Researchers: Rising Surface Temperatures Drive Back Winter Ice In Barents Sea
New Brunswick, New Jersey - Sep 17, 2007 13:56 EST
Rising sea-surface temperatures in the Barents Sea, northeast of Scandinavia, are the prime cause of the retreating winter ice edge over the past 26 years, according to research by Jennifer Francis, associate research professor at Rutgers’ Institute of Marine and...
NOAA: 'Megapclicks' Recorded For The First Time From Feeding Humpback Whales
Washington, D.C. - Aug 29, 2007 17:40 EST
For the first time, researchers have recorded “megapclicks” — a series of clicks and buzzes from humpback whales apparently associated with nighttime feeding behaviors — in and around NOAA’s Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. As detailed in the most recent...
Where Have All The Dolphins Gone This Summer? 'Climate Change And Over-fishing'
Bay of Biscay - Aug 20, 2007 17:27 EST
Researchers from the wildlife conservation charity Marinelife are extremely concerned about what it is NOT seeing this summer in the Bay of Biscay.
Marinelife’s unique long-term monitoring project, the Biscay Dolphin Research Programme (BDRP) has been conducting scientific monthly whale, dolphin...
Indian Tourists Cautioned Over Killer Croc On The Prowl
Kendrapara, India - Aug 17, 2007 17:55 EST
Perturbed over reports of a giant 18-feet-long crocodile running amuck, the wildlife officialsl of Bhitarkanika National Park have cautioned the tourists and the locals settlers on possible attacks by the reptile.
Lately the reptile has ensconced along the Khola water...