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10 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Domoguen: Climate Change, ignore it with the future of humanity at stake

ANY talk on climate change is anathema to some people. To most of these folks, "it is just the earth regulating itself."

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Related Topix: Science, La-Jolla, CA, Global Warming, Environment, Opinion

18 hrs ago | PS News

New Antarctic atlas charts the deep

The Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean is the culmination of four years' work by an international team of marine biologists and oceanographers from 22 countries, including scientists from the Australian Antarctic Division.

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Related Topix: Science, Genetics, Medicine

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Inter Press Service

New Technology Boosts Fisherfolk Security

This is the first of a two-part series on incorporating disaster risk reduction into the Sustainable Development Goals .

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tsunami, Science

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks - some weighing hundreds of pounds - zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.

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Related Topix: Death Valley, CA, Death Valley National Park, US National Parks, Science, UC San Diego

Live Science

Can Octopuses be Cultivated for Food?

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Agriculture, Science, Aquaculture, Spain, World News,

Summit County Voice

Climate study shows how melting ice is raising sea level around Antarctica

Global warming is upsetting the delicate balance between Antarctic ice, air and sea, University of Southampton scientists said this week, releasing results of a study showing a rapid rise in sea level around the frozen continent.

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Related Topix: Science

PR-inside.com

New market study, "RPS Group Plc (RPS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT ...

The wide range of services that the company offers include operations support: arctic services, emergency response planning and training, geohazards, geotechnics, HSE and risk management, logistical exploration support, land and permitting services, metocean and oceanography, siesmic operations and processing, site investigation, potash mining, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Geology

The Daily Star

Formulate specific MPO policy, PM asks education ministry

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the education ministry to formulate a specific policy for the enlistment of the schools and colleges under the Monthly Pay Order system.

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Related Topix: Science

Journal of the San Juans

Washington State Sen. Kevin Ranker one of keynote speakers | Climate Action Summer Speaker Series

The finale event of our summer-long speaker series, Climate Action Imperative: Understanding Impacts & Making Choices, at a hosted reception at 5 p.m. and program at 7 p.m. on Sept.

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Related Topix: Friday Harbor, WA, Science, San Juan County, WA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Summit County Voice

Mystery solved: Scientists document motion of rocks at Death Valley's Racetrack Playa

Scientists have not only solved the mystery of the moving rocks at Death Valley's Racetrack Playa - they documented the movement on video and even took measurements by attaching GPS units to some "non-native" rocks as part of a research project in the Southern California desert.

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Related Topix: Science, UC San Diego

Mashable

Why Aren't We Farming Octopus?

Octopuses grow quickly, have lots of tasty flesh and are found all over the world.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Aquaculture, Spain, World News,

Neatorama

Living Under The Sea For Two Weeks

For most people, the thought of living in some small compartment on the ocean floor for two weeks is nothing short of horrifying.

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Related Topix: Science

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Newswise

Acoustical Society of America Names James F. Lynch as Editor-in-Chief

Melville, NY, 29 August 2014 -- James F. Lynch has been selected to be the next Editor-in-Chief of the Acoustical Society of America .

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Related Topix: Woods Hole, MA, University of Texas at Austin, Stevens Institute of Technology, Science

Denver Post

Mystery solved of Death Valley's sailing rocks

For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks - some weighing hundreds of pounds - zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.

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Related Topix: Death Valley National Park, US National Parks, Science, UC San Diego

Los Angeles Times

Does Antarctic sea ice growth negate climate change? Scientists say no

In the blue half-light of the Antarctic autumn, a thin film spreads across the continent's coastal waters.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Science

RedOrbit

racetrack playa mystery solved

For nearly 80 years, scientists have been puzzled by the "sailing stones" of Death Valley National Park - massive rocks, some weighing 500 pounds or more, that inexplicably have long trails behind them as though they had been pushed through the dry, flat mud surface of the region known as Racetrack Playa .

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Related Topix: Death Valley National Park, US National Parks, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Science

Thu Aug 28, 2014

CNET News.com

A giant atlas of every living thing in the Southern Ocean

Our oceans are absolutely teeming with life -- and from the tiniest microbe to the mightiest whale, every known inhabitant of the Southern Ocean has come together for the first time in the first comprehensive atlas of the region.

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Related Topix: Science, Genetics, Medicine

Vineyard Gazette Online

Sanctuaries for Sea Life

Our oceans and the rich marine ecosystems they sustain are in deep trouble, and the evidence is just about everywhere you turn.

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Related Topix: Science, Chilmark, MA

CiteULike

Decreasing flow uncertainty in Bayesian inverse problems through Lagrangian drifter control

Commonplace in oceanography is the collection of ocean drifter positions. Ocean drifters are devices that sit on the surface of the ocean and move with the flow, transmitting their position via GPS to stations on land.

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Related Topix: Science

National Public Radio

An Icy Solution To The Mystery Of The Slithering Stones

The granulated surface of the lake bed known as the Racetrack is a favorite destination for tourists - and for scientists who want to investigate trails left by the meandering stones.

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Related Topix: Science

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