Increase the acidity of the ocean breaks the nitrogen cycle, scientists say

The scientists found that the increase in acidity of the World Ocean due to industrial pollution affects the fixation of nitrogen in it marine microorganisms, which may have unpredictable consequences for the planet's climate and marine food chains. It is stated in the article the researchers, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Authors of the publication conducted six field experiments in the waters of two oceans (Atlantic and Pacific), which artificially increases the acidity of water, watching the reaction of specific micro-organisms that produce energy for their life by the oxidation of ammonia.

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Secrets of the deep sea: These mysterious whale watch online

Immerse yourself in the world's largest mammals that inhabit our planetoid, and with them will travel on their underwater kingdom. This is your chance to meet immediately and a huge blue whale, plowing the seas and oceans in search of food, and the southern right whale, sailing to the coast of Argentina to breed, and toothy amateur squid — the mighty sperm whale, immortalized in the novel by Herman Melville. Grayish whales. Right whales. Narwhals with a twisted into a spiral bivnem.Morskie centenarians — bowhead whales. Humpbacks, known for their singing. Beluga whale, nicknamed for the melodious whistle. You

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After Hurricane Irene on the coast of the U.S. are sponges

Holidaymakers on the coast reported finding a strange gray ball all the way from Virginia to New York. Some of them reach the size of a soccer ball, according vims.edu

"They look pretty disgusting," said Kathy Hampton, which has found dozens of pieces in the mouth of the Poquoson.

So, what is it — is still unknown marine life?

"They are like sponges kartofelevidnye" said Emmett Duffy, a professor at the Institute of marine fauna in Gloucester Point, Virginia.

Sponges — one of thousands of species of marine life inhabiting the sandy bottom in shallow water in the coastal

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Operative connection the Russian Navy will be deployed in the Mediterranean Sea

Russian Navy in 2015, will act in a constant task force in the Mediterranean, said «Interfax-AVN» February 25, 2013 source in military circles.   According to him, the core group of the connection is the Black Sea Fleet and its prototype will be Mediterranean squadron Russian Navy.   The squadron will be based on the same plan and to decide at one point fighting tasks arising in the Mediterranean theater of operations, namely to fend off danger from that direction for the state and military security of the Russian Federation.   He noted that the issues of the Mediterranean

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From the point of view of science sea abyss. The final frontier. Online

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NEWEST CORVETTE «GLib» take on board FIRST HELICOPTER DECK

Deck Ka-27PL the first time landed on the deck of the new corvette 20380 «Courageous», told reporters on Friday the head of information security to the press service of the Western Military Area of ​​the Baltic Fleet (BF) second rank captain Vladimir Matveev.   «During another voyage in the framework of industrial step sea trials the ship’s crew and pilots ASW helicopter squadron of Naval Aviation Foundation for the first time worked puzzles landing ASW Ka-27 helicopters on the deck of the corvette», — said Matveev.   According to him, within a day or crew of a helicopter squadron

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In Florida — the invasion of hordes of crabs

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American town of Coral Gables, Florida was invaded by crabs. In one night, got out on the land thousands of marine aliens. They come mating season. The instinct of reproduction is pushing towards crabs deadly. In search of a partner, many of them die under the wheels

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The new contract NPO Saturn

Rybinsk JSC "NPO" Saturn "has won one of the most prestigious and lucrative industry competition and entered the the federal target program "Development of civil marine engineering for the period up to 2016."

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Signed a state contract c Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. Now Rybinsk designers will create a marine gazoturboelektrogenerator 8 MW, capable to work at least 100 thousand hours. The new unit will be developed on the basis of operating in all civil fleets of Russian marine engine.

The contract given to "Saturn" to "master of law" because the

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Machine-building plant Arsenal increases the establishment of marine AU

At JSC "Machine plant "Arsenal" completed commissioning and commissioned on imported milling and boring machine Verus produced by the Italian firm FPT, TSVMP reports citing the press plant.

This machine is used for substitution at the technical level and obsolete equipment of the Russian 30-year-old, which has developed its own resources and has long been not satisfy the requirements of performance and features.

The new machine is functional but compliance with modern standards of accuracy, you can create and boring work. This is the third machine is imported, the acquired company as part of modernization programs from the company.

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Natural treasures from the ocean floor

On the background of the fact that the minerals and precious metals disappear forever from the bowels of the Earth's land, the companies of their mining rush their gaze towards the oceans and their depths. It will take quite a bit of time on the planet Gold Rush begins again, but this time underwater…

On the ocean floor at a depth of more than a kilometer treasures lie in quantities not snivshihsya any treasure hunter: a huge amount of gold, copper, zinc and expensive minerals.

Scientists have known

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