Posts Tagged ‘fish’

Conservation and Social Conflicts

Monday, July 28th, 2014
fish, seafood, wildlife, overfishing, conservation, conflicts, crime, slavery

How does wildlife conservation, or the lack thereof, affect social conflicts globally?

Valuable Carbon Sequestration

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
forests, carbon sequestration, carbon storage, fish, oceans, trees, harvard

New studies see an increase in carbon storage and the value of carbon sequestration in natural systems.

Genomes of Trout and Louis XVI

Thursday, April 24th, 2014
trout, rainbow trout, fish, genomes, genetic, DNA, French, revolution, king, Louis XVI, Louis 16, beheading

What do the fish and the beheaded French king have in common?

Plenty of Fish in the Deep Sea

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
mesopelagic, fish, fishes, twilight zone, deep, ocean, sea

Fish biomass estimates now 10 times as high as previously thought in the deep sea.

Effective MPAs

Thursday, February 6th, 2014
fish, mpas, marine protected areas, national marine sanctuaries, marine, no take, NOAA

A new study determines five factors that make marine protected areas most effective.

Shark Trouble

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
sharks, skates, rays, cartilaginous, fish, Dave Ebert, endangered, extinction, threatened, IUCN

A new study says sharks and rays are in trouble globally.

Measuring Biodiversity

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
biodiversity, measure, measuring, oceans, ecosystems, fish, citizen science, reefs, reef life survey, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, vims, scuba, species, function, richness

Researchers, with the help of citizen scientists, are measuring ocean biodiversity in a whole new way.

Fish Face!

Friday, September 27th, 2013
sharks, fish, fossils, face, facial, jaws, jawbone, vertebrates, oceans

Meet your distant relative, Entelognathus primordialis, possibly the first earthling with a familiar face.

Ocean Acidification Research

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
coccolithophore, phytoplankton, oceans. acidification, climate change, crustaceans, mollusks, fish, echinoderms, sea urchins, corals, ecosystems, marine, warming, acidity. pH, CO2

What’s going on with the oceans and what can we do?

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Friday, July 19th, 2013
lionfish, Luiz Rocha, caribbean, Brazil, Belize, invasive, species, coral, reefs, fish, submersible, dives

As invasive lionfish spread throughout the Caribbean and farther south, researchers are learning more about these damaging fish.

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