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News on Oceanography continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Antarctica ice controversy

The Antarctica ice controversy continues among researchers and scientists. Satellite data suggests that Antarctica ice is actually expanding .

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Related Topix: Science, UC San Diego, Science / Technology, NASA

9 hrs ago | Marine News

House Subcommittee Hearing Highlights "Dismal State" of U.S. Icebreaking Capability

At the July 23, 2014, hearing of the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation on "Implementing U.S. Policy in the Arctic" the committee chairman, Rep. Duncan Hunter , opened the proceedings by holding up a graphic of the icebreaker fleets of the world - which depicts nearly 40 Russian icebreakers - and then commented on the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Duncan Hunter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Science, US Military, US Navy, United States Coast Guard Academy

13 hrs ago | Boston.com

What would Jesus do (about climate change)?

The effects of climate change are "threat multipliers for the man problems faced by the poor around the globe," Dorothy Boorse writes.

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Related Topix: Essex County, MA, Gordon College, Wenham, MA

15 hrs ago | Portsmouth Today

Honour for director Ed Hill

THE executive director of the National Oceanography Centre, Professor Ed Hill, has been awarded an honorary fellowship by Bangor University for services to marine science.

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Related Topix: Science

19 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

Activists continue to push for official investigation of Kidder Point erosion

Friends of Penobscot Bay, an activist group, is facing obstacles as it continues to call for an official investigation into the erosion of legacy wastes from the property of GAC Chemical Corporation in Searsport.

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Related Topix: Searsport, ME, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

23 hrs ago | Power Line

Are The Oceans Warming?

We're reported previously about one of the leading explanations for the current lull in climate change, namely, that the heat is going into the oceans-particularly deep in the ocean, where, convenviently for the climatistas, we have very little data-instead of the atmosphere.

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Related Topix: Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Toolmaker sues UCSD over machine shop

A businessman is suing the University of California San Diego, saying the university is improperly refusing to release public documents related to its machine shops - which he believes undercut private shops.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, Kearny Mesa (San Diego, CA), La Jolla (San Diego, CA), UC San Diego, Science

CBC News

Great white shark near St. Andrews captured in vivid video

Passengers on a whale-watching boat leaving the charming harbour of St. Andrews, N.B, were shocked and thrilled to encounter a great white shark that got so close to them, that they were able to take vivid photos and videos of it.

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Related Topix: Canada, Science

The Day

Ancient shipwrecks, modern damage to historic sites highlighted in Lyman Allyn exhibition

Robert Ballard talks Tuesday about a new exhibit featuring his discoveries of ancient shipwrecks in the Mediterranean and Black seas, now open at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London.

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Related Topix: New London, CT, University of Rhode Island, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Boat Disaster, Connecticut College

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

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.

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

Boston.com

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.

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Related Topix: Science

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Science, UC San Diego, California

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.

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

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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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.

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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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Related Topix: Science

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

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