Wednesday 04 July 2012
SMOS satellite measurements improve as ground radars switch offEurekAlert | 04 Jul 2012
(European Space Agency) Over a dozen radio signals that have hindered data collection on ESA's SMOS water mission have been switched off. The effort also benefits satellites such as NASA's Aquarius mission, which measures ocean salinity at the same frequency.
South Korea moots 'scientific' whalingBBC | 04 Jul 2012
South Korea proposes resuming whaling as part scientific research programmes similar to Japan's, in a move widely criticised at the IWC.
Protect whales from new oil industry threatGuardian Unlimited | 04 Jul 2012
Conservationists on Tuesday appealed to countries to urgently address new threats to whales, dolphins and other cetaceans as climate change opens up previously inaccessible areas of the Arctic and industries move in to new areas.
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