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This Billion-Dollar Plan to Save Salmon Depends on a Giant Fish Vacuum

11/27/2023 by Param Bhatia

By Many endorse opening dams and letting fish coast the natural current as the best way to avoid extinction. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has other ideas. To free salmon stuck behind dams in Oregon’s Willamette River Valley, here’s what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has in… SEE MORE

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All the Fish We Cannot See

11/26/2023 by Param Bhatia

By Moira Donovan. The ocean has a way of upending expectations. Four-story-high rogue waves peak and collapse without warning. Light bends across the surface to conjure chimeric cities that hover at the horizon. And watery wastelands reveal themselves to be anything but. So was the case for the scientists aboard… SEE MORE

Research on Iceberg B-15A by Josh Landis, National Science… | Flickr

World's Largest Iceberg Breaks free, heads Toward Southern Ocean

11/25/2023 by Param Bhatia

By Gloria Dickie. The world's largest iceberg is on the move for the first time in more than three decades, scientists said on Friday. At almost 4,000 square km (1,500 square miles), the Antarctic iceberg called A23a is roughly three times the size of New York City. Since calving off… SEE MORE

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Inflatable vs. Hard Paddle Board - Which is Best?

11/24/2023 by Param Bhatia

By Quick Answer: For all-around leisure paddling, inflatable SUPs are much better overall, due to advantages in durability, portability, weight, versatility, and injury prevention. But if you are buying a board mainly for SUP surfing or racing, certain technical attributes of hardboards make them worthy of consideration. Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards,… SEE MORE