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Deep sea corals reveal secrets of a rapid rise in carbon dioxide at the end of the last ice age

The researchers examined deep-sea coral fossils – the species Desmophyllum dianthus – 20,000 to 10,000 years ago to investigate carbon sequestration in the Southern Ocean. The chemical signatures of nitrogen and carbon in the coral fossils indicated that carbon sequestration in the ocean decreased as the phytoplankton did not gobble up macronutrients supplied by rising currents in the Southern Ocean …

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Japan reportedly decides to release treated Fukushima water into the sea

Japan gets more than a million tons of treated radioactive water from the affected nuclear power plant in Fukushima In a decade-long deployment into the sea, it is said on Friday, despite strong resistance from environmentalists, local fishermen and farmers. The release of the water that was filtered to reduce radioactivity is not expected to start until 2022 at the …

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Hidden beneath the surface of the sea, almost 16 million tons of microplastics

Plastic waste has long been a visible – and growing – problem in oceans around the world. Littering the shores of once pristine beaches, sprawling across a vast expanse of ocean in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, threatens the marine life that is ingested there. A new report provides insight into the extent of microplastics that are accumulating on the …

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SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites and lands rockets at sea

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – SpaceX shipped its 13th batch of Starlink Satellites into orbit Tuesday (October 6th), after a two-week delay due to bad weather. The two-stage Falcon 9 missile Fired from Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at 7:29 am EDT (1129 GMT) and carried a full stack of 60 Starlink satellites. About 9 minutes later, the first …

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Streamers are rarely punished after complaining about harassment from Sea of ​​Thieves

Share this article Companies in this article When some Sea of ​​Thieves streamers referred to some of the game’s developers as “monsters” for ignoring months of harassment from other Sea of ​​Thieves streamers, Rare responded by removing them from the affiliate report, according to Kotaku. In July, the couple behind Rocco, a puppet on Twitch streaming the Sea of ​​Thieves, …

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Woman discovered missing at sea for 2 years

In an eternal survival saga, a Colombian woman who fell from the net two years ago was miraculously discovered alive at sea by perplexed fishermen. The video of her dramatic rescue has since gone viral online. “Thank goodness I was alive,” said Angelica Gaitan, 46, who was found by Roland Visbal on Saturday as he hovered 1.2 miles from Puerto …

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The Arctic sea ice hits a low, only missing record

A “crazy year” in the Arctic has resulted in the second lowest sea ice in the region, scientists said Monday. Researchers from the National Snow and Ice Data Center said the minimum was most likely hit on September 15, when 1.44 million square miles of ocean were covered in ice. Since then, coverage has increased with falling temperatures and new …

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Sea sponges inspire the next generation of skyscrapers and bridges

The skeleton of Euplectella aspergillum, a sea sponge in deep water. Photo credit: Matheus Fernandes / Harvard SEAS When we think of sponges, we tend to think of something soft and squishy. Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) are using the glassy skeletons of sea sponges as inspiration for the next generation …

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