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Planet's Ocean-Plastics Problem Detailed In 60-Year Data Set

Scientists have uncovered the first strong evidence that the amount of plastic polluting the oceans has risen vastly in recent decades -- by analyzing 60 years of log books for plankton-tracking vessels. Nature reports: Data recorded by instruments known as continuous plankton recorders (CPRs) -- which ships have collectively towed millions of kilometres across the Atlantic Ocean -- show that the trackers have become entangled in large plastic objects, such as bags and fishing lines, roughly thr...
Tags: Tech, Netherlands, North Sea, Atlantic Ocean, Utrecht University, Erik van Sebille, Van Sebille


Sharing Our Imperfect Love with His Imperfect People

The first time I washed my mother’s feet, my feet were cold, too. We weren’t a touchy family. Not much hugging. Never any kissing. Then as she aged, she also grew, to be honest, a bit grouchy. So, I grew grouchy in return. Our relationship strained. Two imperfect people struggling to stay connected – that was us. Finally, I prayed. Help me to love my mother — love her better, love her right. Then God answered. Wash her feet. But what did that mean — and would it make the difference? I ponder t...
Tags: Inspiration, Walgreens, Faith, Humility, Jesus, John, Disneyland, Denver, Grand Canyon, Humble, Yellowstone, Atlantic Ocean, Epsom, Sacrifice, Foot Washing, Maundy Thursday


A Living 'Balloon on a String' Discovered in the Deepest Part of the Indian Ocean

The depths of the Indian Ocean are home to some bizarre creatures -- including one that looks like a balloon on a string.Explorers captured a video of this gelatinous creature in a recent dive to the Java Trench, the bottommost part of the Indian Ocean. This dive was one of many in the Five Deeps Expedition, during which the crew aimed to reach the deepest part of all five of the world's oceans."We were just watching the video back and saw the thing come out of the darkness," said Alan Jamie...
Tags: Japan, Science, Earth, Cameron, Antarctica, James Cameron, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Newcastle University, Atlantic Ocean, Southern Ocean, Jamieson, Don Walsh, Jacques Piccard, Alan Jamieson, Victor Vescovo


An explorer took a $48 million submarine on 3 record-breaking dives to the deepest corners of the ocean — and discovered a mysterious new species

Explorer and private equity investor Victor Vescovo is attempting to reach the deepest points of the world's five oceans. Vescovo's $48 million submarine is designed withstand the most extreme underwater conditions. He has already finished three deep-sea dives, putting him on track to finish his expedition by September. While speaking at the TED 2019 conference, Vescovo revealed that he discovered a mysterious new species on his third dive in the Indian Ocean. Visit BusinessInsider.com for mor...
Tags: Trends, Earth, Richard Branson, Arctic Ocean, Triton, Puerto Rico, Atlantic Ocean, Vancouver Canada, Hilary Brueck, Victor Vescovo, Vescovo, Puerto Rico Trench, Five Deeps


Madeira bus crash: 29 people dead after tourist coach overturns on Portuguese island

A tour bus carrying German tourists crashed on Portugal's Madeira Island on Wednesday, killing 29 people and injuring 27 others, local authorities said. The bus carrying 55 people rolled down a steep hillside after veering off the road on a bend east of the capital, Funchal, and struck at least one house, local mayor Filipe Sousa told cable news channel SIC.  "I have no words to describe what happened. I cannot face the suffering of these people," he said. Pedro Calado, vice president of Mad...
Tags: News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Portugal, Lisbon, Atlantic Ocean, Afp, MADEIRA, Bild, Funchal, Antonio Costa, Sousa, Seibert, Steffen Seibert, Mrs Merkel, Madeira Island


Mike Posner’s Walk Across America has begun

Mike Posner‘s Walk Across America has begun this week on Monday April 15th and as just a longtime supporter of Posner’s career, we wish him the most strength – both physical and mental – to accomplish his walk from ocean to ocean. From the Atlantic Ocean in New Jersey, culminating in the Pacific Ocean in…Continue reading ➞ Mike Posner’s Walk Across America has begun
Tags: New Jersey, Jazz, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Posner, Mike Posner, Sgt. Tibs, Walk Across America


SpaceX booster accidentally falls into ocean after rough conditions

On Thursday, SpaceX landed three of its booster rockets in one very impressive feat.While the two side boosters landed safely on the ground at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, the center core landed out in the Atlantic Ocean on the "Of Course I Still Love You" droneship.SEE ALSO: SpaceX landed three of its boosters for the first time, and yep, it was impressiveThat meant SpaceX had to go and retrieve the booster, but sadly, rough conditions on the seas resulted in the booster accidentally f...
Tags: Spacex, Florida, Science, Falcon Heavy, Atlantic Ocean, Port Canaveral, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station


SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy center core booster falls over on ship amid heavy seas

Mother Nature has splashed cold water over SpaceX’s triumphant triple booster landing in the wake of last week’s Falcon Heavy rocket launch. Literally. After sending the Arabsat-6 telecommunications satellite on the first leg of its journey to geostationary orbit on Thursday, the three first-stage rocket cores went their separate ways. Two side boosters touched down safely at SpaceX’s Landing Zones 1 and 2 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, not far from their launch pad. The center core landed...
Tags: Spacex, Science, Falcon Heavy, Atlantic Ocean, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Arabsat


Lisbon a delight

Lisbon 11th April Our final port of call and we were arriving a good couple of hours late due to fighting head winds all day yesterday as we came out of the Mediterranean Sea through the straits of Gibraltar and into the Atlantic Ocean. No
Tags: Travel, Gibraltar, Lisbon, Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea


SpaceX landed three of its boosters for the first time, and yep, it was impressive

Three is certainly a magic number.SpaceX landed three of its Falcon Heavy rocket boosters for the first time on Thursday, as part of a mission which was delayed from the day before due to bad weather.SEE ALSO: The black hole photo you've seen everywhere is thanks to this MIT grad's algorithmThe Falcon Heavy launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center at 6:35 p.m. EDT, carrying the Arabsat-6A communications satellite in its payload.Eight minutes after takeoff, the spaceflight company la...
Tags: Europe, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, Nasa, Falcon Heavy, Cape Canaveral, Atlantic Ocean, Falcons, Middle East Africa, Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Alexandra Smith, Engin Bozkurt, Caley Burke


Watch live: SpaceX to try launching Falcon Heavy, the world's most powerful operational rocket, on its first paid mission

SpaceX, the aerospace company founded by Elon Musk, plans to launch Falcon Heavy for the second time on Thursday. Falcon Heavy, a three-booster vehicle, is currently the world's most powerful operational rocket. Instead of a Tesla electric car destined for deep-space, Falcon Heavy will try launching its first commercial payload: a satellite called Arabsat-6A. SpaceX is broadcasting live video of its launch attempt on YouTube starting around 6:15 p.m. EDT. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more sto...
Tags: Europe, Spacex, Elon Musk, Trends, Department Of Defense, Nasa, Earth, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Musk, Falcon Heavy, Atlantic Ocean, Middle East Africa, Cape Canaveral Florida, Meco, DON T


Remembering Peregocetus pacificus — modern whales' otter-like ancestor

Researchers discovered a fossil of a four-legged, amphibious whale off the coast of Peru.The fossil is among the oldest of its kind at 42.6 million years old, and its skeletal structure offers insights into the transition of whales back into the ocean.One of the more exciting findings is that this species suggests that these ancient whales came to South America by swimming across the Atlantic Ocean from Africa and spread across the globe from there. None The evolutionary path of whales has trace...
Tags: Biology, Animals, Nigeria, Africa, Earth, Oceans, Innovation, Peru, Evolution, South America, Pacific Ocean, Central America, Atlantic Ocean, Olivier Lambert, Playa Media Luna, Indo Pakistan


The four-legged whale discovered off the coast of Peru: What was it like?

Researchers discovered a fossil of a four-legged, amphibious whale off the coast of Peru.The fossil is among the oldest of its kind at 42.6 million years old, and its skeletal structure offers insights into the transition of whales back into the ocean.One of the more exciting findings is that this species suggests that these ancient whales came to South America by swimming across the Atlantic Ocean from Africa and spread across the globe from there. None The evolutionary path of whales has trace...
Tags: Biology, Animals, Nigeria, Africa, Earth, Oceans, Innovation, Peru, Evolution, South America, Pacific Ocean, Central America, Atlantic Ocean, Olivier Lambert, Playa Media Luna, Indo Pakistan


SpaceX will try again Thursday for Falcon Heavy launch

HAWTHORNE — Hawthorne-based SpaceX will try again Thursday to make the first commercial launch of its Falcon Heavy, billed as the most powerful rocket ever assembled. The Arabsat-6A mission from Cape Canaveral in Florida was originally scheduled for Tuesday, then pushed to Wednesday due to bad weather. On Wednesday, the launch was first delayed by 90 minutes due to upper-level winds, then scrubbed altogether when the windy conditions persisted. Thursday’s launch window will open at 3:35 p.m. Cal...
Tags: Business, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Middle East, Aerospace, Falcon Heavy, Falcon, Cape Canaveral, Atlantic Ocean, Africa Europe, CAPE CANAVERAL Fla


JetBlue stock is soaring after a report that it seems to be gearing up to launch European flights (JBLU)

