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Long lost WW2 warship USS Indianapolis located

The Indianapolis sank in 15 minutes on July 30, 1945, in the war’s final days. The ship was on its way to the Philippines when torpedoes from a Japanese submarine struck the ship.

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Giant clams keep coral reefs healthy

Peter Todd, a marine ecologist at the National University of Singapore, and his colleagues have examined the clams' roles, and hope the findings will reinforce the case for conserving the molluscs.

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Time To Nominate Outstanding Female Divers!

Why not nominate this diver for the 2018 Class of the .

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Canada Implements New right whale protection rules

In a new bid to protect endangered right whales, the Canadian federal government is ordering large vessels to slow down in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Ships larger than 20 metre travelling the Gulf of St.

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Do sharks sniff their way?

Sharks are known for their keen sense of smell, but mostly as it relates to feeding.

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Photo & Video News

Defining the scope

For starters it is, for a change, easier to define what we are not looking for

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Two newborn Mekong dolphins sighted

Villages from the Prek Kreing village in Sambo district spotted the first calf on August 11th. It was believed to be two to three weeks old. The sighting was promptly reported to officials at WWF.

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On copying from other sources; Curation, mash-ups and fair use

Frequently we find ourselves where we we need or want to use outside material more or less 'as is'.

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Fair use

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Paraphrasing sources

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Using images

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Goldfish make alcohol to survive harsh winters

Scientists from the Universities of Oslo and Liverpool have discovered their secret. Simply put, the fish produces alcohol in its body.

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Marine construction noise confuses fish

When researchers from Newcastle University (UK) played recordings of piling sounds and mimicked an approaching predator, the European sea bass they were observing appeared confused, making more turns and did not swim away from the "predator".

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Pollution affects sea snake colouration

Researchers have discovered that the black skin of turtle-headed sea snakes living in industrial or military areas enables their bodies to get rid of contaminants such as zinc and arsenic more effectively when they shed their skin.

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Mako shark catches under-reported by fishermen

A team of researchers, using satellite tracking, have discovered that the number of shortfin mako sharks caught by fishermen in the western North Atlantic is much higher than previously reported.

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Norwegian WWII warship and war grave looted by divers

The Eidsvold class was a class of coastal defense ships, two of which were built for the Royal Norwegian Navy in 1899. The class consisted of two ships, HNoMS Eidsvold and HNoMS Norge. Locally, they were referred to as panserskip.

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New dive centres open in the UK

The dive centres—Dive Blue Horizon in Wakefield, Severn Tec in Shrewsbury and The Fifth Point in Northumberland—have bucked the harsh economic trend by opening their doors during tough trading times.

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Robert Hardy, Tudor longbow expert and Mary Rose trustee, dies

Although Hardy was not a Hollywood name, he was considered a versatile actor, primarily appearing on television and the stage.1

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Boat noise disrupts behavior of cleaner fish

In a new study published in Scientific Reports, researchers from the UK, US and France observed bluestreak cleaner wrasse at 24 cleaning stations and discovered that the noise from motorboats affected the behavior of both the cleaners and t

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