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The Arctic Ocean Is Getting Spicier

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The Arctic Ocean Is Getting Spicier

Source: Alaska Public/Emily Russell - May 27, 2016

The Arctic Ocean is getting spicier. A new study published in the Journal of Physical Oceanography suggests that rising temperatures in the far north could result in warmer, saltier water, or what’s know as spicier water. This could make marine mammal hunting off Alaska’s coast more dangerous.

Yes, you heard that right—the Arctic Ocean is about more…

3 Swimmers Rescued From Ocean at Seaside Heights in Jersey Shore

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3 Swimmers Rescued From Ocean at Seaside Heights in Jersey Shore

Source: ABC 6 Action News - May 27, 2016

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (WPVI) -- Three swimmers were rescued from the ocean by lifeguards preparing for the Memorial Day holiday weekend in Seaside Heights.

The lifeguards more…

The Geographic Information Gateway: Bringing Us to the Ocean

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The Geographic Information Gateway: Bringing Us to the Ocean

Source: Constantly Explore/Todd C. Simmons - May 27, 2016

The ocean cannot speak for itself, which is not to say that it is mute.  It whispers across the beach more…

The Arctic Ocean Is Getting Spicier

Photo: Kathryn Hansen/NASA

The Arctic Ocean Is Getting Spicier

Source: Alaska Public/Emily Russell - May 27, 2016

The Arctic Ocean is getting spicier. A new study published in the Journal of Physical Oceanography suggests that rising temperatures in the far north could more…

Climate Change Is Threatening the Statue of Liberty

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Climate Change Is Threatening the Statue of Liberty

Source: CNBC/Anmar Frangoul - May 27, 2016

Climate change is "fast becoming one of the most significant risks for world heritage sites worldwide" according to a new report from UNESCO, the United more…

The Zapper Fish

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The Zapper Fish

Source: NOAA NMFS/WeirdFins - May 27, 2016

Weird Gramma here with “WeirdFins,” all about strange stuff in the sea, and brought to you by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Now, Salma 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…

Rachel McAdams Shines Light on Ocean Noise Pollution in New Documentary

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Rachel McAdams Shines Light on Ocean Noise Pollution in New Documentary

Source: People/Lorina Lana - May 6, 2016

Rachel McAdams is shining a light on the disastrous effects of underwater noise pollution with her new documentary, Sonic Sea.

McAdams, who narrates the Disney Channel film, more…

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