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About the World Ocean Observatory

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About the World Ocean Observatory

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - August 23, 2017

After more than 430 episodes of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill takes this week to outline what the World Ocean Observatory does, and the more…

Water Hyacinth

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Water Hyacinth

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - August 22, 2017

It may have pretty purple flowers, but Eichhornia crassipes can be a green menace. Introduced to Africa from the neotropics, this invasive weed is choking Lake Victoria, more…

The Noisy Toadfish

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The Noisy Toadfish

Source: NOAA NMFS/WeirdFins - August 21, 2017

“WeirdFins” again, all about strange stuff in the sea, and I’m Weird Gramma. My friends Rachel and Liam, in Virginia, want to know about an more…

Bluefin Tuna

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Bluefin Tuna

Source: COSEE Now/Ari Daniel - August 18, 2017

Ari Daniel created the podcast Ocean Gazing about ocean observing and exploration. In each episode, he considers the real-time swirl of creatures, chemicals, and currents of more…

Loggerhead and Green Sea Turtles

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Loggerhead and Green Sea Turtles

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - August 17, 2017

Cyprus is split in half, with a Turkish sector in the north and a Greek sector in the south. The unofficial division makes scientific collaboration more…

Civil Engineering and the Chicago Ship Canal

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Civil Engineering and the Chicago Ship Canal

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - August 16, 2017

The Chicago Ship Canal is a major feat of civil engineering, and has been controversial and problematic since the beginning. Pollution from an ever-growing human more…

Sea Hares

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Sea Hares

Source: NOAA NMFS/WeirdFins - August 15, 2017

Well, hi! Weird Gramma, here, and this is "WeirdFins," all about strange stuff in the sea, and brought to you by NOAA, the National Oceanic more…

Riftia Pachyptila (Vent Worms)

Riftia Pachyptila (Vent Worms)

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - August 14, 2017

Host Ari Daniel dives deep to discover a white worm as tall as your refrigerator that breathes through bright red feathery “lips.” This isn’t a more…

Sea Butterflies (Pteropods)

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Sea Butterflies (Pteropods)

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - August 11, 2017

In the ocean, a drama is playing out between two marine mollusks: sea butterflies--tiny swimming snails the size of a grain of sand (also known more…

Who Governs the High Seas?

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Who Governs the High Seas?

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - August 10, 2017

Since the creation and ratification of the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), many international experts have debated how best to more…