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Malaspina Expedition Finds World's Oceans Littered With Microplastics
2014-07-01 11:18:07

The result of a 2010 ocean voyage around the world, a new study has found evidence of tiny “microplastics” in five large accumulations across the world, accumulations which match the five large open-ocean currents called gyres.

Mesopelagic Fish Biomass Is 10 Times Higher Than Estimated
2014-02-10 06:40:49

With a stock estimated at 1,000 million tons so far, mesopelagic fish dominate the total biomass of fish in the ocean. However, a team of researchers has found that their abundance could be at least 10 times higher.

2008-09-13 03:00:11

By Werner, Louis Alejandro Malaspina has the dubious distinction of being the world's greatest explorer no one has ever heard of.


Word of the Day
friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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