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2014-07-29 23:15:31

Native Remedy-Zion Health's Seaweed Face Mask With Detox Clay - Now Sold at Green Planet Grocery in Oswego, NY San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014

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2014-07-09 03:30:10

The migration of tropical fish as a result of ocean warming poses a serious threat to the temperate areas they invade, because they overgraze on kelp forests and seagrass meadows, a new study concludes.

Fukushima Radiation May Be Lurking In West Coast Kelp Forests
2014-02-05 04:35:01

With radiation-tainted waters from the Fukushima nuclear disaster expected to wash up on American shores this year, California scientists are taking steps to monitor West Coast waters for radioactivity.

2013-09-05 23:26:27

Zion Health’s Seaweed ClayMask contains natural medicinal properties from the Earth and sea for skin beauty and health. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013

2013-07-17 11:01:52

University of Adelaide marine biologists have found that reducing nutrient pollution in coastal marine environments should help protect kelp forests from the damaging effects of rising CO2.

Radioactive Kelp From Japan Found On The West Coast
2012-04-11 05:20:14

As the nuclear reactor in Fukushima, Japan suffered a meltdown after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, the surrounding areas became contaminated with radioactive particles.

2011-09-27 13:43:07

The two most important recreational fisheries off Southern California have collapsed.

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2011-07-05 08:42:12

Seaweed may prove a viable future biofuel – especially if harvested in summer.

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2011-05-26 10:05:44

Marine scientists discover wave disturbance, nutrient levels affect California giant kelp growth.

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2011-05-19 07:59:53

Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have developed new methods for studying how environmental factors and climate affect giant kelp forest ecosystems at unprecedented spatial and temporal scales.


Latest Kelp Reference Libraries

Bocaccio, Sebastes paucispinis
2013-10-22 10:58:24

The Bocaccio (Sebastes paucispinis) is a member of the Sebastidae rockfish family. Other names regarding this species include the Salmon Grouper, Grouper, Tom Cod referring to juveniles, and Slimy. In Greek, sebastes means “magnificent” and paucispinis is Latin for “few spines”. These fish can be found from Stepovak Bay, Alaska to central Baja California, but is mostly abundant from Oregon to the northern part of Baja California. They have been seen from a variety of depths from...

Kelp Forest
2013-04-19 19:29:03

Kelp forests are areas that are underwater with a high density of kelp. They’re recognized as one of the most dynamic and productive ecosystems on Earth. Smaller regions of anchored kelp are known as kelp beds. Kelp forests can be found worldwide throughout polar and temperate coastal oceans. In the year 2007, kelp forests were discovered in tropical waters near Ecuador as well. While they are physically formed by brown macroalgae of the order Laminariales, kelp forests offer a unique...

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2007-04-03 00:25:59

Clinids are blennioids, perciform marine fish of the family Clinidae. Temperate blennies, the family ranges from the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans, in both the Southern and Northern Hemisphere. The family contains approximately 86 species in 20 genera, the 23.62 in (60 cm) long giant kelpfish (Heterostichus rostratus) being the largest; most are far smaller. With small cycloid scales, Clinid blennies may have a deep or slender build; some members of the family bear the name "snake...

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Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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