Emily

Emily Tripp is the Publisher and Editor of MarineScienceToday.com. She holds marine science and biology degrees from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. When she's not writing about marine science, she's probably running around outside or playing with her dog.

Wood chips could clean aquaculture wastewater

Written by on March 17, 2017 in Fish, Technology
Wood chips could clean aquaculture wastewater

A new study from the University of Illinois shows that a simple, organic system may clean aquaculture wastewater effectively and inexpensively.

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ICYMI: first underwater video footage of the True’s beaked whale

Written by on March 16, 2017 in Marine Life, Whales & Dolphins
ICYMI: first underwater video footage of the True’s beaked whale

Researchers recently captured the first-ever footage of the rare True’s beaked whale.

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New MPA could protect endangered basking sharks

Written by on March 15, 2017 in Marine Life, Sharks
New MPA could protect endangered basking sharks

New research shows that a proposed Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Sea of the Hebrides off Scotland’s west coast could help protect basking sharks.

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ICYMI: 27% of ocean fish caught become fishmeal or fish oil

Written by on March 14, 2017 in Marine Life
ICYMI: 27% of ocean fish caught become fishmeal or fish oil

“In fact, of the some 20 million MT of fish caught annually around the world for uses other than eating, 90 percent are fish that are perfectly good to eat…”

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Are you an underwater photographer?

Written by on March 13, 2017 in Other News
Are you an underwater photographer?

The 13th annual Underwater Photography Contest hosted by the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) is now accepting entries. The contest, which has been hosted by RSMAS every spring since 2005, is aimed at amateur photographers who earn “no more than 20% of their income from photography.” Photographs are judged […]

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Unique partnership to increase conservation and education of keystone marine species

Written by on March 8, 2017 in Other News, Sharks
Unique partnership to increase conservation and education of keystone marine species

The goal of this new relationship is “to build awareness on the conservation and education of keystone marine species, such as great white and tiger sharks.”

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Nine turtles helping researchers learn about “lost years”

Written by on March 6, 2017 in Marine Life, Sea Turtles
Nine turtles helping researchers learn about “lost years”

Last month, SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast released nine juvenile flatback turtles off the coast of Bundaberg as part of a one-of-a-kind marine conservation project.

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Manta rays worth millions in Mozambique

Written by on March 1, 2017 in Marine Life
Manta rays worth millions in Mozambique

A new study from the Marine Megafauna Foundation reveals that manta rays are worth millions to Mozambique.

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36 facts for International Polar Bear Day

Written by on February 27, 2017 in Marine Life
36 facts for International Polar Bear Day

Did you know that polar bears have the thickest fur of all bears? To celebrate International Polar Bear Day, here are 35 other facts about these awesome animals.

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Seal Island Cams Up and Running!

Written by on February 8, 2017 in Marine Life, Seals, Sea Lions & Sea Otters
Seal Island Cams Up and Running!

Brighten up a dreary winter day by watching gray seals with their adorable pups!

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