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Lost Giant Poop Disrupts Whole Planet

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Lost Giant Poop Disrupts Whole Planet, October 26, 2015, By News Staff, Science 2.0, Source: University of Vermont, Giants once roamed the earth. Oceans teemed with ninety-foot-long whales, h READ MORE
http://www.science20.com/news_articles/lost_giant_poop_disrupts_whole_...

Sea Ice: Ancient Oceans Birthed Diamonds

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Sea Ice: Ancient Oceans Birthed Diamonds, August 26, 2015, By Charles Q. Choi, Live Science Contributor, Diamonds can form with the help of ancient saltwater, say researchers who have identifie READ MORE
http://www.livescience.com/51978-diamonds-formed-in-ancient-ocean.html

Oceans Valued at $24 Trillion: Here’s the Breakdown

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Oceans Valued at $24 Trillion: Here’s the Breakdown, April 22, 2015, By Jennifer Viegas, Discovery News, Discover how those dollars add up with information on coral reefs, mangroves, seagrass, READ MORE
http://news.discovery.com/earth/oceans/oceans-valued-at-24-trillion-he...

The Awesome Power of Waves Captured at the Brink of Breaking

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The Awesome Power of Waves Captured at the Brink of Breaking, By Neal Wallace, Scribol.com, Wonderful close-up photos!!! READ MORE
http://scribol.com/art-and-design/the-colossal-power-of-waves-frozen-i...

Ocean's huge hidden waves explained

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Ocean's huge hidden waves explained, By Becky Oskin, LiveScience's OurAmazingPlanet, Jan 10, 2014, Mother Nature Network, "The underwater waves may be responsible for the transfer of heat betw READ MORE
http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/stories/oceans-h...

Vast Undersea Freshwater Reserves Discovered

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Vast Undersea Freshwater Reserves Discovered, December 5, 2013, By AFP, Discovery News Australian researchers said Thursday they had established the existence of vast freshwater reserves trapp READ MORE
http://news.discovery.com/earth/oceans/vast-undersea-freshwater-reserv...

Dwindling shark population worldwide affects ocean ecosystem

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Dwindling shark population worldwide affects ocean ecosystem By Michael Heithaus, Inside Science News Service, August 06, 2013 Fox News Throughout most of the world sharks are in trouble. Big READ MORE
http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/08/06/dwindling-shark-population-w...

World Ocean Day Awesomeness

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World Ocean Day Awesomeness JUN 8, 2013, BY KIERAN MULVANEY, Discovery News It's World Oceans Day. Here are some ocean facts to blow your mind. READ MORE
http://news.discovery.com/earth/oceans/world-ocean-day-facts-130608.ht...

Life on the Ocean Floor Garbage Patch: Photos

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Life on the Ocean Floor Garbage Patch: Photos June 7, 2013, By Tim Wall, Discovery News Click through the photos to see what the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute saw on the seafloor fr READ MORE
http://news.discovery.com/earth/oceans/life-in-the-garbage-patch-on-th...

Brian Skerry Has the World's Best Job: Ocean Photographer

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Brian Skerry Has the World's Best Job: Ocean Photographer, March 2013, By Joseph Stromberg, Smithsonian Magazine The freelancer's new exhibit at the Natural History Museum captures the beauty, a READ MORE
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/Brian-Skerry-Has-the-Worl...

14 Fun Facts about Marine Ribbon Worms

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14 Fun Facts about Marine Ribbon Worms March 15, 2013, By Emily Frost, Smithsonian Magazine Ribbon worms swallow prey whole, grease themselves with their mucus to slide quickly through mud, sp READ MORE
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/science/2013/03/14-fun-facts-about-mar...

Microbes Buried Deep in Ocean Crust May Form World's Largest Ecosystem

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Microbes Buried Deep in Ocean Crust May Form World.s Largest Ecosystem March 29, 2013, By Hannah Waters, Smithsonian Blog, Far below the ocean floor, scientists have discovered a microbial commu READ MORE
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/science/2013/03/microbes-buried-deep-i...

Damage to the World's Oceans May Cost Trillions

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Damage to the World's Oceans May Cost Trillions, Written by: Stephanie Kopf, Scribol.com, "The state of the world's oceans isn't pretty. Overfishing, pollution and climate change are piling up on READ MORE
http://scribol.com/environment/damage-to-the-worlds-oceans-may-cost-tr...

