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We've now found microplastics on the very highest and lowest points on Earth. Mount Everest is littered with them.

Members of the National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition celebrate after setting up a weather station 27,650 feet up Mount Everest. Mark Fisher/National Geographic Every part of the climbing route up Mount Everest is littered with microplastics, researchers found. They even found plastic fibers just below the summit — at 27,690 feet above sea level — according to a new study. The fibers likely came off climbing gear, clothing, and tents. Microplastics have also been...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Environment, Trends, Everest, Balcony, National Geographic, Mount Everest, Camp, Base Camp, Plastic Pollution, Marianas Trench, Sherpa, Mark Fisher, South Col


Possible UNESCO World Heritage sites

It’s rarely surprising to learn that a major landmark has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Pick a major city in any of the 167 state parties with listed landmarks, and you’ll almost certainly recognize at least one. After all, more than 1,000 sites of natural and cultural importance have already earned protected status across the globe. It’s a big world out there, however, with no shortage of UNESCO-worthy attractions, and it can be surprising to learn what hasn’t made the list. ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Florida, Texas, London, Yosemite, Australia, California, Germany, Virginia, New York City, US, Alabama, City, Georgia, Chicago


American Explorer Completes Deepest Submarine Dive In History

schwit1 quotes the maritime industry news site gCaptain: A private equity investor from Dallas, Texas and his team of explorers have completed a series of record-breaking dives to Challenger Deep in the Marianas Trench, commonly known as the deepest place on earth. The initial record-setting dive took took place on April 28 when American, Victor Vescovo, a retired U.S. Navy officer, made a solo dive to the bottom of the 'Eastern Pool' of the Challenger Deep, reaching a depth of 10,928 meters (3...
Tags: Navy, Cnn, James Cameron, Marianas Trench, Dallas Texas, Victor Vescovo, Vescovo


The Deepest Fish Ever Captured Is So Ugly I Want to Throw It Back in the Sea

The deep sea is a dark place both literally and figuratively, home to the stuff of nightmares. Now, scientists have named a new unholy terror deep beneath the ocean’s surface.Read more...
Tags: Science, Discoveries, Conservation, Oceans, Marianas Trench, Horrifying Deep Sea Creatures


Check Out This ‘Bubblegum Coral’ at the Ocean's Deepest Depths

A recent expedition to the explore marine life in the Marianas region of the Pacific has uncovered stunning new video of bubblegum coral, and the strange creatures who make these aquatic structures their home.Read more...
Tags: Science, Biology, Oceans, Ocean, Coral, Pacific, Marine Biology, Ocean Life, Marianas Trench, Marianas


Tonight in L.A.: Psychic TV, Matisyahu, Lyrics Born, Adele, Sergio Mendes, Flume, the Donkeys, Gregory Alan Isakov, Veronica Bianqui, Summer Slaughter, Marianas Trench, Lion Babe, Hockey Dad, House of Affection

Los Angeles concerts for Friday: ► Psychic TV have a new album, “Alienist,” coming out Sept. 16, but at tonight’s Day 1 of Berserktown 3 at the Teragram Ballroom, they will perform their 1982 debut “Force the Hand of Chance.” The festival’s kickoff also features Cold Showers, Yoko and the Oh No’s, Mueran Humanos, CC Dust, First Hate, Pop 1280, Inga Copeland and more. ► Matisyahu holds forth at the Hollywood Palladium. ► It’s Lyrics Born at the free FIGat7th Downtown Festival, performing behind h...
Tags: Music, Adele, Los Angeles, Lion Babe, Preview, Alex, Brasil, Veronica Bianqui, Justus Proffit, Marianas Trench, The Donkeys, Shamir, Teragram Ballroom, Genghis Cohen, Hollywood Bowl, Shrine Expo Hall


This Week’s Shows: Aug. 8-14

Upcoming Los Angeles concerts: Day N Night Festival, Berserktown, Radiohead, Tele Novella, Nico Yaryan, Kauf, Sleeptalk, Bjorn & the Sun, Lolo, Adele, Alabama Shakes, BJ the Chicago Kid, Omni, Bones Muhroni, Mark Sultan, Andy Allo, Jeff Beck, Flume, Ben Sollee, Caveman, King Washington, Transviolet, Yoko and the Oh No’s, Alexandra Savior, Bryan Ferry, GZA, RÜFÜS DU SOL, Sugar Ray, Indigo Girls, Thee Oh Sees, M.A.K.U. Soundsystem, LEX, Lucy Dacus, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Sergio Mendes, Summer Slaug...
Tags: Music, Hollywood, Featured, Microsoft, California, Adele, Los Angeles, Spain, Chicago, Radiohead, Alaska, Bryan Ferry, Davis, Ace Hotel, Lion Babe, Tokyo


