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Ancient Empanada-Shaped Predator had Four Eyes

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Ancient Empanada-Shaped Predator had Four Eyes

Source: LiveScience/Becky Oskin - March 30, 2015

A newly discovered Cambrian predator with a wicked set of arms under its four-eyed face reveals that early arthropods were experimentalists when it came to using their more…

Rowing for Hemophilia

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Rowing for Hemophilia

Source: WXIA/Jaye Watson - March 27, 2015

WINDER, Ga. -- There are people who make things look easy, almost effortless. Chris Lee and Jacob Pope are two of those people, in perfect more…

Insane Video of Volvo Ocean Race Sailors Experiencing “Chinese Gybe”

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Insane Video of Volvo Ocean Race Sailors Experiencing “Chinese Gybe”

Source: The National - March 26, 2015

Four of the six boats in the Volvo Ocean Race, including Abu Dhabi’s Azzam, suffered big hits as the Southern Ocean gave the fleet its more…

Notorious Pirate Fishing Vessel Chase Continues

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Notorious Pirate Fishing Vessel Chase Continues

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald/Andrew Darby - March 25, 2015

Just before Christmas, the notorious pirate fishing vessel "Thunder" was found by conservationists at work in the Antarctic. Once spotted, it fled. Nearly 100 days more…

Volvo Ocean Race Competitors Deploy Buoys for Climate Research

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Volvo Ocean Race Competitors Deploy Buoys for Climate Research

Source: Mashable/Andrew Freedman - March 24, 2015

The Southern Ocean plays a major role in regulating Earth's climate, since it is a major absorber, or "sink" of carbon emissions and heat from more…

Recalculating… Giant Iceberg Re-Routes Volvo Ocean Race

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Recalculating… Giant Iceberg Re-Routes Volvo Ocean Race

Source: The National/Reuters - March 23, 2015

A one kilometre wide iceberg, which is drifting straight into the path of the Volvo Ocean Race fleet in the Southern Ocean, has forced the organisers to more…

Fishing Gear 101: Gillnets – The Entanglers

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Fishing Gear 101: Gillnets – The Entanglers

Source: The Safina Center/Elizabeth Brown - March 20, 2015

We are often asked to describe various types of fishing gear and explain which ones are the most destructive to the ocean. Another frequent question more…

Larry Sears, Leader in Sustainable Swordfishing, Dies After Falling Overboard

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Larry Sears, Leader in Sustainable Swordfishing, Dies After Falling Overboard

Source: The Chronicle Herald/Ian Fairclough - March 19, 2015

SHAG HARBOUR — Larry Sears was friendly, well-liked and a passionate and innovative fisherman, people who knew him recalled Tuesday.

Sears, of Shag Harbour, died more…

Most Demanding Leg of Volvo Ocean Race Gets Underway

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Most Demanding Leg of Volvo Ocean Race Gets Underway

Source: Southern Daily Echo - March 18, 2015

SOUTHAMPTON sailor Simon Fisher was today due to start the most “demanding” of all the Volvo Ocean Race legs.

The fifth leg from Auckland to more…

Reef Worlds Mashes Hollywood with Marine Biology to Build Artificial Reefs

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Reef Worlds Mashes Hollywood with Marine Biology to Build Artificial Reefs

Source: Chicago Tribune/developer4 - March 17, 2015

Los Angeles-based Reef Worlds, whose team includes film and television designers, dive-site developers, and marine biologists, are designing next generation sustainable reefs for tourism and more…

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