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Great Barrier Reef species more at risk from climate change, says study
Tropical species with smaller geographical ranges are more likely to die out in a warming climate than those that can adapt by ‘invading’ new regions
Marine Biology
Source: TheGuardian
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015, 9:05am
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Marine mammals thriving in Thames
Ten years of public sightings show that large marine mammals are regularly found in the River Thames.
Marine Biology
Source: BBC News
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 20, 2015, 8:50am
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Toxic algae bloom in Pacific even larger than thought
​A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago
Marine Biology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 06, 2015, 7:43am
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Secret ecosystem found on hills deep beneath the ocean’s surface
A treasure trove of life has been found hiding several kilometres under the sea on abyssal hills that dot the ocean floor
Marine Biology
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 06, 2015, 7:43am
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Fish 'at risk' to trawlers revealed
Lab-based experiments produce the first evidence of the characteristics of individual fish that leave them at greater risk of getting caught.
Marine Biology
Source: BBC News
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 06, 2015, 7:43am
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U.S. drones capture breath samples from humpback whales in study
Researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute in Cape Cod have begun using a helicopter-style drone to monitor humpback whales off the coast, collecting breath samples from their blowholes and taking aerial pictures.
Marine Biology
Source: Reuters
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015, 10:37am
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Seal blubber sheds light on deep-sea contaminants
Study is one of first to track where in the ocean predators pick up different chemicals
Marine Biology
Source: Science
Posted on: Friday, Jul 31, 2015, 12:58pm
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Nemo seems to thrive in waters warmed by climate change
A species of clownfish has been shown to grow bigger in warmer conditions, suggesting that some animals may benefit from global warming
Marine Biology
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Friday, Jul 31, 2015, 12:58pm
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Maine Fisherman Catches His Second Rare Lobster
The Portland Press Herald reports that "Captain Eli," a rare orange lobster, will be kept at the Fisherman's Catch Café in Raymond, Maine, before Bill Coppersmith releases it back into the ocean.
Marine Biology
Source: NPR
Posted on: Friday, Jul 24, 2015, 8:19am
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Watch 2 Men Save a Beached Great White Shark
“Thirty years ago, they’d want to kill it and now they want to save it"
Marine Biology
Source: TIME Magazine
Posted on: Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015, 9:50am
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Cod make a comeback thanks to strict cuts in fishing
North Sea cod are above danger levels for the first time since 1983 and there's an increase on Canada's Grand Banks too. The reason is simple: we cut back on fishing
Marine Biology
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Thursday, Jul 09, 2015, 9:20am
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Plankton snacking on plastic caught on camera for the first time
Watch zooplankton waft tiny, fluorescent beads of plastic towards them, before swallowing the stuff – demonstrating the dangers of marine litter
Marine Biology
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Tuesday, Jul 07, 2015, 10:27am
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Red Crabs Invade Southern California Beaches In Search Of Warm Water
Due to warm ocean temperatures, tens of thousands of red crabs are invading beaches in Southern California.
Marine Biology
Source: NPR
Posted on: Thursday, Jun 18, 2015, 10:42am
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​Toxic algae bloom in Pacific could be largest ever
The massive bloom spreads all the way from Southern California to Alaska
Marine Biology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Thursday, Jun 18, 2015, 10:42am
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Scientists, Fishing Fleet Team Up To Save Cod — By Listening
Atlantic cod have become scarce along the coast, though catch limits have been reduced by 80 percent. Researchers are now tracking the sound of mating cod, hoping to help fishing boats avoid them.
Marine Biology
Source: NPR
Posted on: Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015, 8:38am
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Polar bears now eat dolphins, thanks to global warming
Melting sea ice attracted dolphins further north than normal, toward polar bears already struggling to find enough food
Marine Biology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015, 8:38am
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Explore the world's coral reefs from your desk
To highlight the importance of the oceans, Google has released panoramic views of 40 coral reefs around the world.
Marine Biology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015, 10:42am
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As world warms, ocean habitats shrink
Up to 20% of ocean could become inhospitable to cold-blooded animals
Marine Biology
Source: Science
Posted on: Thursday, Jun 04, 2015, 5:57pm
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UNESCO edges closer to declaring Great Barrier Reef ‘in danger'
As it considers putting the reef on its World Heritage in Danger list, UNESCO has given the Australian government 18 months to devise and fund a protection plan
Marine Biology
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 03, 2015, 9:09am
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Barrier Reef spared 'danger' listing
The Great Barrier Reef should not go on the World Heritage danger list, according to a United Nations draft report.
Marine Biology
Source: BBC News
Posted on: Friday, May 29, 2015, 12:43pm
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'Loud wakeup call' over rare dolphin
The smallest and rarest marine dolphin in the world could be extinct within 15 years if protection is not stepped up, according to research.
Marine Biology
Source: BBC News
Posted on: Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 8:45am
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Scientists want you to know plankton is not just whale food
Scientists on Thursday unveiled the most comprehensive analysis ever undertaken of the world's ocean plankton, the tiny organisms that serve as food for marine creatures such as the blue whale, but also provide half the oxygen we breathe.
Marine Biology
Source: Reuters
Posted on: Friday, May 22, 2015, 11:49am
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Scientists want you to know plankton is not just whale food
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists on Thursday unveiled the most comprehensive analysis ever undertaken of the world's ocean plankton, the tiny organisms that serve as food for marine creatures such as the blue whale, but also provide half the oxygen we breathe.
Marine Biology
Source: Reuters
Posted on: Friday, May 22, 2015, 11:49am
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Coral bleaching hits Indian Ocean reefs
Finding proof of bleaching raises concerns that it could spread globally this year
Marine Biology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 8:02am
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Baby starfish offer a glimmer of hope for recovery
Along the West Coast, signs that sea stars from Alaska to Baja are fighting back from a devastating disease
Marine Biology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, May 05, 2015, 10:39am
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A round-the-world scientific expedition will use drones to study plastic pollution
Scientists circumnavigating the globe on a spartan racing catamaran will spend the coming year deploying drones to collect better data on plastic pollution
Marine Biology
Source: TheGuardian
Posted on: Thursday, Apr 23, 2015, 12:02pm
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Scientists provide rare view of sperm whale
Scientists operating a remote-controlled vehicle about 2,000 feet below water get a rare glimpse of a sperm whale. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Elaine Quijano report on the video.
Marine Biology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Thursday, Apr 16, 2015, 8:09am
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Scientists Catch Up On The Sex Life Of Coral To Help Reefs Survive
It's all in the timing. Biologists haven't been able to breed embryos of the rare, pillar coral in the lab because it's been tough to catch the creatures in the act.
Marine Biology
Source: NPR
Posted on: Thursday, Mar 19, 2015, 7:50am
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Why did 1,800 sea lion pups wash ashore in California?
Scientists believe the crisis could continue, with young sea lions arriving on beaches sick and starving for months
Marine Biology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015, 11:47am
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Huge marine reserve for Pitcairn
The UK government is to establish the largest marine reserve in the world around the Pitcairn Islands in the Pacific.
Marine Biology
Source: BBC News
Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015, 11:47am
Rating: | Views: 171 | Comments: 0
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