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April 29, 2017

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April 29, 2017

Apr. 25, 2017 — Scientists used images from satellites and flyovers to count the number of small boats, or pangas, to find that fishing in Gulf of California, which separates Baja California and mainland Mexico, is ... read more

Apr. 19, 2017 — The mechanism behind oil synthesis within microalgae cells has now been revealed by a research team. This discovery could contribute to the development of biofuels, they ... read more

Apr. 19, 2017 — Not even the most intrepid researcher wants to spend winter in Antarctica, so how can you learn what penguins are doing during those cold, dark months? Simple: Leave behind some ... read more

Apr. 19, 2017 — The one-two punch of warming waters and ocean acidification is predisposing some marine animals to dissolving quickly under conditions already occurring off the Northern California coast, according ... read more

Sea Scorpions: The Original Sea Monster

Apr. 18, 2017 — Related to both modern scorpions and horseshow crabs, sea scorpions had thin, flexible bodies. Some species also had pinching claws and could grow up to three metres in length. New research that the ... read more

Apr. 18, 2017 — The degree of pollution of rivers resulting from human activities is assessed using different biotic indices. The latter reflect the ecological status of a river based on the quantity and diversity ... read more

Tracing the Puzzling Origins of Clinging Jellyfish

Apr. 18, 2017 — The first genetic study of the diversity of clinging jellyfish populations around the globe has discovered some surprising links among distant communities of jellies and also revealed there may be ... read more

Banning Transshipment at-Sea Necessary to Curb Illegal Fishing, Researchers Conclude

Apr. 18, 2017 — Banning transshipment at-sea -- the transfer of fish and supplies from one vessel to another in open waters -- is necessary to diminish illegal fishing, a team of researchers has concluded after an ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — Marine scientists find that the space bullethead parrotfish use is influenced more by competition than by fear of ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — Scientists have discovered and named a new genus and species of clingfish after stumbling upon a specimen preserved in a jar dating back to the 1970s. High-resolution scans and 3-D printing helped ... read more

Apr. 13, 2017 — Whales from both poles migrate long distances to breed in tropical waters. Researchers tagged 47 humpbacks with satellite transmitters to understand how the humpbacks' Southeastern Pacific ... read more

Apr. 13, 2017 — Each year, young European eels make their way from breeding grounds in the Sargasso Sea to coastal and freshwater habitats from North Africa to Scandinavia, where they live for several years before ... read more

Apr. 13, 2017 — A major contributor to the dramatic decline of migratory shorebird populations in Australia has been identified by researchers. Australian shorebirds were under threat due to the degradation and ... read more

Using Tropical Microbes to Improve the Environment

Apr. 18, 2017 — Researchers are harnessing properties in tropical microbes to address a variety of environmental, agricultural and aquacultural ... read more

Apr. 11, 2017 — Changes in a single color-vision gene demonstrate convergent evolutionary adaptations in widely separated species and across vastly different time scales, according to a new study. The study, which ... read more

Apr. 11, 2017 — One of the largest colonies of gentoo penguins in Antarctica was decimated by volcanic eruptions several times during the last 7,000 years according to a new ... read more

Apr. 11, 2017 — A new study assessing the underwater soundscape off Southern California found that blue, fin and humpback whales experience a range of acoustic environments, including noise from shipping traffic as ... read more

Apr. 11, 2017 — Scientists working in Myanmar have reported the successful recovery of 44 fertile eggs of the critically endangered Burmese roofed turtle (Batagur trivittata) -- one of the world's most ... read more

Apr. 11, 2017 — A new species of mangrove-climbing micro-crab from Hong Kong, Haberma tingkok, has recently been discovered, described and ... read more

Apr. 11, 2017 — The first-ever comprehensive population assessment of the Chinese white dolphins that inhabit Hong Kong waters has been presented by researchers. In their report, they include information on how what ... read more

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