Why oil and gas companies should buy whales hearing aids

Green Prophet

Whales, the earth’s largest marine mammals, have had more than their share of ecological problems in all parts of the world’s seas and oceans. One of their biggest risks is noise in marine habitats caused by drilling for oil and gas. .

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“Heavily-armed” octopus escapes from aquarium!

Green Prophet

Cities aquariums Hebrew University Marine Biology sea lifeAn octopus at New Zealand’s National Aquarium decided he’s had enough of life in captivity and deftly devised his own escape to the sea.

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Whale Sharks: Swimming with the World’s Largest Fish

Nature Conservancy - Science

By Alison Green, senior marine scientist. Whale sharks are migratory, and their movement patterns appear to be related to physical and biological oceanographic features, such as seamounts and boundary currents, where primary productivity (and therefore their food) may be enhanced.

Merman Hair and the Incredible Creatures of the Deep It’s Inspired By

Eco Chic

Creative Arts colorful fish instagram trends marine biology marine life mermaids merman hair mermen sea creatures tropical fishImage from Flickr user Suzy. First it was the man bun. Then the flower beard.

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CSI: Sea Turtle Unit

Nature Conservancy - Science

Our quick snapshot of the beaches confirmed that turtles nest in the proposed marine protected area southeast of the resort. Marine Sea Turtles Indonesia marine marine biology natural history Rod Salm scientific exploration sea turtle sea turtle research sea turtles

Close Encounter: Swimming with the Sharks

Conservancy Talk

Tim and marine biologist Yannis Papastamatiou quickly donned snorkel gear and slipped into the water to get photographs. [Editor''s Note: Have you had a close encounter with nature?

A Day In the Life of A Marine Scientist: Interview with Rima Jabado

Green Prophet

Green Prophet speaks to Rima Jabado, a marine scientists working in the UAE about marine conservation and what dissection can teach us about sharks. Travel & Nature Marine Biology marine conservation marine life marine mammals marine protection Sharks

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A journal that stutters

Environmental Economics

Journal of Marine Biology & Oceanography a peer-reviewed scholarly Journal, dedicated to disseminate the most complete and reliable source of information on the discoveries and novel promising developments in all areas of Marine Biology, Oceanography, Fisheries Science with the generous support of strong Editorial Board of eminent scientists from all over the world. From the inbox: Dear  T Tim, Greetings…!

The Blackfish Effect Hits ‘Finding Dory’


The setting of “Finding Dory,” the long-awaited sequel to “Finding Nemo,” has been revealed to be the Marine Biology Institute of California, thanks in part to “Blackfish.” ” Pixar President Jim Morris Read More The post The Blackfish Effect Hits ‘Finding Dory’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Film/TV News Top News ellen degeneres

Double-headed dolphin washes up in Turkey

Green Prophet

Associate professor Mehmet Gokoglu from the marine-biology department at the Ak Deniz University told Daily Mail that he relished an opportunity to study the dolphin. Cities Izmir marine mammals polycephaly

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An American Avocet in Rookery Bay

10,000 Birds

Standing on a low-tide mudflat in the middle of the bay, a staff member from the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and I were photographing a high school class in the middle of a marine biology field trip.

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Surfer Invents Shark Repellent

Wend Magazine

Dr. Kim Holland, a marine biologist at Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology Shark Research Group, has said keeping sharks at bay is a little more complicated than attaching something like the ESDS to your board. Click here to view the embedded video. There have been a lot of reports about shark sightings and attacks recently, what with the surfer who rode one and the guy who had a huge bite taken out of his board, among others.

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Loch Ness, Whale Placenta? A Lava Lamp? Mysterious Deep Sea Creature from UK is Revealed

Green Prophet

Theories about the species of this animal ranged from a jellyfish to an unknown marine version of the Loch Ness monster to a whale placenta. Travel & Nature Deepstaria Enigmatica marine ecology marine protection UKIt’s called Deepstaria Enigmatica, but what is it?

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Coral Disease Affecting Reef Colonies in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii


Greta Aeby and researchers at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology have discovered a coral disease called Montipora White Syndrome in waters of Kaneohe Bay. The largest coral disease outbreak Hawaii has ever seen has been found.Dr.

Forests Adapt to Climate Change

Eco Friendly Daily

A study by the Marine Biological Laboratory in Massachusetts provides evidence of how this occurs in a paper published in the May 23, 2011 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. One of the remarkable things about nature is its ability to adapt.

Venomous Irukandji Jellyfish Kills Eco Bloggers

Green Prophet

Short of earning a degree in marine biology, how do we stay safe in changing seas? Green Prophet recently reported about alarming surges in jellyfish populations in the Mediterranean Sea.

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SeaOrbiter Renewably-Fueled Research Vessel Construction to Start

Green Prophet

This will allow them to “observe, to undertake research missions, like marine biology, oceanography and climate issues,” he said.

