Today’s highlights include the economics of marine reserves, lingering effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill and cannibalistic shark embryos.
Tag: "Gulf of Mexico"
Check out today’s highlights including a two-headed shark, the Galapagos Islands, a seal found in a forest and James Cameron’s latest deep-sea contributions.
A series of new reports shows that mercury released into the air and then deposited into the oceans contaminates our seafood.
Ever wanted to know more about the Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone? Confused by the contradicting stories? Find out all you need to know, here.
Researchers from the University of Rochester and Texas A&M University have determined that naturally-occuring bacteria in the Gulf of Mexico consumed and removed at least 200,000 tons of oil and natural gas from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Emily Tripp Senior Writer It is not uncommon for sharks to eat sea birds, but lately, researchers have been finding land birds in the stomachs of tiger sharks living in the Gulf of Mexico. “We’re the first to look this exhaustively at the diet of tiger sharks, as far as I know, and this certainly [...]
Emily Tripp Senior Writer NOAA’s Fisheries Service, along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Mexican environmental officials have released a new plan to protect the endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle. The updated Bi-National Recovery Plan was signed on September 22. “We are working together with other U.S. and Mexican agencies on the recovery [...]