JetBlue appears to be gearing up to launch service across the Atlantic Ocean, CNBC reported Tuesday.  Invites for the meeting reportedly featured London landmarks and branding reminiscent of the city's Tube.  Sources confirmed to Business Insider that an all-hands meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday.  JetBlue appears to be gearing up to announce service between Europe and North America, according to a report from CNBC Tuesday afternoon. Shares of JetBlue rose as much as 4% in after-hours...
Tags: Europe, New York, London, Boston, Trends, Jfk, North America, Jetblue, Caribbean, Cnbc, Puerto Rico, Atlantic Ocean, Mercedes Benz, US Mexico Costa Rica Dominican Republic, Big Ben Sources


‘Dr. Seuss’s Garden’ Yields a Deep-Sea Discovery, but It Already Faces Threats

Researchers said Tuesday they had found two new species of coral in undersea canyons off New England, an area where ocean temperatures are expected to increase sharply because of global warming.
Tags: News, Environment, Global Warming, National Parks, Coral, New England, Atlantic Ocean, Seuss, Monuments and Seashores, Oceans and Seas


JetBlue stock rose in after-hours trading following a report that it seems to be gearing up to launch European flights (JBLU)

JetBlue appears to be gearing up to launch service across the Atlantic Ocean, CNBC reported on Tuesday.  Invites for the meeting reportedly featured London landmarks and branding reminiscent of the city's Tube.  Sources confirmed to Business Insider that an all-hands meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday.  JetBlue appears to be gearing up to announce service between Europe and North America, according to a report from CNBC Tuesday afternoon. Shares of JetBlue rose as much as 4% in after-ho...
Tags: Europe, New York, London, Boston, Trends, Atlantic, John, North America, Jetblue, Caribbean, Cnbc, Puerto Rico, Atlantic Ocean, Kennedy International Airport, Benjamin Zhang, Koenigsegg Jesko


15 signs we're in the middle of a 6th mass extinction

The planet is undergoing a sixth mass extinction, the sixth time in the history of life on Earth that global fauna has experienced a major collapse in numbers. Historically, mass extinctions have been caused by catastrophic events like asteroid collisions. This time, human activities are to blame. The primary culprits are deforestation, mining, and carbon dioxide-emissions, which cause the planet to heat up. As a result, frogs and insects are dying off at record rates, animal species are exper...
Tags: UK, Australia, Trends, Earth, Atlantic Ocean, Nature Communications, South America Africa Europe, Francisco Sánchez Bayo


Inside Studio 54 Creator Ian Schrager's Miami Hotel

Set against the Atlantic Ocean, this collaboration between famed hotelier Ian Schrager and Marriott International hits all the right notes. Built in a restored mid-century building abutting the lapping waves, there's a sense of fun and whimsy here brought to life by the on-site ice skating rink, bowling alley and night club.
Tags: Travel, Atlantic Ocean, Marriott International, Ian Schrager, Miami Hotel


Carbon lurking in deep ocean threw ancient climate switch, say researchers

A million years ago, a longtime pattern of alternating glaciations and warm periods dramatically changed, when ice ages suddenly became longer and more intense. Scientists have long suspected that this was connected to the slowdown of a key Atlantic Ocean current system that today once again is slowing. A new study of sediments from the Atlantic bottom directly links this slowdown with a massive buildup of carbon dragged from the air into the abyss.
Tags: Science, Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean


Paleontologists have discovered an ancient whale that had four legs and could walk on land

Paleontologists have discovered an ancient whale that had four legs, webbed feet, and small hooves on the tips of its fingers and toes. The creature, named Peregocetus pacificus, had sharp teeth for hunting fish and could both walk on land and swim in the sea. A new study about this whale ancestor may force scientists to rethink how these creatures migrated 40 to 50 million years ago. Ancient whales, the study authors suggest, crossed the Atlantic Ocean from Africa and swam to South America be...
Tags: Asia, India, Africa, Americas, Los Angeles, Trends, Atlantic, Peru, South America, North America, Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Lima, South Carolina, Atlantic Ocean, LA Times


Mar-a-Lago Breach Highlights That It Is A Resort And Not In Fact A Secure Location

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As palm trees swayed in the ocean breeze, Yujing Zhang approached Secret Service agents in the Mar-a-Lago parking lot. She said she was going to the swimming pool at the Palm Beach presidential estate and presented agents with two Chinese passports in her name. That raised suspicions with her screeners, but a call to the front desk at Mar-a-Lago revealed a club member with a similar last name and with that, and a possible language barrier, reception waved her through. ...
Tags: Post, Florida, News, Washington, White House, China, Ap, Marine, Xi Jinping, Shinzo Abe, Ronald Reagan, Maine, Secret Service, Charles, Donald Trump, George W Bush


