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Atlantic Ocean temperatures continue above normal: report
Warmer ocean temperatures are continuing in Canada's Atlantic Ocean zones, according to the latest report on 2013 oceanographic conditions released by Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The federal department began a program to monitor the marine ecosystem in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Scotian Shelf and Newfoundland and Labrador Shelf in 1998. “Sea-surface temperatures reached record values across the ...(11/17/2014 11:42:05 AM)
Volcanic ASH CLOUD could travel across entire Atlantic Ocean, study claims
Queen's University Belfast scientists found volcanic ash had travelled from Alaska to Northern Ireland. It is the first evidence that suggest ash clouds (stock image shown) can cross the Atlantic.(11/19/2014 7:43:48 PM)
Norway's Storseisundet Bridge sees drivers lashed by powerful wind and waves
A dramatic video with over eight million views on YouTube reveals the treacherous conditions that motorists regularly face on the picturesque Atlantic Ocean Road in western Norway.(11/19/2014 5:12:46 AM)
Fisheries body raises quota on endangered Bluefin
A multi-nation fisheries body on Monday raised the quotas for endangered Bluefin tuna in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea to the dismay of conservationists, who said the move puts early signs of ...(11/17/2014 2:01:46 PM)
Queen's researchers prove for the first time that ash clouds can cross Atlantic Ocean
( Queen's University Belfast ) Scientists at Queen's University Belfast have led the discovery of a volcanic ash cloud that traveled from Alaska to Northern Ireland and beyond -- overturning previously held assumptions about how far ash deposits can drift, with major implications for the airline industry.(11/19/2014 7:08:28 PM)
Fisheries body raises quota on endangered Atlantic and Mediterranean Bluefin tuna
A multi-nation fisheries body has increased the quotas on Bluefin tuna fished in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea amid early signs of population recovery, raising concern among conservationists.(11/17/2014 1:23:51 PM)
Greenpeace: 4 activists hurt off Canary Islands
Spain's navy rammed into a Greenpeace dinghy during a protest in the Atlantic Ocean against oil exploration near the Canary Islands on Saturday, injuring four of its activists, one of them seriously, the ...(11/15/2014 3:57:19 PM)
Activist hurt during protest off Canary Islands
Greenpeace says Spain's navy has rammed into its dinghies during a protest in the Atlantic Ocean against oil exploration near the Canary Islands, seriously injuring one of the environmental organization's ...(11/15/2014 1:18:57 PM)
Researchers prove for the first time that ash clouds can cross Atlantic Ocean
Scientists at Queen's University Belfast have led the discovery of a volcanic ash cloud that travelled from Alaska to Northern Ireland and beyond - overturning previously held assumptions about how far ash deposits can drift, with major implications for the airline industry.(11/19/2014 7:28:36 PM)
Two World War II Battle Ships Discovered Off North Carolina
Two World War II vessels that sunk within moments of each other 72 years ago have been rediscovered on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean, resting only a few hundred yards apart. The Allied merchant freighter Bluefields and the German U-boat U-576 went down on July 15, 1942, part of the larger Battle of the Atlantic that raged throughout the war. The shipwrecks were found by a team of researchers ...(10/22/2014 11:59:29 AM)
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