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Have you had a superbusy Monday and are (Credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

Have you had a superbusy Monday and are ready to call it a day? We wish all of you a great commute home tonight from work. Don't rush! Better to go slower and arrive home safe...like this steady and sure Hawaiian green sea turtle hatchling. (Photo taken by NOAA Fisheries under NMFS permit no. 10137-07.)

Awesome ocean Instagram scenes

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's collection of awesome ocean scenes on Instagram, a mobile app that can be used to alter the color and tone of photographs.

Todo el mundo habla ,todo el mundo juzga
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Todo el mundo habla ,todo el mundo juzga ,pero luego todos se cagan cuando vienen curvas✨

No cambie,solo aprendí.Y aprender no es cambiar, es
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No cambie,solo aprendí.Y aprender no es cambiar, es crecer.

Por ti ,por mí ,porque el mundo es
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Por ti ,por mí ,porque el mundo es nuestro ,tú no me abandones que yo haré el restoð'

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'Que las excusas no existen si de verdad
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'Que las excusas no existen si de verdad quieres algo'

No voy ha hechar a perder un presente
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No voy ha hechar a perder un presente con un pasado que ya no tiene futuroð'

'Con mucha gente he compartido ratos,pero a estas
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'Con mucha gente he compartido ratos,pero a estas alturas me parto la cara por cuatro'

Dale tiempo al tiempo que todo llega en
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Dale tiempo al tiempo que todo llega en su momentoð'

Que lo mejor de mí eres tú,la suerte
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Que lo mejor de mí eres tú,la suerte de tenerte ð"

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Valora lo que tienes sin esperar a perderlo.
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Valora lo que tienes sin esperar a perderlo.

Suave como una nuve voy a ser vapor✨
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Suave como una nuve voy a ser vapor✨

Que pena me daría no tenerte en mi
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Que pena me daría no tenerte en mi vida,vida mía.

Tenc sort per tenirteð'
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Tenc sort per tenirteð'

'Eres tú, no me valen los demás'
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'Eres tú, no me valen los demás'

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S A N J U A N ð
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S A N J U A N ð

Per sempreð'
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Per sempreð'

Lo tuyo es un intento y lo mío
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Lo tuyo es un intento y lo mío es un acierto.

'Que no hay personas perfectas,que no existe línea
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'Que no hay personas perfectas,que no existe línea recta,que lo que menos se busca es lo primero que se encuentra'

'Que te importe quien te aporte'
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'Que te importe quien te aporte'

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Algún día encontrarás a alguien a la medida.
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Algún día encontrarás a alguien a la medida. Que se olvide de tu pasado, de tus fracasos, que no le importe lo que fuiste, lo que hiciste o lo que algún día por malos actos perdiste. Alguien que te perdone, que te cuide, que llore contigo y si es necesario te haga llorar, alguien que te entienda cuando nisiquiera tu lo haces. Alguien que al entrar en tu vida te haga saber porque no funcionó con otra persona y sin duda eres tú con el que quiero pasar el resto de mis días.

Trátame como una reina y te trataré como
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Trátame como una reina y te trataré como un rei,trátame como un juego y te enseñaré como se juega ð'

Make way... here comes a #greatwhiteshark (Carcharodon carcharias)
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Make way... here comes a #greatwhiteshark (Carcharodon carcharias) on our final day of NOAA #SharkWeek 2015.

HAPPENING TODAY starting at 11 am ET: Got
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HAPPENING TODAY starting at 11 am ET: Got shark questions? Join us for a Reddit AMA ("Ask Me Anything") with NOAA shark expert Dr. William "Trey" Driggers. He'll help separate shark facts from fiction and answer your questions about these ecologically important and fascinating creatures. More details: http://1.usa.gov/1KKZpvf. [ Direct link to Reddit AMA page: http://bit.ly/NOAAsharkredditAMA ]

We're showing a lot of #NOAA #shark love
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We're showing a lot of #NOAA #shark love this week! Are you following the @NOAAFisheries @Instagram feed? They're sharing lots of photos of a number of shark species this week (we'll share some too.) On the Web, we've also got a series of great shark videos that take you behind the scenes of how NOAA scientists study sharks all year long to better understand and protect them: http://bit.ly/noaasharkvids.

