Archive for July, 2014

Sea Turtles Communicate With Each Other Before Hatching

Written by on July 30, 2014 in Marine Life, Sea Turtles
Sea Turtles Communicate With Each Other Before Hatching

Researchers recently discovered that baby sea turtles make sounds and communicate with each other from inside their eggs.

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Simpler Organisms Better Able to Adapt to Climate Change

Written by on July 28, 2014 in Fish, Marine Life
Simpler Organisms Better Able to Adapt to Climate Change

A new study shows that when it comes to climate change, the simpler a marine organism is structured, the better.

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Your Fish’s Brain on Drugs

Written by on July 25, 2014 in Marine Life
Your Fish’s Brain on Drugs

Antidepressants, some of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the world, are making their way into our waterways where they are messing with fish’s brains.

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The Ecosystem-Altering Invasion of Tropical Fish

Written by on July 23, 2014 in Fish, Marine Life, Physical Oceanography
The Ecosystem-Altering Invasion of Tropical Fish

A new study reveals the harmful impact that tropical fish have on the temperate areas they invade.

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Ancient Shark Teeth Help Researchers Predict Future of Arctic

Written by on July 21, 2014 in Other News, Sharks
Ancient Shark Teeth Help Researchers Predict Future of Arctic

Ancient shark teeth are providing researchers with a glimpse of the Arctic in the future.

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Marine Bacteria Produce Flame-Retardant Compounds

Written by on July 18, 2014 in Marine Life
Marine Bacteria Produce Flame-Retardant Compounds

A new study shows that a group of marine bacteria produce compounds nearly identical to man-made fire retardants.

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Eating Sustainably: Fiery Mahi-Mahi with Mango, Black Bean, and Avocado Salsa

Written by on July 16, 2014 in Editor's Choice, Other News
Eating Sustainably: Fiery Mahi-Mahi with Mango, Black Bean, and Avocado Salsa

Deep-sea fishing for mahi with rod and reel is not only approved by Seafood Watch, but it is great fun off the shores of Florida for a day on the water.

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Probiotics Could Help Corals Fight Disease

Written by on July 14, 2014 in Marine Life
Probiotics Could Help Corals Fight Disease

A study published last month reveals that probiotics could save corals from potentially deadly diseases.

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Changing Antarctic Winds to Accelerate Sea Level Rise

Written by on July 11, 2014 in Other News, Physical Oceanography
Changing Antarctic Winds to Accelerate Sea Level Rise

“It was one of the few cases where I hoped the science was wrong.”

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113 Coral Species May Share One Important Trait

Written by on July 9, 2014 in Coral Reefs, Marine Life
113 Coral Species May Share One Important Trait

Researchers are “tackling conservation of coral reefs” with the help of cross-species DNA markers.

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