Tag: Oceans

They’re not blown away by NJ’s offshore wind power plans

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OCEAN CITY, N.J. — New Jersey is moving aggressively to become the leader in the fast-growing offshore wind energy industry on the East Coast,...

UN nuclear agency to help monitor Fukushima water release

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BERLIN — The United Nations' nuclear watchdog said it reached an agreement with Japan Thursday on helping monitor and review the release of treated...

Haddish, Shatner, Paisley join Discovery’s ‘Shark Week’

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NEW YORK — Deep in the ocean, surrounded by sharks, Tiffany Haddish stayed cool. She drew on her land-based survival skills. ...

California nixing algae that crowds out food for sea animals

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — For the first time, scientists say they have seen a species of bright green algae growing in the waters off...

Investigators to search ocean off Hawaii for cargo plane

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HONOLULU — Federal investigators said they will search the ocean floor near Honolulu for a cargo plane that crashed into the Pacific last week...

Mexico: Lightening storm ignited gas leak in Gulf

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MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s state-owned oil company said Monday that a bizarre chain of events, including a lightening storm and a simultaneous gas pipeline...

US lobster fisheries anxious over upcoming whale protections

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PORTLAND, Maine — The profitable U.S. lobster fishery will soon have to contend with new rules designed to protect an endangered species of whale,...

Mexico’s Pemex suffers huge gas pipeline fire in Gulf

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MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s state-owned oil company said Friday it suffered a rupture in an undersea gas pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico, sending...

Arctic’s ‘Last Ice Area’ shows earlier-than-expected melt

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Part of the Arctic is nicknamed the “Last Ice Area,” because floating sea ice there is usually so thick that it’s likely to withstand...

As the Titanic decays, expedition will monitor deterioration

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The Titanic is disappearing. The iconic ocean liner that was sunk by an iceberg is now slowly succumbing to metal-eating bacteria: holes pervade the...