Future of the Ocean: Expanding Dead Zones

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Future of the Ocean: Expanding Dead Zones Andrea Thompson, 28 January 2009 Live Science "As the ocean warms, areas of the ocean will become depleted in oxygen, threatening marine life." Vis READ MORE
http://www.livescience.com/7675-future-ocean-expanding-dead-zones.html

Noise Pollution Knocks Squid & Octopi Off Balance

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Noise Pollution Knocks Squid & Octopi Off Balance Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Date: 11 April 2011 "Noise pollution could be to blame for stranded squid." Visit the website f READ MORE
http://www.livescience.com/13656-noise-pollution-injures-squid-octopus...

Why Overfishing for Sharks is Destroying the Ocean's Ecosystem

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Why Overfishing for Sharks is Destroying the Ocean's Ecosystem, Written by Lisa Hossler, Scribol Staff, Photos and descriptions. READ MORE
\http://scribol.com/animals/news-sharks-rapid-decline-due-desire-shark...

7 Tips to Save the World's Oceans

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7 Tips to Save the World's Oceans, Written by Michele Collet, Scribol.com, "On World Oceans Day, we have seven tips on how you can help in conserving the planet's most significant bodies of water READ MORE
http://scribol.com/lifestyle/7-tips-to-save-the-worlds-oceans

How are the oceans' ecosystems differentiated?

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How are the oceans' ecosystems differentiated? Curiosity, Discover.com Answered by Discovery Channel "Oceans' ecosystems are differentiated in part by how much light they receive." Visit the w READ MORE
http://curiosity.discovery.com/question/how-ocean-ecosystems-different...

Did Whale Evolution Go Backwards?

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Did Whale Evolution Go Backwards? The Ocean Portal Smithsonian Institute "Exploring the evolution of whales from land to sea" READ MORE
http://ocean.si.edu/ocean-over-time/did-whale-evolution-go-backwards

Top Predators Timeline

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Top Predators Timeline The Ocean Portal Smithsonian Institute "Exploring predators from the Paleozoic Era through today" Very interesting! READ MORE
http://ocean.si.edu/ocean-over-time/top-predators-timeline

Fun Ocean Facts

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Fun Ocean Facts Science Kids "Check out these fun ocean facts for kids and learn more about the regions of water that cover much of the Earth's surface." Visit the website to learn more. READ MORE
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/earth/oceans.html

Overview of Oceans

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Overview of Oceans Kidzworld Has a description of the five oceans, its light zones, and salt factor. READ MORE
http://www.kidzworld.com/article/5316-overview-of-oceans

Earth's Ocean

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Earth's Ocean Windows to the Universe Brought to you by the National Earth Science Teachers Association A great starting point for all things related to oceans! READ MORE
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Water/ocean.html&edu=high

The Plastic Bag That Dissolves In Water

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The Plastic Bag That Dissolves In Water, Written by Simone Preuss, Scribol.com, "A newly developed plastic bag completely dissolves in water." Could this be one answer to the massive garbage d READ MORE
http://scribol.com/art-and-design/the-plastic-bag-that-dissolves-in-wa...

The Amazing Navigational Skills of the Leatherback Turtle

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The Amazing Navigational Skills of the Leatherback Turtle, Written by Michele Collet, Scribol.com, "Leatherback turtles' amazing odyssey is achieved by traveling in a straight line with incredibl READ MORE
http://scribol.com/environment/the-amazing-navigational-skills-of-the-...

How Plastic is Preying on Albatross Chicks

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How Plastic is Preying on Albatross Chicks, Written by Teri Wynn, Scribol.com, "There is seaborne trash that threatens animals of the sea, but plastic debris seems to be the perceived threat for READ MORE
http://scribol.com/environment/how-plastic-is-preying-on-albatross-chi...

Mapping the Oxygen Starved Dead Zones of Our Oceans

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Mapping the Oxygen Starved Dead Zones of Our Oceans, Written by DaveRutter, Scribol.com, "A new map shows the terrible blight of man made dead zones in our oceans." Visit the website for photo READ MORE
http://scribol.com/environment/mapping-the-oxygen-starved-dead-zones-o...

Explain the classification of oceanic biome?

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Explain the classification of oceanic biome? TheBigger.com The ocean biome is divided into different types of ecosystems. They can be open sea, coastal and estuary. These ecosystems are also kno READ MORE
http://www.thebigger.com/biology/ecosystem/explain-the-classification-...

Exploring the Ocean Realm: Underwater Photography

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Exploring the Ocean Realm: Underwater Photography August 28, 2010 By John Christopher Fine The Epoch Times Fabulous 2-page article with photographs. Find out what it is like to swim down in th READ MORE
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/content/view/41753/

Record-Breaking Sea-Creature Surveys Released

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Record-Breaking Sea-Creature Surveys Released © 2010 National Geographic, Census of Marine Life Video Length: 3:32; great close-up views of marine life. READ MORE
http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/player/news/animals-news/com...

