook

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8 Reasons to Let the Arctic Ocean off the Hook

Source: The Arctic Journal/Jennifer Morgan - June 29, 2016

A new ocean is forming at the top of the world and the fishing industry is already planning to ruin it. Greenpeace has seven basic more…

Blue Economy

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Blue Economy

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - June 29, 2016

In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill discusses a recent report entitled "The State of Sustainability Initiatives Review: Standards and the Blue more…

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The TerraMar Project Interviews Ian Urbina

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The TerraMar Project Interviews Ian Urbina

Source: The TerraMar Project - August 20, 2015

The TerraMar Project sat down with Ian Urbina (@ian_urbina), an investigative reporter for The New York Times, to discuss his series on lawlessness on more…

Ask Dr. Universe

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Ask Dr. Universe

Source: Washington State University - April 26, 2016

Why is the ocean salty? -Alysin, 10, Ruston, La.
Dear Alysin,

At first, I thought the answer to your question might take us deep into the more…

Smithsonian National Zoo Hosts Plastic Trash Exhibit to Raise Awareness for Ocean Pollution

Photo: Barbara de Vries and Pam Longobardi

Smithsonian National Zoo Hosts Plastic Trash Exhibit to Raise Awareness for Ocean Pollution

Source: WJLA ABC7/Kendra Mann - June 15, 2016

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — From a distance, the bright multi-colored fish sculpture that stood at the entrance of the Smithsonian National Zoo was absolutely breathtaking, but a more…

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