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Ocean Currents

PHOTOS: Cozumel's Least Visited Sites

Sandra Larriva | Posted 10.05.2012 | Travel
Sandra Larriva

The best way to go down the Devil's Throat is to plunge in head first. You may hesitate at first because you are essentially falling into a deep, dark, narrow hole, but soon you realize that you can't afford to panic and the only option left is to enjoy the ride.

Study Addresses 'The Achilles Heel Of The North Atlantic'

Posted 09.25.2012 | Green

By OurAmazingPlanet Staff: Periodic changes in the strong winds that whip around the Arctic, 15 to 30 miles (24 to 48 kilometers) above the ground,...

WATCH: Crazy Ocean Currents Swirl Across Globe In New NASA Video

Posted 03.26.2012 | Science

Ever dipped a toe in salt water? Then you know that ocean waters are constantly in motion. But to get a picture of how ocean currents flow around t...

Gulf Coast Oil Spill: Boulder's National Center For Atmospheric Research Predicts Spread To The Atlantic

Boulder Daily Camera | Laura Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The oil that has been gushing out of a broken well in the Gulf of Mexico for more than a month will likely reach the Atlantic Ocean and then travel up...

Iceberg Size Of Luxembourg Off Antarctica Could Affect Ocean's Circulation

AP | OWEN PYE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SYDNEY — A massive iceberg struck Antarctica, dislodging another giant block of ice from a glacier, Australian and French scientists said Friday...

Scientists: Revolutionary Device Can Harness Ocean Currents To Power The World

Daily Telegraph | Jasper Copping | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A revolutionary device that can harness energy from slow-moving rivers and ocean currents could provide enough power for the entire world, scientists ...