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'The ocean is alive': After $50M upgrade, research sub Alvin can reach 99% of ocean floor

Cape Cod Times 27 Oct 2021
She’s walking on the bottom of the ocean, hiking up and down a moonscape of volcanic rock, devoid of all sea life ... Navy and managed by WHOI, Alvin spent the past year being upgraded to dive to 6,500 meters (21,325 feet) — which opens up 99% of the world’s ocean bottom to exploration.
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What is drawing humpback whale super-groups to the African coast?

Phys Dot Org 25 Oct 2021
Super-groups of up to 200 humpback whales appearing off the coast of South Africa are following changing ocean currents and phytoplankton blooms, a new study has found ... What is driving these changes in ocean currents and productivity that are altering whale behavior and leading to them migrating together in such massive pods, is not yet fully known.
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Seagrass restoration study shows rapid recovery of ecosystem functions

Phys Dot Org 25 Oct 2021
in ecology and evolutionary biology at UC Santa Cruz in 2021 and is currently a California Sea Grant Fellow at the Ocean Protection Council's Climate Change Program ... Eelgrass meadows also counteract ocean acidification by absorbing carbon dioxide from seawater ... Explore further.
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Wells Reserve at Laudholm November 2021 programs

Portsmouth Herald 25 Oct 2021
Abby Barrows is a marine research scientist who has traveled the Southern Ocean and South Pacific by boat, trekked the Himalaya, explored the Middle East, researched sea turtles and big cats in South and Central America, dived Mediterranean wrecks, and worked aboard schooners and lobster boats in the Gulf of Maine.
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Tackling a 40 million-year-old conundrum

Phys Dot Org 25 Oct 2021
This dissolved material is then transported via rivers to the ocean, where it is ultimately used by organisms to make marine carbonates such as limestone ... These include records tracing changes in carbon dioxide dissolved in the oceans; the timing of when certain rocks cooled and solidified; and rates of sedimentation on the ocean floor.
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Into the 'plastisphere': Scientists comb Japan waters to study new eco threat

Phys Dot Org 25 Oct 2021
Tiny floating fragments from plastic packaging, synthetic clothing and fishing nets have proliferated over the past four decades, and are now found in every part of the world's oceans—even the deepest trench ... The nation sits "downstream of a major oceanic current that sweeps in plastic waste produced in Southeast Asia and China", Nakajima added.
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10 things to do with kids in November in the Tampa Bay area

Tampa Bay Times 25 Oct 2021
Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota has set up a maze made of hay bales that is free and an ideal way to let little kids explore ... The exhibit explores the creepy, prehistoric and mythical creatures that lurk beneath the surface of the oceans ... It explores the creepy, prehistoric and mythical creatures that lurk beneath the surface of the oceans.
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Saudi Arabia announces $186bn green initiative strategy

Gulf Daily News 24 Oct 2021
  ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ... Saudi Arabia also intends to join the Global Oceans Alliance, the Alliance to Eliminate Plastic Wastes in Oceans and Beaches and the Sports for Climate Action Agreement, in addition to establishing a global centre for sustainable tourism, and a non-profit foundation to explore the seas and oceans ... .
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A few Cape May County races look like hot contests

Atlantic City 24 Oct 2021
Filling out HayesRepublican ticket are Jay Newman — the longtime chief of the Marmora Volunteer Fire Company and a former member of the Township Committee — and Mark Pancoast, a police sergeant in Ocean City, running for the remaining year of Young’s term ... Cape May conference to explore impact of the Negro League ... Ocean City.
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Cousteau: By protecting ocean’s special places, Biden helps climate-resilient future

The Patriot Ledger 23 Oct 2021
It’s an action that honors the ocean explorers of our past, like Jacques Cousteau, while also upholding our responsibility to create a future where our ocean and thus humanity can thrive ... Philippe Cousteau is an explorer, filmmaker, author, and the founder of EarthEcho ...
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Saudi Arabia Announces New Environmental Initiatives to Tackle Climate Change- State Media

Urdu Point 23 Oct 2021
... such as the Global Oceans Alliance, the Alliance to Eliminate Plastic Wastes in Oceans and Beaches, the sports for Climate Action Agreement, in addition to creating a global center for sustainable tourism and a non-profit foundation to explore the seas and oceans.
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Saudi Green Initiative forum

Arab News 23 Oct 2021
The Crown Prince also announced Saudi Arabia’s intention to join the Global Oceans Alliance, the Alliance to Eliminate Plastic Waste in Oceans and Beaches, the Sports for Climate Action Agreement, and to establish a global center for Sustainable Tourism, and a Non-Profit foundation to explore the seas and oceans.
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Saudi Arabia targets net zero emissions by 2060, Crown Prince says

Gulf Daily News 23 Oct 2021
His Royal Highness announced the Kingdom's intention to join the Global Oceans Alliance, the Alliance to Eliminate Plastic Wastes in Oceans and Beaches, the Sports for Climate Action Agreement, in addition to establishing a global center for sustainable tourism, and a non-profit foundation to explore the seas and oceans ... .
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France looks at El Dorado from its shores

Swords Today 23 Oct 2021
Inquiry – It is better to explore the oceans one day to exploit their wealth. The head of state has set this goal as part of his France 2030 investment plan ... France is the world’s second largest maritime power and one of the 22 countries with an international maritime exploration agreement ... Already subscribed?. Login ... ....
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BD70 BN green push by Saudi

Gulf Daily News 23 Oct 2021
Saudi Arabia also intends to join the Global Oceans Alliance, the Alliance to Eliminate Plastic Wastes in Oceans and Beaches and the Sports for Climate Action Agreement, in addition to establishing a global centre for sustainable tourism, and a non-profit foundation to explore the seas and oceans. The move has received global praise ... .

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