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Do Whales Have Eyelashes?

Written by on April 29, 2016 in Other News, Whales & Dolphins
Do Whales Have Eyelashes?

The media does a great job of anthropomorphizing whales, but do they really have eyelashes?

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Boston: Tracing New England

Written by on April 20, 2016 in Fish, Other News
Boston: Tracing New England

Traceability not only allows patrons to have faith that the labels are correct, but also presents the information necessary to choose more sustainable goods.

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Marine Science, Evidence of Continental Drift, and Hollywood Sets

Written by on April 13, 2016 in Other News
Marine Science, Evidence of Continental Drift, and Hollywood Sets

Though the town itself is generally quiet, Northeastern University’s Marine Science Center is a sparkling gem, loud in both looks and knowledge.

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Size Matters: A decline in size of Whale Sharks in Ningaloo Reef

Written by on April 11, 2016 in Marine Life, Sharks
Size Matters: A decline in size of Whale Sharks in Ningaloo Reef

“If [adult whale sharks] are not occurring there now it means that something changed, and we need to understand why that happened.”

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Sea Turtles Get the Green Light on Safety

Written by on April 4, 2016 in Marine Life, Technology
Sea Turtles Get the Green Light on Safety

Researchers have come up with a simple and effective means of reducing sea turtle entanglements and mortality from fishing nets: lights.

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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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Ocean Week Creates “Young Agents of Change”

Written by on February 10, 2016 in Editor's Choice, Other News
Ocean Week Creates “Young Agents of Change”

After learning about a variety of ocean topics and participating in hands on, thought-provoking activities, these students are now young agents of change.

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Rising Sea Level and Scientists: Empowering the Local Community through Citizen Science

Written by on January 27, 2016 in Other News
Rising Sea Level and Scientists: Empowering the Local Community through Citizen Science

To better keep track of natural hazards, researchers are asking the public for help collecting data by taking pictures.

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Sea Snakes in Coronado, the New Norm?

Written by on January 22, 2016 in Marine Life, Other Marine Life
Sea Snakes in Coronado, the New Norm?

This is the second sighting of a sea snake in Southern California this season. Previously, a sea snake had not been spotted in the area in over 30 years.

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Ocean Sanctuaries’ Citizen Science Programs

Written by on April 3, 2015 in Other News, Sharks
Ocean Sanctuaries’ Citizen Science Programs

Ocean Sanctuaries is San Diego’s first ocean-related non-profit devoted almost exclusively to citizen science. Check out some of their awesome shark citizen science projects.

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