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14 min 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.

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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.

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

ECNmag

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.

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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 .

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

SavannahNow

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.

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

Truthdig

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.

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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.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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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.

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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)

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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.

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We make money not art

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.

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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.

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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.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Bill Nye The Science Guy and crew at Cape show

Each year,, James Randi, the scientist who debunked Uri Geller's claim that he bent spoons with his mind, holds "The Amazing Meeting" of like-minded people who want to chew on life's mysteries and share some laughs.

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Related Topix: Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Bill Nye, Provincetown, MA, Science, Woods Hole, MA, Warren Buffett

Hanover Herald-Progress

Nature as classroom for Patrick Henry HS teacher

One local high school teacher returned to the classroom this summer, but it just so happened it was a floating classroom out on the river.

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Related Topix: Science, Chesapeake, VA

KTOO-TV Juneau

Arctic climate researchers zoom in on plankton

They're not recognizable like polar bears or whales. But phytoplankton are a key part of life in the Arctic - and now, they're at the center of a new research effort to predict how the region will respond to climate change.

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RedOrbit

Scientists Tracking Breakup Of Arctic Summer...

Image Caption: The international team set out the instruments in March, when the floating ice was thick enough to land a plane.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science, University of Washington, us Travel, Travel

TechCrunch

Expect Labs Lands In-Q-Tel Investment, Will Help U.S. Intelligence Integrate Its MindMeld Technology

TechCrunch Startup Battlefield alum Expect Labs has closed a strategic investment and software development agreement with In-Q-Tel, the investment arm of the U.S. Intelligence community.

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