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The Chronicle Herald
Taking the Leap of Faith in Paradise
A visitor, tube at the ready, stands by a shark-filled tank, which riders of the Serpentine Slide pass through via an acrylic tube, at the Atlantis resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas.
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Grant funds construction of aquaculture greenhouse
"We will have saltwater tanks where kids will be able to study the life-cycle of different marine life, from breeding on," superintendent Bonita Coleman-Potter told The Mississippi Press .
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Born and raised in Eugene, Julia Harvey got interested in marine biology as a second-grader at Spring Creek School.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Rural Report for NSW South East with Michael Cavanagh; Wednesday 12th of March
With primary producers de-stocking due to the dry, getting numbers at a sale would normally not be a problem.
Climate Craziness of the Week: 'warming causing lobster cannibalism'
I'm pretty sure some people lay awake at night trying to come up with new ways to demonstrate that planet is going to hell in a handbasket.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
What We Know - And Don't Know - About the Sea Star Die-Off
The predatory sunflower starfish, Pycnopodia helianthoides, is one of the species dying from sea star wasting disease.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Park City Institute and Strategic News Service Present the Story of...
Dr. Larry Smarr is an astrophysicist turned computer scientist turned healthcare futurist.
The East Hampton Star
Water Results Awaited
A public presentation of the East Hampton Town Trustees' 2013 water quality test results will be delivered on March 19 at 6 p.m. at Town Hall.
Can the Famous Marshmallow Study Explain Environmental Conservation?
In the Stanford marshmallow experiment , arguably the most famous study ever conducted on the concept of delayed gratification , children were offered a choice between receiving one small treat immediately or receiving two treats later .
The Honolulu Advertiser
Scientists urge lawmakers to protect opihi
Biologists with the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology at the University of Hawaii told a House panel on Wednesday that stocks of the ocean snails off Oahu's shores are at dire lows.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Naples Daily News
Art from our environment: Shell Club slates annual show and sale
Their handiwork will go on display and be available for purchase next week at the 34th annual Marco Island Shell Show and Craft Sale.
Reef fate in hands of chiefs and researchers - for now
Coral reefs recovered far quicker when scientists worked directly with leaders of local communities - rather than national governments - on changing the damaging land-use practices that pollute coastal waters, said Robert Richmond, a professor of marine biology at the University of Hawaii, United States.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Scientist shares ideas on environment
Dr. Daniel Botkin, a biologist and author, will share his ideas on how to solve our planetaAos environmental problems in a lecture at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk on Monday, March 10. Botkin is founder of The Center for the Study of the Environment, as well as a professor emeritus of ecology, evolution and marine biology at the University of ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Sharks outfitted with wearable computers give scientists a better understanding of their movement
Tagging sharks to monitor their movements is nothing new, in fact, through organizations like OCEARCH , it has helped us learn a lot more about the threatened species and their behavior.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Genesee Country Express
Travel and Adventure: Why take a cruise?
I love cruises. I have cruised the Arctic Circle, the Australian Gold Coast, the Baltic Sea, the Mediterranean and even crossed the Atlantic twice.
Sharks help scientists and themselves, by wearing cameras and swallowing sensors
Perhaps you've seen footage from National Geographic's "Crittercam," an underwater video camera that has been attached to animals such as sharks and whales.
Scientists monitor shark behavior off Oahu coast
Researchers with the University of Hawaii have captured hours of shark-cam video that reinforces the fear tiger sharks strike in other animals.
The Miami Herald
Boaters are damaging seagrass off Key Biscayne, UM researchers say
Boaters are severely damaging the seagrass in the Mashta Flats, a pivotal part of the bay off Key Biscayne that provides food and shelter for marine life, acts as a buffer against land erosion and protects the mainland from storms.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Scientists fit sharks with 'flight data recorders' in ocean study
Instruments strapped onto and ingested by sharks show how the feared but largely misunderstood ocean predators swim, eat and live, U.S. researchers say.
Secretary Leon Panetta and Mayor of Monterey Dedicate Cannery Row Monument
The 15ft high x 17ft wide x 16ft deep monument pays tribute to the many notorious and famous characters that were vital to the evolution of Cannery Row.