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Tubbataha Reef

One of the many safe havens that can help to restore the marine environment is an underwater cavern

The ocean is our only hope of resolving the climate crisis, but it still needs our support. The ocean can capture at least 25% of carbon dioxide that is released into the atmosphere by humans because of its large size. The ocean floor can store carbon for thousands of years, or even millions, over time. …

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Chinese Rocket

China’s rocket booster crashes from space and lands in the Pacific Ocean

Friday morning saw the uncontrolled return to Earth of the charred remains of a rocket booster. This was criticized in the West for being an irresponsible move by China’s National Space Administration. Just after 6 a.m., the rocket entered the atmosphere above the south-central Pacific Ocean. ET according to the US Space Command which is …

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Ichthyosaur Fossil Cast

Unusual resurfacing of a valuable fossil that was destroyed during WWII has led to its recovery

In 1941, a bombing raid in London claimed that the first complete skeleton from a prehistoric marine reptile had resulted in its destruction. Mary Anning, a paleontologist, discovered the ichthyosaur dinosaur fossil in 1818. This was two decades before the term dinosaur was even introduced to our lexicon. Because these strange-looking reptiles resembled a mix …

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Rocket Lab Helicopter

Helicopter misses rocket booster in a wild attempt to recapture it after flight

Rocket Lab, a company that makes small orbital missiles, launched another successful mission Friday. But it failed to recover its rocket booster, which tumbled toward Earth. The company deployed a helicopter fitted with a hook attachment but it was unable to catch the booster. The company plans to make money by reusing rocket parts that …

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