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Underwater Web-Cam on Grand Cayman

Anchored in 6 feet of water about 1000 yards from the Ocean Frontiers  dock, the webcam is part of a reef monitoring system set up by  Teens4Oceans (T4O) a non-profit organization with a mission to empower  young people to be … Continue reading

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Lost city of Heracleion

For centuries it was thought to be a legend, a city of extraordinary wealth mentioned in Homer, visited by Helen of Troy and Paris, her lover, but apparently buried under the sea. In fact, Heracleion was true, and a decade … Continue reading

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Ocean Circulation May Have Released CO2 at End of Ice Ages

At the end of each ice age, the ocean exhales carbon dioxide. Scientists believe this explains the difference in atmospheric CO2 concentrations between ice ages, which have lower concentrations of carbon dioxide, and warmer, more CO2-saturated periods like the one … Continue reading

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Antarctic sea-ice expansion

Changes in sea ice significantly modulate climate change because of its high reflective and strong insulating nature. In contrast to Arctic sea ice, sea ice surrounding Antarctica has expanded1, with record extent2 in 2010. This ice expansion has previously been … Continue reading

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Titanic 2

Declaring it will be the safest cruise ship in the world and will have more than enough lifeboats just in case something goes wrong, the designer of what’s supposed to be a replica of the Titanic has unveiled images of … Continue reading

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Underwater robots to ‘repair’ Scotland’s coral reefs

Underwater robots tasked with saving coral reefs are being developed at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland. Dubbed “coralbots”, they are being designed to work in groups, in a similar manner to bees and ants. The team is still “training” the software … Continue reading

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Our HOME where we belong

Today, most of us are Home to celebrate Christmas, that’s why we have to remind the beauty of our planet and never forget we have to take care of it. We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that … Continue reading

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