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Ocean monuments face possible loss of protection

The Trump administration is considering rolling back federal protections for a number of national monuments. While most are on land and relatively accessible, three are deep below the ocean's surface and many miles from the ...

dateNov 09, 2017 in Ecology
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Exploring Oceanographer Canyon by mini-sub

Along the walls of Oceanographer Canyon, fish dart in and out of colorful anemone gardens and sea creatures send up plumes of sand and mud as they burrow. Bill Ryan, an oceanographer at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty ...

dateSep 22, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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