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Humpbacks, Hammerheads, and Mylar Fish

Written by on November 2, 2015 in Marine Life
Humpbacks, Hammerheads, and Mylar Fish

Mylar balloons persist in the water for years without biodegrading. They can end up circulating in the ocean, threatening sea life along its path.

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Cleaning Up the Ocean: Oranges to Combat Mercury

Written by on October 28, 2015 in Technology
Cleaning Up the Ocean: Oranges to Combat Mercury

Recently, it was announced that a polymer derived from orange peels could potentially “suck up” mercury in the ocean.

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A New Hope for the World’s Coral Reefs

Written by on September 2, 2015 in Coral Reefs, Marine Life
A New Hope for the World’s Coral Reefs

Scientists have released countless studies demonstrating the detrimental impacts of climate change on coral reefs, but there are a few encouraging stories.

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What is so great about whales? This scientist says it’s their poop

Written by on August 28, 2015 in Other News, Whales & Dolphins
What is so great about whales? This scientist says it’s their poop

What is so great about whales? According to #11 in Grist’s Oceans 15 series, it’s their poop.

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This surfer is committed to saving sharks – even though he lost his leg to one of them

Written by on August 24, 2015 in Other News, Sharks
This surfer is committed to saving sharks – even though he lost his leg to one   of them

This surfer is committed to saving sharks…even though he lost his leg to one of them. Check out #9 in Grist’s Oceans 15 series to learn more!

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How do you study an underwater volcano? Build an underwater laboratory

Written by on August 20, 2015 in Other News
How do you study an underwater volcano? Build an underwater laboratory

Build an underwater laboratory. Check out #6 in Grist’s Oceans 15 series to learn more!

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What seafood is OK to eat, anyway? Ask an expert

Written by on August 17, 2015 in Other News
What seafood is OK to eat, anyway? Ask an expert

What seafood is OK to eat, anyway? Article #3 from Grist’s Oceans 15 series has the answer!

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What’s there to see at the bottom of the ocean? More than you’d think

Written by on August 14, 2015 in Other News
What’s there to see at the bottom of the ocean? More than you’d think

We’re thrilled to be sharing articles from Grist’s awesome Oceans 15 series. Check out #2 on deep sea exploration!

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Lab Spotlight: Manta Rays, Photography, and Citizen Science at SIO’s Aburto Lab

Written by on July 27, 2015 in Other News
Lab Spotlight: Manta Rays, Photography, and Citizen Science at SIO’s Aburto Lab

While the GCMP does cool things like track oceanic manta rays and take awarding-winning photographs, what really sets us apart is how we focus on the community.

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Thermoacoustics: Increasing Fuel Efficiency and Reducing CO2 Emissions

Written by on July 24, 2015 in Technology
Thermoacoustics: Increasing Fuel Efficiency and Reducing CO2 Emissions

The following article is a spotlight on thermoacoustics written by European Thermodynamics, a leading thermal management company in the UK.

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