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Fish Near Fishing Hot Spots Are Tougher to Catch

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Fish Near Fishing Hot Spots Are Tougher to Catch

Source: UPI/Brooks Hays - April 28, 2016

BRISBANE, Australia (UPI) -- New research out of the University of Queensland confirms what many fishermen likely already suspected -- the fish near angling hotspots are more…

Check out the World’s Most Luxurious Submarine

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Check out the World’s Most Luxurious Submarine

Source: Architectural Digest/Dave Banks - April 27, 2016

If yacht owners really want to put everyone at port to shame, they should consider sailing on the Migaloo Private Submersible Yacht. A concept yacht more…

Gaining a New Perspective on the Seas Thanks to Citizen Scientists

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Gaining a New Perspective on the Seas Thanks to Citizen Scientists

Source: National Geographic/Carl Safina and Erica Cirino - April 26, 2016

Twice a day, every day, Kera Mathes hops aboard a ship that sets off from Long Beach Harbor in California. As education specialist at the Long Beach more…

New Underwater Drone Will Follow and Film Your Scuba Diving Adventure

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New Underwater Drone Will Follow and Film Your Scuba Diving Adventure

Source: Gizmag/Ben Coxworth - April 25, 2016

Many aerial drones now feature a Follow Me mode – that's where they can be instructed to autonomously fly along above you and shoot video more…

A “Global Alert” in Times Square for Trash Hotspots in Our Waters

Photo: Doug Woodring/Ocean Recovery Alliance

A “Global Alert” in Times Square for Trash Hotspots in Our Waters

Source: Ocean Recovery Alliance/Doug Woodring - April 22, 2016

Earlier this month “Global Alert” launched in Times Square, focusing not on the crowd, but on trash hot-spots in our waters around the world.  The month-long more…

Ocean Currents Push Pollution and Plankton Around the Globe Faster Than Previously Projected

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Ocean Currents Push Pollution and Plankton Around the Globe Faster Than Previously Projected

Source: Phys.org/Princeton University - April 21, 2016

The billions of single-celled marine organisms known as phytoplankton can drift from one region of the world's oceans to almost any other place on the more…

Columbia Power Looks to Turn Ocean Waves Into Renewable Energy

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Columbia Power Looks to Turn Ocean Waves Into Renewable Energy

Source: CNN Money/Heather Kelly - April 20, 2016

We get power from wind, sun and water.

There's another potential power source that's so plentiful that it covers 71% of the Earth, but it's more…

How an Invisible Underwater Crater Proves an Asteroid Killed the Dinosaurs

Image: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

How an Invisible Underwater Crater Proves an Asteroid Killed the Dinosaurs

Source: The Conversation/Michael Benton - April 19, 2016

A team of scientists recently set off to drill a 1,500m-deep hole into the seabed off the coast of Mexico. Their goal is to learn more…

A Trash Can for the Ocean, the Seabin Could Save our Seas

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A Trash Can for the Ocean, the Seabin Could Save our Seas

Source: Chirp News/ - April 18, 2016

Most of the waste we produce on land eventually ends up in the worlds oceans. Caused by both deliberate dumping and run-off from drains and rivers, ocean pollution is more…

Graphine-Based Nanobots Could Suck Lead Contamination out of the Ocean

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Graphine-Based Nanobots Could Suck Lead Contamination out of the Ocean

Source: Digital Trends/Dylan Furness - April 15, 2016

Imagine you’re a particle of lead, floating around the ocean, contaminating fish, and basically minding your own business. A dark cloud approaches amid a faint whirring sound. more…

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