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Ocean Engineers Collaborate to Accurately Simulate Interacting Hidden Ocean Waves and Tides

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Ocean Engineers Collaborate to Accurately Simulate Interacting Hidden Ocean Waves and Tides

Source: MIT News/Jennifer Chu - September 28, 2016

In certain parts of the ocean, towering, slow-motion rollercoasters called internal tides trundle along for miles, rising and falling for hundreds of feet in the more…

Study Reveals Leaded Petrol Emissions Declined for the First Time in 40 Years

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Study Reveals Leaded Petrol Emissions Declined for the First Time in 40 Years

Source: Imperial College/Colin Smith - September 28, 2016

For the first time in around 40 years, scientists have detected lead from natural sources in samples from this ocean. In the intervening period, the more…

Canada Should Take Lead on Ocean’s New Frontier

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Canada Should Take Lead on Ocean’s New Frontier

Source: New Hamburg Independent/Dr. Sylvain Charlebois - September 28, 2016

Oceans feed the world. We often forget that for many emerging markets in Africa and Asia, fish represents more than 50 per cent of the more…

40 Tons of Marine Debris Collected From Beach in British Columbia

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40 Tons of Marine Debris Collected From Beach in British Columbia

Source: Global News/Yuliya Talmazan - September 28, 2016

A barge filled with 40 tonnes of marine debris gathered by hundreds of volunteers from the west coast of Vancouver Island docked in Richmond Monday more…

Coral

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Coral

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel Shapiro - September 28, 2016

Coral reefs are bustling cities of marine life, until rising ocean temperatures turn them into ghost towns. Can reefs spring back from devastating bleaching events? more…

Global Climate Impacts Intensify as Arctic Ocean Ice Retreats

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Global Climate Impacts Intensify as Arctic Ocean Ice Retreats

Source: Yale Environment 360/Peter Wadhams - September 27, 2016

The news last week that summer ice covering the Arctic Ocean was tied for the second-lowest extent on record is a sobering reminder that the planet is more…

India Set to Ratify Paris Climate Pact

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India Set to Ratify Paris Climate Pact

Source: DNA India - September 27, 2016

India will ratify the Paris pact on Climate Change on October 2, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday, in a surprise announcement that will more…

Level Up Your Paddleboarding by Taking on the Ocean

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Level Up Your Paddleboarding by Taking on the Ocean

Source: The New York Times/Jen Murphy - September 27, 2016

For paddleboarders, the transition from calm lake to ocean waves is like the shift from treadmill jogging to trail running: It takes some getting used more…

OpenROV Could be Game Changer for Ocean Exploration

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OpenROV Could be Game Changer for Ocean Exploration

Source: Mashable/Nikolay Nikolov - September 27, 2016

Treasure hunters and explorers David Lang and Eric Stackpole are creating what they call the world's first low-cost underwater drone.

Back in 2012, Eric told David more…

Mangroves

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Mangroves

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - September 27, 2016

Mangroves serve an extraordinary range of beneficial uses from their place in the food chain to natural protection for coastal areas to their contribution to more…

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