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The United Nations Launches a Bold New Plan to Make Ocean Trash History

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The United Nations Launches a Bold New Plan to Make Ocean Trash History

Source: The Huffington Post/Eleanor Goldberg - February 24, 2017

The way things are going now, our oceans will contain more plastic than fish by 2050. An ambitious United Nations campaign aims to stop this more…

Meet the Pyrosome, One of the Ocean’s Strangest Creatures

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Meet the Pyrosome, One of the Ocean’s Strangest Creatures

Source: Motherboard/Theresa Locker - February 24, 2017

The ocean is Earth's last unexplored frontier, with millions of unknown species lurking in its depths. Most of those animals, though mysterious, have recognizable features: eyes, teeth, more…

Dell and Adrian Grenier Team up to Fight Ocean Plastics

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Dell and Adrian Grenier Team up to Fight Ocean Plastics

Source: CNBC/Xenia Tan and Melissa Teo - February 22, 2017

U.S. technology giant Dell and Hollywood actor Adrian Grenier are making waves as they launch their global pilot program to turn the tide on ocean pollution. By more…

Quantifying the De-Oxygenation of the Ocean

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Quantifying the De-Oxygenation of the Ocean

Source: Phys.org/Nature - February 20, 2017

Oxygen is an essential necessity of life on land. The same applies for almost all organisms in the ocean. However, the oxygen supply in the more…

The Cockeyed Squid Survives the Twilight Zone Thanks to Mismatched Eyes

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The Cockeyed Squid Survives the Twilight Zone Thanks to Mismatched Eyes

Source: LiveScience/Laura Geggel - February 17, 2017

As its name implies, the cockeyed squid has some peculiar peepers: One is small and black, and the other is exceptionally large and yellow. Now, more…

Q&A With Ecologist Studying the Affects of Climate Change on the Ocean

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Q&A With Ecologist Studying the Affects of Climate Change on the Ocean

Source: Inside Climate News/Nicholas Kusnetz - February 17, 2017

The oceans are warming at rapid clip, and many marine creatures are shifting their ranges in response, moving deeper and towards the poles.

The International more…

Scientists Just Realized the Warming Climate Caused a Major Change in the Ocean

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Scientists Just Realized the Warming Climate Caused a Major Change in the Ocean

Source: The Washington Post/C - February 16, 2017

A large research synthesis, published in one of the world’s most influential scientific journals, has detected a decline in the amount of dissolved oxygen in more…

Malta to Host Ocean Literacy Conference

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Malta to Host Ocean Literacy Conference

Source: Times of Malta - February 14, 2017

Europe's next ocean literacy conference is to be hosted by the University of Malta this coming October.

The European Marine Science Educators Association event will more…

Jonathan White Traveled the World to Understand the Ocean, And Has a Lot to Say About Maine

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Jonathan White Traveled the World to Understand the Ocean, And Has a Lot to Say About Maine

Source: Bangor Daily News/Aislinn Sarnacki - February 10, 2017

The ocean is a part of our lives here in Maine, a state with a rugged coastline measuring more than 3,500 miles. In fact, many more…

The 19th-Century Maine Marine Monster Mystery

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The 19th-Century Maine Marine Monster Mystery

Source: Hakai Magazine/Rachel Fritts - February 8, 2017

Poor S. W. Hanna didn’t realize what he was getting himself into when he told Maine’s Sea-Side Press about his unusual fishing expedition off New Harbor. The more…

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