Scientists: Unprecedented Number of Walrus Calves Stranded by Melting Sea Ice
Woods Hole, Massachusetts - Apr 13, 2006 18:19 EST
Scientists have reported an unprecedented number of unaccompanied and possibly abandoned walrus calves in the Arctic Ocean, where melting sea ice may be forcing mothers to abandon their pups as the mothers follow the rapidly retreating ice edge north.
Research: El Nino events affect whale breeding
South Atlantic - Jan 11, 2006 00:00 EST
New research shows that global climate processes are affecting southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) in the South Atlantic. A thirty-year study by an international team of scientists found a strong relationship between breeding success of whales in the South Atlantic...
Global Warming Can Trigger Extreme Ocean, Climate Changes
San Diego, California - Jan 4, 2006 00:00 EST
New research produced by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, helps illustrate how global warming caused by greenhouse gases can quickly disrupt ocean processes and lead to drastic climatological, biological and other important...
UnderwaterTimes.com's Top Underwater Stories for 2005
Miami, Florida - Dec 22, 2005 00:00 EST
UnderwaterTimes.com published links to over 3,000 stories in 2005, marking another year as the world’s leading portal for underwater news.
After re-reading those 3,000 stories, one quickly realizes that 2005 was an amazing year for the underwater world. We saw...
Research Reveals Arctic Octopus; 'It Looks Like Dumbo'
Halifax, Nova Scotia - Dec 15, 2005 00:00 EST
Beneath the ice of the western Arctic Ocean live bright pink octopuses with fins that flap like Dumbo's ears as they swim through the frigid water.
The Canadian Arctic octopus is the most northerly ever discovered, and it was captured last...