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Happy #FourthOfJuly everyone! Are you heading out onto
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Happy #FourthOfJuly everyone! Are you heading out onto the water or to the #beach this weekend? If so, be sure to watch for signs of and warning flags for #ripcurrents and other hazards, so your weekend is smooth #sailing. See these tips before you venture out today: http://www.ripcurrents.noaa.gov and http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/marine/safeboating/index.shtml.

#NOAA #SeaTurtleWeek continues... IMAGE WARNING: This #baby Kemp's
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#NOAA #SeaTurtleWeek continues... IMAGE WARNING: This #baby Kemp's ridley sea turtle is extremely adorable. View with caution. (We promised photos of baby sea turtles, didn't we?) FACT: Kemp's ridley #turtles are listed as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Learn more at http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/species/turtles/kempsridley.htm via @NOAAFisheries. (Photo: NOAA.) #sciencesavesseaturtles #science #nature #ridley #sea #turtles --

#NOAA #SeaTurtleWeek continues -- And don't forget! Our
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#NOAA #SeaTurtleWeek continues -- And don't forget! Our #RedditAMA with NOAA sea turtle expert Barbara Schroeder starts TODAY at 2 pm ET at http://www.reddit.com/r/science/comments/3a9x96/science_ama_series_hello_reddit_im_barbara/ ........................................................... Here's one noteworthy sea turtle you might have seen: The beak-like shape of the mouth of this #Hawksbill sea turtle allows it to reach into holes and crevices of #coralreefs to find sponges -- their primary food source as adults -- and other invertebrates.

Wow, now that?s a lot of #seaturtles! These
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Wow, now that?s a lot of #seaturtles! These are olive #ridley sea turtles in Mexico, and ridley turtles are the only species of sea turtle that come ashore to #nest in such large numbers. This event, which can sometimes include tens of thousands of female turtles nesting at once, is known as ?arribada,? which means arrival in Spanish.

Celebrate ?#?SeaTurtleWeek? with a turtle-themed #RedditAMA! Have you
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Celebrate ?#?SeaTurtleWeek? with a turtle-themed #RedditAMA! Have you ever wondered how far sea turtles travel? Did you know there are 6 different species in U.S. waters -- and they?re all threatened or endangered?

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You'll flip when you see the *new* NOAA
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You'll flip when you see the *new* NOAA National Ocean Service (@NOAAOcean) Instagram feed!

Move over Shark Week: It's NOAA #SeaTurtleWeek!
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Move over Shark Week: It's NOAA #SeaTurtleWeek!

Move over Shark Week: It's NOAA #SeaTurtleWeek!
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THIS JUST IN: NOAA forecasters expect below-normal 2015
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THIS JUST IN: NOAA forecasters expect below-normal 2015 #Atlantic #Hurricane Season. (More at http://1.usa.gov/1BnoCTZ or visit www.NOAA.gov.) Here's NOAA's official #HurricaneOutlook for the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season, by the numbers: There's a 70% likelihood of 6-11 named storms of which 3-6 could become hurricanes, including 0-2 major hurricanes. *But please remember: Regardless of the number of storms in a given season, it only takes 1 to devastate an entire community.

Today we pause to honor all our fallen
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Today we pause to honor all our fallen service members. May their bravery and sacrifices never be forgotten. We are also thankful for all our service members at NOAA and across the nation, including our men and women of the

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NOAA divers, like Kelly Gleason pictured here, are
(Credit: Greg McFall/NOAA Dive Program). #sciencesavesreefs #science #sea #reef #reefpredator #coral #AmericanSamoa #diver #diving #scuba #NOAA #NationalOceanService @NOAAOcean/ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

NOAA divers, like Kelly Gleason pictured here, are working hard to halt a reef predator's "stinging" effect on fragile coral reefs in American Samoa. Meet the invasive #crown-of-thorns #starfish: http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/news/may15/crown-of-thorns.html via NOAA's National Ocean Service.

This summer, more than 20 NOAA #scientists will
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This summer, more than 20 NOAA #scientists will stay up late to learn why some #thunderstorms form and grow at night, without the energy from the #sun's heat. They will be participating in the Plains Elevated Convection At Night (#PECAN15), a large, intensive field campaign to collect data before and during nighttime thunderstorms in the western Great Plains from June 1 to July 15.

