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Effects Of Catch-and-release Fishing On Sharks Examined In New Study
2014-01-30 15:45:04

A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy and the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science investigated how several species of coastal sharks respond to stress from catch-and-release fishing.

Epic Ocean-spanning Voyages Of Coral Larvae Revealed
2013-08-20 15:44:55

A new computer simulation conducted at the University of Bristol (UB) and University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science has revealed the epic, ocean-spanning journeys traveled by millimetre-sized coral larvae through the world's seas.

Protecting Spiny Lobster Larvae
2013-06-13 13:04:09

The commercial value of spiny lobster (Panulirus argus) in the Caribbean reaches $1 billion annually, thus making it one of the most valuable fisheries in the region.

Effects Of Changing Ocean pH May Result In Increase In The Hearing Sensitivity Of Fish
2013-04-19 14:26:57

University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science Ocean acidification, which occurs as CO2 is absorbed by the world's oceans, is known to negatively impact a wide variety of marine animals ranging from massive corals to microscopic plankton. However, there is much less information about how fish may be impacted by acidification, should carbon emissions continue to rise as a result of human activities. In a new study published in the Proceedings of the National...

Subsea Injection Of Chemicals Didn't Prevent Oil From Rising To Sea Surface Suggested By Study
2012-12-05 14:00:11

The 2010 blowout of the Macondo well in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico resulted in the region's largest oil spill in U.S. history.

Novel Study Sheds Light On Early Life Of Prolific Predator
2011-12-17 04:46:16

In the journal Marine Biology, researchers shed light on the larval stage of barracuda, as well as several other closely related species for the first time.

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2011-08-04 09:26:49

Tracking urban atmospheric plumes using isotopic signatures of vehicle emissions.

2011-07-25 20:40:19

A new study by top global fisheries experts presents an alarming assessment of several economically important fish populations.

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2011-04-29 06:26:50

Increased Agulhas "leakage" significant player in global climate variability.

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2011-03-11 07:31:54

In a study published in the journal Science this week, the team of researchers discovered a new mechanism by which the crude oil traveled from the sea surface to the atmosphere.


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