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2015-05-08 16:21:50

Oceana releases new PSA featuring Mara, highlighting threats of drift gillnets to marine life WASHINGTON, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oceana released a new

2014-11-30 23:04:09

U.S. government officials release a sea turtle with satellite tracking technology, advancing conservation research efforts in China.

2014-10-21 08:26:18

Grant will support science-based efforts to improve fish stocks and ocean health in Peru and Canada WASHINGTON, Oct.

2014-08-29 16:20:59

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A bright new chapter for bluefin tuna has begun.

Scientists Analyze Risks To Penguin Populations
2014-08-08 03:12:25

A major study of all penguin species suggests the birds are at continuing risk from habitat degradation.

2014-07-28 23:01:10

A University of New England (UNE) researcher and colleagues have been awarded a $1.8 million National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) grant to study incidental mortality of winter

2014-06-17 23:06:29

Port of New Bedford Releases Six-Pronged Plan to Revive its Historic Groundfishery and Modernize the Port New Bedford, MA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The Port

2014-06-10 23:01:32

Findings from the study, which investigates incidental mortality of Atlantic sea scallops, will contribute to better management of this valuable commercial fishery. Biddeford,

Scientists Use GPS To Study The Impact Fishing Vessels Have On Seabirds
2014-06-03 03:32:03

Fishing vessels have a far bigger ecological footprint than previously thought, according to research which tracked the movement and behavior of seabirds using GPS devices.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).