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...
Aussie Trawler Nets Giant 20-foot, 500-lb Squid; 'Pretty Unusual'
Victoria, Australia - May 26, 2008 20:11 EST
Australian fishermen were squids in when they hauled this 20-foot long sea monster from the ocean.
Skipper Rangi Pene said the 500-pound giant squid was already dead when it was caught in the trawler’s nets last night off Australia’s southeastern...
Fijian Night Diver Killed By Shark Attack
Ba, Fiji - May 15, 2008 06:48 EST
Fijian man died after he was bitten by a shark whilst on a diving expedition.
The 28-year-old man, Aisake Sadole, was part of a group of four who went night diving in Ba yesterday evening.
According to police reports, the group realized...
Scientists Aim To Use Robots Unlock Deep-sea 'Secrets' Of Earth's Crust
Stockton-on-Tees, U.K. - May 14, 2008 17:02 EST
Scientists from Durham University will use robots to explore the depths of the Atlantic Ocean to study the growth of underwater volcanoes that build the Earth’s crust.
The Durham experts will lead an international team of 12 scientists aboard Britain’s Royal...