Towns and cities create an orange glow on the horizon at night. It's so widespread that it even disturbs sea creatures.
Aug. 11, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: moon wildlife marine-biology stars milky-way light-pollution artificial-light night-sky coastal-areas
Too many small yachts and speedboats are simply being abandoned to shed toxins and microplastics into the sea.
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: plastic-pollution marine-biology ships microplastic boats
The discovery that such a common animal can rapidly produce vast numbers of nanoplastics is particularly worrying.
July 31, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: microplastics marine-biology freshwater-biology microplastic crustaceans
The extraordinary story of a stingray, its discovery and its uncertain fate in the Yemen war.
July 23, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: biodiversity biology war new-species marine-biology species yemen stingrays
Experts have shed light on the mystery of how the blackest fish in the deep sea are camouflaged.
Tags: animals marine-biology
With the help of trained dolphins, our team of researchers is building a specialized drone to help us study dolphins in the wild
Wild dolphins are fast, smart and hard to study, but it is important to understand how human actions affect their health. So we are building a drone to sample hormones from the blowholes of dolphins.
July 1, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: robots hormones marine-biology drones whales bermuda dolphins dolphin stress-hormones marine-mammals innovation-and-invention
Microscopic ocean phytoplankton feed a "biological pump" that carries carbon from the surface to deep waters. Scientists have found that this process stores much more carbon than previously thought.
May 21, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: climate-change carbon-sequestration photosynthesis marine-biodiversity oceans marine-biology marine-snow phytoplankton carbon-storage
Researchers are using a newly developed satellite tag to study previously unknown aspects of tiger shark reproduction. This approach could be used on other difficult-to-study shark species.
April 28, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: reproduction conservation sharks wildlife scientists-at-work oceans marine-biology tagging endangered-species tiger-sharks women-scientists satellite-data the-bahamas
Scientists have found oil from the Deepwater Horizon blowout in fishes' livers and on the deep ocean floor
The Deepwater Horizon oil disaster catalyzed a decade of research on oil contamination in the Gulf of Mexico, from surface waters to the seabed, with surprising findings.
April 13, 2020 • ~10 min
Tags: fisheries water-pollution marine-biology deepwater-horizon gulf-of-mexico bp-oil-spill marine-science marine-snow hydrocarbons
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