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Project Seahorse: UBC researchers expanding marine life preservation efforts

Project Seahorse: UBC researchers expanding marine life preservation efforts | marine biology | Scoop.it
Vincent said the threats to seahorses include direct impacts to their habitat, poor government policy and a lack of education about the animals and their fragility. (In spite of their distinctive appearance, seahorses are actually a bit of a mystery.
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Kenna Eco Diving volunteer researchers share our Mediterranean seahorse data with Project Seahorse as well as The Seahorse Trust.

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The oceans are acidifying at the fastest rate in 300 million years. How bad could it get?

The oceans are acidifying at the fastest rate in 300 million years. How bad could it get? | marine biology | Scoop.it
So how worried should we be?(Oceans are acidifying at the fastest rate in 300 million yrs--& it could have terrible consequences for marine life: http://t.co/XybY3qJZBe)...
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Biodiversity in the balance, how is it maintained?

Biodiversity in the balance, how is it maintained? | marine biology | Scoop.it
Evolutionary theory and ecology have been brought together to explore one of the big questions in ecology: How is biodiversity developed and maintained? "This is a fundamental question if we want to protect biodiversity -- what exactly do we need to protect?" says the study's leader.
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Divers Guide to Marine Life: Blacktip Reef Shark (Carcharhinus Melanopterus)

Divers Guide to Marine Life: Blacktip Reef Shark (Carcharhinus Melanopterus) | marine biology | Scoop.it
Blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus)·Conservation status: IUCN* listed as 'Near Threatened'·Their common name comes from their distinct dorsal fins with black or dark brown tips.
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VIDEO: Summer Marine Sightings Soar - Pirate FM

VIDEO: Summer Marine Sightings Soar - Pirate FM | marine biology | Scoop.it
VIDEO: Summer Marine Sightings Soar Pirate FM Cornwall's marine life has exploded into action again recently with reports of dolphins surfing in St Ives Bay, minke whales breaching off Penzance, basking sharks feeding near Porthgwarra, and rare...
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My Posts - rjzimmerman: Whales are big. Sharks are big....

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“ Whales are big. Sharks are big. Lots of marine creatures are big. But this fish……..a Mola Mola (or Ocean Sunfish) is huge. Just watch the first few seconds to see the size of the Mola...
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Wow, that´s a big one! 

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Navarre Beach sealife becoming virtual with underwater web cams - WEAR

Navarre Beach sealife becoming virtual with underwater web cams - WEAR | marine biology | Scoop.it
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Charlene Mauro, Director of the Navarre Beach Science Station, hopes the sea life will interest folks enough to bring them to the beach.
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Brittle stars light up scientists' understanding of marine life evolution - The Age

Brittle stars light up scientists' understanding of marine life evolution - The Age | marine biology | Scoop.it
Brittle stars light up scientists' understanding of marine life evolution
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Relatives of starfish, brittle stars are marine animals that can live up to five kilometres below the surface on the abyssal plain.
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Giant sunfish caught off Hokkaido - Inquirer.net

Giant sunfish caught off Hokkaido - Inquirer.net | marine biology | Scoop.it
Inquirer.net Giant sunfish caught off Hokkaido Inquirer.net “I've conducted marine research for more than 30 years, but this was the first time for me to see a sunfish as big as three-and-a-half meters long,” said Sakurai, 63, who specializes in...
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Today our oceans contain six times more plastic than sea life

Today our oceans contain six times more plastic than sea life | marine biology | Scoop.it
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (via rawfortheoceans) ("Today our oceans contain six times more plastic than sea life": “Today our oceans contain six times more plas...
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MBARI at the cutting edge of ocean research - The Salinas Californian

MBARI at the cutting edge of ocean research - The Salinas Californian | marine biology | Scoop.it
MBARI at the cutting edge of ocean research The Salinas Californian The canyon, whose mouth sits right off of Moss Landing, descends to 11,800 feet at its deepest point and provides unheard of opportunities for oceanographic and marine biology...
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Breathtaking Underwater Photos Help Save Sea Life - The Weather Channel

Breathtaking Underwater Photos Help Save Sea Life - The Weather Channel | marine biology | Scoop.it
Breathtaking Underwater Photos Help Save Sea Life The Weather Channel Photographer Richard Salas is working to help save the seas in more than one way, by providing education about sea life through his images, and by donating 50 percent of his book...
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Researcher Compares Garbage Patch In Pacific Ocean To Floating 'Landfill' - CBS Local

