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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…

Traveling With Blue Goose Passports

Traveling With Blue Goose Passports

Source: SILive/Todd Simmons - July 24, 2015

My son and I carry a pair of passports whenever we go on a trip around New Jersey or Pennsylvania or even range afar afield more…

Brooklyn Woman Becomes First to Swim From Sandy Hook to Long Island

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Brooklyn Woman Becomes First to Swim From Sandy Hook to Long Island

Source: NJ.com/MaryAnn Spoto - July 23, 2015

SANDY HOOK — When Patricia Sener started open water swimming 15 years ago, the Brooklyn woman was struck by the absence of marine life in the more…

A Dozen Must-Have Apps for Seafarers

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A Dozen Must-Have Apps for Seafarers

Source: Marine Science Today/Emily Barnes - July 22, 2015

Mobile apps bring convenience to a wide range of activities these days and the practicality of apps for people at sea are no exception. There more…

Abstract Artist Finds Inspiration From the Ocean Floor

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Abstract Artist Finds Inspiration From the Ocean Floor

Source: NewsWorks/Peter Crimmins - July 21, 2015

A Philadelphia artist has joined a team of scientists mapping the ocean floor off the coast of Baja, Mexico.

Rebecca Rutstein, an abstract painter, is more…

The Silent Murders at Sea

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The Silent Murders at Sea

Source: The New York Times/Ian Urbina - July 20, 2015

SHARJAH KHALID PORT, United Arab Emirates — The man bobbing in the sea raises his arms in a seeming sign of surrender before he is more…

The Dona Liberta, a Story of Crime and Deceit on the High Seas

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The Dona Liberta, a Story of Crime and Deceit on the High Seas

Source: The New York Times/Ian Urbina - July 17, 2015

CHIOS, Greece — The rickety raft made of empty oil drums and a wooden tabletop rolled and pitched with the waves while tied to the more…

Cuba’s Crown Jewel of Coral Reefs

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Cuba’s Crown Jewel of Coral Reefs

Source: The New York Times/Erica Goode - July 16, 2015

JARDINES DE LA REINA, CUBA — The six-foot Caribbean reef shark came out of the water thrashing, and Fabián Pina Amargós and his crew quickly pulled more…

Camp Google by Nova Southeastern University Spurs Students’ Interest in Ocean Life

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Camp Google by Nova Southeastern University Spurs Students’ Interest in Ocean Life

Source: Sun Sentinel/Wesley Wright - July 15, 2015

Coral reefs. Fish. Sharks. The world's oceans hold all kinds of wildlife that kids could find interesting.

Nova Southeastern University, Google and National Geographic teamed more…

Margo Pellegrino Is Paddling From the Big Apple to the Big Easy

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Margo Pellegrino Is Paddling From the Big Apple to the Big Easy

Source: EcoWatch/Earthjustice - July 14, 2015

Margo Pellegrino, a self-identified and proud stay-at-home mother from New Jersey, is solo-paddling her outrigger canoe 2,000 miles from New York City to New Orleans in an more…

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