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Scientists Train the Next Generation on Oil Spill Research

As part of on-going research nearly four years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists from the WHOI teamed up with a group of high school students in Florida to collect remnants of oil from Gulf Coast beaches.

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Chile’s Stunning Fossil Whale Graveyard Explained

It is one of the most astonishing fossil discoveries of recent years – a graveyard of whales found beside the Pan-American Highway in Chile.

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The Floating Classroom, Journey to the South Pacific

The Kalabia is a floating classroom that travels from island to island, educating young villagers about the importance of their environments and how to protect them. “Journey to the South Pacific,” is a feature documentary by MacGillivray Freeman Films, presented by One World One Ocean and narrated by Cate Blanchett.

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Guinea-Bissau And The Bissagos Islands, Satellite View

The coast of Guinea-Bissau in West Africa is pictured in this image from the Landsat-8 satellite. Mangrove swamps are abundant along this coastline, acting as important feeding grounds for fish, birds and animals.

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12-Million-Year-Old Whale Fossil Found In A California School Ground

A whale fossil that’s been sitting on the grounds of a Southern California school may be a previously unknown species. The fossil is a skull embedded in a boulder.

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New Species Of River Dolphins Discovered

Scientists in Brazil have discovered a new species of a river dolphin from the Araguaia River basin of Brazil, the first such discovery in nearly 100 years. River dolphins are among the world’s rarest creatures. This discovery highlights the immensity of the deficit in our knowledge of biodiversity, as well as vulnerability of biodiversity to anthropogenic actions in an increasingly threatened landscape…

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Journey To The South Pacific, Videos

Through mesmerizing camerawork, “Journey to the South Pacific,” a feature documentary by MacGillivray Freeman Films, follows a young boy throughout the West Papuan archipelago as he discovers the islands’ incredible wildlife, including the massive Leatherback sea turtle that’s featured.

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Mount Everest, “Mother Of The Universe”

When climbers reach the top of Mount Everest, they are not standing on hard igneous rock produced by volcanoes. Rather, they are perched on softer sedimentary rock formed by the skeletons of creatures that lived in a warm ocean off the northern coast of India tens of millions of years ago…

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Counting Whales In Hawaii Might Be One Of The Best Volunteer Program Ever

An estimated 10,000 humpback whales are returning to the shallow, warm waters of Hawaii right now, and with them comes the coolest volunteer opportunity in the country.

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