Archive for March, 2016

What do fish, corals, and trees have in common?

Written by on March 30, 2016 in Coral Reefs, Fish, Marine Life
What do fish, corals, and trees have in common?

Aside from the fact that fish, corals, and trees can be aged in similar ways, new research shows they also respond to climate change in similar ways.

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Oceans Photographer of the Year Call for Entries

Written by on March 28, 2016 in Other News
Oceans Photographer of the Year Call for Entries

The IUCN Global Marine Polar Program (GMPP) recently announced that it is accepting entries for this year’s Oceans Photographer of the Year.

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What coral reef animal are you?

Written by on March 25, 2016 in Other News
What coral reef animal are you?

Which coral reef animal best represents you? Find out by taking our first ocean animal quiz!

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Giving farmed fish plant-based food comes with complications

Written by on March 23, 2016 in Fish, Other News
Giving farmed fish plant-based food comes with complications

Switching from fishmeal to plant-based feed could impact the health benefits and environmental footprint of farmed seafood.

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MoJo Coastwalk: Bringing the California Coastal Trail Back to Life

Written by on March 21, 2016 in Editor's Choice, Other News
MoJo Coastwalk: Bringing the California Coastal Trail Back to Life

This May, Morgan Visalli and Jocelyn Enevoldsen will begin a 1,200 mile journey along the coast of California to raise awareness of the California Coastal Trail.

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What does marine life have to do with U.S. – Cuba relations?

Written by on March 18, 2016 in Other News
What does marine life have to do with U.S. – Cuba relations?

Did you know that marine life played a role in reopening relations between the U.S. and Cuba?

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Looking glass into the secret lives of whale sharks

Written by on March 16, 2016 in Marine Life, Sharks
Looking glass into the secret lives of whale sharks

Dr. Simon J Pierce’s photo of a pregnant whale shark could also be a scientific breakthrough.

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New peculiar octopus discovered during deep-sea dive

Written by on March 14, 2016 in Invertebrates, Marine Life
New peculiar octopus discovered during deep-sea dive

NOAA researchers come across likely new octopus species.

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Longest coral die-off on record

Written by on March 11, 2016 in Coral Reefs, Other News
Longest coral die-off on record

Researchers believe the coral bleaching event that began in 2014 could extend well into 2017, thanks in part to El Niño.

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Seaweed farms have unexpected benefit

Written by on March 9, 2016 in Other News
Seaweed farms have unexpected benefit

“Our research suggests that seaweed farms may ultimately play a role in protecting degraded coral reefs.”

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