Researcher Compares Garbage Patch In Pacific Ocean To Floating 'Landfill' - CBS Local | marine biology | Scoop.it
CBS Local Researcher Compares Garbage Patch In Pacific Ocean To Floating 'Landfill' CBS Local Moore was part of a crew of scientists assembled by the Algalita Marine Research Institute who lived for 30 days in July amid the debris to evaluate...
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5 Most Advanced Marine Animal Eyes

5 Most Advanced Marine Animal Eyes | marine biology | Scoop.it
I can see you, can you see me? Check out who's who among the sea life that boast the most advanced marine animal eyes!

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Could the sea be conscious? Research reveals how tiny plankton behave like a marine 'megamind'

Could the sea be conscious? Research reveals how tiny plankton behave like a marine 'megamind' | marine biology | Scoop.it
U.S. researchers used cutting-edge genomic research to show how communities of infinitesimal creatures in our oceans mysteriously react in unison to changes in their environment. (RT @t0mm_0: Could the sea be conscious?
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Call for research on invasive species threatening environment - DAWN.com

Call for research on invasive species threatening environment - DAWN.com | marine biology | Scoop.it
DAWN.com Call for research on invasive species threatening environment DAWN.com KARACHI: Invasive species have emerged as a major problem in many countries with expansion in trade and traffic volume affecting their ecology, economy and health, said...
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Divers Guide to Marine Life: Bull Shark (Carcharhinus Leucas)

Divers Guide to Marine Life: Bull Shark (Carcharhinus Leucas) | marine biology | Scoop.it
Bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas)*Conservation status: IUCN Red Listed as 'Near Threatened'*Common names include Zambezi shark, Swan River shark, and Lake Nicaragua shark.
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Hope and GLORES at the 3rd International Marine Conservation Congress

Hope and GLORES at the 3rd International Marine Conservation Congress | marine biology | Scoop.it
This is a sort of love letter, not to any one person, but to a new generation of marine conservation biologists.
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Marine Ecology, Human Impacts, & Conservation

Marine Ecology, Human Impacts, & Conservation | marine biology | Scoop.it
This project-based learning experience culminates with students using their new knowledge about marine ecology and human impacts on the ocean to create and propose a management plan for a Marine Protected Area.
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Marine Life Talk at NOC in Southampton - 4 September | News | National Oceanography Centre | from coast to deep ocean

Marine Life Talk at NOC in Southampton - 4 September | News | National Oceanography Centre | from coast to deep ocean | marine biology | Scoop.it
The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) delivers integrated marine science and technology, from the coast to the deep ocean, working in partnership with the UK marine research community.
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The Truth about Sea Monsters and Unknown Marine Creatures - Documentary Part 1

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9 Stunning Photos Of Pacific Northwest Sealife

9 Stunning Photos Of Pacific Northwest Sealife | marine biology | Scoop.it
A crowdfunded photography book aims to put spiny lumpsuckers, brooding anemones, and other strange underwater creatures into the spotlight. (From brooding anemones to the hooded nudibranch (huh?
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Marine Life Inspires Researchers to Develop Novel Camouflage Material - French Tribune

Marine Life Inspires Researchers to Develop Novel Camouflage Material - French Tribune | marine biology | Scoop.it
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Cuttlefish and many octopuses have the ability to change their color as per their immediate surroundings.
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Sunscreen chemicals could be hazardous to some marine life: Study - Sun News Network

Sunscreen chemicals could be hazardous to some marine life: Study - Sun News Network | marine biology | Scoop.it
Sun News Network Sunscreen chemicals could be hazardous to some marine life: Study Sun News Network Slathering on the sunscreen may be the best way to protect our skin from the sun, but it's harmful to some of the ocean's tiniest inhabitants, new...
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‘Mission Blue’ Warning: The Ocean Is Not Too Big to Fail

‘Mission Blue’ Warning: The Ocean Is Not Too Big to Fail | marine biology | Scoop.it
Coral reefs are in decline, coastal dead zones are on the rise, and marine life is dying. An oceanographer says it’s time to take care of the ocean.
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