News Roundup Special Edition: Underwater Awesome

Another day, another roundup of interesting news. Because I apparently have nothing better to do with my life than read the news.

  • High Tech Helps Protect Whales – FEB 25, 2013 09:40 AM ET // BY AFP
    In an effort to improve human understanding of whales, new tracking devices are being deployed to help us learn what they’re up to and where they go in the ocean.
  • James Cameron Deep-Sea Dive Reveals New Species – FEB 25, 2013 11:00 AM ET // BY DOUGLAS MAIN, OURAMAZINGPLANET
    Last year Cameron and his crew acquired hours of video footage at the bottom of the Pacific ocean.  A student at Scripps Institution of Oceanography UC San Diego suspects there is at least one new species: a Sea Cucumber. Other new finds are coming to light in addition to this one.
  • Lost Continent Discovered Beneath Indian Ocean – FEB 25, 2013 01:15 PM ET // BY TIM WALL
    A sliver of lost land that was once geographically pinned between Madagascar and India (prior to the complete breakup of the continents long ago) was recently discovered by science due to a volcano’s eruption brining bits of the land mass to the surface.
  • Shark Relative Had Buzz Saw Mouth – FEB 26, 2013 07:00 PM ET // BY JENNIFER VIEGAS
    Do I even have to say anything? How about a picture: