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Latest Marine ecosystem Stories

2014-08-22 16:20:29

Sea turtles struggle to find food with rising temperatures MIAMI, Aug.

New Biodiversity Study Overturns Controversial Scientific Theory
2014-05-27 03:54:54

Researchers have today released ground-breaking findings that dismiss the ‘Neutral Theory of Biodiversity’. The theory has dominated biodiversity research for the past decade, and been advocated as a tool for conservation and management efforts.

Seaweed Transplant Gives Bald Reef New Growth
2014-01-14 09:15:59

Marine ecologists in Sydney have successfully restored a once thriving seaweed species, which vanished along a stretch of the city's coastline during the 1970s and 80s during high levels of sewage outfalls.

Jurassic Records Warn Of Risk From Global Warming On Marine Life
2013-02-19 14:08:45

Plymouth University Researchers at Plymouth University, UK, believe that findings from fieldwork along the North Yorkshire coast reveal strong parallels between the Early Jurassic era of 180 million years ago and current climate predictions over the next century. Through geology and palaeontology, they've shown how higher temperatures and lower oxygen levels caused drastic changes to marine communities, and that while the Jurassic seas eventually recovered from the effects of global...

Fish Have Huge Nutrient Impacts On Marine Ecosystems
2012-12-12 09:33:47

Fish play a far more important role as contributors of nutrients to marine ecosystems than previously thought, according to researchers at the University of Georgia and Florida International University.

Health Of Marine Ecosystems Associated With Health Of Manatees
2012-10-03 12:40:10

A team of scientists, led by George Mason University, have conducted a long-term study of manatees which may be a benchmark in determining health threats to marine mammals.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.