Archive for May, 2015

Combating Climate Change With Seagrass

Written by on May 28, 2015 in Marine Life, Other Marine Life
Combating Climate Change With Seagrass

New research reveals that seagrass ecosystems could play a key role in combating climate change, but first we need to stop populations from declining.

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Citizen Scientists Wanted to Study an Artificial Reef!

Written by on May 26, 2015 in Other News
Citizen Scientists Wanted to Study an Artificial Reef!

Ocean Sanctuaries recently announced the 2015 Yukon Marine Life Survey and is calling on citizen science divers and underwater photographers to help!

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A Dozen Must-Have Apps for Seafarers

Written by on May 22, 2015 in Technology
A Dozen Must-Have Apps for Seafarers

This infographic from Boat Ed gives you all the information you need on the must have apps for seafarers available to download today.

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Artist Turning Ocean Trash into Treasures

Written by on May 19, 2015 in Other News
Artist Turning Ocean Trash into Treasures

Bobby Little is an artist and sculptor who has spent two decades turning dead coral, old conch shells, abandoned oil drums, and other trash into art.

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Fish That Increase Their Body Temperature Swim Faster

Written by on May 15, 2015 in Fish, Marine Life
Fish That Increase Their Body Temperature Swim Faster

Some fish have the ability to raise their internal temperature so they become warmer than the surrounding water, allowing them to swim faster and farther.

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Dolphins Use More Energy in Noisy Oceans

Written by on May 13, 2015 in Marine Life, Whales & Dolphins
Dolphins Use More Energy in Noisy Oceans

A study published last month revealed that it takes more energy for dolphins to communicate with each other in noisy waters.

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Some Whales Have “Bungee Cord” Nerves

Written by on May 11, 2015 in Marine Life, Whales & Dolphins
Some Whales Have “Bungee Cord” Nerves

“This discovery underscores how little we know about even the basic anatomy of the largest animals alive in the oceans today.”

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Jellyfish

Written by on May 4, 2015 in Jellyfish, Marine Life
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Jellyfish

There are between 1000 and 1500 known types of jellyfish in oceans all over the world, varying in size, shape, color and severity of sting.

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Conservation Messaging at Music Festivals

Written by on May 1, 2015 in Editor's Choice, Other News
Conservation Messaging at Music Festivals

The admittedly skeptical environmentalist (and seasoned music festival-goer) in me was pretty wary about how much conservation could really be promoted at a music festival.

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