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Expedition Reveals Sunken Warship Off San Francisco Coast Once Used in Atomic Tests

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Expedition Reveals Sunken Warship Off San Francisco Coast Once Used in Atomic Tests

Source: KSBW/AP - August 25, 2016

San Francisco - An underwater expedition along the California coast has revealed for the first time a sunken World War II-era aircraft carrier once used in more…

Sibling Sailors’ Olympic Success More Than Just Upbringing

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Sibling Sailors’ Olympic Success More Than Just Upbringing

Source: Bay of Plenty Times/Daniel Gilhooly - August 24, 2016

Sibling sailors Sam and Molly Meech insist a unique ocean upbringing wasn't the reason for their Olympic success.

The Tauranga pair will leave Rio with more…

Oceana Expedition Documents Marine Life and Habitat Surrounding California’s Channel Islands

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Oceana Expedition Documents Marine Life and Habitat Surrounding California’s Channel Islands

Source: LA Times/Deborah Sullivan Brennan - August 23, 2016

Beneath the waves, flame-colored rockfish slipped past coral fans, brittle stars lay in wait for prey, and anemones swayed with the current.

It’s a scene more…

Ribbon Seal Found Far From Home

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Ribbon Seal Found Far From Home

Source: GrindTV/Pete Thomas - August 22, 2016

A rarely seen pinniped that inhabits sub-Arctic and Arctic waters – from the Bering Sea north to the Chukchi Sea – has been spotted 2,000 more…

A New Dolphin Species is Discovered in the Halls of the Smithsonian

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A New Dolphin Species is Discovered in the Halls of the Smithsonian

Source: The Washington Post/Rachel Feltman - August 19, 2016

It happens more often than you'd think: Research scientists go digging around the dusty collections of your local natural history museum and find species hitherto unknown to more…

US Navy Attempted to Enlist Suicide Sharks After World War II

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US Navy Attempted to Enlist Suicide Sharks After World War II

Source: DailyMail/Mark Prigg - August 18, 2016

If the thought of being approached by a Great White wasn't bad enough, it has been revealed the US Navy once tried to use sharks more…

4 Million Pounds of Trash Removed During World’s Largest Beach Clean-up

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4 Million Pounds of Trash Removed During World’s Largest Beach Clean-up

Source: The Washington Post/Chelsea Harvey - August 17, 2016

What began as a small group of concerned citizens taking action has spiraled into the largest beach clean-up effort in the world — and in more…

Explorers Discover “Googly-Eyed” Squid off California Coast

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Explorers Discover “Googly-Eyed” Squid off California Coast

Source: KTLA/Tracy Bloom - August 16, 2016

A research vessel exploring the ocean off the California coast recently captured footage of a “googly-eyed” Stubby squid, and the video has been viewed hundreds more…

Monster Sunfish Poses for Pictures in Bali

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Monster Sunfish Poses for Pictures in Bali

Source: The Sun/Brittany Vonow - August 15, 2016

The huge, ten-foot long ocean sun fish dwarfs the British diver taking photographs of the magnificent creature in the underwater shots.

The bizarrely shaped ninety-five more…

Spend a Weekend at Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch

Spend a Weekend at Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch

Source: Omaze - August 12, 2016

The philanthropic arm of the World Surf League, WSL PURE, has partnered with the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and the School for Professional Studies at Columbia more…

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