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Diving Enthusiasts Could be Citizen Scientists

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Diving Enthusiasts Could be Citizen Scientists

Source: The Guardian/Damian Carrington - July 22, 2016

Millions of holidaying scuba divers are able to become citizen scientists and take vital measurements of ocean temperatures, which are being driven up by climate change.

More than 90% of the heat trapped by global warming goes into oceans, where it drives hurricanes and disrupts fish stocks. Satellites can measure surface temperature when there are no more…

Octopus Fled Enclosure, Escaped Through Drain to the Ocean

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Octopus Fled Enclosure, Escaped Through Drain to the Ocean

Source: EcoWatch/Katie Pohlman - July 22, 2016

The National Aquarium of New Zealand didn't know it had an escape artist on its hands.

When Inky the octopus slipped through a gap in his more…

Diving Enthusiasts Could be Citizen Scientists

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Diving Enthusiasts Could be Citizen Scientists

Source: The Guardian/Damian Carrington - July 22, 2016

Millions of holidaying scuba divers are able to become citizen scientists and take vital measurements of ocean temperatures, which are more…

Radiation in Fukushima River Is 200 Times Higher Than Pacific Ocean

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Radiation in Fukushima River Is 200 Times Higher Than Pacific Ocean

Source: Blue & Green Tomorrow - July 22, 2016

According to Greenpeace Japan’s survey released today, radioactive contamination residing in the seabed off the Fukushima coast is hundreds of times above the levels of pre-2011, whereas contamination more…

An Investment in Ocean Literacy

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An Investment in Ocean Literacy

Source: Dal News/Matt Reeder - July 22, 2016

“Who feeds on octopus?” asked Dal Biology professor Boris Worm, as someone grabbed the roll of bright pink tape being passed around a circle of kids more…

Great Ocean Reads for Summer

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Great Ocean Reads for Summer

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - July 22, 2016

Summertime again, and what better time to pack a few books and head to the beach? In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter 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…

Great Ocean Reads for Summer

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Great Ocean Reads for Summer

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - July 22, 2016

Summertime again, and what better time to pack a few books and head to the beach? In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter more…

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