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20-Year-Old To Launch World's First Ocean Cleaning System In 2016
Science & Tech  (tags: science, oceans, plastic, plastic pollution, pollution, NewTechnology, environment, technology, garbage patch )

Michael
- 62 days ago - iflscience.com
An estimated 300 million tons of plastic are produced and thrown away every year. Given that the stuff doesn't break down easily over time, this is extremely bad news for the environments in which it accumulates.
Stop Illegal and Unsustainable Overfishing
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world, abuse, crime, dishonesty, ethics, health, l )

Marco
- 66 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Chinese companies are fishing illegally in West African waters, according to a study recently released by Greenpeace. According to the report, the number of Chinese fishing boats in African waters has risen dramatically in past decades, with nearly ...
Bizarre New Virus Discovered Beneath The Ocean Floor
Science & Tech  (tags: science, virus, medicine, news, study, research, oceans, discovery, environment )

Michael
- 124 days ago - iflscience.com
They may seem inhospitable to us, but organisms manage to find ways to survive and even thrive in Earth's most extreme environments.
Jupiter's Moon Ganymede Has a Salty Ocean With More Water Than Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: Ganymede, Jupiter, solar system, space exploration, water, oceans )

Freya
- 144 days ago - space.com
A salty ocean is lurking beneath the surface of Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede, scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have found.
Primitive Ocean on Mars Held More Water Than Earth's Arctic Ocean: NASA
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, astronomy, space, study, Mars, oceans, discovery, nasa, water )

Michael
- 150 days ago - cbc.ca
New research by NASA suggests that a vast ocean may have existed on Mars billions of years ago, containing more water than the Earth's Arctic Ocean does today.
EarthâEUR(TM)s Water May Have Come From Comets, Asteroids or Something Else Entirely
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, society, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, Earth, water, comets, asteroids, origin, oceans, solar system )

Darren
- 164 days ago - scientificamerican.com
To discover the origin of the oceans, scientists are investigating our solar systemâEUR(TM)s farthest reaches and earliest moments [Preview Article, more links at site]
We Should Be Outraged By Europe Slaughtering Sea Life in the Name of 'Science'
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, government, habitatdestruction, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, research, science, Sustainabililty, wildlife, corporate, ethics, environment, research, investigation, news, safet )

Marco
- 174 days ago - msn.com
Fishing in Europe with poisons, explosives and electricity is banned. But the commission has gradually been rescinding the ban on using electricity. It began with one or two boats, then in 2010, after ferocious lobbying by the government of (continued...)
Science Chief Warns on Acid Oceans
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, oceans, carbon emissions )

Ray
- 281 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions
Sylvia Earle, Undersea Explorer & Marine Biologist, Using Technology To Understand The Oceans   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Sylvia Earle, Ocean Life, deep water horizon, pollution, over fishing, fish, marine life, whales, animals, ecosystems, habitat, oceans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Fiona
- 310 days ago - youtube.com
Sylvia Earle, marine biologist & spokesperson for the ocean, was the first person to be awarded the Time Magazine "Hero For The Planet" Award in 1998.
The Water On Earth Predates The Formation Of The Sun
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, study, research, discovery, water, solar system, astronomy, oceans, deuterium )

Michael
- 312 days ago - iflscience.com
A doctoral student claims to have solved the question of where the solar system's water comes from, including both our own oceans and the ice that makes up comets and the moons of the outer planets.
Please Read! Massive Waves Could Help Fight Climate Change.
Science & Tech  (tags: research, discovery, climate, environment, oceans )

Demy
- 333 days ago - takepart.com
A San Diego company has created a wireless sensor that can be embedded in a surfboard fin to measure ocean acidification. Interesting article..
Exploring the Risks of Oil Spills in the Beaufort Sea
Science & Tech  (tags: research, Beaufort Sea, oil spills, arctic, environment, humans, oceans, nature )

Lone
- 357 days ago - blog.wwf.ca
The risk is very real, but too often our ideas about it are shaped by media images, rather than by information and science. The truth is that we really have very little information about what an oil spill in the Arctic would look like
Southeast Marine Mammal Smart Phone Apps
Science & Tech  (tags: stranded marine mammals, find a sick, injured or dead marine mammal, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, healthconditions, wildlife, world, protection, nature, oceans, activists, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, protection, suffering, conservation, whal )

Kelly
- 366 days ago - sero.nmfs.noaa.gov
DOLPHIN AND WHALE 911~ NOAA Fisheries is faced with numerous challenges to enhance the protection, conservation, and management of marine mammals. One of the main challenges is the lack of public awareness about how to report stranded marine mammals.
19-Year-Old's Ocean Cleanup Array Could Clean Half the Pacific Garbage Patch in 10 Years, Study Shows By Timon Singh, 06/15/14
Science & Tech  (tags: science, tech, oceans, environment, animals, design, energy, habitat, research, study )

Ruth
- 412 days ago - inhabitat.com
"The year-long study sought to determine if Boyan Slat's array is indeed a feasible ocean cleanup method. The result? According to the independent experts who have read the full 530-page report (...wrapped in plastic recovered from the oceans): it is." !
Connecting the Head and the Heart: Taking Action on Ocean Acidification
Science & Tech  (tags: conservation, endangered, ocean acidification, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, oceans, pollution, protection, nature, politics, water, wildlife, world, destruction, scientists, research, investigation, interesting )

Kelly
- 448 days ago - blog.oceanconservancy.org
Even though ocean acidification is a pretty young issue, scientists and journalists already have developed two distinct storylines about it. Scientists start with the details and describe the impacts of ocean acidification last.
 

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