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Bizarre see-through fish plucked from New Zealand waters – #fishing #nature

VIA – YAHOO NEWS   YAHOO!7 NEWSJanuary 22, 2014, 10:42 am A New Zealand fisherman has been left baffled after reeling in a completely see-through creature just off the North Island’s coast. Stewart Fraser was fishing around 70km off the Karikari Peninsula with his two sons when he spotted what he though was a translucent … Continue reading Bizarre see-through fish plucked from New Zealand waters – #fishing #nature

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Shark blood antibodies may hold potential treatment for breast cancer

VIA – CBS   A Scottish university believes there is a potential treatment for breast cancer that can be derived from shark blood antibodies. The University of Aberdeen received more than $320,000 from the U.K. nonprofit Association for International Cancer Research (AICR) to study “shark IgNAR antibodies.” The three-year study will focus on whether the … Continue reading Shark blood antibodies may hold potential treatment for breast cancer

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Kite-surfer dies in freak accident at WA’s Cottesloe Beach #Kite

VIA – YAHOO/ABC NEWS ABCUpdated September 24, 2013, 8:54 am The Kite-Surfing Association of WA says the death of a man at Cottesloe Beach on Sunday afternoon appears to have been caused by a freak sequence of events. Marc Sprod, 50, was coming ashore when he apparently tripped near the water’s edge and was launched … Continue reading Kite-surfer dies in freak accident at WA’s Cottesloe Beach #Kite

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Ingenious 19-year-old Develops Plan to Clean up Oceans in 5 Years #Environment

VIA – TRUE ACTIVIST   September 13, 2013 | Filed under: Environment,News | Posted by: Amanda Froelich Image Credit / boyanslat.com By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. With millions of tons of garbage dumped into the oceans annually and repeat incidence of oil spills like the Deepwater Horizon Disaster, it’s the Ocean which has taken the … Continue reading Ingenious 19-year-old Develops Plan to Clean up Oceans in 5 Years #Environment

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Big Fish Alert: Potential World Record, 513-Pound Atlantic Halibut Caught in Norway #Fishing #Photography

VIA – FIELD & STREAM By Ben Romans Marco Liebenow, an German angler fishing ocean waters off Norway, has reportedly caught a 513-pound Atlantic halibut—a fish heavy enough to not only best the International Game Fish Association’s (IGFA) current world record for Atlantic halibut by 94 pounds, it could also potentially claim the title for … Continue reading Big Fish Alert: Potential World Record, 513-Pound Atlantic Halibut Caught in Norway #Fishing #Photography

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Mercury fingerprint of Pacific fish points to Asia coal power plants #Fishing #SurfReport

VIA – LA TIMES   Opah, also called moonfish, were one of nine fish species analyzed in a new study that looked at how mercury gets into open-ocean fish and why the levels vary with depth. (C. Anela Choy / University of Hawaii / August 27, 2013)   By Geoffrey Mohan August 28, 2013, 6:15 … Continue reading Mercury fingerprint of Pacific fish points to Asia coal power plants #Fishing #SurfReport

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INCREDIBLE VIDEO: How I held my breath for 17 min #SurfReport #Magic #TedTalks

Fing incredible:     http://www.ted.com In this highly personal talk from TEDMED, magician and stuntman David Blaine describes what it took to hold his breath underwater for 17 minutes — a world record (only two minutes shorter than this entire talk!) — and what his often death-defying work means to him. Warning: do NOT try … Continue reading INCREDIBLE VIDEO: How I held my breath for 17 min #SurfReport #Magic #TedTalks