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Abu Dhabi Corals Are Tougher Than The Rest

Green Prophet

“Corals have a symbiotic relationship with algae that live within their tissue and provide them with food,” Dr John Burt, head of the marine biology laboratory at NYUAD, told The National. Travel & Nature arabian gulf Coral marine life nature conservation Persian Gulf

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Patagonia 2011

Wend Magazine

In fact, the first time I applied for university was in Marine Biology at the University of British Columbia. This land has been many things to many people. For Magellan and Drake , it was the land of giants. For FitzRoy , it was the beginning of the end.

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Of Birds and Bigfoots

10,000 Birds

What ornithology doesn’t seem to have is the strange demi-world that so haunts primatology, marine biology, and even herpetology — the loosely-linked collections of legends and field reports that seem to indicate the existence of species that are biologically plausible but officially unknown to science in the face of repeated searches — species like the Mono Grande and (until recently) the Giant Squid.

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Scientists find traces of radioactive contaminants from Fukushima in the California kelp beds


Marine biology professors Steven L. Dattatreya Mandal: Given the current levels of industrialization and its impact around the world, the very scope of a localized natural disaster can actually expand and have its consequence globally.

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Microbial Biomass in the Oceans Weighs As Much As 240 Billion African Elephants

Eco Friendly Daily

The title of this post is just one of the comparative results drawn up by a 10 year study – Census of Marine Life. Mitch Sogin of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and head of the marine microbe census said –.

Study: Water Ecosystems Impacted By Boat Turbulence

Eco Friendly Daily

scientists and was recently published in the Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. Samantha Bickel, from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science who worked on the study, stated: “Regions with high boat traffic exhibited a higher occurrence of copepod carcasses.”

Another Chinese Cetacean May Go Extinct

Eco Friendly Daily

A recent study published In the journal Marine Biology has found that the finless propose located in the Yangtze River is genetically distinct from other finless porpoises.

Moving Red Sea fish farm cages shows positive eco results: new study

Green Prophet

A new study looks at what happened to the Red Sea marine environment when fish cages were moved to the Mediterranean Sea. In order to determine the long-lasting affects of the Eilat fish farms studies were made by research teams led by Dror Angel, a marine researcher at the Leon H.

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Oceans Spiralling Downward, Threatening Life on Earth

Green Prophet

The findings, published in the peer review journal Marine Pollution Bulletin, are part of an ongoing assessment process overseen by IPSO, which brings together scientists from a range of marine disciplines.

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Are the Lights Going Out in the World’s Most Famous Bioluminescent Bay?

Conservancy Talk

As our paddles swept through the water the organisms lit up like tiny marine fireflies. One of the issues, Gruber says, is that there have been only sporadic research studies of the bay, and this microscopic, single-celled animal has a complex life history and biology.

Douglas McCauley on Marine Mammoths, Rhino Steaks & Garage-Band Science Communications

Nature Conservancy - Science

I love thinking of whales as marine mammoths. He is assistant professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology at the University of California – Santa Barbara. The marine fauna are fully aware of this complexity. Marine Megafauna as Television Stars.

Sponge Secrets

Eco Friendly Daily

New research published in the Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology reveals that sponges can transmit light internally. Unlike other animals, which use nerve cells to carry electrical signals, some sea sponges use light to promote biological functions.

Coral decline around the world can be attributed to herpes disease!


However, when the scope comes to the survival of these enticing marine animals, the picture indeed looks startlingly baleful. Dattatreya Mandal: Many of us have seen or even experienced the majestically vivacious beauty of coral reefs.

Far From Land: The Mysterious Lives of Seabirds–A Book Review

10,000 Birds

This is essentially a survey of ornithological marine research told in the voice of one of its most passionate and experienced participants. Mostly, as you can probably tell from the last paragraph, I learned how a marine ornithologist thinks, and how challenging this research can be.

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It may be hard to swallow, but Bumpus could get bumped to the back burner

10,000 Birds

Some time after that, the Bumpus study was incorporated in teaching about evolution and is now found in textbooks and problem sets for intro biology in high schools and colleges around the world. Current Biology, 23 (6) DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.02.023. Lectures: Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory, 209–225.

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Green (Living) Review

New Entity Announces Initial Actions MCLEAN, VA, March 16, 2009 : Eminent marine scientists, major figures in the non-profit environmental community and leaders of the seafood industry have joined forces to establish the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF), a non-profit organization developed to respond to the growing threats to global tuna populations. National Marine Fisheries Service and the Commission of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.

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The Environmental Education Collection

The Green Changemakers

66 River of Words: National Environmental Poetry & Poster Contest for Students - Teacher's Guide 68 Sea Turtle Trek 70 Search for the Great Sharks 72 Teacher's Guide to World Resources 74 Themeworks: Trees 76 Themeworks: Under the Ground 78 Turning the Tide on Trash: A Learning Guide on Marine Debris 80 Waste: A Hidden Resource 82 The Waste Hierarchy: Where is "Away"? A Guide to Biological Identification 94 Wildlife for the Future 96 WOW!