Other News

This section covers all other topics ranging from important marine scientists to offshore energy developments.

Coasts in shadow: beneath the waves during the Great American Solar Eclipse 2017

Written by on August 18, 2017 in Editor's Choice, Other News
Coasts in shadow: beneath the waves during the Great American Solar Eclipse 2017

Minutes before any eclipse observer can see the moon commandeer the light of the Sun on August 21st, the Pacific Ocean will perceive the changes first.

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Designs That Reduce Maritime Debris from Fishing Devices Evolve Faster When Fishing Masters and Scientists Collaborate

Written by on May 2, 2017 in Editor's Choice, Fish, Other News
Designs That Reduce Maritime Debris from Fishing Devices Evolve Faster When Fishing Masters and Scientists Collaborate

FADs can make fishing vessels more productive, but rising productivity comes at a cost.

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Nature as protection: Ecosystem-based Adaptation and its success in the Caribbean

Written by on April 25, 2017 in Editor's Choice, Other News
Nature as protection: Ecosystem-based Adaptation and its success in the Caribbean

Ecosystem-based Adaptation is good for communities and the environment as it promotes community engagement, restores natural habitats, and builds local resilience.

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Paul Greenberg & FRONTLINE search for fish that’s good for you and the planet

Written by on April 24, 2017 in Editor's Choice, Other News
Paul Greenberg & FRONTLINE search for fish that’s good for you and the planet

“What fish should I eat that’s good for me and good for the planet?”

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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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Any ecosystem is a fragile ecosystem

Written by on March 10, 2017 in Coral Reefs, Other News
Any ecosystem is a fragile ecosystem

That is, if you apply the correct pressure to it.

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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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Lobsters: A Love Story

Written by on February 14, 2017 in Other News
Lobsters: A Love Story

“C’mon you guys. It’s a known fact that lobsters fall in love and mate for life.”

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WMO recognizes new world record wave height

Written by on December 21, 2016 in Other News, Physical Oceanography
WMO recognizes new world record wave height

The World Meteorological Organization has established a new world record wave height of 19 meters (62.3 feet) measured by a buoy in the North Atlantic.

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Holidays Under the Sea

Written by on December 16, 2016 in Other News
Holidays Under the Sea

Need inspiration for a holiday-themed ocean lesson or event?

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