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When the Oceans Failed

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When the Oceans Failed

Source: Medium/Ghislaine Maxwell - July 27, 2015

It’s December 2031, and my hand is tingling with an alert from Apple’s latest wearable technology. I’ve received a new e-mail: The Daily Catch has landed in my inbox with global news on all things related to water. I have two options: I can watch a hologram, or I can go old-school and read the articles.
“One Tuna more…

Scientists Want to Capture Whale Snot Using Drones

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Scientists Want to Capture Whale Snot Using Drones

Source: Popular Science/Alexandra Ossola - July 27, 2015

Whales are awesome and important. But because they are so big and sensitive to sound, researchers have a hard time collecting all the data they more…

Recycling Carbon Dioxide From the Atmosphere

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Recycling Carbon Dioxide From the Atmosphere

Source: Forbes/Hilary Brueck - July 27, 2015

We recycle cans, we recycle clothes, yes, we even recycle bras and old prosthetic limbs.
But what if you could recycle some of your more…

Invasive Lionfish Resort to Cannibalism

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Invasive Lionfish Resort to Cannibalism

Source: National Geographic/Katie Pyzyk - July 27, 2015

CONCH KEY, Florida—Fisherman Gary Nichols, who has been finding lionfish in his lobster traps off the Florida Keys for years, has noticed something different this more…

Sea Slaves: Forced Labor on the High Seas

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Sea Slaves: Forced Labor on the High Seas

Source: New York Times/Ian Urbina - July 27, 2015

SONGKHLA, Thailand — Lang Long’s ordeal began in the back of a truck. After watching his younger siblings go hungry because their family’s rice patch more…

Ocean Health Index

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Ocean Health Index

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - July 27, 2015

One group of scientists/economists is attempting to define the health of the ocean by a number: a new Ocean Health Index.  Sponsored by Conservation more…

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When the Oceans Failed

Photo: Ellmax Photos

When the Oceans Failed

Source: Medium/Ghislaine Maxwell - July 27, 2015

It’s December 2031, and my hand is tingling with an alert from Apple’s latest wearable technology. I’ve received a new e-mail: The Daily Catch has landed in my more…

Sensor for Microplastic Research Designed by Student

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Sensor for Microplastic Research Designed by Student

Source: News@Northeastern/Joe O'Connell - June 9, 2015

More than 250 metric tons of microplastic are esti­mated to be floating in the world’s oceans. And the cost to take a research vessel out more…

Takeaways from “Life on the Reef,” A Documentary Series on the Great Barrier Reef

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Takeaways from “Life on the Reef,” A Documentary Series on the Great Barrier Reef

Source: SFGate/David Wiegand - July 23, 2015

The abiding takeaway from the three-part documentary series “Life on the Reef” is that the single largest living organism on Earth — Australia’s Great Barrier more…

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