Study: Global 'Geoengineered' Sunscreen Won't Save Corals; 'All Sorts Of Risks'
Palo Alto, California - Jun 16, 2009 19:04 EST
Emergency plans to counteract global warming by artificially shading the Earth from incoming sunlight might lower the planet's temperature a few degrees, but such "geoengineering" solutions would do little to stop the acidification of the world oceans that threatens coral...
$8 Million Aquarium Opens On Vancouver Island; 'Our Ocean Lives Here'
Sidney, British Columbia - Jun 15, 2009 21:35 EST
The vibrant underwater world of the Salish Sea, on Canada's Pacific Coast, will be revealed in the seaside town of Sidney, B.C. when the new $8-million Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre opens this
Thousands of fish, invertebrates, and marine plant life will...
Research: Fish Show Evolution Can Occur In Less Than Ten Years
Riverside, California - Jun 11, 2009 16:23 EST
How fast can evolution take place? In just a few years, according to a new study on guppies led by UC Riverside’s Swanne Gordon, a graduate student in biology.
Gordon and her colleagues studied guppies — small fresh-water fish biologists have...
In The Turf War Against Seaweed, Coral Reefs More Resilient Than Expected
Chapel Hill, North Carolina - Jun 2, 2009 23:15 EST
There's little doubt that coral reefs the world over face threats on many fronts: pollution, diseases, destructive fishing practices and warming oceans. But reefs appear to be more resistant to one potential menace – seaweed – than previously thought, according...