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Fresh seafood key to Caribbean Shellfish Delight

June to September is calico scallop season along the west coast of Florida. During our annual trek to Homosassa Springs, concern about Red Tide and oil contamination seemed to outweigh the nutritional benefits of harvesting wild scallops - a real privilege for us on the west coast of Florida.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Homosassa Springs, FL, Science, Aquaculture, Recipes, Nutrition

Thu Aug 21, 2014


GPS Devices Find Huge Water Loss in Western US

A new study finds that 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 5 inches of water.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Science, UC San Diego

Courier News

Penguins and Antarctica and climate change, oh my! Teachers...

Penguins and Antarctica and climate change, oh my! Teachers CONVERGE at Rutgers with research team Workshop is the kick-off of yearlong collaborative, hands-on "real science" research project Check out this story on Twenty-five educators from New York and New Jersey have been selected for a year- long ... (more)


Related Topix: Rutgers University, Education Etc., South Plainfield, NJ, Plainfield, NJ, Science, Science / Technology, Robots

Science Daily

Severe drought is causing the western US to rise like a spring uncoiling

The severe drought gripping the western United States in recent years is changing the landscape well beyond localized effects of water restrictions and browning lawns.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, UC San Diego, Science, Geology

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Filmmaker, fishermen, and scientist team would create marine sanctuaries

A documentary film released this month makes the case that urgent action is needed to restore the health of the oceans, and one step may be to close some areas to fishing.


Related Topix: Science, Chilmark, MA

RF Globalnet

Waterloo Makes Public Most Complete Antarctic Map For Climate Research

The University of Waterloo has unveiled a new satellite image of Antarctica, and the imagery will help scientists all over the world gain new insight into the effects of climate change.


Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Computers, IT Services, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, Retail, Household Products, Media Arts Group, Science

Creative Loafing Tampa

Fall Arts Preview 2014 - Movies

Don't miss .. Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival TIGLFF has always been a fabulous cinematic celebration, but this year's event marks a particularly meaningful milestone - 25 years.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Science, Dolphin Tale, Harry Connick Jr., Jazz

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Toledo Blade

Microcystin may follow blooms

From the boat docks of Ohio State University's Stone Laboratory, practically a stone's throw from the party headquarters known as Put-in-Bay tiny green specs are in the early stages of bunching up and floating on Lake Erie's surface.


Related Topix: Ohio State University, Put-in-Bay, OH, Science, Maumee, OH


Talk to explore fate of Antarctic ice sheet

The Antarctic ice sheet's contribution to future sea-level rise will be explored by a world-leading polar scientist who is giving the 2014 S.T. Lee Lecture.


Related Topix: UMass Amherst, Science


Algae Biomass Summit Features Latest Breakthroughs In Algae Biology Research

The 8th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, taking place in San Diego, California, September 29-October 2 will showcase almost 30 presentations by leading research scientists and experts from universities, companies and several national laboratories in its Progress in Algal Biology track.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy, Science, Rutgers University, UC San Diego, Biofuel, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

CBS Local

Scientists Meet With Gov. Scott To Warn Of Climate Change

Amid questions about his views on global warming, Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday met with five Florida scientists who urged him to prepare the state for the coming challenges posed by climate change.


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, Global Warming, Science, Florida State University

Triple Pundit

Israeli Scientists Develop Means to Slow Coral Reef Extinction

Efforts have been underway for some time now to find a way to save the world's coral reefs.


Foster's Daily Democrat

Annoying minor floods are increasing on U.S. coasts

Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.


Related Topix: Science, Annapolis, MD

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Educating Planet Earth

Scripps Institution of Oceanography researcher Veerabhadran Ramanathan discussed environmental stewardship with participants in the 16h annual conference of the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction.


Related Topix: Town and Country, MO

Marine News

Markey Equips Research Vessel Sally Ride

Named for the first American woman launched into space aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, the Research Vessel Sally Ride was commissioned August 9 at Dakota Creek Industries .


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Space, Anacortes, WA, Science

Scientific American

Swelling Waves Could Hasten Demise of Arctic Sea Ice

Ice melt causes a growth of large waves in previously iced-over areas, which could further exacerbate the loss of sea ice A map showing wave heights in the Arctic based on wave model run with conditions during a September 2012 storm.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Environment, Science

Groton Landmark

Fisher Stevens goes on a filmmaking 'Mission Blue'

When Fisher Stevens approached prominent oceanographer Sylvia Earle about featuring both her life and her work in a documentary, she resisted the idea.


Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Hero, Adventure, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Fisher Stevens, Science

Brandon Sun

Actor-filmmaker Fisher Stevens dives into the life, work of famed oceanographer Sylvia Earle

When Fisher Stevens approached prominent oceanographer Sylvia Earle about featuring both her life and her work in a documentary, she resisted the idea.


Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Hero, Adventure, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Fisher Stevens, Science

Canada NewsWire

Communications & Power Industries Receives Prestigious Contract To...

The SWOT mission is a joint mission between NASA and the French Space Agency that is focused on a better understanding of the world's oceans and its terrestrial surface waters.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Science

Mon Aug 18, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

UC San Diego Ranked in Top 20 of Sierra Magazine's 'Coolest Schools' List

The University of California, San Diego has been ranked the 17th "Coolest School" by Sierra magazine for displaying a deep and thorough commitment to protecting the environment, addressing climate issues and encouraging environmental responsibility.


Related Topix: UC San Diego, Best of 2007, Science