Surfing in / Coastal Care Junior
Every year millions of school children in Bangladesh miss countless school days when their schools are flooded. But now local NGO have come up with a simple solution, building schools that float.
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Offshore from Argentina, spring is in bloom. Massive patches of floating phytoplankton colored the ocean in November 2013. These microscopic, plant-like organisms are the primary producers of the ocean, harnessing sunlight to nourish themselves and to become food for everything from zooplankton to fish to whales.
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A group of fisherman off the coast of São Paolo, Brazil, had their fishing trip transformed into a rescue mission for one adorable creature of the sea. In a dramatic video uploaded to YouTube, the fishermen spot a young dolphin caught in a plastic bag. This remind us that we need to protect the ocean and the animals that call it home.
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They’re all the same, officially tropical cyclones. But they just use distinctive terms for a storm in different parts of the world.
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Marine mammals such as dolphins and porpoises rely on their hearing to navigate, communicate, and find food in the typically deep, dark, and murky waters they inhabit.
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The recent discovery of a monstrous fish off the Southern California coast has people buzzing. Photos of people holding a long piscine monster have spread around the Internet; there are of course many fake “big fish” photos floating around, but this one is not a Photoshop job, nor a hoax.
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Mallards, that familiar duck species ubiquitous to park ponds with males parading their emerald-green heads, have picked up a new feeding habit along the beaches of Santa Barbara. These ducks have learned to surf. For sand crabs.
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Filmed by storm-chaser/photographer Boris Basic in the historic seaside city of Dubrovnik, Croatia, the video captures the tall, thin vortex as its spins in place, connecting the ocean with the sky.
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When astronauts first left this planet and looked back from space, they discovered that the ocean surface was covered with unsuspected and unexplained patterns.
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