Do you have a photo that captures the
(Credit: Barry Jackson. Used with permission.) #science #ocean #sea #coast #marine #marinelife #fish #WorldOceansDay #photography #photo #contest #smartphone #camera/ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

Do you have a photo that captures the beauty of our #ocean and coastal places? There are just TWO days left to send us your submissions for the NOAA National Ocean Services' #WorldOceanDay #Photo #Contest. Winning photos will be announced on June 8, World Ocean Day. See contest details and rules at http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/news/may15/photo-contest.html.

Hey, you! Yeah, we're talking to you: Just
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Hey, you! Yeah, we're talking to you: Just a reminder to submit your best ocean and coastal photos for #NOAA's National Ocean Service #WorldOceanDay photo contest by May 22.

Today is #EndangeredSpeciesDay. Every year on the third
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Today is #EndangeredSpeciesDay. Every year on the third Friday in May, #ESDay recognizes and support national efforts to protect our #endangeredspecies and their #habitats.

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In 2014, the scalloped hammerhead shark received a
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In 2014, the scalloped hammerhead shark received a final rule to list four distinct population segments (DPS) under the ESA and a CITES listing effective as of September 14, 2014. Scalloped hammerhead fins are highly desired for trade because of the sharks size and high fin ray count.

On the Line Podcast - NOAA Fisheries wildlife
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On the Line Podcast - NOAA Fisheries wildlife biologist Sharon Melin describes conditions at the sea lion rookeries on the Channel Islands, where pups are going hungry because unusually warm water along the Pacific coast has made it more difficult for their mothers to find food.

Q: Do you know which endangered species has
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Q: Do you know which endangered species has these razor sharp bony plates called scutes?

This sea lion pup may look content resting
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This sea lion pup may look content resting on Channel Islands' beaches, but the reality is that sea lion pups​ ​there​ ​are going hungry because unusually warm water along the Pacific coast has made it more difficult for their mothers to find food. Sardines, anchovies, and other prey species have moved north or deeper in search of cooler water.​ ​

Did You Know? The sargassum fish is a
(Credit: Dave Grant, 2012 NOAA Teacher at Sea teacheratsea.noaa.gov/ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

Did You Know? The sargassum fish is a weak swimmer that spends its life clinging to free-floating sargassum seaweed. It uses its fleshy fins as lures to attract prey and as camoflauge. Learn about these fish and much more on the #TeacheratSea website. Please see the link located in our Instagram bio (http://teacheratsea.noaa.gov/media/). #sargassum #fish #seaweed #ocean #cruise #TAS #TeacheratSea #teach #research #NOAA #NOAAFisheries

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An extraordinarily rare ocean discovery has been made.
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An extraordinarily rare ocean discovery has been made. Only the second specimen ever seen, the “pocket shark” is a very small species of shark that has a mysterious pocket-like orifice behind its pectoral fin.

Are humpback whales still facing extinction? NOAA Fisheries
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Are humpback whales still facing extinction? NOAA Fisheries scientists spent several years researching this question, and their answer is not a simple yes or no. Their findings suggest changing the listing of humpback whales under the Endangered Species Act. Weigh in on the proposed changes: http://1.usa.gov/1E2gE6Y

On #EarthDay, it's important to remember that human
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On #EarthDay, it's important to remember that human activities have significant effects on the natural world around us.

It’s Earth Day! Did you know the first
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It’s Earth Day! Did you know the first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970? Only six months later, NOAA was formed by combining the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries, Weather Bureau, and US Coast & Geodetic Survey into one unified agency. How do you plan to celebrate Earth Day? Comment below ‪#‎EarthDayNOAA‬

A close-up of brain coral captured by remotely
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A close-up of brain coral captured by remotely operated vehicle (ROV) near the Caribbean island of St. Croix. NOAA's National Ocean Service (NOS) scientists use the ROV to confirm the type of seafloor cover�"from sandy bottom to hard coral�"previously identified using sonar and geographic information system tools. Credit: NOS/NOAA

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The gag grouper population in the Gulf of
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The gag grouper population in the Gulf of Mexico declined for several years beginning in 2005, possibly due to a major “red tide” event (an algal bloom that releases potent neurotoxins). Managers implemented a number of measures for the commercial and recreational gag fisheries to rebuild the stock.

A collaborative project led by the Puget Sound
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A collaborative project led by the Puget Sound Restoration Fund in conjunction with NOAA and other partners, was just awarded $1.5 million by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation to tackle the impacts of ocean acidification.

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