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AltaSea: Trending – March 30, 2016

A biweekly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. Marine Science Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle Finally Solved? Scientists Think They Can Finally Explain Missing Ship Phenomenon (Inquisitr) The mystery of the Bermuda Triangle may have finally been explained. Scientists in Norway have found giant underwater craters that were likely the result […]

AltaSea: Trending – March 2, 2016

A biweekly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. Marine Science What El Niño Means for Other Parts of the Planet (Science Friday) When you hear about El Niño the first thing you probably think is rain. While that may be true for parts of California, and it seems less and less […]

AltaSea: Trending – Feb. 17, 2016

A biweekly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. Marine Science Ship Noises Could Hurt Endangered Killer Whales, Study Finds (Washington Post) Can you repeat that? Whales are suffering as a result of noisy ships because they use sound to communicate and navigate. A new study finds that not only do large […]

AltaSea: Trending – Feb. 3, 2016

AltaSea: Trending – February 3, 2016 Edition A biweekly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. Marine Science MIT Finds a Way to Desalinate Water by Shocking the Salt Right out of it (Fast Company) Water and electricity sound like a bad combination, but maybe it’s not. Desalination is one possible solution […]

AltaSea: Trending – January 20, 2016

Marine Science Could Renewable Energy Be Stored in Balloons in the Ocean? (Smithsonian) Though solar and wind energy are becoming more and more efficient, storing this energy — for use when the sun is not shining or the wind not blowing — is a challenge. Underwater compressed air energy storage could be a low cost […]