Archive for June, 2015

Good News For Coral: Some Are Ready for Warmer Waters

Written by on June 29, 2015 in Coral Reefs, Marine Life
Good News For Coral: Some Are Ready for Warmer Waters

New research reveals that some coral populations already have what it takes to tolerate warm ocean waters.

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Protecting sharks across global fisheries cannot depend on a single action

Written by on June 26, 2015 in Other News, Sharks
Protecting sharks across global fisheries cannot depend on a single action

New article highlights needs for holistic approach to shark conservation

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For Jellyfish, Symmetry is More Important than Regenerating Limbs

Written by on June 24, 2015 in Jellyfish, Marine Life
For Jellyfish, Symmetry is More Important than Regenerating Limbs

New research reveals that some jellyfish have a unique and previously unknown self-repair mechanism, called resymmetrization.

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Mantis Shrimp Inspires New Body Armor and Helmet Designs

Written by on June 22, 2015 in Marine Life
Mantis Shrimp Inspires New Body Armor and Helmet Designs

Here’s yet another reason why the mantis shrimp is one of the most awesome creatures in the ocean: it has inspired new body armor and football helmet designs.

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Humpbacks Featured on the Biggest Screens

Written by on June 12, 2015 in Other News, Whales & Dolphins
Humpbacks Featured on the Biggest Screens

Watch humpbacks feed, play, and sing in this spectacular 3D film.

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Loving the Fantail File Fish of Hawaii

Written by on June 10, 2015 in Coral Reefs, Fish, Marine Life
Loving the Fantail File Fish of Hawaii

There is no better feeling when snorkeling than to see a species of fish or coral that is endemic to the area that you’re in.

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Happy World Oceans Day!

Written by on June 8, 2015 in Other News
Happy World Oceans Day!

This year’s theme is Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet, with a special focus on plastic pollution.

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Thousands Will Protest Marine Mammal Captivity Tomorrow

Written by on June 5, 2015 in Other News, Whales & Dolphins
Thousands Will Protest Marine Mammal Captivity Tomorrow

Tomorrow, June 6th, is the third annual Empty the Tanks event.

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Caribbean Island Reinvesting in Coral Reef Health

Written by on June 3, 2015 in Coral Reefs, Other News
Caribbean Island Reinvesting in Coral Reef Health

A brand new coral garden was recently established in Curacao by the Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF).

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Weird Lobster Makes Hard Science Harder

Written by on June 1, 2015 in Marine Life
Weird Lobster Makes Hard Science Harder

Wit and persistence pay off in scientist’s plight to study the Mediterranean slipper lobster

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