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2010-09-21 13:39:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Energy Corporation and Project Kaisei have joined forces to clean up ocean debris as part of a project commitment with the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI).

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2010-07-18 08:00:00

Researchers at Monash University and Scripps Institution of Oceanography identify movements of plate and plate boundaries; could substantially improve models of tectonic motion.

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2010-07-15 08:47:49

New detailed observations of what happens when glaciers float on ocean surface.

2010-06-29 12:52:00

SAN DIEGO, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Labor today awarded the San Diego region a $4 million grant to implement new workforce training programs for careers in the emerging biofuels industry.

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2010-05-04 08:09:46

Fulfilling Copenhagen Accord will require variety of efforts ranging from 'Herculean' to the readily actionable, scientists say.

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2010-04-05 13:38:04

NASA, US Navy and university researchers have successfully demonstrated the first robotic underwater vehicle to be powered entirely by natural, renewable, ocean thermal energy.

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2010-03-19 13:11:55

Scientists seize rare opportunity to map one of largest quakes in recorded history.

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2010-03-04 07:50:53

The ongoing El Niño of 2010 is affecting north Pacific Ocean ecosystems in ways that could affect the West Coast fishing industry.

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2010-02-23 08:22:56

Seamount scientists offer new comprehensive view of deep-sea mountains.

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2010-02-21 11:05:50

Protecting vulnerable reproduction sites key to long-term health of fish populations.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.