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The Renewable Power of Ocean Winds

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The Renewable Power of Ocean Winds

Source: The New York Times - August 29, 2016

The first offshore wind farm in American waters, near Block Island, R.I., was completed this month. With just five turbines, the farm won’t make much of a dent in the nation’s reliance on fossil fuels, but it shows the promise this renewable energy source could have. When the turbines start spinning in November, they will power the more…

2 Men and a Boy Rescued off Australia Coast

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2 Men and a Boy Rescued off Australia Coast

Source: Echo NetDaily/Darren Coyne - August 29, 2016

Two men and a 13-year-old boy were winched aboard the Westpace Rescue Helicopter after their boat began taking on water about 1.8kilometres south of Evans more…

The Renewable Power of Ocean Winds

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The Renewable Power of Ocean Winds

Source: The New York Times - August 29, 2016

The first offshore wind farm in American waters, near Block Island, R.I., was completed this month. With just five turbines, the farm more…

Chemical Found in Everyone’s Blood Closed 3 Water Wells in Guam

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Chemical Found in Everyone’s Blood Closed 3 Water Wells in Guam

Source: USA Today/Maria Hernandez, Pacific Daily News - August 29, 2016

HAGATNA, Guam — A toxicologist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said the chemical recently found in Guam water wells is present in small amounts in every person's blood system.

“The more…

Regulators Pause Review, Pose Additional Questions to Ocean Alliance

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Regulators Pause Review, Pose Additional Questions to Ocean Alliance

Source: JOC/Mark Szakonyi - August 29, 2016

WASHINGTON — U.S. maritime regulators’ decision to pause their review of the Ocean Alliance to pose questions to members may be about more than just concerns with collective more…

Mighty Gulpers

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Mighty Gulpers

Source: NOAA NMFS/WeirdFins - August 29, 2016

Howdy, Weird Gramma here with “WeirdFins,” all about strange stuff in the sea, and brought to you by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Now, 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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