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Day: September 26, 2013

Venice’s Gradual Sinking Charted by Satellites

Venice’s Gradual Sinking Charted by Satellites

Venice, the “floating city” of romance and gondolas, is slowly sinking into its watery foundations. A new study using modern satellite data has shown the amount that Venice is sinking with an unprecedented level of resolution.

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Deep Sea Ecosystem May Take Decades To Recover From Deepwater Horizon Spill

Deep Sea Ecosystem May Take Decades To Recover From Deepwater Horizon Spill

The deep­sea soft-sediment ecosystem in the immediate area of the 2010’s Deepwater Horizon well head blowout and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will likely take decades to recover from the spill’s impacts.

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Whale Mass Stranding Attributed to Sonar Mapping For First Time

Whale Mass Stranding Attributed to Sonar Mapping For First Time

An independent scientific review panel has concluded that the mass stranding of approximately 100 melon-headed whales in the Loza Lagoon system in northwest Madagascar in 2008 was primarily triggered by acoustic stimuli, more specifically, a multi-beam echosounder system operated by a survey vessel contracted by ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Limited.

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Artists Pay Beach Art tribute to WWII Fallen in Normandy

Artists Pay Beach Art tribute to WWII Fallen in Normandy

The art installation called The Fallen, created by Sand In Your Eye, was setup recently on Arromanches Beach, Normandy, France, to depict the bodies of the 9,000 soldiers and civilians who lost their lives during the Allied assault on Nazi-occupied France on June 6, 1944. The idea was to create a “visual representation of loss on an unimaginable scale…”

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