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Record Setting Ocean Temperatures in Gulf of Alaska Bring New Fish

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Record Setting Ocean Temperatures in Gulf of Alaska Bring New Fish

Source: Washington Post/Elahe Izadi - September 16, 2014

Something odd is happening in Northern Pacific waters: They're heating up. In fact, it hasn't been this warm in parts of the Gulf of Alaska for this long more…

Marine Algae Can Evolve Fast Enough to Deal With Climate Change

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Marine Algae Can Evolve Fast Enough to Deal With Climate Change

Source: Reuters/Alistair Doyle - September 15, 2014

OSLO (Reuters) - Tiny marine algae can evolve fast enough to cope with climate change in a sign that some ocean life may be more more…

Autonomous Ships Are on the Horizon

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Autonomous Ships Are on the Horizon

Source: Ars Technica/Sean Gallagher - September 12, 2014

A European Union-funded research project called MUNIN is looking to make international cargo shipping more energy and cost efficient, essentially turning "seafaring" into a desk job. Named more…

Astronaut Spends Week at Aquarius

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Astronaut Spends Week at Aquarius

Source: Sky News - September 11, 2014

An astronaut is spending a week living at the bottom of the ocean to simulate and prepare for future space missions.
Jeremy Hansen is currently more…

Destroying Reefs to Make Islands, China’s Bid to Win the South China Sea

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Destroying Reefs to Make Islands, China’s Bid to Win the South China Sea

Source: BBC News/Rupert Wingfield-Hayes - September 10, 2014

The boat pitches up and down and rolls from side to side in the heavy swell. The noise of the big diesel motor, just below more…

Ocean’s Ability to Absorb Carbon Dioxide Diminishing, Says Report

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Ocean’s Ability to Absorb Carbon Dioxide Diminishing, Says Report

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald/Peter Hannam - September 9, 2014

Atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide are rising at a record rate as fossil fuel consumption increases and the ability of the oceans to absorb the more…

The First ‘Cool’ Amphibious Boat

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The First ‘Cool’ Amphibious Boat

Source: Bold Ride/Zach Doell - September 8, 2014

Normandy, France. What was once the site of World War II’s most famous beach invasion has now become the epicenter of a seaside incursion of more…

BP Grossly Negligent in Gulf Oil Spill, Federal Judge Rules

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BP Grossly Negligent in Gulf Oil Spill, Federal Judge Rules

Source: Fuel Fix/Collin Eaton - September 5, 2014

HOUSTON – A federal judge on Thursday ruled that BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico four years ago was the result of gross more…

China Sees Boom in Underwater Wedding Pictures

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China Sees Boom in Underwater Wedding Pictures

Source: BBC News/John Sudworth - September 4, 2014

In a suburb of Shanghai, a shabby old textile mill serves as a model of the wider economic transformation China is trying to achieve.

Where more…

Understanding Ocean Acidification

Illustration: Global Ocean Data Analysis Project/World Ocean Atlas

Understanding Ocean Acidification

Source: National Geographic/Mark Spalding - September 3, 2014

Since the industrial revolution began, we have released 2 trillion tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere, and about one-third of it went into more…