A commercial fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico last month ensnared a 8ft long missile in his longline. The missile contained a hole leading the fishermen to assume it was previously detonated. Wanting to keep the missile as a souvenir, he tied it to the top of his boat where it rested for the remainder . . . → Read More: Fish Don’t Kill People, Air-To-Air Missiles Do
BERLIN (AFP) — Indian and German scientists have said that a controversial experiment has “dampened hopes” that dumping hundreds of tonnes of dissolved iron in the Southern Ocean can lessen global warming. The experiment involved “fertilising” a 300-square-kilometre (115-sqare-mile) area of ocean inside the core of an eddy — an immense rotating column of water . . . → Read More: Iron Fertilization Will Not Help Global Warming
Six months ago in the yesteryear of 2008, Machlis and Hanson outlined in Bioscience a new subfield of study titled warfare ecology. As the authors state “among human activities causing ecological change, ware is both intensive and far-reaching. Yet environmental research related to warfare is limited in depth and fragmented by discipline.” The paper is . . . → Read More: Warfare Ecology
Mention any carbon sequestration scheme and inevitably someone’s original idea is to dump it into the deep. All these plans share 1)an out -of-site out-of-mind attitude and 2) ignorance about processes in the deep. So pardon me if I don’t get too excited about the new scheme to save us all. Rick and Miriam have . . . → Read More: Dumping Stuff In The Deep Will Solve All Our Problems
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During 1973-78 alone over 400 metric tones of pharmaceutical wastes were dumped into the ocean off Puerto Rico. . . . → Read More: Dumping Pharmaceutical Waste In The Deep Sea