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Exploding Whales, Poisoned Porpoises: The Gruesome World of Cetacean Autopsies
Gizmodo.com

A dolphin post-mortem may not be everyone’s cup of tea. Many people have a soft spot for the highly intelligent cetaceans, so watching a recently deceased one get comprehensively dissected by tools including a pair of rudimentary garden shears can be tough. R… more…

Ship catches fire off Mangaluru coast, 46 people onboard rescued - The News Minute
Thenewsminute.com

A ship carrying around 46 people onboard caught fire off the Mangaluru coast in Karnataka on Friday. The fire was doused by two ships of the Indian Coast Guard and no casualties have been reported.   The ship, named Sagar Sampada, is a research vessel of the … more…

Rare, 16th Century navigational aid confirmed as oldest known example - The National
Thenational.ae

Rare, 16th Century navigational aid confirmed as oldest known example The National World’s oldest astrolabe was part of Vasco da Gama’s voyage to India The Tribune India View full coverage on Google News more…

Science at Sundance
Sciencemag.org

![Figure][1]</img> ILLUSTRATION: GABY D'ALESSANDRO An entrepreneur's ambitious health care start-up ends in indictment. A teenager in Malawi saves his village with a brilliant feat of engineering. A community works around the clock to save a tiny porpoise i… more…

Trump halts new North Korea sanctions despite lack of progress in talks
Yahoo.com

The president reverses a decision by the Treasury Department to impose additional sanctions on North Korea. more…

Rogue waves occurring less but 'becoming more extreme'
BBC News

Rogue waves that can appear out of calm seas are growing in size, a study of the US coast suggests. more…

Rising global shipping traffic could lead to surge in invasive species
Phys.org

Rising global maritime traffic could lead to sharp increases in invasive species around the world over the next 30 years, according to a new study by McGill University researchers. more…

More whales under Golden Gate Bridge spark starvation worries...
Sfgate.com

On their way from Mexico to Alaska, gray whales are making a pit-stop in San Francisco - and staying a while. "Historically, one or two gray whales would temporarily pass underneath the Golden Gate Bridge during this time period. Last week alone, experts co… more…

Seahorses And Sea Cucumbers: A Black Market Connecting The Italian Coasts Directly To China
Forbes.com

Seahorses and sea cucumbers are being endangered by an illegal trade connecting the Italian coasts in the Mediterranean to the Chinese market. In Asia, these species are highly requested both in the catering and cosmetic industry and gets sold for hundreds of… more…

The Georgia Aquarium Teams With Atlanta Brewing Company For Yet Another Boozy Collaboration
Forbes.com

The Georgia Aquarium and Atlanta Brewing Company have joined forces for Whale Shark IPA, a hoppy brew brimming with tropical flavors. more…

Drybulk Demand - Are Things Really That Bad?
Seekingalpha.com

The BDI has been on a slide lately prompted by several issues plaguing dry bulk demand. Some are temporary, while others look to be long term shifts. Here we wi more…

BRP Inc. (DOOO) CEO José Boisjoli on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seekingalpha.com

BRP Inc. (NASDAQ:DOOO) Q4 2019 Results Conference Call March 22, 2019 09:00 AM ET Company Participants Philippe Deschênes - Investor Relations José Boisjoli - P more…

Trump might limit states’ power to have a say in offshore drilling. Here’s how
Latimes.com

When President Trump proposed opening nearly the entire U.S. coastline to more offshore oil and gas drilling, the backlash from states seeking exemptions was swift. Governors, Republican and Democratic, and state legislatures up and down the Atlantic and Paci… more…

Daily API RoundUp: Harry Potter, FusionAuth, Chef, Digi.me
Programmableweb.com

Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Internet of Things, Open Data, and DevOps. Today's highlights include an API for returning Harry Potter data, and an API for forecasting surfing reports. Here's a rundown of… more…

Best things to do in Tampa, Florida
Matadornetwork.com

Florida has a serious side, sometimes The post How to turn your Tampa business trip into the best mini-vacation appeared first on Matador Network. more…

Dockworkers v robots, Los Angeles edition
Financial Times

Maersk faces backlash over driverless vehicles at America’s biggest port more…

Europe's Busiest Shipping Routes Revealed
Blogspot.com

Maps Mania is a blog dedicated to tracking the very best digital interactive maps on the internet and the tools used to create them. more…

Feds seize 1 million pounds of pork allegedly smuggled from China at New Jersey port
Yahoo.com

U.S. Customs & Border Protection raided more than 50 shipping containers, which were filled with potentially tainted meat. more…

Oil Refiners Are Getting Ready for a Boom
Yahoo.com

The plants in Europe and the U.S. are scaling back planned maintenance later this year in anticipation of a surge in demand and fatter margins as the shipping industry gets ready for a historic fuel switch. Refiners in the Mediterranean and Northwest Europe s… more…

Houston Chemical Fires to Rage for Days Until Fuel Burns Out
Yahoo.com

Firefighters are in “defensive mode” as they seek to contain a blaze that spread to seven tanks storing liquids used to make gasoline in Deer Park, near the city’s shipping channel, said Ray Russell, a spokesman for Channel Industries Mutual Aid, a petrochemi… more…