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Ancient DNA Found Hidden Below Sea Floor
Wired
In the middle of the South Atlantic, there’s a patch of sea almost devoid of life. There are no birds, few fish, not even much plankton.

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Does Campbell Soup sell turtle soup in China? 


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New Deep-Sea Fish Species Found in Antarctica
Yahoo! News
To catch Antarctic toothfish, you must bait your hook with Peruvian squid and cast it into the depths of the Ross Sea. This is what a team of Ukrainians did on a fishing trip near Antarctica.

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Assembly committee OKs $5 million for Salton Sea The Desert Sun The program’s grants support projects that “improve habitat for fish and wildlife at the Salton Sea, while also benefiting air quality by covering exposed lakebed with habitat,”…

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KOMO News Local man charged with smuggling endangered turtles KOMO News SEATTLE — A local man has been charged with helping Chinese nationals smuggle more than 160 endangered Eastern Box turtles and one Gila monster into Hong Kong in boxes labeled…

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If you are willing to commit the crime, commit to doing the time— if caught.


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Turtles With Guns Are Top Of The Evening’s Food Chain - Kotaku
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Turtles With Guns Are Top Of The Evening’s Food Chain.

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Blast them!


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Deep Sea Methane Ecosystem Found in Atlantic
Discovery News
Deep sea explorers recently found a rare methane-based ecosystem nearly one mile beneath the waves of the Atlantic Ocean.NOAA

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Deep Sea Methane Ecosystem Found in Atlantic
Discovery News
Deep sea explorers recently found a rare methane-based ecosystem nearly one mile beneath the waves of the Atlantic Ocean.NOAA


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tortuga marina by Fotos_Gratis on Flickr.

Beautiful shot!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, COMO! 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! 

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Ocean Animals! Kids learn about ocean animals (and other important topics like ecosystems and climate change) through crafts, songs and story time with Sea Squirts classes at the Aquarium. Classes start this week, so sign up today!

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