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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.

Have You Ever Seen an Oarfish Swim?

Have You Ever Seen an Oarfish Swim?

Written by on April 10, 2014 in Marine Life

Check out this awesome video of two oarfish swimming in shallow water.

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

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.

Protecting the Sargasso Sea

Protecting the Sargasso Sea

Written by on March 24, 2014 in Policy & Ocean Law

The high seas aren’t lawless, but protecting them from environmental threats often proves complicated, since no single country can enforce regulations.

Other

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.

Deep Green Delves Deeper into Sail Research Programming

Deep Green Delves Deeper into Sail Research Programming

Written by on April 8, 2014 in Other News, Spotlight

Deep Green Wilderness provides a variety of trips for adults and teens that combine marine exploration, research, and conservation with classic sail training.

New Ocean Conservation Group Aims to Inspire Action

New Ocean Conservation Group Aims to Inspire Action

Written by on April 4, 2014 in Other News, Spotlight

A new NPO is devoted to species conservation, ocean sustainability, as well as supporting citizen science projects and documentary films involving the ocean.

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