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Ocean like no other: Southern Ocean’s rich ecology, significance for global climate
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Ocean like no other: Southern Ocean’s rich ecology, significance for global climate

Every expedition reveals new species, some of which are potentially commercially valuable, and all of which are important parts of the Southern Ocean ecosystem.

Machine learning finds use in creating sharper maps of 'ecosystem' lines in the ocean
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Machine learning finds use in creating sharper maps of 'ecosystem' lines in the ocean

The research could complement ongoing efforts to better manage fisheries and detect species shifts due to climate change with satellites.

Nine tipping points now 'active' in cascade of changes sparked by global warming, say experts
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Nine tipping points now 'active' in cascade of changes sparked by global warming, say experts

The comment states that experts have likely underestimated the risks of irreversible changes, where the planet self-amplifies warming.

Talks about an Antarctic marine sanctuary in a deadlock for eighth consecutive year
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Talks about an Antarctic marine sanctuary in a deadlock for eighth consecutive year

The multinational effort to create giant sanctuaries around Antarctica to counter climate change and protect the fragile ocean ecosystems have failed.

Norway billionaire Kjell Inge Rokke reveals plan to give away his fortune
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Norway billionaire Kjell Inge Rokke reveals plan to give away his fortune

Oslo: A Norwegian billionaire announced on Tuesday he wants to contribute to society by giving away the "lion's share" of his fortune, including funds for an oceanographic research vessel for the scientific community.

India lost a chain of islands in the Bay of Bengal
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India lost a chain of islands in the Bay of Bengal

A chain of islands that once existed in the Bay of Bengal now lies buried under water, according to a new study by Indian oceanographers.

Whales beached on Tamil Nadu shore: 45 die as fishermen struggle to save the rest
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Whales beached on Tamil Nadu shore: 45 die as fishermen struggle to save the rest

Forty five whales have died after stranding themselves on a beach in Tamil Nadu, a government official said Tuesday, with local fishermen struggling to save others.

NASA to help students study earth's surface
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NASA to help students study earth's surface

In a rare opportunity, school students will get a chance to capture images of earth as seen from space in a four-day workshop under a NASA-sponsored education programme...

GPS technology helps improve weather forecasts
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GPS technology helps improve weather forecasts

Satellite Positioning for Atmosphere, Climate and Environment (SPACE) Research Centre and the Bureau of Meteorology are using GPS and low earth orbit satellites to provide an additional type of temperature profile observation for use in weather forecasting computer models.

2,000-year-old stone anchor offers clues to Indo-Arab trade
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2,000-year-old stone anchor offers clues to Indo-Arab trade

Scientists of the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) have found an Indo-Arabic stone anchor off the Kutch coast in Gujarat that offers significant clues to the Indo-Arabic and Indo-Persian trade of the first and second century B.C.

2,000-year-old stone anchor offers clues to Indo-Arab trade
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2,000-year-old stone anchor offers clues to Indo-Arab trade

Scientists of the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) have found an Indo-Arabic stone anchor off the Kutch coast in Gujarat that offers significant clues to the Indo-Arabic and Indo-Persian trade of the first and second century B.C.