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Deep-sea snail described by Southampton researcher makes Red list of Endangered Species

July 19, 2019

A fascinating deep-sea snail, first described as a new species by an international team of researchers including a…
The sea around Denmark hit by marine heat waves

September 20, 2018

Right now, the waters around Denmark are three degrees warmer than the average temperature at this time of…
Spotting Giants

August 8, 2018

Capable of growing bigger than an average-sized grizzly bear, and as imperiled as the black rhino, giant sea bass…
Americans added nearly 1 pound of seafood to their diet in 2015

October 31, 2016

2015 was another above-average year for fishing and seafood consumption, with the average American adding nearly an extra…
AVIA Provides Systematic Test and Evaluation for Autonomy Systems

September 9, 2016

For vessels operating at sea, avoiding collisions is a basic operational requirement. When those vessels are operated by…
The strains of a continental breakup

July 20, 2016

Every now and then in Earth’s history, a pair of continents draws close enough to form one. There…
Largest assessment of Atlantic deep-sea ecosystems gets underway

June 19, 2016

Scientists from the University of Liverpool have joined forces with teams across 10 European countries, the USA, and…
Atlantic Methane Seeps Surprise Scientists

June 18, 2016

For the first time, scientists have determined the origin of the gas, its method of formation, the longevity…
First Salish Sea-wide shoreline armoring study shows cumulative effects on ecosystem

April 19, 2016

Bulkheads and seawalls along the shores of Puget Sound help ease erosion and stabilize bluffs to protect waterfront…
Dawn of mineral resources generation

April 6, 2016

Researchers at the University of Tokyo have demonstrated the rapid growth over just two years of mineral deposits…
Scientists discover that salty sea spray affects clouds

December 23, 2015

All over the planet, every day, oceans send plumes of sea spray into the atmosphere. Beyond the poetry…
Studying Microbes in the Sargasso Sea

December 16, 2015

A new initiative, supported by an anonymous $6 million grant, will foster collaborative research on the distinctive microbial…
Ocean temperatures of the past may tell us about global climate patterns of the future

November 19, 2015

Scientists are taking the temperature of ancient seas to discover how they’ve shaped global climate. In a study…
New method finds even the tiniest plastics in the sea

October 29, 2015

Studies have estimated that each year between 4 and 12 million tonnes of plastics end up in the…
Expedition to study impact of inflow on life in the Baltic Sea

September 16, 2015

From the 16th – 30th of September 2015, DTU’s research vessel Dana will be in the Baltic Sea…
Research shows revived oceanic CO2 uptake

September 13, 2015

The Southern Ocean has begun to absorb more atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) according to new research from an…
Will Arctic snowfall slow glaciers’ decline?

September 9, 2015

In the Arctic, sea ice is melting and leaving larger sections of ocean exposed to air and sun.…
New Bering Sea climate change project focuses on fish, management strategies

August 31, 2015

As a subarctic, seasonally ice-filled ocean that produces about 40 percent of the nation’s annual fish catch, the…
Protecting the Deep Sea

July 10, 2015

Thousands of feet below the ocean’s surface lies a hidden world of undiscovered species and unique seabed habitats…
The North Sea Abloom

July 7, 2015

Despite its cold waters and harsh winds, the North Sea is a fertile basin for phytoplankton blooms. The…
UGA’s sea turtle genetic fingerprinting research project featured in world report

June 3, 2015

Sea turtle researchers in the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources are using new…
Be current smart: New water safety tips for parents and youth

May 18, 2015

With summer just around the corner, millions of swimmers will enjoy Michigan’s Great Lakes beaches and cool water,…
NOAA: Elusive El Niño arrives

March 9, 2015

The long-anticipated El Niño has finally arrived, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. In their updated…
Mapping marine landscapes in the deep ocean

February 18, 2015

Researchers from University of Southampton have developed a new, automated method for classifying hundreds of miles of the…
Behind a marine creature’s bright green fluorescent glow

July 4, 2014

Green fluorescent glow emitted by a lancelet, a marine animal also known as ‘amphioxus.’   Pushing closer to…
From despair to repair: Dramatic decline of Caribbean corals can be reversed

July 2, 2014

Gland, Switzerland – With only about one-sixth of the original coral cover left, most Caribbean coral reefs may…
New method forecasts Arctic sea ice melt

June 18, 2014

Arctic sea ice coverage will continue to recover this year from the all-time low of summer 2012, according…
Deep sea fish remove one million tonnes of CO2 every year from UK and Irish waters

June 4, 2014

This is a deep sea lizard fish (Bathysaurus ferox) from 2000m depth on the continental slope off the…
Greenland will be far greater contributor to sea rise than expected

May 22, 2014

Michael Studinger/NASAA glacier in the Sukkertoppen ice cap in southwest Greenland flows down a rocky canyon like those…
Fossil discovery in Alps challenges theory that all deep sea animals evolved from shallow water ancestors

May 22, 2014

Credit: © Ben Thuy A team of researchers with members from several European countries has published a paper…
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