Check out this article to learn more about invasive (non-native) species. A recent study focuses on why some invasive species thrive in new areas but others fail. According to the researchers, understanding these factors is vital when it comes to protecting local marine life from the threat of invasive species.
This blog post on Manta Trust tells an amazing story about manta rays. Julie Hartup has been studying mantas in the Mariana Islands for a while now. In this post, she talks about their odd feeding habits and what it’s like to study these beautiful creatures.
This doesn’t have to do with marine science on Earth, but one scientist says that every rocky planet probably develops an ocean of water shortly after formation. This means that it is possible that there are many habitable planets elsewhere in the universe. Although the issue of whether or not other planets retain their ocean is a different matter that will require addition research.
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