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Will President Obama’s Clean Energy Legacy Endure?

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Will President Obama’s Clean Energy Legacy Endure?

Source: The Conversation/Mark Barteau, University of Michigan - January 23, 2017

In the closing days of President Obama’s second term, he and leaders in the Executive Branch worked feverishly to articulate their views of the administration’s legacy – and to cement that legacy as much as possible.

Nowhere is this more evident than in the areas of energy, climate and environment, where, as EPA Administrator Gina more…

600-Year Old Buddha Statue Emerges in Reservoir as Water Levels Fall During Renovation Work

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600-Year Old Buddha Statue Emerges in Reservoir as Water Levels Fall During Renovation Work

Source: CNN/Serenitie Wang - January 23, 2017

Beijing, China (CNN) -  600-year-old Buddha statue has been discovered in a reservoir in east China's Jiangxi Province after water levels fell during renovation work.

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Seal Whiskers Detect Fish Breath

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Seal Whiskers Detect Fish Breath

Source: Cosmos/Evelyn Fetterplace - January 23, 2017

Imagine, for a second, you’re a fish – one that lurks on the murky bottom of the ocean, rendered invisible by more…

Zebra Shark Confounds Scientists, Gives Birth Without a Mate

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Zebra Shark Confounds Scientists, Gives Birth Without a Mate

Source: CNN/Anna Cummins - January 23, 2017

(CNN) - A female zebra shark in an Australian aquarium has astounded scientists by producing live offspring asexually, three years after being separated from her more…

Will President Obama’s Clean Energy Legacy Endure?

Photo: Brian Ybarbo/US Air Force

Will President Obama’s Clean Energy Legacy Endure?

Source: The Conversation/Mark Barteau, University of Michigan - January 23, 2017

In the closing days of President Obama’s second term, he and leaders in the Executive Branch worked feverishly to articulate their views of the administration’s more…

Chinook Salmon

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Chinook Salmon

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - January 23, 2017

Chinook or King Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) are the largest salmon. They may reach around 150 cm in length and can occasionally exceed 23 kg; other more…

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The TerraMar Project Interviews Ian Urbina

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The TerraMar Project Interviews Ian Urbina

Source: The TerraMar Project - August 20, 2015

The TerraMar Project sat down with Ian Urbina (@ian_urbina), an investigative reporter for The New York Times, to discuss his series on lawlessness on more…

Ask Dr. Universe

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Ask Dr. Universe

Source: Washington State University - April 26, 2016

Why is the ocean salty? -Alysin, 10, Ruston, La.
Dear Alysin,

At first, I thought the answer to your question might take us deep into the more…

Waimea Ocean Film Festival Kicks Off Next Week

Waimea Ocean Film Festival Kicks Off Next Week

Source: Big Island Now - December 30, 2016

The 2017 Waimea Ocean Film Festival will take place Jan. 2 through 10.

The event will showcase films, special guests, intimate coffee talks, Q&As, exhibits, more…

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