Archive for March, 2013

Weekly Roundup 17

Written by on March 29, 2013 in Marine Life
Weekly Roundup 17

Here’s a roundup of other stories worth reading this weekend including a venomous sea slug, a touching dolphin video, seafood labeling laws and a time-lapsed video of a ship being built.

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Two Fish: What Do You Know About Fish Farming?

Written by on March 29, 2013 in Editor's Choice, Fish, Marine Life

Check out this great seven-minute video from Fish Navy Films that compares two drastically different fish farms.

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Building an International Ocean Community

Written by on March 28, 2013 in Other News
Building an International Ocean Community

With the philosophy that shared information leads to better decisions, OpenOceans Global will create a global ocean research data portal.

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Bomb-Stuffed Squid, Wildlife Protection and Whale Tracking

Written by on March 27, 2013 in Marine Life
Bomb-Stuffed Squid, Wildlife Protection and Whale Tracking

Check out today’s highlights including a bomb-stuffed squid, a national strategy for protecting wildlife, and tracking whales with sound.

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Learn About the Gulf Oil Spill with the Boat House Buddies

Written by on March 27, 2013 in Other News
Learn About the Gulf Oil Spill with the Boat House Buddies

The Boat House Buddies Deal With the Big Spill is a 10-book series designed to help educate youngsters about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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A Two-Headed Shark, Galapagos Marine Life, and James Cameron

Written by on March 26, 2013 in Marine Life
A Two-Headed Shark, Galapagos Marine Life, and James Cameron

Check out today’s highlights including a two-headed shark, the Galapagos Islands, a seal found in a forest and James Cameron’s latest deep-sea contributions.

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A Summary of Deep-Sea Mining

Written by on March 26, 2013 in Technology
A Summary of Deep-Sea Mining

What are we looking for at the bottom of the ocean? How are we going to get it? Will this process harm the environment?

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Fishing the High Seas, Seafood Decline and Red Tides

Written by on March 25, 2013 in Marine Life
Fishing the High Seas, Seafood Decline and Red Tides

Check out today’s highlights including fishing on the high seas, seafood consumption in Japan, the potential to save our oceans and New England’s red tide.

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UPDATE: FWS Proposes Protected Areas for Loggerheads

Written by on March 25, 2013 in Policy & Ocean Law, Sea Turtles
UPDATE: FWS Proposes Protected Areas for Loggerheads

In response to a lawsuit filed by conservation groups earlier this year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to designate 739 miles of critical habitat for loggerhead sea turtles

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Invasive Species, Manta Rays and Alien Oceans

Written by on March 24, 2013 in Marine Life
Invasive Species, Manta Rays and Alien Oceans

Check out today’s highlights including the successes and failures of invasive species, the behavior of manta rays and oceans on other planets.

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