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Weddell Sea polynya, initally 3,700 square miles, 2017. False color NASA satellite image shows ice in blue, clouds in white.

Mysterious Holes in Antarctic Sea Ice Explained by Years of Robotic Data
Strategic placement of Argo floats yields trove of information

Giant larvacean. Image courtesy of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

New Study Finds Microplastic Throughout Monterey Bay
A new study shows that microplastic particles are not only common from the surface to the seafloor, but they’re also being eaten by animals and incorporated into marine food webs

Researchers Discover What Makes Deep-Sea Dragonfish Teeth Transparent
Findings could provide “bioinspiration” for researchers looking to develop transparent ceramics

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