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  • The oceans are part of America's newest medical frontier . In Florida, a group of scientists are testing sea sponges for their potential ...
  • ... Here are 11 more reasons to watch KCET's presentation of Ocean's 11. Hot on the heels of the original Arthur two weeks ago and ...
  • ... bags. The bags are light, tear-resistant and often free of charge. But how much do plastic bags harm the climate? Uganda: Doing ... largest gyre of marine debris is in the Pacific Ocean and it's said to have an area larger than India. The Great Pacific ...
  • ... change, are becoming increasingly acidic. The XPrize Ocean Initiative seeks to solve some of these critical threats by bringing in teams from around the world for ...
  • ... at Ventura Harbor said to me, "I'm going to be out of a job." He was not speaking of sequestration. His hands were hard. ... and so I forgot them. But the thought of a fishless ocean stunned us both. Fishermen have sometimes been portrayed as wanton and ...
  • With Focus on Europe, DW has developed a new program that adds a more personal touch to the issues affecting people ... provides audiences an inside perspective on the diversity of people, places, conflicts and coexistence that define Europe. Focus on ...
  • ... to connect San Francisco and Santa Cruz, the incomplete Ocean Shore Railroad offered one of the most breathtaking rides in California. But it did not last long. ...
  • Those plastic-skimming booms won't take enough plastic out of the ocean to be worth the effort, will almost certainly injure wildlife, and will ...
  • The glow- in -the-dark murals echo the ocean and sea-beach life, complete with ammonite fossils. ... who had a true California coastline experience will know of the glow that comes when the night arrives along the shore. If you are ... They then added textured patterns and a third layer that shows a secret of the beach -- ammonite fossils. Those are visible at ...
  • "Human-caused emissions of carbon dioxide fundamentally change the chemistry of seawater. Animals living in seawater are accustomed to a range of chemical conditions, and those conditions are changing, rapidly, ... our 4-minute California Matters segment on oysters and ocean acidification here. In simple terms, ocean acidification ...

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