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Fig. 4: Massive chunks of ice break off from glaciers in a process called calving (lonelyplanet.com).

Hope Floats: how icebergs are fighting climate change

Gordon Ober

An iceberg couldn’t help Leo win an Oscar, but new research highlights how icebergs may help battle climate change. Read on to find out how!

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Blue New Year’s Resolutions
Blue New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions are a great way to work towards being the person you want to be. This year, why not be a little bluer? Along with the rest of the Oceanbites writing crew, I’ve put together a list of suggested New Year’s resolutions that positively impact our troubled oceans, along with links to posts we’ve published this year that address the marine issues you’d be helping to solve!

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 Sometimes #science is messy, but today it's organized. Spending my day analyzing these #lobster molts in an Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer, which tells me how much calcium and magnesium are in the shells. #oceanbitesorg #marinescience #gradschool  Minesweeper or science? @gordonober is yet to find the mine so we'll assume it's for science!

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