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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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The Amazing Properties of Saltwater-Saturated Beach Sand

Exactly as a suspension of corn starch (corn flour) aka oobleck, the beach sand immersed in salt water becomes a non-Newtonian system: a fluid whose flow behavior departs from that of a Newtonian fluid, so that the rate of shear is not proportional to the corresponding stress.

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Why Do You ‘Hear The Ocean’ In a Seashell?

We live in a sea of sound, but can we capture the essence of the ocean’s sounds in a seashell?

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If Children Lose Contact With Nature They Won’t Fight For It

While UK surveys show that the great majority would like to see the living planet protected, few are prepared to take action. This, the author thinks, reflects a second environmental crisis: the removal of children from the natural world.

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Children’s Eyes On Earth 2012 Photography Contest, In Pictures

Thousands of young photographers worldwide submitted their images to the youth photography contest, which aims to raise awareness of environmental issues. Children aged 17 and under were encouraged to illustrate the themes of ‘I love nature’ and ‘I hate pollution’…

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Sullie Saves the Seas

Sullie Saves the Seas, by Goffinet McLaren is a fun and educational little paperback for children that explores the human extremes of caring and indifference as a small group of dedicated birds battle to preserve our oceans. The story is dedicated to all the sea birds, whales, dolphins, seals, and turtles that have lost their lives to plastic pollution…

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Eco-Art Coastal Reclamation Project

Volunteers planted mangrove seedlings on Virginia Key, getting down and dirty for an ‘eco-art’ project that aims to raise environmental awareness.

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The Eddy and the Plankton

The ocean has storms and weather that rival the size and scale of tropical cyclones. But rather than destruction, these storms, better known as eddies, are more likely to bring life to the sea.

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