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November 20, 2014
NASA sees the Southern Indian Ocean cyclone season awaken
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Nov 19, 2014
The first tropical cyclone of the Southern Indian Ocean cyclone season has formed over 300 miles from Diego Garcia. When NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Storm Adjali the VIIRS instrument aboard took a visible picture of the storm that showed bands of thunderstorms wrapped around its center. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Storm Adjali on Nov. 17 at 09:56 UTC (4:56 a.m. EDT) and the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument aboard captured ... read more

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20% annual catch hike agreed for bluefin tuna
Fishing nations agreed Monday to a 20-percent annual increase over three years in quotas of bluefin tuna caught in the Mediterranean and East Atlantic, environmental groups said. ... more
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NYT rapped over Malaysia clean-energy conference
Malaysian activists criticised the New York Times on Tuesday for organising a sustainable-energy conference that includes a company spearheading a dam-building drive which native tribes say is uprooting them from ancestral lands. ... more
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Iraqi forces retake one of country's largest dams
Iraqi forces and Shiite militiamen have recaptured one of Iraq's largest dams, another success in Baghdad's efforts to wrest key facilities back from the Islamic State group. ... more
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Australia to ban waste dumping on Great Barrier Reef
Australia said Thursday it will ban the dumping of dredging waste on most of the Great Barrier Reef as environmentalists called for the government to go further and commit to a total halt. ... more
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The oceans' sensitive skin
Ocean acidification might alter climate-relevant functions of the oceans' uppermost layer, according to a study by a group of marine scientists published in the "Journal of Geophysical Research: Oce ... more
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Biochemistry detective work: Algae at night
Photosynthesis is probably the most well-known aspect of plant biochemistry. It enables plants, algae, and select bacteria to transform the energy from sunlight during the daytime into chemical ener ... more
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Hi-tech punch on nose for sharks could keep swimmers safe
A high-tech version of the reputedly life-saving punch to a shark's nose is being tested in an effort to protect humans without harming the toothy predators or other sea creatures. ... more
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Climate change could cause expansion of ocean dead zones
Dead zones in the world's oceans are expected to warm and expand by the end of the century due to climate change, says a new study. ... more
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Robotic underwater gliders observe melting Antarctic ice sheets
Three robotic underwater gliders deployed in the Southern Ocean are helping scientists in the United States and United Kingdom better understand Antarctica's shrinking ice sheets. ... more
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Iron fertilization not so efficient for deep-sea CO2 storage
The Southern Ocean plays an important role in the exchange of carbon dioxide between the atmosphere and the ocean. One aspect of this is the growth of phytoplankton, which acts as a natural sponge f ... more
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Too many people, not enough water: Now and 2,700 years ago
The Assyrian Empire once dominated the ancient Near East. At the start of the 7th century BC, it was a mighty military machine and the largest empire the Old World had yet seen. But then, before the ... more
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New Global Maps Detail Human-Caused Ocean Acidification
A team of scientists has published the most comprehensive picture yet of how acidity levels vary across the world's oceans, providing a benchmark for years to come as enormous amounts of human-cause ... more
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How variable are ocean temperatures?
The earth's climate appears to have been more variable over the past 7,000 years than often thought. This is the conclusion of a new study forthcoming online this week in the U.S. scientific journal ... more
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Fishing countries to discuss bluefin quotas
Against the backdrop of an apparent Atlantic bluefin tuna recovery, fishing nations gather in Genoa, Italy, next week to set new limits, closely watched by environmental groups and scientists. ... more
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Scientists on NOAA-led mission discover new coral species off California
A NOAA-led research team has discovered a new species of deep-sea coral and a nursery area for catsharks and skates in the underwater canyons located close to the Gulf of Farallones and Cordell Bank ... more
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A slightly more acidic ocean may help coral species
Researchers from Northeastern University's Marine Science Center and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found that moderate ocean acidification and warming can actually enhance the ... more
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Replicating the tide with two buckets, aquarium tubing, and a pump
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Greenpeace accuses 20 European 'monster boats' of overfishing
The environmental group Greenpeace launched a campaign on Tuesday against 20 European "monster boats" it says use a range of tricks to dangerously overfish the world's oceans. ... more
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Fish are smarter than we thought
A new study from researchers at the University of Bath and Queen Mary University of London has reported the first evidence that fish are able to process multiple objects simultaneously. The di ... more
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Fears S.Africa fish farm would make triathletes shark bait
Plans to build a fish farm along a popular stretch of South African coast prompted concerns Monday that it could entice sharks, endangering tourists and Iron Man triathletes. ... more
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Controversial French dam halted after protester death
Local French authorities Friday decided to suspend work on a controversial dam after the death last week of an activist protesting against the project that sparked uproar in the country. ... more
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Oceans arrived early to Earth
Earth is known as the Blue Planet because of its oceans, which cover more than 70 percent of the planet's surface and are home to the world's greatest diversity of life. While water is essential for ... more
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Japan arrests Chinese fishing boat skipper over coral poaching
Japan's coastguard said it arrested a Chinese fishing boat captain Monday on suspicion of coral poaching after a high seas chase in the country's exclusive economic zone. ... more
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