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BOFFFFs, critical to the survival of their shallow counterparts

BOFFFFs, critical to the survival of their shallow counterparts

Written by on November 4, 2016 in Marine Life

BOFFFFs are important to marine ecosystems around the world because they’re the ones that reproduce and help keep populations healthy.

Jellyfish could be the key to fighting seafood fraud

Jellyfish could be the key to fighting seafood fraud

Written by on November 2, 2016 in Jellyfish, Marine Life

Researchers are working on efficient ways to test seafood in order to determine if it was labeled correctly.

Coral reef fish and warming water: move or adapt?

Coral reef fish and warming water: move or adapt?

Written by on October 14, 2016 in Fish, Marine Life

New research shows that in order to deal with warming ocean temperatures, some reef fish are relocating to cooler waters.

Technology

Noise isn’t the only problem with shipping

Noise isn’t the only problem with shipping

Written by on November 9, 2016 in Technology

New research demonstrates shipping can disrupt natural genetic patterns of marine species.

Deep-sea sensors helping researchers learn about beaked whales

Deep-sea sensors helping researchers learn about beaked whales

Written by on September 23, 2016 in Technology, Whales & Dolphins

A new set of drifting deep-sea acoustic sensors will help researchers learn more about elusive beaked whales.

NASA in the Great Barrier Reef

NASA in the Great Barrier Reef

Written by on September 21, 2016 in Coral Reefs, Technology

NASA recently began a new mission in the Great Barrier Reef to “transform our understanding of Earth’s valuable and ecologically sensitive coral reefs.”

Policy & Ocean Law

The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay: A New National Marine Sanctuary?

The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay: A New National Marine Sanctuary?

Written by on September 8, 2016 in Editor's Choice, Policy & Ocean Law

The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay is in the running to become Maryland’s first national marine sanctuary.

Improved high seas management need to protect coastal fisheries

Improved high seas management need to protect coastal fisheries

Written by on September 7, 2016 in Fish, Policy & Ocean Law

New research shows that closing fisheries in the high seas could increase catches in coastal waters by 10 percent.

Drawing the line: the expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Drawing the line: the expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Written by on September 6, 2016 in Fish, Policy & Ocean Law

President Obama recently quadrupled the size of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument from 140,000 to 582,578 square miles.

Other

Jellyfish Soup: a beautiful, underwater, conservation-themed dance

Jellyfish Soup: a beautiful, underwater, conservation-themed dance

Written by on November 16, 2016 in Other News

Check out this behind-the-scenes look at the stunning Jellyfish Soup photoshoot!

Diving Beyond Disabilities

Diving Beyond Disabilities

Written by on November 14, 2016 in Other News, Spotlight

If you have a physical disability, diving may never cross your mind, but a new nonprofit wants to help get everyone in the water.

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

Written by on October 31, 2016 in Other News

From bat rays to goblin sharks, lots of marine life is ready to go trick-or-treating!

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