Scientists: Census Of Marine Life Lists 122,500 Known Species, 56,400 Aliases
Washington, D.C. - Jun 25, 2008 15:18 EST
Census of Marine Life-affiliated scientists consolidating world databases of ocean organisms have demoted to alias status almost one-third of all names culled from 34 regional and highly specialized inventories.
The new World Register of Marine Species (www.marinespecies.org) contains about 122,500 validated...
Discovery Announces Dates For 2008 Shark Week; Mythbusters, Survivorman, Dirty Jobs, Mysterious Shark Coast
Miami, Florida - Jun 23, 2008 17:27 EST
Shark Week, summer television's must-see event, is back for its 21st year on Discovery Channel, from July 27 to August 1, 2008 at 9PM ET/PT.
Cable television's longest-running programming event will kick off Sunday, July 27 at 9PM ET/PT with the...
NOAA: Study Shows Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean Dolphin Populations Improving
Washington, D.C. - Jun 9, 2008 17:44 EST
The numbers of Northeastern offshore spotted and eastern spinner dolphins in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean are increasing after being severely depleted because of accidental death in the tuna purse-seine fishery between 1960 and 1990, according to biologists from NOAA's...
Odyssey Marine Files Claim To 2 New Shipwrecks Near The English Channel
Tampa, Florida - May 30, 2008 19:13 EST
Odyssey Marine Exploration today filed Admiralty Arrest Complaints in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on two separate shipwreck sites recently discovered by the Company.
Both sites lie within the general area of the English Channel...
Shark Conspiracies: Latest Shark Attack News and Conspiracies Examined
San Diego, California - May 14, 2008 15:12 EST
The May, 2008, episode of Shark Conspiracies is now available for free download. Shark Conspiracies explores shark sightings and attacks in a new way, by exposing the cover-ups and misinformation sometimes generated from tourism and conservation interests. Shark Conspiracies claims...