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Plastics in the Ocean: How They Get There, Their Impacts, and Our Solutions

2/28/2024 by Param Bhatia

By blog.marinedebris.noaa.gov. Marine debris is a pervasive problem facing our ocean and Great Lakes. Of all the trash that ends up in these important water bodies, plastics are the most common. This week, we’re exploring the problem of plastics in our ocean and the solutions that are making a difference. Globally, we… SEE MORE

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Scientists Discover The Anatomy Behind The Songs of Baleen Whales

2/27/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Will Dunham. WASHINGTON, Feb 21 (Reuters) - It is one of Earth's most haunting sounds - the "singing" of baleen whales like the humpback, heard over vast distances in the watery realm. Now scientists have finally figured out how these filter-feeding marine mammals do it. Baleen whales - a group that includes the… SEE MORE

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NASA Climate Satellite Blasts off to Survey Oceans and Atmosphere of a Warming Earth

2/26/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Jonathan Watts. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s newest climate satellite rocketed into orbit Thursday to survey the world’s oceans and atmosphere in never-before-seen detail. SpaceX launched the Pace satellite on its $948 million mission before dawn, with the Falcon rocket heading south over the Atlantic to achieve a… SEE MORE

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Atlantic Ocean Circulation Nearing ‘Devastating’ Tipping Point, Study Finds

2/25/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Jonathan Watts. The circulation of the Atlantic Ocean is heading towards a tipping point that is “bad news for the climate system and humanity”, a study has found. The scientists behind the research said they were shocked at the forecast speed of collapse once the point is reached, although… SEE MORE