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Expedition Reveals Sunken Warship Off San Francisco Coast Once Used in Atomic Tests

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Expedition Reveals Sunken Warship Off San Francisco Coast Once Used in Atomic Tests

Source: KSBW/AP - August 25, 2016

San Francisco - An underwater expedition along the California coast has revealed for the first time a sunken World War II-era aircraft carrier once used in atomic tests in the Pacific Ocean.

The expedition led by famed oceanographer Robert Ballard captured on Tuesday the wreckage of the USS Independence, located half a mile under the sea more…

Expedition Reveals Sunken Warship Off San Francisco Coast Once Used in Atomic Tests

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Expedition Reveals Sunken Warship Off San Francisco Coast Once Used in Atomic Tests

Source: KSBW/AP - August 25, 2016

San Francisco - An underwater expedition along the California coast has revealed for the first time a sunken World War II-era aircraft carrier once used in more…

Scientists Are Beginning to Unravel the Mysteries of the Summer Jet Stream

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Scientists Are Beginning to Unravel the Mysteries of the Summer Jet Stream

Source: Phys.org/University of Sheffield - August 25, 2016

Scientists have discovered the cause of the recent run of miserable wet summers as they begin to unravel the mysteries more…

Sea Snakes Travel the World by Ocean Currents

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Sea Snakes Travel the World by Ocean Currents

Source: National Geographic/Traci Watson - August 25, 2016

It has no arms and is about as long as a baguette, but that hasn’t stopped the yellow-bellied sea snake from conquering the world’s oceans.

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Obama Administration Urged to Ban Atlantic Ocean Seismic Testing

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Obama Administration Urged to Ban Atlantic Ocean Seismic Testing

Source: UPI/Daniel J. Graeber - August 25, 2016

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- An advocacy group called on the U.S. government to enact further restrictions on Atlantic Ocean energy work, citing seismic threats to marine animals.

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Ediacaran Fossils

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Ediacaran Fossils

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - August 25, 2016

When the cod fishery collapsed in Newfoundland in the early 1990s, the hopes of the local fish harvesters collapsed with it. Hundreds of Newfoundlanders moved 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…

Crochet Art Brings Threats to Marine Animals to Life

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Crochet Art Brings Threats to Marine Animals to Life

Source: The Creators Project/Diana Shi - July 26, 2016

An intricate crocheted coral reef has reached another level of crafting grandiosity in its tenth year of development. The spectacle, named Crochet Coral Reefs: TOXIC SEAS, more…

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