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Boat Schools : A Floating Future

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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Blooming in the South Atlantic

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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Dolphin Shows Gratitude to the Fishermen Who Rescued It From Plastic Bag

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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Hurricane? Cyclone? Typhoon? Here’s The Difference

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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Seeing in the Dark

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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Mysteries of Giant Fish, Loch Ness and Sea Serpents

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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On California’s Beaches, Mallard Ducks Have Learned to Surf for Food

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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A Magnificent Waterspout In Croatia, Video

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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Ocean Revealed

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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