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April 29, 2016

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April 29, 2016

Monitoring Toxic Chemicals in Coastal Waters to Protect Wildlife

Apr. 26, 2016 — More investment is needed to develop better analytical tests to measure, and therefore help control, the amount of toxic chemicals called organotins that enter the environment, according to a new ... read more

Apr. 19, 2016 — Impacts associated with shoreline armoring can scale up to have cumulative, large-scale effects on the characteristics of Salish Sea shorelines and the diversity of life they support, new research ... read more

Apr. 15, 2016 — Combining the best features of a lobster and an African fish, engineers have created an artificial eye that can see in the dark. And their fishy false eyes could help search-and-rescue robots or ... read more

Using Data to Protect Coral Reefs from Climate Change

Apr. 13, 2016 — Coral reefs are early casualties of climate change, but not every coral reacts the same way to the stress of ocean warming. Researchers have developed the first-ever quantitative 'global ... read more

Apr. 12, 2016 — A research team studying biodiversity at the Hannibal Bank Seamount off the coast of Panama has captured unique video of thousands of red crabs swarming in low-oxygen waters just above the ... read more

Apr. 11, 2016 — A recent study shows that effective shark conservation in Indonesia only works when shark protection through no-fishing zones is combined with efforts to involve local communities in the management ... read more

Apr. 8, 2016 — For the first time, it has been shown that eels from the Mediterranean Sea are able find their way through the Strait of Gibraltar to the Atlantic and potentially reach the Sargasso Sea to spawn ... read more

Apr. 7, 2016 — New regulations by the government of Ecuador to protect the waters around the Galapagos Islands as a marine preserve, including main feeding areas for Galapagos ... read more

Apr. 6, 2016 — Harnessing an invasive fish species sounded like a promising conservation tool to help reverse the destruction wreaked by zebra mussels on endangered native mollusks in the Great Lakes -- except that ... read more

Mediterranean Loggerhead Turtles Dying in Waters Off the Middle East, North Africa

Apr. 6, 2016 — Conservation biologists have found that many adult loggerhead turtles are migrating to areas of the Mediterranean where they are dying, trapped in fishing nets used by small scale fishing operations ... read more

Apr. 6, 2016 — Microbiologists and fish researchers have discovered an entirely new type of symbiosis: bacteria in the gills of fish that convert harmful ammonia into harmless nitrogen gas. Fish produce a lot of ... read more

New Database Gives Scientists Hope for Helping Coral Reefs

Apr. 6, 2016 — With the future of coral reefs threatened now more than ever, researchers have announced the release of a new global database that enables scientists and managers to more quickly and effectively help ... read more

Apr. 5, 2016 — With no more 'swimmable' water than thirsty West Texas has, it's hard to imagine a fish, even a minnow-sized fish could remain 'missing' for more than a century. But due to a ... read more

Radical Solution Could Avoid Depletion of Natural Resources

Apr. 5, 2016 — A radical approach to managing natural resources could target the problem of their over-exploitation, such as in forests or fisheries, according to a new ... read more

Apr. 5, 2016 — An international scientific team has identified and characterized a novel virus behind massive die-offs of farmed tilapia in Israel and Ecuador, which threatens the $7.5 billion global tilapia ... read more

Management Efforts for Elk, Deer May Not Benefit All Wildlife

Apr. 5, 2016 — Improving habitats for game animals has mixed consequences for other animals in the same setting, new research indicates. The study calls for more scrutiny of and a more holistic approach to current ... read more

Apr. 4, 2016 — New fishery regulations based on science are needed in the Caribbean to give coral reefs a fighting chance against climate change, according to an international ... read more

Sushi-Bar-Coding in the UK: Another Kettle of Fish

Apr. 4, 2016 — Critically-endangered species of fish are being sold in sushi restaurants in the UK without adequate labeling, report researchers. Overfished species of tuna and eel are among the sushi dishes being ... read more

Researchers Discover Ways to Improve Red Tide Predictions

Mar. 31, 2016 — After years of study, researchers have identified reasons why some years are worse than others for the harmful alga bloom Karenia brevis, called 'red tide,' when it occurs off the west ... read more

Mar. 31, 2016 — It lived millions of years ago and was three times as large as the great white shark: the megalodon. So far its extinction has been explained with the onset of an ice age. However, researchers have ... read more

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