NOAA Researchers: Blue Whales Re-establishing Former Migration Patterns
Washington, D.C. - May 11, 2009 19:48 EST
Scientists have documented the first known migration of blue whales from the coast of California to areas off British Columbia and the Gulf of Alaska since the end of commercial whaling in 1965. In the scientific journal Marine Mammal Science,...
Florida Homeless Man Arrested In Case Of Sea Turtle Egg Poaching
Palm Beach, Florida - May 8, 2009 17:05 EST
Information gleaned from an early morning traffic stop in Palm Beach on Friday resulted in a multi-agency effort and race against the clock to save more than 100 sea turtle eggs.
A police officer, from the Town of Palm Beach, conducting...
Research: Increasing Antarctic Sea Ice Extent Linked To The Ozone Hole
Cambridge, UK - Apr 21, 2009 16:49 EST
Increased growth in Antarctic sea ice during the past 30 years is a result of changing weather patterns caused by the ozone hole according to new research published this week.
Reporting in the journal Geophysical Research Letters scientists from British...
Scientists Celebrate As Aussie 'Ocean Glider' Comes Home After Two-month Voyage
Victoria, Australia - Apr 16, 2009 17:10 EST
Scientists are celebrating the first successful deployment and retrieval in Australia of a remotely controlled, deep ocean-going robotic submarine destined to play a central role in measuring changes in two of Australia's most influential ocean currents.
Under the joint CSIRO...