MarineLife

Oceanic Beings

Page 2 of 14

The algae epidemic suffocating the Caribbean has hit a scary milestone — the world’s largest seaweed bloom now stretches from Africa to Mexico

NASA satellites have spotted thousands of miles of brown seaweed stretching across the Atlantic Ocean. Recent observations from the satellites reveal that the Atlantic Ocean now houses a carpet of brown algae that stretches about 5,500 miles (8,850 kilometers) from the coast of West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico.⁠ It’s the largest seaweed bloom…

Emotional Oranges: The band whose hidden identity keeps them ‘normal’

Image copyright Avant Garden Records “We want to live regular lives, to be totally honest.”So claims the mysteriously-named Emo of Californian R&B merchants Emotional Oranges ahead of their first UK show.Alongside his equally mysteriously named singer V, Emo fronts the musical collective, who are number 78 in our Newbie Tuesday list and who released their…

Death at 1,000 fathoms: The fire aboard Russia’s secret sub

The Losharik Disaster — Submarine was on “combat training mission” with civilian expert aboard for equipment test. Sean Gallagher – Jul 8, 2019 9:54 pm UTC Enlarge / ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA – JULY 6, 2019: A Russian Navy officer by a grave during a funeral of the 14 Russian Navy officers killed by the July…

The decade’s most important novel is your summer must-read

Bring the wisdom of trees with you to the beach. Image: Irina Dobrolyubova / Getty Images By Chris Taylor2019-07-06 13:00:00 UTC This is Ode To…, a weekly column where we share the stuff we’re really into in hopes that you’ll be really into it, too. In 2019, escapist beach reading ain’t what it used to…

Alaska sees record temperatures in heatwave

1.5 degrees Keeping the rise in global average temperature below 1.5 degrees Celsius will avoid the worst impacts of climate change, scientists say. That’s compared with ‘pre-industrial’ times. The world has already warmed about 1C since then. 2 degrees The original target for limiting the rise in global average temperature. Recent research points to 1.5…

Five reasons future space travel should explore asteroids – MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN – The Conversation) On the same day that the Earth survived an expected near-miss with asteroid 367943 Duende, Russian dashcams unexpectedly captured footage of a different asteroid as it slammed into the atmosphere, exploded, andinjured more than 1,000 people . That day in Chelyabinsk in February 2013 reminded the world that the Earth does…

Forget the Moon—We Should Go to Jupiter’s Idyllic Europa

Jupiter’s moon Europa is like the Brigadoon of the solar system: an idyllic moon with an ice-covered ocean that may hide some form of life, even though plans to send a spacecraft there keep receding farther and farther away into the Jovian mists. But that hasn’t killed the dream of sending something, anything, to that…

Here are the best books of 2019 so far, according to Amazon

DisclosureEvery product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Image: Mashable composite: flatiron books and atria books and Ballantine books and KNOpf By Nicole Gallucci2019-07-03 12:00:00 -0700 Summer has officially arrived, which means it’s time to kick back, relax,…

Here Are All the Ways You Can Dispose of a Dead Body

So much of death is a mystery, between how and when we’re going to go, if there’s anything beyond the grave—you know, all the pleasant stuff. But while a lot of this is out of our control, there is one aspect of our impending deaths that we usually can choose: what happens to our body.Sure,…

The Alaska Governor’s Proposed Budget Cuts Would Be a Disaster for US Climate Research

Photo: APIt’s not just the Alaskan landscape that’s on fire right now. The university system could also go up in smoke if the Governor Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget cuts go through. That includes crucial research into how the U.S. Arctic is shifting as temperatures rapidly rise.Last week, Dunleavy took a red pen to a budget…

© 2019 MarineLife. Theme by Anders Norén.