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Study of Past Warming Indicates Major Sea Level Rise Ahead

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Study of Past Warming Indicates Major Sea Level Rise Ahead

Source: Phys.org/Kerry Sheridan - January 20, 2017

Scientists who study patterns of natural shifts in the Earth's climate said Thursday they have uncovered a "worrisome" signal that major sea level rise could be on the way.

The findings in the journal Science show that ocean surface temperatures during the Earth's last warm period, some 125,000 years ago, were remarkably similar to today.

But what more…

The Breathtaking Views Along Australia’s Great Ocean Road

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The Breathtaking Views Along Australia’s Great Ocean Road

Source: The New York Times/Lucas Peterson - January 20, 2017

I repeated it to myself as if it were a mantra: Stay on the left. Stay on the left.
But the thoughts continued: That’s not the turn more…

Study of Past Warming Indicates Major Sea Level Rise Ahead

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Study of Past Warming Indicates Major Sea Level Rise Ahead

Source: Phys.org/Kerry Sheridan - January 20, 2017

Scientists who study patterns of natural shifts in the Earth's climate said Thursday they have uncovered a "worrisome" signal that more…

Arctic Glacier Retreats Revealing Icy Island in Canada

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Arctic Glacier Retreats Revealing Icy Island in Canada

Source: Live Science/Stephanie Pappas - January 20, 2017

As Coronation Glacier on Canada's Baffin Island retreats, it has left behind a new island.

The island, detected with satellite imagery, is made of loose more…

Multinational Companies to Work Together on Ocean-Clogging Plastics

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Multinational Companies to Work Together on Ocean-Clogging Plastics

Source: Phys.org/AFP - January 20, 2017

Forty of the world's biggest companies assembled in Davos agreed on Monday to come up with cleaner ways to make and consume plastic as waste more…

Marine Iguanas

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Marine Iguanas

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - January 20, 2017

Galapagos marine iguanas are the world's only marine lizards. They inhabit the Galapagos Islands and, in the absence of mammalian predators, have adapted well 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…

Waimea Ocean Film Festival Kicks Off Next Week

Waimea Ocean Film Festival Kicks Off Next Week

Source: Big Island Now - December 30, 2016

The 2017 Waimea Ocean Film Festival will take place Jan. 2 through 10.

The event will showcase films, special guests, intimate coffee talks, Q&As, exhibits, more…

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