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Australia adds leatherback turtle to national endangered species list

"With warmer temperatures and changing climatic conditions increasing the pressure on water availability, ecological communities such as this must be protected," Mr Garrett said.

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Sponges regenerate the reefs

Dutch researcher Jasper de Goeij investigated how caves in the coral reef in Curacao and Indonesia ensure the reef’s continued existence.

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1890 Turkish shipwreck off yields artifacts

In 1889, Sultan Abdulhamid II dispatched the Imperial frigate Ertuğrul to Japan under his admiral Osman Pasha.

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Ana the Green Turtle swims from Indonesia to Australia

“Ana’s journey has revealed an ‘oceanic superhighway’ that helps us better understand how marine turtles navigate around the world’s oceans as well as highlighting the strong ecological and evolutionary connections between Indonesia and Australia’

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Whale's teeth a show-off to impress the girls

"They are the only cetacean species with tusks, and scientists have long wondered why, since their diet primarily is squid."

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Do whales like jazz?

Interspecies was started in 1978, to grant artists the same access to wilderness and wild animals that is usually reserved for field biologists. Their goal and belief is that science is not the only approach to understanding nature.

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X-Ray Mag #27

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Using dual-frequency sonar to detect juvenile goliath Grouper

Fort Pierce, Florida - November 19, 2008 - The Ocean Research & Conservation Association (ORCA) and its collaborators announced today the world’s first use of an acoustic underwater camera to survey juveniles of goliath grouper in mang

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17th century warship wreck in Thames river protected

The warship was the oldest of hundreds of wrecks identified during the largest-ever post-war salvage operation on the Thames.

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Shark blood offer hope for new medicines

Researchers believe this quality could be harnessed to help slow the spread of diseases such as cancer.

Potentially, it could lead to a new generation of drug treatments.

The Australian team found that shark antibodies can withstand high temperatures as well as extremely acidic or alkaline conditions.

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‘Oyster’ heralds new wave of green power

In contrast to many other wave power devices, Oyster uses hydraulic technology to transfer wave power to shore, where it is then converted into electricity.

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X-Ray Mag #26

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Acid seawater dissolves seashells

Writing in the journal Nature, the UK scientists suggest these impacts are likely to be seen across the world as CO2 levels rise in the atmosphere.

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Ancient ships found under Oslo mud

Jostein Gundersen said at least nine wooden boats, the largest being 17 meters (56 feet) long, were found well preserved nearly 400 years after they sank at Bjoervika, an Oslo inlet near the new national opera house.

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Forty million years ago, whales had legs and hips

It was previously unknown when the tail flukes first arose in the whale family tree. A new study of whale fossils has now shown that the early whales had large back legs, a tail like a dog's, and a hip-wiggling swimming style.

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Balanzza Digital Luggage Scale

Avoid excess luggage fees before traveling, and also when packing your souvenirs before heading home.

Features
Up to 100Lbs or 44 Kg.

Compact size for easy carry and transport.

The automatic hold feature allows you to lift the luggage, set it down on the floor and then read the weight.

Strong strap to secure the luggage to the scale, no hooks.

Big Digital Display for easy reading.

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