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Dangerous Rip Currents Lead to Daring Save off Fraserburgh Coast

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Dangerous Rip Currents Lead to Daring Save off Fraserburgh Coast

Source: BBC News - July 11, 2014

Two children have been rescued by lifeboat after getting into difficulty in the sea off Fraserburgh.

A third child made it back to shore unaided.

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Large Swath of Coastline Designated as Critical Habitat For Sea Turtles

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Large Swath of Coastline Designated as Critical Habitat For Sea Turtles

Source: UPI/Brooks Hays - July 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, July 10 (UPI) --The U.S. federal government set a record yesterday, as wildlife officials designated an additional 685 miles of nesting beach and some more…

Study Reveals More Whales Leads to More Fish

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Study Reveals More Whales Leads to More Fish

Source: National Geographic/Brian Clark Howard - July 11, 2014

Scientists and fisheries managers have long underestimated the valuable role large whales play in healthy ocean ecosystems, a new study suggests. And, scientists add, those more…

Seafloor to be Mapped by Underwater Drones

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Seafloor to be Mapped by Underwater Drones

Source: Mashable/Eric Larson - July 11, 2014

Three weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, Pete LeHardy and his crew were on a plane headed for Australia.

Previous teams searching for Flight 370 more…

Prince William Advocates For Ocean Conservation

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Prince William Advocates For Ocean Conservation

Source: US Weekly/Esther Lee and Omid Scobie - July 10, 2014

His Royal Buffness! Prince William wore a wetsuit at the Oasis Sports Centre in Covent Garden, London, on Wednesday, July 9, to announce his takeover as president more…

At The Beach, What’s Across the Ocean?

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At The Beach, What’s Across the Ocean?

Source: Washington Post/Sasha Volokh - July 10, 2014

This fun map shows you what’s across the ocean if you’re on the beach. For instance, if you’re on the west coast of the U.S., you’re more…

US National Park Service Releases Climate Change Report

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US National Park Service Releases Climate Change Report

Source: Bloomberg BusinessWeek/Brad Wieners - July 10, 2014

On Wednesday the National Park Service released a report by two of its scientists confirming that 289 of America’s parks and historic sites are experiencing climate change. more…

US Military Takes Climate Change Seriously, So Should You

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US Military Takes Climate Change Seriously, So Should You

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/David Titely - July 10, 2014

Climate change is an accelerating threat to national security. That’s the finding of a recent report by the CNA Corporation’s Military Advisory Board, a panel more…

Beyond Their Last Drop of Water

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Beyond Their Last Drop of Water

Source: NBC News/Brian Brown - July 10, 2014

VEGA, Texas–While a high-pitched wind rattles the windows, and assaults a flapping, fraying American flag in the front yard, Lucas Spinhirne knows he’s staring into more…

School of Anchovies off California Coast Mistaken for Oil Spill

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School of Anchovies off California Coast Mistaken for Oil Spill

Source: GrindTV/David Strege - July 9, 2014

From a distance, the ocean near Scripps Pier off La Jolla, California, appeared to be the site of a catastrophic oil spill on Tuesday. Initially, more…