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8 hrs ago |

All washed up: Weird beach debris from rubber ducks and cocaine to bananas and tombstones

But don't panic, this isn't Game of Thrones and the type being found is unlikely to pose a problem to those wanting to paddle in the sea.


Related Topix: North Carolina, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Weird

10 hrs ago |

A Lego Lover's Beachside Paradise Is in England

An octopus Lego was found on the beach in Cornwall, England after a container filled with Legos fell off of a ship in 1997.


Related Topix: Science

12 hrs ago | Nerve News

Irani, Norway envoy discuss education ties

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani Tuesday met Norway's Ambassador to India Eivind S. Homme and discussed collaboration in various education related issues between the two nations.


Related Topix: Science

16 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

Claim: Antartica record high sea ice partially an artifact of an algorithm

New research suggests that Antarctic sea ice may not be expanding as fast as previously thought.


Related Topix: Science, UC San Diego, California

17 hrs ago | Live Science

Is Antarctica Really Getting Icier? New Study Raises Questions

As Arctic sea ice vanishes at an alarming rate, scientists have reported a surprising finding in Antarctica.


Related Topix: Science, UC San Diego, Science / Technology, Space, Greenbelt, MD

19 hrs ago | Copenhagen Post

Lego pieces continue to invade British coastline

Lego pieces from a container that fell into the ocean off BritainA's Cornish coast in 1997 are still washing up on beaches today Millions of Lego pieces disappeared into the sea in February of 1997, when the container ship Tokio Express was hit by a wave that knocked 62 containers overboard.


Related Topix: Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

$450,0000 in state funding of cooperative fisheries research at UMass ...

UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman and officials from the University's School for Marine Science & Technology praised legislators today for their continued commitment to invest in cooperative fisheries research that engages scientists and fishermen in the pursuit of accurate data.


Related Topix: UMass Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA, Edward Markey, US Politics, Democrat, Woods Hole, MA


NRL reveals new meteorological insight into mid-level clouds

Research meteorologists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Marine Meteorology Division and Scripps Institution of Oceanography, employing the Navy's Mid-Course Doppler Radar at Cape Canaveral, were able to characterize mid-level, mixed-phase altocumulus clouds.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Meteorology, Science

Mid-Day Mumbai

Mangroves along Thane creek under threat from SEZ project

An upcoming Special Economic Zone project in Thane is threatening a large chunk of wetland along the Thane Creek -- designated as an Important Bird Area by BNHS and BirdLife International .


Related Topix: Science

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Presiding Bishop speaks at Christ Church

The Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori delivers the sermon at Christ Church in Savannah on Sunday, July 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Religion, Episcopal Church, Science

BBC News

The beaches where Lego keeps washing up

A container filled with millions of Lego pieces fell into the sea off Cornwall in 1997.


Related Topix: Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, United Kingdom, Boat Disaster, World News, Science


Hi-Tech Quest for Arctic Sea Ice Answers

An international team of scientists plan to spend months watching ice melt. But although it will take longer and cost a lot more than watching paint dry, it will be much more interesting and rewarding.


Related Topix: Science, US News, Liberal Political News

The Honolulu Advertiser

Whales key in moving nutrients in oceans

They are nutrient pumps, said Craig Smith, an oceanography professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.


Related Topix: Science

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Arctic holds the key to climate change

In a place at the very top of the Northern Hemisphere scientists are collecting the most important samples.


Related Topix: Science

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Going to great depths to win an Emmy

Patrick Greene, seen here with his wife Sara, won an Emmy for his behind-the-lens work on the ABC TV series Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Science, National Geographic, Vocal, Photography, Arts, Canada,

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

Climate change in the Pacific NW, impacts explored

University of Washington researcher Lara Whitely Binder will explore that very question, Thursday, July 24, at the San Juan Island Grange, beginning at 7 p.m. Whitely Binder, outreach and climate adaptation specialist of the U of W Climate Impacts Group , will discuss that group's goal to increase resilience of the Pacific Northwest to fluctuations ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Washington, Science

North Country Now

Teacher from Brasher Falls' St. Lawrence Central to attend U.S. Naval Academy workshop

Darlene Bissonette, a St. Lawrence Central High School teacher, will attend the 21st session of the Maury Project Workshop offered by the U. S. Naval Academy.


Related Topix: Naval Academy, MD, United States Naval Academy, Science

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Forensic Oceanography, investigating the militarised border regime in the Mediterranean

Migrants from sub-Saharan Africa await processing in the port of Tripoli after attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe December 5, 2011.


Related Topix: Science, Africa, Libya, World News

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

UMass Dartmouth Leadership to Join SouthCoast Legislators to Discuss...

University officials and the region's legislators will be joined by their local, regional, statewide, and federal partners to discuss SMAST's critical research to help address critical issues related to fisheries and fishing communities.


Related Topix: UMass Dartmouth, Bedford, MA, New Bedford, MA

St. Petersburg Times

Gov. Rick Scott says his staff will meet with climate change scientists

Gov. Rick Scott deflected calls to meet with climate scientists Wednesday and told reporters that his staff "would be happy to meet" with the state's top climate experts about the impact human-induced global warming is having on Florida.


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