Posts Tagged ‘marine’

The Patterns of Fluid Movement

Thursday, February 20th, 2014
whales, birds, bats, bend, propulsion, fluid, motion, winds, tails, fins, marine, jellyfish

Do the wings of an airborne monarch butterfly move through the air the same way the tail of a bottlenose dolphin moves through the 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.

Ancient Colors and Worm Glue

Friday, January 17th, 2014
reptiles, marine, colors, ancient, dinosaurs, melanasomes, kelp, fukushima, radiation, nuclear, worms, sandcastle, glue, adhesive, mussels, heart,

Some recent headlines we didn’t want you to miss!

Sponge Heroes

Friday, October 11th, 2013
sponges, coral, corals, reefs, organisms, Darwin, nutrients, oceans, marine, animals

Are faceless sponges the true heroes of coral reef ecosystems?

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?

Happy Earth Day

Monday, April 22nd, 2013
earth day, environment, pollution, great lakes, marine, ocean, rivers, colorado, drought, trees, climate change, ecology, evolution, energy, renewables, fossil fuels, solar, wind, power, flights

A few recent headlines to help you ponder and protect our planet.

Marine or Terrestrial?

Thursday, January 17th, 2013
fossils, marine, terrestrial, ediacaran

Fossils found sixty years ago are creating controversy. Again.

Diving Deep For Science

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

James Cameron and a team of scientists have found diverse life deep in the ocean. Have they also found the origins of life?

Protected Areas, Part 2: CA

Friday, July 16th, 2010
Stewarts Point gathering_Wilder, Violet.

How do we protect fragile ecosystems and species while conserving cultural activities? In part two of our series on Marine Protected Areas and indigenous peoples, we discuss California’s protected areas and what that will mean for coastal indigenous communities.

Protected Areas, Part 1: BC

Thursday, July 15th, 2010
Gwaii Haanas sunset (view from hotsprings island)

How do we protect fragile ecosystems and species while conserving cultural activities? We explore a recent, historic proposal in BC, Canada in this first of a two part series on Marine Protected Areas and indigenous peoples.

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