Life in the Open Ocean

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Life in the Open Ocean by Lisa Gardiner Windows to the Universe The largest area of the marine ecosystem, the open ocean is home to swimming fish, drifting plankton, and other creatures. Great READ MORE
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Water/life_pelagic.html&edu=...

Marine Life...Pure Adventure in Puerto Rico

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Marine Life...Pure Adventure in Puerto Rico Information and colorful photographs on the marine life in sea beaches, sea grass bed, mangrove forest, coral reefs, and rocky shore. READ MORE
http://www.pureadventurepr.com/marine_life/

Biomes of the World :: Aquatic

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Biomes of the World :: Aquatic Kidzworld.com Photos and information on saltwater (oceans, coral reefs, estuaries) and freshwater (ponds, lakes, rivers, stream) habitats and the plants and animal READ MORE
http://www.kidzworld.com/article/1951-biomes-of-the-world-aquatic

Biosphere as Place: Ocean Life Zones

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Biosphere as Place: Ocean Life Zones, Mother-Earth.org, Great photos and descriptions of plankton life zone, intertidal biome, rocky and sandy shores, estuary and ocean zones. READ MORE
http://www.morning-earth.org/Graphic-E/BIOSPHERE/Bios-PL-OceanLifeZone...

Biosphere as Place: Ocean Life Zones

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Biosphere as Place: Ocean Life Zones MorningEarth.org This is an interesting and great web page! It covers all the different marine zones - intertidal, rocky shores, estuary, shelf, middle ocea READ MORE
http://www.morning-earth.org/graphic-E/Biosphere/Bios-PL-OceanLifeZone...

Life in the Oceans

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Life in the Oceans Posted by dizzo95 YouTube.com Excellent, colorful video! Duration: 2:01 READ MORE
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Ocean Biome Wildlife

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Ocean Biome Wildlife Garst Photographic Collection Colorado State University Libraries Two paragraphs on oceans; click on the title to see ocean wildlife photographs. READ MORE
http://lib.colostate.edu/wildlife/ocean_biome.html

Water Biome: Saltwater

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Water Biome: Saltwater KidCyber Australia Easy-to-understand information on oceans, with photos. READ MORE
http://www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/ocean.htm

Oceans Alive | Life in the Sea

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Oceans Alive | Life in the Sea The Museum of Science From the seashore to the deepest depths, oceans are home to some of the most diverse life on Earth. There are big animals and little ones; lo READ MORE
http://www.mos.org/oceans/life/index.html

The Structures & Adaptations to Marine Living

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The Structures & Adaptations to Marine Living MarineBio.org Over the last 2000 million years, plant and animal life on earth has continuously evolved from its simple beginnings in the oceans to READ MORE
http://marinebio.org/Oceans/StructuresAdaptations.asp

Ocean Ecosystem

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Ocean Ecosystem controllingpollution.com The ocean ecosystem is where there is more salt water than fresh water involved in the balance of the landscape. Other aquatic ecosystems are fresh water READ MORE
http://www.controllingpollution.com/ecosystem/ocean-ecosystem-2/

Discover Canada's Oceans

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Discover Canada's Oceans CyberNatural Software Group University of Guelph Chapter 1: Introduction to Canada's Oceans Ninety-seven percent of all water on Earth is contained in its oceans. The READ MORE
http://www.aquatic.uoguelph.ca/oceans/oceanframes.htm

Ocean Zonation

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Ocean Zonation Canada's Aquatic Environments CyberNatural Software Group, University of Guelph The ocean can be divided into many zones, each with its own dominant organisms. The bottom of th READ MORE
http://www.aquatic.uoguelph.ca/oceans/Introduction/Zonation/zonation.h...

Pelagic Zone

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Pelagic Zone Wikipedia.org From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Any water in the sea that is not close to the bottom is in the pelagic zone. The word pelagic comes from the Greek πέ& READ MORE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pelagic_zone

The Ocean Biome

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The Ocean Biome Windows to the Universe University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) There are many different types of living things that call the ocean home. The smallest creatures are READ MORE
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Water/marine_ecology.html&ed...

Welcome to Life in the Ocean

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Welcome to Life in the Ocean by Norma Goddard In this program you will learn about the animals and plants that live in the different habitats of our oceans. Animals and plants have had to change i READ MORE
http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/eviau/edit557/oceans/norma/onfrm.htm

Oceans Information, Facts, Pictures, Videos - National Geographic

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Oceans Information, Facts, Pictures, Videos - National Geographic These vast bodies of water surrounding the continents are critical to humankind. But overfishing and global warming threaten to l READ MORE
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/ocean-p...
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