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WFS 2nd generation Seatooth improves offshore safety, reduces cost in North Sea

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4/15/2019 Photo: WFS Seatooth subsea wireless sensor. LONDON — A new generation of subsea technology has been successfully used to improve safety and reduce cost in the North Sea oil and gas industry for the first time. Cutting-edge computing and subsea wireless IP camera technology deployed on a pipeline construction project enhanced diver safety and Read More

Powerful, ‘abnormal’ rains lash Rio de Janeiro, at least six dead

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People react at the site of a mudslide after heavy rains, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Torrential rains doused Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, killing at least six people and sowing chaos in Brazil’s second largest city, which declared a state of emergency after a Read More

Powerful, ‘abnormal’ rains lash Rio de Janeiro, killing at least three

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A bus is seen underneath trees uprooted by heavy rains in the Leblon neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Torrential rains doused Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, killing at least three people and sowing chaos in Brazil’s second largest city, which declared a state of Read More

Thai cave boys ‘sedated with ketamine’ during rescue

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter The 12 boys who were rescued from a cave in Thailand had to be sedated with the horse tranquilliser ketamine, according to a Medical report. The Wild Boars football team and their coach became trapped inside a cave complex after a training session when a rainy season downpour flooded the Read More

Brazil to privatize some of its most famous national parks starting this year

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil aims to begin privatizing the management of its national parks this year, including some of its most famous natural tourist sites, the country’s Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Tourists view the Iguazu Falls from an observation platform at the Iguazu National Park near the southern Brazilian city Read More

Volleyball: FIVB launches campaign to recycle discarded fishing nets

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(Reuters) – The World Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and marine conservation group Ghost Fishing Foundation have teamed up to collect discarded fishing nets from the oceans and recycle them into volleyball nets for local communities, the sport’s governing body said. The project, named Good Net, was launched over the weekend at Copacabana Beach in Rio de Read More

Israel moves pristine corals after restricted beach reopens

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EILAT, Israel (Reuters) – For 50 years an Israeli oil company kept bathers and scuba divers away from a prime strip of beach in the Red Sea resort of Eilat. But it couldn’t stop the sea life. A still image taken from underwater video footage shows a diver from Israel Nature and Parks Authority removing Read More

Man is caught by a whale – and lives to tell the tale

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter A tour operator who was almost swallowed by a whale has said the experience made him realise just how small humans are. South African Rainer Schimpf had been filming a sardine run – where gannets, penguins, seals, dolphins, whales and sharks gather fish into bait balls. As he was snorkelling Read More

Deep Ocean Live: Subs practise launch for first twilight zone dives

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By Thomas Moore, science correspondent Deep sea explorers Nekton have arrived at their first location for a series of dives into the twilight zone. The mothership, the Ocean Zephyr, arrived off the coast of Alphonse, a remote island of the Seychelles, just before 6am local time (2am GMT). The atoll sits on a “sea mount” Read More

Deep Ocean Live: Subs practice launch for first twilight zone dives

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By Thomas Moore, science correspondent Deep sea explorers Nekton have arrived at their first location for a series of dives into the twilight zone. The mothership, the Ocean Zephyr, arrived off the coast of Alphonse, a remote island of the Seychelles, just before 6am local time (2am GMT). The atoll sits on a “sea mount” Read More