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Archive: Oceans

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

02 Jul 2014

Where Will Earth Head After Its ‘Climate Departure’?

by DIANE TOOMEY
Will the planet reach a point where its climate is significantly different from what has existed throughout human history, and if so, when? In an interview with Yale Environment 360, biogeographer Camilo Mora talks about recent research on this disquieting issue and what it means for the coming decades. READ MORE

14 May 2014

Examining How Marine Life Might Adapt to Acidified Oceans

by ELIZABETH GROSSMAN
In an interview with Yale Environment 360, marine biologist Gretchen Hofmann discusses how well mollusks and other shell-building organisms might evolve to live in increasingly corrosive ocean conditions caused by soaring CO2 emissions. READ MORE

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e360 digest

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

30 Sep 2014: Half of the Planet's Animals Lost Since 1970, Report Says

25 Sep 2014: Cashes Ledge: New England's Rich Underwater Laboratory

09 Sep 2014: Ocean Acidification May Dull Sharks' Ability to Smell Prey, Study Finds

15 Aug 2014: New Citizen Science Software Aims to Document and Curb Illegal Fishing


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