Tag: climate change

Climate change altering some beluga whale migration

Written by on January 17, 2017 in Marine Life, Whales & Dolphins
Climate change altering some beluga whale migration

“The biggest take-home message is that belugas can respond relatively quickly to their changing environment, yet we can’t expect a uniform response across all beluga populations.”

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What the world’s oldest animal can teach us

Written by on December 12, 2016 in Marine Life
What the world’s oldest animal can teach us

Researchers from Cardiff University are learning about the history of the ocean from the longest-living animal on Earth: the quahog.

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Biodiversity helps fish survive climate change

Written by on May 19, 2016 in Fish, Other News
Biodiversity helps fish survive climate change

New research shows that biodiversity protects fish from the effects of climate change.

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Less sea ice means polar bears are swimming longer

Written by on May 2, 2016 in Marine Life
Less sea ice means polar bears are swimming longer

New research from the University of Alberta reveals that an increasing number of polar bears have been undertaking long-distance swims, which can be dangerous.

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What do fish, corals, and trees have in common?

Written by on March 30, 2016 in Coral Reefs, Fish, Marine Life
What do fish, corals, and trees have in common?

Aside from the fact that fish, corals, and trees can be aged in similar ways, new research shows they also respond to climate change in similar ways.

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Salt marshes can outgrow sea-level rise

Written by on March 7, 2016 in Other News
Salt marshes can outgrow sea-level rise

Good news! Salt marshes might not be as vulnerable to sea-level rise as many assessments would have us believe.

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Belugas dive deep to find more cod

Written by on February 24, 2016 in Other News
Belugas dive deep to find more cod

Baseline information on beluga whales will help researchers better understand how these Arctic animals will be impacted by climate change and human interaction.

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Northeast Fisheries Vulnerable to Climate Change

Written by on February 12, 2016 in Fish, Marine Life
Northeast Fisheries Vulnerable to Climate Change

A multispecies assessment examined 82 species and found that, while the majority will be affected in some way by climate change, some are more resilient than others.

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Cloudy Waters Might Be Good for Coral Reefs

Written by on January 5, 2016 in Coral Reefs, Marine Life
Cloudy Waters Might Be Good for Coral Reefs

“Naturally turbid environments may be among the few places where coral species survive in a warmer climate.”

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Top 10 Articles From 2015

Written by on December 24, 2015 in Other News
Top 10 Articles From 2015

It’s that time of year again! Here’s a look back at the 10 most popular posts from 2015. Happy Holidays from MST!

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