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Act Now: Experts Say Climate Change May Not Be Inevitable

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Act Now: Experts Say Climate Change May Not Be Inevitable

Source: Aljazeera/Wilson Dizard - July 9, 2014

Significant climate change may not be inevitable if governments take swift and decisive action now to reduce greenhouse gases, according to a report released Tuesday more…

Shifting Winds Pose New Threat to Antarctic

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Shifting Winds Pose New Threat to Antarctic

Source: ScienceDaily - July 8, 2014

New research shows projected changes in the winds circling the Antarctic may accelerate global sea level rise significantly more than previously estimated.

Changes to Antarctic more…

An Internet Connected Ocean

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An Internet Connected Ocean

Source: ArsTechnica/Matthew Braga - July 7, 2014

The Juan de Fuca tectonic plate is by far one of the Earth's smallest. It spans just a few hundred kilometers of the Oregon, Washington, more…

U.S. Considers Firecracker Use to Ward Marine Mammals From Oil Spills

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U.S. Considers Firecracker Use to Ward Marine Mammals From Oil Spills

Source: The Globe and Mail/Stanley Tromp - July 4, 2014

The proponents of two controversial pipelines to British Columbia’s coast say they would consider deploying underwater firecrackers, helicopters and clanging pipes, among other methods, to more…

Photographer Lands Photo Shoot of a Lifetime

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Photographer Lands Photo Shoot of a Lifetime

Source: Daily Telegraph/Cayla Dengate - July 3, 2014

For professional photographer Joel Coleman, the sight of a southern right whale frolicking on Freshwater Beach was too much to bear from dry land.

“I more…

Grandson Breaks Grandfather’s Record, Fabien Cousteau to Surface Today

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Grandson Breaks Grandfather’s Record, Fabien Cousteau to Surface Today

Source: CNET/Anne Dujmovic - July 2, 2014

After 31 days underwater, Fabien Cousteau and his crew are about to become land dwellers again.

An ocean explorer and filmmaker like his famous grandfather more…

Climate Change Impacts Emperor Penguins

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Climate Change Impacts Emperor Penguins

Source: NewScientist/Andy Coghlan - July 1, 2014

Antarctica's iconic emperor penguins are predicted to go into decline this century. Rising temperatures will melt the sea ice on which they live and breed, more…

Recap of Our Ocean Conference

Recap of Our Ocean Conference

Source: National Geographic/Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Jacob James - June 30, 2014

Ocean conservation is in need of action, not talk, but the Our Ocean Conference, hosted by Secretary John Kerry and the U.S. Department of State last more…

Study Identifies Killer Whales Among Most Contaminated Marine Mammals

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Study Identifies Killer Whales Among Most Contaminated Marine Mammals

Source: AP/Phuong Le - June 27, 2014

SEATTLE (AP) - Scientists studying Puget Sound orcas for the past decade now know they are among the most contaminated marine mammals, with pollutants particularly more…

Win $10,000 For Disproving Climate Change, Too Bad You’ll Lose

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Win $10,000 For Disproving Climate Change, Too Bad You’ll Lose

Source: TriplePundit/Jan Lee - June 26, 2014

Naysayers, you’re on. If you’re convinced that climate change isn’t man-made, a physicist in Texas wants to hear from you. Bring your virtual chalk, polish more…