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2010-11-26 08:30:00

New M.A. program is the first of its kind in New York and among only a few such programs nationwide STONY BROOK, N.Y., Nov.

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2010-10-07 10:46:31

Study of ocean migration indicates that local management of the population may be insufficient and supports recently proposed listing for Atlantic sturgeon under US Endangered Species Act.

2010-07-09 08:00:00

STONY BROOK, N.Y., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A compendium on trophic cascades and how they operate in the world's major ecosystems has been published for the first time.

2010-03-18 13:44:14

The world's largest global environmental network announces that more sturgeon species are critically endangered than any other comprehensively assessed group of species.

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2009-12-01 07:50:00

These breakthrough findings provide strong evidence for enacting international trade protection for hammerhead sharks at the March 2010 CITES meeting in Qatar.

2009-08-24 15:07:44

A long-term field and DNA study by the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science at Stony Brook University, University of Miami, Field Museum of Chicago and others has shown that young lemon sharks born at the Bimini islands

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2009-03-04 14:14:20

In an intriguing 21st century example of Darwinism, researchers demonstrate that fish will again grow to larger sizes and produce more young when size-selective fishing is eased

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2008-10-29 14:31:16

Scientists reported on Wednesday that one-third of the world's ocean fish catch is ground up for animal feed — a potential problem for marine ecosystems and a waste of a resource that could directly nourish humans.


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