Other Marine Life

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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102 Species Added to the Tree of Life

Written by on December 30, 2015 in Marine Life, Other Marine Life, Sharks
102 Species Added to the Tree of Life

In 2015, the California Academy of Sciences described 102 new species, many of which are found underwater.

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Sightings of Critically Endangered Sea Snakes

Written by on December 28, 2015 in Marine Life, Other Marine Life
Sightings of Critically Endangered Sea Snakes

Two critically endangered sea snakes, long thought to be extinct, were recently found off the coast of Western Australia.

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Putting MPAs Where They’re Needed Most

Written by on December 9, 2015 in Other Marine Life, Policy & Ocean Law
Putting MPAs Where They’re Needed Most

Researchers recently completed the first comprehensive assessment of the coverage marine protected areas provide for marine life around the world.

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Halloween Under the Sea

Written by on October 30, 2015 in Other Marine Life, Other News
Halloween Under the Sea

There’s quite a collection of Halloween-themed marine life, but some are much better than others. Here are seven creepy creatures that are ready for Halloween.

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Controlling Crown-of-Thorns Starfish Outbreaks with One Simple Ingredient

Written by on October 9, 2015 in Coral Reefs, Other Marine Life
Controlling Crown-of-Thorns Starfish Outbreaks with One Simple Ingredient

James Cook University scientists have found a cheaper, simpler way to fight Crown of Thorns Starfish outbreaks .

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Poor Ocean Health Reflected in Declining Seabird Populations

Written by on July 16, 2015 in Marine Life, Other Marine Life
Poor Ocean Health Reflected in Declining Seabird Populations

“When we see this magnitude of seabird decline, we can see there is something wrong with marine ecosystems.”

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Important Marine Plants Can Cope With Climate Change

Written by on July 8, 2015 in Marine Life, Other Marine Life
Important Marine Plants Can Cope With Climate Change

New research shows that marine algae may be better able to cope with climate change than we thought.

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Polar Bears Remained Threatened by Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Written by on July 6, 2015 in Marine Life, Other Marine Life
Polar Bears Remained Threatened by Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A new study from the U.S. Geological Society reveals that greenhouse gas emissions remain the primary threat to polar bear populations.

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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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