What caused ancient mass extinction? Hot ocean water blamed – The Associated Press

  1. What caused ancient mass extinction? Hot ocean water blamed  The Associated Press
  2. The ‘great dying’: rapid warming caused largest extinction event ever, report says  The Guardian
  3. A Portrait of Catastrophe in the World’s Oceans  The Atlantic
  4. How climate change choked ancient life to death — and why it could happen again  GeekWire
  5. Biggest mass extinction caused by global warming leaving ocean animals gasping for breath  Phys.org
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Female Nobel winner a long time coming, and a drop in the ocean

Female Nobel winner a long time coming, and a drop in the oceanWhen Canadian scientist Donna Strickland got the early morning call informing her she just won the Nobel Physics Prize, she could barely hide her amazement. Not just that she had clinched one of science’s most prestigious honours — her pioneering work on laser pulses had earned her renown among the physics community — but also that she was one of only three women to win the award in its more than 100-year history. “Is that all, really?!” she asked the audience assembled in the ornate, wood-panelled hall at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on Tuesday morning.


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Giant Trap Is Deployed to Catch Plastic Littering the Pacific Ocean

  1. Giant Trap Is Deployed to Catch Plastic Littering the Pacific Ocean  New York Times
  2. Massive boom hopes to corral Pacific Ocean’s plastic trash  Fox News
  3. Two Texases’ worth of plastic is floating in the Pacific. A new device will spend 20 years trying to clean it.  Chicago Tribune
  4. A teenager’s plan to trawl for plastic in the north Pacific gets under way  The Economist
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