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2 hrs ago | 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

Directions Magazine

Waterloo makes public most complete Antarctic map for climate research

Thanks to a partnership between the Canadian Space Agency , MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. , the prime contractor for the RADARSAT-2 program, and the Canadian Cryospheric Information Network at UWaterloo, the mosaic is free and fully accessible to the academic world and the public.


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

News Herald

Toxic algae much less severe than record-setting 2011Toxic algae much ...

Toxic algae much less severe than record-setting 2011 The harmful algae on Lake Erie will get worse in September but not nearly as bad as 2011.


Related Topix: Middle Bass, OH, Science, Sandusky, OH, Ohio State University


Bangor University drifter found after nearly 50 years at sea

A drifter which had been at sea for nearly 50 years was finally found by a dog hundreds of miles away from where it set off in Bangor.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, West Yorkshire County, England, Science

Environmental Leader

Carbon Pollution Threatens Fishing Industry

Commercial fisheries in Alaska are increasingly threatened by ocean acidification , according to research led by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration .


Related Topix: Environment, Science

Dalhousie News

Science by kayak

Feeling a little cooped up in the city this summer? Perhaps an evening kayak excursion is exactly what you need - and what better place than off the coast of Lower Prospect, a small fishing community only 30 minutes away from Downtown Halifax.


Related Topix: Science

Broward-Palm Beach

SeaWorld's Bigger Orca Tanks Project Is...

SeaWorld has been in a bit of a pickle ever since the release of the documentary Blackfish came out in 2013.


Related Topix: UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, La-Jolla, CA, Science