A Virginia Beach Vacation is a Photographer's Dream

For some of the best beaches on the Atlantic Ocean, you can visit Virginia Beach, certainly one of the crowning attractions of the state of Virginia. You’ll quickly discover that the excellent coast is only the beginning of what makes the place so special; within the town there are a wide variety of excellent options for entertainment and activities for people of all ages. Whether you’re traveling for a family vacation or on a solo retreat to get away from the demands of daily life, Virgini...
Tags: Virginia, Advertising, Article, United States, Travel & Tourism, Sponsored Post, Atlantic Ocean, Virginia Beach, Cape Henry Lighthouse, First Landing State Park, Localgrapher, Atlantic Ocean Right, First Landing, Back Bay Wildlife Refuge, Back Bay is False Cape National Park, Chesapeake Bay Beach


Outdoor Updates: Duke Energy ordered to relocate all coal ash to lined landfills in NC

Duke Energy ordered to relocate all coal ash to lined landfills in NC Earlier this week, the NC Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced that Duke Energy is required to drain all 31 of the company’s coal ash ponds across the state. For decades, ash from coal-fired power plants has been mixed with water and stored in unlined ponds. In 2014, an ash spill into the Dan River exposed the potential for heavy metals from the coal ash to enter and contaminate the water supply, including g...
Tags: Hiking, Environment, Sport, Cycling, Coal, Tokyo, Miami, Estonia, North Carolina, Swimming, Duke, Coal Ash, Duke Energy, Atlantic Ocean, Plastics, Allen


A SPRING CROSSING OF THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

On the vernal equinox we set out for Fort Lauderdale to spend the night prior to boarding the Regent Voyager for a 15day passage from Miami to Barcelona. We have always enjoyed ocean crossings especially on a beautiful ship like the Voyager. With a tota
Tags: Travel, Barcelona, Miami, Atlantic Ocean, Fort Lauderdale


Alaska judge blocks Trump's executive order, restores offshore drilling ban in Arctic Ocean

A federal judge on Friday restored bans on offshore drilling in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of canyons in the Atlantic Ocean.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Alaska, Usa Today, Arctic Ocean, Trump, Atlantic Ocean


Judge Rules Trump Plans to Open Up Swathes of Arctic, Atlantic Oceans for Drilling Illegal

In a major blow to the Donald Trump administration’s oil and gas policy, on Friday a federal judge ruled the president’s order opening massive swathes of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans to oil and gas drilling operations illegal, the Washington Post reported.Read more...
Tags: Energy, Science, Climate Change, Washington Post, Environment, Oil, Climate, Gas, Atlantic, Wildlife, Conservation, Drilling, Arctic, Courts, Donald Trump, Arctic Ocean


Judge Throws Out Trump Executive Order That Restored Drilling In Arctic Ocean

President Donald Trump exceeded his authority when he reversed bans on offshore drilling in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of canyons in the Atlantic Ocean, a U.S. judge said in a ruling that restored the Obama-era restrictions. Judge Sharon Gleason in a decision late Friday threw out Trump’s executive order that overturned the bans that comprised a key part of Obama’s environmental legacy. Presidents have the power under a federal law to remove certain lands from development but c...
Tags: News, Obama, Congress, Drilling, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Arctic Ocean, Trump, Atlantic Ocean, Earthjustice, Allegra Kirkland, GLEASON, American Petroleum Institute, Beaufort, Alaska Native, Sharon Gleason


Judge restores Obama-era drilling ban in Arctic

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A U.S. judge in Alaska says President Donald Trump exceeded his authority when he reversed a ban on offshore drilling in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of canyons in the Atlantic Ocean. Judge Sharon Gleason in a ruling late Friday threw out Trump’s executive order that overturned the […]
Tags: News, Obama, Ap, Nation, Alaska, Arctic, Donald Trump, Arctic Ocean, Northwest, Trump, Atlantic Ocean, Anchorage Alaska, Sharon Gleason, Nation & World


U.S. judge scraps Trump order opening Arctic, Atlantic areas to oil leasing

A federal judge in Alaska has overturned U.S. President Donald Trump’s attempt to open vast areas of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans to oil and gas leasing. The decision issued late Friday by U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason leaves intact President Barack Obama’s policies putting the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea, part of the Arctic’s Beaufort Sea and a large swath of Atlantic Ocean off the U.S. East Coast off-limits to oil leasing. Trump's attempt to undo Obama’s protections was “unlawful” and ...
Tags: Science, Obama, Barack Obama, Atlantic, Alaska, Arctic, Donald Trump, Trump, Atlantic Ocean, U S District Court, GLEASON, Beaufort Sea, Sharon Gleason, Arctic 's Chukchi Sea