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Fishing Industry Slave Freed After 22 Years

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Fishing Industry Slave Freed After 22 Years

Source: AP - July 6, 2015

Tual, Indonesia -- All he did was ask to go home.

The last time the Burmese slave made the same request, he was beaten almost to death. But after being gone eight years and forced to work on a boat in faraway Indonesia, Myint Naing was willing to risk everything to see his mother again.

So more…

Maturing Fine French Wines in the Atlantic Ocean

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Maturing Fine French Wines in the Atlantic Ocean

Source: The Local/Ben McPartland - July 6, 2015

Numerous fine wines from Bordeaux and Burgundy have been lowered to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Brittany in western France, more…

This Is No Ordinary Greenhouse

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This Is No Ordinary Greenhouse

Source: The Washington Post/Robert Gebelhoff - July 6, 2015

The air of the greenhouse stands at 79 degrees with humidity hovering around 83 percent. That's a pretty good environment for a typical more…

Tiny Fish in Ocean’s Twilight Zone May Shed Light on Climate Change

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Tiny Fish in Ocean’s Twilight Zone May Shed Light on Climate Change

Source: New York Times/William J. Broad - July 6, 2015

The tiny fish known as the bristlemouth is part of a detective story that bears on everything from feeding the planet and monitoring ocean health to learning how more…

Fishing Industry Slave Freed After 22 Years

Photo: Gerry Popplestone/Flickr (CC BY-ND 2.0)

Fishing Industry Slave Freed After 22 Years

Source: AP - July 6, 2015

Tual, Indonesia -- All he did was ask to go home.

The last time the Burmese slave made the same request, he was beaten almost to more…

The Point of No Return

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The Point of No Return

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - July 6, 2015

With the ocean we are, in all likelihood, at the point of no return. We know it would take half a century to more…

TMP

The TerraMar Project and OceanAMP form Partnership: Ocean Conservation Meets Journalism 3.0

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The TerraMar Project and OceanAMP form Partnership: Ocean Conservation Meets Journalism 3.0

May 21, 2015

BERLIN and NEW YORK, May 21, 2015 - OceanAMP and The TerraMar Project announced a new partnership today to unite their efforts to save the more…

Sensor for Microplastic Research Designed by Student

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Sensor for Microplastic Research Designed by Student

Source: News@Northeastern/Joe O'Connell - June 9, 2015

More than 250 metric tons of microplastic are esti­mated to be floating in the world’s oceans. And the cost to take a research vessel out more…

The Narrow Edge by Deborah Cramer

The Narrow Edge by Deborah Cramer

Source: SILive/Todd Simmons - May 8, 2015

There is a line in Deborah Cramer's excellent book The Narrow Edge that puts life into perspective. Like the rest of the book, it is a sentence more…

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