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Review of 9,000 Studies Finds We Know Squat About Bitumen Spills in Ocean Environments
Science & Tech  (tags: bitumen, diluted bitumen, dilbit, oil spill, oil tanker, Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, Wendy Palen, Science )

Judy
- 75 days ago - desmogblog.com
Nobody knows how a spill of diluted bitumen would affect marine life or whether a bitumen spill in salt water could be adequately cleaned up, because basic research is lacking, says a new study.
Mysterious Metallic Sound in the Mariana Trench Finally Identified
Science & Tech  (tags: Marianna Trench, Southern Ocean, scientists, NOAA, mysterious sound )

Judy
- 68 days ago - yahoo.com
Scientists collected their acoustic data in the fall of 2014 and the spring of 2015, in an area in the Pacific Ocean east of Guam around the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the ocean.
These Toys Don't Just Listen To Your Kid; They Send What They Hear To A Defense Contractor
Science & Tech  (tags: spy toys, EPIC, consumers union, Center For Digital Democracy, ccfc, georgetown, genesis toys, nuance communications, my friend cayla, i-que, coppa )

Judy
- 79 days ago - consumerist.com
Kids say a lot of random, unsolicited, or just plain personal things to their toys while playing. What if their playtime companion is an Internet- connected recording device that ships off audio files to a remote server without even notifying parents?
Dynaerobridge   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Dynaerobridge, Nigeria, Dynamite Obinna, Kaduna, air travel )

Dandelion
- 81 days ago - youtube.com
Dynaerobridge can cut down the average boarding time for a Boeing 737 from 35 minutes to 8 minutes with deplaning time cut to just 6 minutes.
TigerSwan Security Linked to Blackwater Now Coordinates Intel for Dakota Access
Science & Tech  (tags: TigerSwan, Blackwater, Jeremy Scahill, Standing Rock, Dakota Access Pipeline, Democracy Now )

Dandelion
- 87 days ago - democracynow.org
TigerSwan, was founded by a Delta Force operative named James Reese and has done voluminous amounts of covert and overt work for the U.S. military in Iraq, in Afghanistan and elsewhere around the world.
Say NO to Mass Government Hacking of Americans! - Petition
Science & Tech  (tags: Stopping Mass Hacking Act, petition, Judicial Conference Advisory Committee o, Rule 41, Ron Wyden )

Dandelion
- 85 days ago - standtallforamerica.com
An obscure committee in the federal bureaucracy recently voted to allow the FBI to hack into your personal devices and access your personal data without obtaining an individual warrant to do so.
Oklahoma Town Sues Energy Companies Over Earthquakes
Science & Tech  (tags: Technoloogy, fracking, lawsuit, Pawnee OK, earthquakes, oil & gas companies, wastewater injection )

Judy
- 96 days ago - csmonitor.com
The town of Pawnee, Okla., is bringing a class action lawsuit against oil and gas companies, saying the companies caused more than 50 earthquakes by injecting wastewater into the ground.
Sand's End
Science & Tech  (tags: sand, climate change, engineered beaches, rising sea levels, technology, tourism and recreation )

Judy
- 96 days ago - theverge.com
Miami Beach has run out of sand. Now what? Countless other coastal cities are trapped in the same cycle, a cycle whose pace will become harder to maintain as the ocean rises.
Antarctica's Southern Ocean May No Longer Help Delay Global Warming
Science & Tech  (tags: Antarctica, Southern Ocean, Oceanographers, temperature and sea level rise, CO2, research )

Judy
- 96 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Researchers are studying the ocean's carbon dynamics to improve predictions for sea level and temperature rise.
The Gulf Oil Spill Literally Caused Wetlands to Sink Beneath the Waves, Scientists Say
Science & Tech  (tags: Researchers, Deepwater Horizon, oil spill, Gulf of Mexico, upper Barataria Bay, Louisiana, wetlands, oil spill damage )

Judy
- 95 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Six years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill devastated the shore of the Gulf of Mexico, scientists are still taking stock of the damage it caused.
 
 
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