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Earth Day Is* Every Day!

Earth Day Is* Every Day!

Written by on April 22, 2014 in Marine Life, Other News

“How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean.”

Singing Cod: Rhythmic Grunts May Attract a Mate

Singing Cod: Rhythmic Grunts May Attract a Mate

Written by on April 16, 2014 in Fish, Marine Life

New research reveals that the sounds cod make during spawning season are produced in a rhythmic pattern and could be used by females to select a mate.

New Risk for Coral Reefs: Coral-Eating Worm

New Risk for Coral Reefs: Coral-Eating Worm

Written by on April 14, 2014 in Marine Life

Researchers from the University of Southampton have identified a new threat for coral reefs: a coral-eating flatworm.

Technology

Happy Fish = Happy People in the Solomon Islands

Happy Fish = Happy People in the Solomon Islands

Written by on April 18, 2014 in Editor's Choice, Fish, Technology

The Hapi Fis Hapi Pipol app works with basic technology to collect biological, economic, and social data of fisheries in the Solomon Islands.

Hydropower: Great for Humans, Not So Great for Fish…Yet

Hydropower: Great for Humans, Not So Great for Fish…Yet

Written by on April 17, 2014 in Fish, Technology

An international research team is working to make hydropower safer for fish.

Keeping Water Supplies Safe on Long Journeys

Keeping Water Supplies Safe on Long Journeys

Written by on March 27, 2014 in Technology

“The presence of any harmful bacteria, viruses and invasive species on a ship can have catastrophic effects…”

Policy & Ocean Law

It’s Time to Stop the Cycle of “Drill, Spill, Repeat”

It’s Time to Stop the Cycle of “Drill, Spill, Repeat”

Written by on April 21, 2014 in Policy & Ocean Law

“When it comes to offshore drilling in the U.S. one overarching theme stands out – Drill, Spill, Repeat.”

Infographic: A Timeline of Morgan the Orca’s Life in Captivity

Infographic: A Timeline of Morgan the Orca’s Life in Captivity

Written by on April 7, 2014 in Policy & Ocean Law

Morgan was captured under a rehabilitate and release permit in 2010. She still hasn’t been released. Here’s an infographic covering the series of events since then.

Victory for Australia: Japan’s “Scientific” Whaling Must End

Victory for Australia: Japan’s “Scientific” Whaling Must End

Written by on March 31, 2014 in Policy & Ocean Law, Whales & Dolphins

Today, the International Court of Justice ruled that Japan can no longer continue its annual whale hunt in the Southern Ocean.

Other

Ancient Antarctica Used To Be As Warm As California

Ancient Antarctica Used To Be As Warm As California

Written by on April 23, 2014 in Other News, Physical Oceanography

The last time atmospheric CO2 concentrations were this high (and higher), parts of Antarctica were as warm as California and Florida are today.

Earth Day Is* Every Day!

Earth Day Is* Every Day!

Written by on April 22, 2014 in Marine Life, Other News

“How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean.”

Impact of Overfishing On Human Lives

Impact of Overfishing On Human Lives

Written by on April 9, 2014 in Fish, Other News

As more and more people make seafood a part of their everyday diet, our oceans continue to face the threat of depleting supply of edible sea creatures.

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