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An Aquatic Classroom: Hands-On Marine Learning in New York City

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An Aquatic Classroom: Hands-On Marine Learning in New York City

Source: Hakai Magazine/Cheryl Katz - May 29, 2017

With a long horn blast, the ferry casts off, stranding Zachary Perez, Erick Acevedo, and me. A cascade of late trains and other mishaps has more…

Watch Out for Rip Currents! An Ocean Trick Deadlier Than Any Shark

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Watch Out for Rip Currents! An Ocean Trick Deadlier Than Any Shark

Source: Live Science/Remy Melina - May 26, 2017

Every year, more than 100 beachgoers on average drown due to these strong river-like channels of water that pull swimmers away from the shore, according more…

Hunting for Shipwrecks: How Divers Are Using Model Boats to Help Search for History in Newfoundland

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Hunting for Shipwrecks: How Divers Are Using Model Boats to Help Search for History in Newfoundland

Source: CBC News - May 25, 2017

With many shipwrecks buried in our waters, parts of Newfoundland's history are hidden just below the surface.

"Every community's got a story about a local schooner more…

Don’t Feed Wild Animals: Lessons From Sea Lion Pulling Little Girl Into Water

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Don’t Feed Wild Animals: Lessons From Sea Lion Pulling Little Girl Into Water

Source: Live Science/Laura Geggel - May 24, 2017

It was a terrifying moment caught on video. A sea lion bobs its head in the water while a girl sits gingerly on the dock more…

Fin for a Fin: The New Surfboard Fin That Helps to Protect Sharks

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Fin for a Fin: The New Surfboard Fin That Helps to Protect Sharks

Source: The Inertia - May 23, 2017

Back in 1997, Mike Coots had his leg bitten off by a tiger shark. It changed his life entirely, but Coots didn’t go on a more…

Rare Parenting Behavior Shown by Newly Discovered Coral Reef Fish

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Rare Parenting Behavior Shown by Newly Discovered Coral Reef Fish

Source: Science Daily/UC Santa Cruz - May 22, 2017

The vast majority of coral reef fish produce large numbers of young that disperse into the ocean as larvae, drifting with the currents before settling more…

As South Australia’s Seas Cool Down, Cuttlefish Romance Heats Up

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As South Australia’s Seas Cool Down, Cuttlefish Romance Heats Up

Source: ABC/Annette Marner/Khama Reid - May 19, 2017

For a few months each year about 12km across a bay from steelmaker Arrium's port near Whyalla, lies an underwater natural spectacle.
Diver Tony Bramley more…

Great White Sightings in California Have Sent Dana Point Into a Tourism Frenzy

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Great White Sightings in California Have Sent Dana Point Into a Tourism Frenzy

Source: The OC Register/Erika I. Ritchie - May 18, 2017

Morganne Litkovitcz has been obsessed with sharks her whole life.

On Saturday, Litkovitz was among dozens to hop aboard Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching’s more…

Glue-Like Substance Made by Mussels Found to Help Reduce Skin Scarring

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Glue-Like Substance Made by Mussels Found to Help Reduce Skin Scarring

Source: Phys.org/Bob Yirka - May 17, 2017

A team of researchers at Pohang University of Science and Technology in South Korea has developed a new skin application designed to reduce skin scarring more…

No More Myths: The Truth Behind How to Heal a Jellyfish Sting

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No More Myths: The Truth Behind How to Heal a Jellyfish Sting

Source: Hakai Magazine/Ilima Loomis - May 16, 2017

Nothing ruins a day at the beach faster than a jellyfish sting. The animal’s venomous tentacles can stick to arms and legs, delivering burning pain more…