A new study found that the Indian Ocean's Agulhas Current is getting wider rather than strengthening. The findings, which have important implications for global climate change, suggest that intensifying winds in the region may be increasing the turbulence of the current, rather than increasing its flow rate.

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The Ocean Teacher Academy training course on Marine GIS (in French) will be held in Dakar, Senegal from 16-20 January 2017. Details of the course are available at: http://iode.org/index.php?option=com_oe&task=viewEventRecord&eventID=1864

Please apply online at: https://otga.wufoo.com/forms/z18l06oe0nfz9ad/

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 20 November 2016 Note that only…

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Pretoria — South Africa and Norway are exploring new business opportunities in the blue economy and other innovative solutions to address global challenges such as rising poverty, inequality and increased demand for energy.The South Africa-Norway Science Week 2016 has officially opened at The Innovation Hub in Pretoria. Events…

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The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS) is an international, interdisciplinary research institute located in Potsdam, financed by the German Federal Min istry of Education and Research and the Federal State of Brandenburg . As a part of the institute’s Sustainability Governance P rogramme, the IASS focus…

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FUVEMEH, Ghana— The tide is just starting to come in when David Buabasah begins nervously checking the waters creeping up the coastline toward his partially destroyed home. As the high tide mounts the steep shore of this small Ghanaian fishing village perched on a shrinking peninsula between the Atlantic…

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