Why Do Oysters Choose To Live Where They Could Be Eaten?
- May 3, 2007 18:19 EST
There are many reasons why living in dense groups with others of your own kind is a good idea. Oftentimes, aggregations of a species serve as protection from predators and harsh environments or may be beneficial to future reproductive success....
Study: Ocean's 'Twilight Zone' May Be Key To Understanding Climate Change
Woods Hole, Massachusetts - Apr 27, 2007 14:56 EST
A major study sheds new light on the role of carbon dioxide once it's transported to the oceans' depths. The research indicates that instead of sinking, carbon dioxide is often consumed by animals and bacteria and recycled in the "twilight...
Researchers:1 in 3 Chance of Record Low Arctic Sea Ice in 2007
Boulder, Colorado - Apr 19, 2007 16:59 EST
University of Colorado at Boulder researchers are forecasting a one in three chance that the 2007 minimum extent of sea ice across the Arctic region will set an all-time record low.
The researchers at CU-Boulder's Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research also...