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Sea urchins are spherical and spiny marine animals that inhabit all five oceans of the world.
A professional diver was swallowed and spat out by a massive Bryde's whale off the coast of South Africa.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take up an appeal of a Clean Water Act case out of Hawaii concerning treated sewage flowing into the Pacific Ocean from injection wells.
Forget plastic bottles and caps, beverage cans, plastic bags, food containers, and plastic straws. Cigarette butts are the most abundant item in the ocean.
Walter Munk, one of the pioneers of oceanography and surf forecasting, passed away at 101, at Seiche, in La Jolla, San Diego, California.
Ocean waves have a lot of energy, and wave power is a renewable energy source capable of generating electricity.
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