Deep sea explorers spot 'ghost shark'

Explorers on a research mission to the Marianas Trench region captured amazing video of undersea creatures and geology.
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Explorers film 'ghost shark'

Explorers on a research mission to the Marianas Trench region captured amazing video of undersea creatures and geology.
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Watch live as the NOAA explores the Marianas Trench with robotic submarines

The Marianas Trench is full of secrets. A 69-day expedition is underway to study the ecosystem of the region as well as to map the areas surrounding the trench itself, and you can watch it all on a live stream, courtesy of NOAA. The post Watch live as the NOAA explores the Marianas Trench with robotic submarines appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Web, Noaa, Livestreaming, Marianas Trench, Cool Tech


Watch live as NOAA explores the Marianas Trench with robotic submarines

The Marianas Trench is full of secrets. A 69-day expedition is underway to study the ecosystem of the region as well as to map the areas surrounding the trench itself, and you can watch it all on a live stream, courtesy of NOAA. The post Watch live as NOAA explores the Marianas Trench with robotic submarines appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Web, Noaa, Livestreaming, Marianas Trench, Cool Tech


This Deep Sea Jellyfish Looks Like It Came From Outer Space

Researchers working near the Mariana Trench have captured footage of a jellyfish that boggles the imagination.Read more...
Tags: Zoology, Animal Behavior, Mariana Trench, Marine Biology, Jellyfish, Marianas Trench, Deep Sea Exploration


Review: Marianas Trench gets Rexall Place crowd screaming with standard pop tuneage

EDMONTON, ALTA: APRIL 2, 2016 -- Frontman Josh Ramsay of Marianas Trench in concert at Rexall Place in Edmonton, April 2, 2016. If you weren't aware of Marianas Trench's current obsession with all things'80s then the pre show music was a dead giveaway.
Tags: Edmonton, Marianas Trench, Rexall Place, Josh Ramsay


Tonight in L.A.: Van Morrison, Ty Segall & the Muggers, Andy Frasco, OHNO, Wall of Death, James Bay, Jimmy Gnecco, the City Drive, Marianas Trench

Friday’s Los Angeles concerts: ► Van Morrison does the first of two nights at the Shrine Auditorium. ► Ty Segall & the Muggers headline the Teragram Ballroom, the first of two nights they play in support of the new album “Emotional Mugger.” VIAL and CFM (the new project of Charles Moothart) open. ► With a new album coming Feb. 26, Andy Frasco & the U.N. visit the Bootleg Theater, with Forebear opening. ► SoCal duo OHNO joins L.A. rapper Gavlyn at the Roxy Theatre. ► And Parisian trio Wall of Dea...
Tags: Los Angeles, Rome, Ireland, Preview, Glass House, Bootleg Theater, Ford Madox Ford, Jimmy Gnecco, Ty Segall, Charles Moothart, Andy Frasco, Marianas Trench, Ohno, The City Drive, Ty Segall & The Muggers, Van Morrison


This Week’s Shows: Jan. 11-17

Upcoming Los Angeles concerts: Elton John, Van Morrison, FOMO Fest 2016, Magic Bronson, SWIMM, Omar Velasco, Nobunny, Dear Boy, Brainstory, Dead Prez, Valley Shine, Oh Wonder, Langhorne Slim, Brazilian Girls, Walt Mink, Lostboycrow, Bryan Lazar, CeeLo Green, Steel Panther, Styx, Post Malone, El Ten Eleven, Sun Kil Moon, the Vim Dicta, Melted, Ty Segall & the Muggers, Andy Frasco, OHNO, Marianas Trench, the City Drive, Sublime With Rome, Dave Rawlings Machine, DeVotchKa, the Black Watch, Alyeska,...
Tags: Featured, New York City, Los Angeles, Rome, Ireland, Elton John, Ace Hotel, Erykah Badu, Lupe Fiasco, Preview, Hudson, Louvre, Glass House, Aaron Carter, Sego, The Black Watch