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Oil in the Ocean
In summer 2009, in the heart of New Orleans, a 600-foot tanker collided with a...
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A Bloom of Moon Jellies
In recent years, blooms of jellyfish, such as these moon jellies (Aurita aurita) in...
New Guinea Bat
In 1699, accompanied by a shipboard artist, William Dampier conducted the first...
Pacific Ocean Currents
The arrows show the direction of ocean currents recorded by William Dampier while...
New Guinea Birds
After leaving Australia, Dampier and his men reached the western coast of New...
More Australian Plants
As Dampier studied the plants he encountered in Australia, he wrote that they were...
As soon as Dampier set foot in Australia, he began making observations and...