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Future Frogmen’s Glimpse of Our Ocean Conference – 2017

Future Frogmen’s Glimpse of Our Ocean Conference - 2017 On October 5-6, 2017 the fourth Our Ocean Conference convened in Malta. The European Union (EU) hosted political leaders and some business leaders from more than 100 countries around the world, and announced new and continuing pledges to address ocean related matters. These were in synch … Continue reading Future Frogmen’s Glimpse of Our Ocean Conference – 2017

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Green Sea Turtles: Help the Hatchlings!

Of the many species of turtles, the green sea turtle especially intriguing. An article by the Sea Turtle Conservancy describes green sea turtles’ diet, habitat, and other characteristics in detail; you can learn more about these turtles in their article. Typically living around coastlines, this species is often found nesting on shores and can be … Continue reading Green Sea Turtles: Help the Hatchlings!

The Trash Vortex

There are so many different opinions on what the Great Pacific Garbage Patch really is; what it really looks like. Is it some enormous island of trash in the middle of the pacific ocean? Is it full of half degraded flotsam? Or is the reality much more gruesome even than these horrifying images?

The Larsen C Ice Sheet is Breaking Up

Previously there had been news about part of an ice sheet splitting off — the size of Delaware. Just a few weeks ago, the unimaginable happened, and the large, broken off iceberg is a sign for change. The Larsen C ice shelf is located in Antarctica, and has shown potential for splitting in recent months. … Continue reading The Larsen C Ice Sheet is Breaking Up

New York 2140: A novelist’s vision of a drowned city that still never sleeps

Climate fiction: A novel describes New Yorkers keeping on even after 50 feet of sea-level rise next century. http://www.shutterstock.comRobert Kopp, Rutgers University Earth’s climate system is replete with potential surprises, and the climate science community tends to be conservative when projecting future changes. The world also suffers from a creative deficit in imagining the human … Continue reading New York 2140: A novelist’s vision of a drowned city that still never sleeps