Hard To Port: Conservation Group Kicks Off Anti-Whaling Campaign In Iceland
Reykjavik, Iceland - Jul 2, 2015 23:12 EST
Activists from the marine conservation group Hard To Port have launched an educational anti-whaling campaign to monitor and expose the country's whaling activities.
As the first fin whale of the season was pulled towards the whaling station for further processing, an...
Dive Discovers Missing Aircraft Hangar Of Sunken WW II-Era Japanese Submarine
Manoa, Hawaii - Apr 28, 2015 22:59 EST
The dramatic discovery of a lost World War II-era Imperial Japanese Navy mega-submarine by a University of Hawai'i and U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) team in December 2013 inspired a new search by NHK, the Japanese Broadcasting Corporation,...
Seeing The Unseen: PET/CT Scans Reveal Seabed Worms' Hidden Life
Odense M, Denmark - Apr 21, 2015 00:30 EST
The seabed is inhabited by vast numbers of small animals with hidden lives in the sandy sediments. Here they play an important role in keeping the oceans healthy. But how these animals behave and interact with each other is unclear,...
Research: Hurricanes Spread Helped 'Accelerate The Invasion' Of Lionfish
Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Mar 4, 2015 23:04 EST
Just when you thought hurricanes couldn't get any scarier, think again.
Their names roll of the tongue like a rogues' gallery: Floyd, Frances, Irene, Wilma and Andrew. But these aren't the names of notorious criminals; rather, they are just a few...
Scientists Discover How Tuna Stay Warm With Cold Hearts: Adrenalin
Manchester, United Kingdom - Feb 5, 2015 19:13 EST
Scientists at The University of Manchester, working with colleagues at Stanford University in America, have discovered how prized bluefin tuna keep their hearts pumping during temperature changes that would stop a human heart. The research helps to answer important questions...
Pacific Coast Shark Attacks Up During 2014, 'Three Times' Historic Average
La Jolla, California - Jan 22, 2015 19:36 EST
There were 6 authenticated unprovoked shark attacks on humans reported from the Pacific Coast of North America during 2014. All of the attacks were recorded from California. The attacks were distributed in the following months; July (1), October (4) and...