Tag: Antarctica

New Strain of Bird Flu Found in Penguins

Written by on May 9, 2014 in Marine Life, Penguins
New Strain of Bird Flu Found in Penguins

Researchers have discovered a new version of the bird flu “unlike anything else detected in the world,” in Adélie penguins.

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Ancient Antarctica Used To Be As Warm As California

Written by on April 23, 2014 in Other News, Physical Oceanography
Ancient Antarctica Used To Be As Warm As California

The last time atmospheric CO2 concentrations were this high (and higher), parts of Antarctica were as warm as California and Florida are today.

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This Week in Marine Science

Written by on January 17, 2014 in Other News
This Week in Marine Science

Here’s a roundup of other stories worth reading this weekend, including the first fish to walk, discoveries in Antarctica, and the sardine fishery collapse.

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Salmon Could Suffer from Increase in CA Pot Farms

Written by on January 14, 2014 in Marine Life
Salmon Could Suffer from Increase in CA Pot Farms

Today’s highlights include salmon’s problem with pot farms, seahorses threatened in Cambodia, and an increase in sea level rise.

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Emperor Penguin Huddles Are Incredibly Coordinated

Written by on December 17, 2013 in Other News
Emperor Penguin Huddles Are Incredibly Coordinated

Today’s highlights include changes in the Pacific, an investigation into dolphin meat at restaurants in Italy, and the science behind emperor penguin huddles.

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A New Approach to Protect Deep Sea Life From Mining

Written by on December 4, 2013 in Policy & Ocean Law
A New Approach to Protect Deep Sea Life From Mining

Today’s highlights include protecting the deep sea from mining, the discovery of more than 30 new species, and bad news for the Gulf of Maine shrimp fishery.

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This Week in Marine Science

Written by on November 22, 2013 in Other News
This Week in Marine Science

Here’s a roundup of other stories worth reading this weekend, including penguin evolution, jellyfish blooms, high seas governance, and much more.

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This Week in Marine Science

Written by on November 15, 2013 in Other News
This Week in Marine Science

Here’s a roundup of other stories worth reading this weekend, including new marine technology, dolphin accents, and tracking icebergs.

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Close-ups of the Often Feared Portuguese Man-of-War

Written by on October 14, 2013 in Marine Life, Other Marine Life
Close-ups of the Often Feared Portuguese Man-of-War

Today’s highlights include a new Antarctic mission, incredible Portuguese man o’ war photographs, and how predators influence mosquitofish evolution.

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“Data-Deficient” Bryde’s Whales Getting New Attention

Written by on October 7, 2013 in Marine Life, Whales & Dolphins
“Data-Deficient” Bryde’s Whales Getting New Attention

Today’s highlights include a giant squid in Spain, new findings on the “data-deficient” Bryde’s whale, and channels beneath the Antarctic ice shelf.

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