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Bering Sea Hotspot for Corals and Sponges

North of the Aleutian Islands, submarine canyons in the cold waters of the eastern Bering Sea contain a highly productive “green belt” that is home to deep-water corals as well […]

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Rogue wave theory could help save ships

Physicists have found an explanation for rogue waves in the ocean and hope their theory will lead to devices to warn ships and save lives. “A device on the mast […]

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Landslides Triggered by Nepal Earthquakes

A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey provides critical landslide-hazard expertise to Nepalese agencies and villages affected by the April 25, magnitude 7.8 earthquake that shook much of central […]