Posts Tagged ‘oceans’

Oceans Healthier Because of Sharks

Monday, August 11th, 2014
great, white, sharks, conservation, biodiversity, jaws, fear, oceans, marine life, fish, food web, ocean health

Understanding and appreciating these graceful, fascinating creatures can help save them.

Fascinating Barnacles

Monday, July 7th, 2014
lantern sharks, parasites, barnacles, hosts, life, oceans, Anelasma squalicola,

Anelasma squalicola, a parasitic barnacle, can suck the life and the reproductive capabilities out of its host.

Our Ocean

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
oceans, pacific, sustainability

This week the State Department held a successful conference devoted to the health of our oceans.

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.

Saving Whales

Monday, June 9th, 2014
science today, life, whales, kathi koontz, oceans, crab fishing, entanglement, fishing, california, pacific

A team of dedicated volunteers work to free an entangled whale off the coast of California.

Coyotes’ Tastes Turn To Seafood

Monday, January 27th, 2014
animals, beaches, california coast, coyotes, diet, ecosystems, oceans, sea life, seals

Coyotes hit the beach in their hunt for food.

Ocean Acidification Stresses Fish

Monday, December 9th, 2013
scripps. rockfish, fish, clownfish, ocean acidification, climate change, stress, anxiety

Ocean acidification creates a stressful environment for rockfish.

The Stealthy Seahorse

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
Seahorse

Seahorses catch their super-fast prey 90% of the time. How do they do it?

Small Ocean Monitors

Monday, November 4th, 2013
foram, foraminfera, shelled, shells, organisms, oceans, temperature, climate change, global warming

Small-shelled organisms might be our best monitors of ocean temperatures, past and present.

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?

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