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Archive: Oceans

17 Nov 2014

Fast-Warming Gulf of Maine Offers Hint of Future for Oceans

by REBECCA KESSLER
The waters off the coast of New England are warming more rapidly than almost any other ocean region on earth. Scientists are now studying the resulting ecosystem changes, and their findings could provide a glimpse of the future for many of the world’s coastal communities. READ MORE

04 Nov 2014

Fostering Community Strategies For Saving the World's Oceans

by CRYSTAL GAMMON
To conservationist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, getting coastal communities involved in plans to protect their waters is critical for protecting the planet's oceans. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, she talks about her work in one Caribbean island and how it shows how such a strategy can get results. READ MORE

25 Sep 2014

Cashes Ledge: New England's Underwater Laboratory

A little over 70 miles off the coast of New England, an unusual undersea mountain range, known as Cashes Ledge, rises from the seabed. The area teems with kelp forests, sea sponges, and a wide variety of fish and mollusks — much of it captured by ocean photographer Brian Skerry during dives made earlier this year READ MORE

18 Sep 2014

How Norway and Russia Made A Cod Fishery Live and Thrive

by JOHN WALDMAN
The prime cod fishing grounds of North America have been depleted or wiped out by overfishing and poor management. But in Arctic waters, Norway and Russia are working cooperatively to sustain a highly productive — and profitable — cod fishery. READ MORE

17 Jul 2014

Scientists Look for Causes of Baffling Die-Off of Sea Stars

by ERIC WAGNER
Sea stars on both coasts of North America are dying en masse from a disease that kills them in a matter of days. Researchers are looking at various pathogens that may be behind what is known as sea star wasting syndrome, but they suspect that a key contributing factor is warming ocean waters. READ MORE

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20 Nov 2014: Real-Time Ocean Acidification Data Now Available for U.S. Pacific Coast

19 Nov 2014: Global Maritime Shipping Traffic Has Grown by 300 Percent Since 1992

13 Nov 2014: Global Maps Detail Seasonal and Geographic Trends in Ocean Acidification

04 Nov 2014: Interview: Saving World’s Oceans Begins With Coastal Communities

13 Oct 2014: Climate Change To Make Many Fish Species Extinct in Tropics, Study Says

08 Oct 2014: Floods Will Be Chronic Problem For East Coast Cities by 2030, Study Says

07 Oct 2014: Deep Oceans Not Warming
As Previously Thought, Study Finds

03 Oct 2014: Thousands of Uncharted Ocean Floor Features Revealed by Satellite Data

02 Oct 2014: Large Sediment Plumes Flowing From Greenland Glaciers, Images Show

01 Oct 2014: Scientists Photograph Gathering Of 35,000 Walruses on Alaskan Beach


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