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Ocean zones and what creatures live in them

In a previous blog, we talked about the depth of the ocean http://wp.me/p5MgcM-InC. Since the ocean is on average 3 miles deep, it may not surprise you that the water column is not uniform. In fact, sections of the water column in the ocean are differentiated by pressure, light, temperature, oxygen and mineral nutrients. It is because of these elements that certain sections of the ocean only contain certain marine animals. In this blog, we will explore the layers of the ocean and what types of marine life resides in those layers. The ocean water column is made up of…

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Sunday Science Tidbit; Couple’s Edition: Diamond Dust & Starry Nights

Since it’s Valentine’s Day, I thought I would treat you to what I call a “two-fer” or 2 Sunday Science Tidbits in one night! You’ve all hear…