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Global Climate Impacts Intensify as Arctic Ocean Ice Retreats

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Global Climate Impacts Intensify as Arctic Ocean Ice Retreats

Source: Yale Environment 360/Peter Wadhams - September 27, 2016

The news last week that summer ice covering the Arctic Ocean was tied for the second-lowest extent on record is a sobering reminder that the planet is swiftly heading toward a largely ice-free Arctic in the warmer months, possibly as early as 2020.

After that, we can expect the ice-free period in the Arctic basin to expand to more…

Level Up Your Paddleboarding by Taking on the Ocean

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Level Up Your Paddleboarding by Taking on the Ocean

Source: The New York Times/Jen Murphy - September 27, 2016

For paddleboarders, the transition from calm lake to ocean waves is like the shift from treadmill jogging to trail running: It takes some getting used more…

OpenROV Could be Game Changer for Ocean Exploration

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OpenROV Could be Game Changer for Ocean Exploration

Source: Mashable/Nikolay Nikolov - September 27, 2016

Treasure hunters and explorers David Lang and Eric Stackpole are creating what they call the world's first low-cost underwater drone.

Back more…

Global Climate Impacts Intensify as Arctic Ocean Ice Retreats

Photo: Kathryn Hansen/NASA

Global Climate Impacts Intensify as Arctic Ocean Ice Retreats

Source: Yale Environment 360/Peter Wadhams - September 27, 2016

The news last week that summer ice covering the Arctic Ocean was tied for the second-lowest extent on record is a sobering reminder that the planet is more…

India Set to Ratify Paris Climate Pact

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India Set to Ratify Paris Climate Pact

Source: DNA India - September 27, 2016

India will ratify the Paris pact on Climate Change on October 2, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday, in a surprise announcement that will more…

Mangroves

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Mangroves

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - September 27, 2016

Mangroves serve an extraordinary range of beneficial uses from their place in the food chain to natural protection for coastal areas to their contribution to 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…

San Diego Commits Artists to Walls

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San Diego Commits Artists to Walls

Source: DiscoverSD/Laurie Delk - September 13, 2016

Art lovers — make that every San Diegan — prepare to be dazzled.

PangeaSeed Foundation, the international nonprofit foundation, is hosting “Sea Walls: Murals for more…

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