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Why I'm Not Selling Seadrill Ltd.

Seadrill Ltd. management has had some missteps with the company's financial actions lately, and Seadrill Limited Partners and North Atlantic Drilling Ltd aren't immune from the potential effects.

North Atlantic Great White Sharks are Rebounding, but that’s Not the Case for All Species

A great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias). (Photo: Ken Bondy / Flickr Creative Commons) Great white sharks are arguably the most widely-known shark species, but unfortunately, they’re not known for their roles as apex predators that are crucial to healthy ocean ecosystems. Show More Summary

The Voodoo of Lobster Economics

The Globe and Mail: In 2013, Atlantic Canada was responsible for 68,000 tonnes, or just over half, of the 131,500 tonnes of lobster landed on the east coast of North America last year. And for the 160 fishermen in Lobster Fishing Area 32 off the coast near Dartmouth, N.S., this year’s annual nine-week lobster season […]

USCG Medevacs Woman South of Atlantic Beach, NC

The Coast Guard medevaced a 57-year-old woman Sunday approximately 14 miles southwest of Atlantic Beach. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina

White House approves sonic cannons for Atlantic energy exploration

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has estimated that more than 138,000 sea creatures, including the North Atlantic right whale, could be harmed by the use of sonic cannons. Photo by Fish and Wildlife Research Institute The Obama administration opened the way to gas and oil exploration off the U.S. Show More Summary

Obama Administration Approves Seismic Airgun Use off the Atlantic Coast In Spite of Local Opposition and Threats to Marine Life

A North Atlantic right whale, a critically endangered species that will be impacted by this decision. (Photo: FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute / Flickr Creative Commons) For more than 30 years, the Atlantic coast has been off limits to offshore drilling. Show More Summary

Update: North Atlantic Drilling's Agreement With Rosneft Should Not Be Materially Impacted By Latest US Sanctions, But Headline Risk Remains

ByJF Global Investing: North Atlantic Drilling (NYSE:NADL) is a market leader in the harsh water drilling segment and has strong expertise operating in such environments. The Bermudan-domiciled offshore drilling company Seadrill (NYSE:SDRL) owns roughly 70% of North Atlantic Drilling. Show More Summary

Whale shark fringe migration: 16-year study suggests Azore islands may play increasing role in whale shark habitat

At the fringe of the whale shark range, the volcanic Azore islands may play an increasing role for the north Atlantic population as sea surface temperatures rise.

UNC Basketball: Should Tar Heel Fans Be Ranked Higher Than No. 11 in Nation?

North Carolina's men's basketball fans were ranked No. 11 by Emory Sports Marketing Analytics in their 2014 Fan Rankings, as reported by Manish Tripathi. This somehow puts the Tar Heel fans this year as fourth among the Atlantic Coast Conference schools, behind Duke (2), Syracuse (6) and Pittsburgh (10). No. Show More Summary

Whale shark fringe migration

At the fringe of the whale shark range, the volcanic Azore islands may play an increasing role for the north Atlantic population as sea surface temperatures rise, according to a study published July 16, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Pedro Afonso from University of the Azores and colleagues. read more

Effects of ocean acidification and warming on the mitochondrial physiology of Atlantic cod

The Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) is an economically important marine fish species exploited by both fishery and aquaculture, especially in the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans. Ongoing climate changes are happening faster in the high latitude oceans with a higher increase of temperature and a steeper decrease in water pH due to anthropogenic CO2 than […]

In Support of Debra Harrell, Jailed for Letting Her 9-Year-Old Play Unsupervised in the Park

last weekOdd : The Hairpin

by Jia Tolentino Via the Atlantic, details on a ridiculous case: Here are the facts: Debra Harrell works at McDonald's in North Augusta, South Carolina. For most of the summer, her daughter had stayed there with her, playing on a laptop that Harrell had scrounged up the money to purchase. Show More Summary

Norwegian Airlines Joins the Quest to Offer Cheap Transatlantic Flights

The north Atlantic is one of the most lucrative and highly competitive airline markets in the world. Since the late 1940s numerous airlines have attempted, with varying degrees of success, to operate profitable commercial services on...Show More Summary

Noble Julie Robertson Turning to the Right at Pegasus West

The Atlantic Petroleum-contracted jackup rig Noble Julie Robertson has commenced drilling today at Pegasus West, a well located in approximately 95 feet of water in the southern North Sea. The [...] The post Noble Julie Robertson Turning to the Right at Pegasus West appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Sahara Desert Dust Takes Transatlantic Trip

If you’re sneezing right now, the cause may be on the other side of the planet. In late June, winds began blowing what NASA describes as a “river of dust” from Africa across the Atlantic Ocean to North and South America. Because of thermal...Show More Summary

How a Paralyzed Man Moved His Fingers With His Mind

Ian Burkhart had barely finished his freshman year of college when he broke his neck. Standing on top of a cliff in North Carolina's Outer Banks, which overlooked an orange sandbar jutting into the Atlantic Ocean, he dove hands-first toward the deceptively shallow water below "It happened so fast. Show More Summary

A-Mark Precious Metals may profit from increased awareness

When the torpedoed World War II British cargo ship SS Gairsoppa was found three miles deep in the North Atlantic in 2011, the big winners were the salvagers and — eventually — A-Mark Precious Metals Inc. of Santa Monica.


Hurricane Arthur moved back over the Atlantic Friday after causing some damage on North Carolina’s barrier islands before weakening to a tropical storm. Click here to read the story.

@Cnnyourmom: inserting "your mom" into news headlines

2 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

@Cnnyourmom is admittedly immature, but works surprisingly well: "Your Mom Forms In Atlantic, Threatens North Carolina" (via JWZ

Every Single Plane Crossing The North Atlantic In A 24-Hour Period

This new, cool 3D visualisation shows all the passenger planes that go through the five major air spaces over the North Atlantic during a 24 hour period. It’s like watching a modern version of the thermonuclear war simulations in War Games — without all the final explosions. More »      

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