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2009-05-06 10:15:48

According to a UN report released Wednesday, lost and discarded fishing nets continue to trap fish for years and are becoming a growing threat to the planet's marine ecosystem.

2009-05-04 11:28:00

More than 10,000 Pounds of Marine Debris Collected in Effort to Protect the Right Whales' Habitat SANDWICH, Mass., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Stellwagen Alive announced today a record 10,000 pounds of marine debris has been netted to protect more than 70 endangered Right whales that use the waters between Cape Cod Bay and Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary as their spring feeding area.

2009-03-30 09:24:05

The European Space Agency is the host for the Fifth European Conference on Space Debris through Thursday at its Space Operations Center in Darmstadt, Germany. The ESA said the conference, which began Monday, is the largest dedicated event on space debris issues.

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2009-02-27 11:45:00

The head of the Pentagon's Strategic Command said on Friday that no debris remains in space after last year’s US destruction of an errant spy satellite loaded with toxic hydrazine fuel.

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2009-02-20 07:20:00

Experts gathered in Vienna, Austria this week to discuss solutions to deal with vast amount of space junk that is clogging up the Earth’s orbit.

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2009-02-13 15:45:00

In an unprecendented event, two satellites collided on Tuesday, creating thousands of pieces of potentially dangerous space debris.

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2008-12-06 10:10:00

Astronomers from NASA and Caltech are predicting a near-storm of Leonids in 2009 based on a surprising outburst of meteors just two weeks ago.

2008-11-25 12:02:06

U.S. scientists are looking for a way to clear the clutter in space, which some say is becoming troublesome on the heavenly highways. Launchspace Training, an organization that trains space professionals in Bethesda, Md., is asking for suggestions on cleaning up the litter, Space.com reported.

2008-10-13 03:00:23

By Anonymous There's a new Dumpster in town, and its marine debris contents will help generate electricity, thanks to a joint venture between Waste Management, Blue Ocean Society and the University of New Hampshire.

2008-10-04 00:00:13

By Staff Report Here is a status report on the tree debris removal for Centerville and Washington Twp.


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scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
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