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Otter 696: A pup grows upPup 696 has come a long way since staff...

Otter 696: A pup grows up Pup 696 has come a long way since staff with our Sea Otter Program rescued him six months ago under perilous conditions. He’s just been weaned from his surrogate mother, Rosa, and is on the road to release.Show More Summary

Did you see the first episode of ?#?BigBlueLive? last night? Let...

Did you see the first episode of ?#?BigBlueLive? last night? Let us know what you think–we give it 5 stars! Catch the next episode tonight on pbstv or streaming online: http://mbayaq.co/1UkCiwY

I Don't Think You're Ready for These Jellies

I Don't Think You're Ready for These Jellies: Did you know jellyfish don’t have bones, brains, teeth or blood?  Get ready for more fun with Joe! 

Ocean acidification threatening many species (text & video)

A few decades ago, dozens of species in Monterey Bay were on the verge of extinction. Today, many of those species are now thriving. This success story is the subject of “Big Blue Live,” a three-night television special that begins on Monday. PBS and the BBC are producing the show, which airs from 8 to […]

Ocean acidification threatens Florida’s economy

I’m an angler and surfer. I spend every moment I can spare on the water with my two sons, who fish and surf with me in Florida’s beautiful offshore waters. They’re developing a strong love for the ocean, which makes me proud and allows me to share a culture with them that ties us closely […]

IAEA Training Course on Marine Ecosystems and Industries at Risk: Impact of Multiple Stressors, 9–27 November 2015, Monaco

Deadline for nominations through competent official authorities: 20 September 2015. Organizers The training course is organized by the Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). It will be hosted by IAEA Environment Laboratories in Monaco on 9-27 November 2015. Show More Summary

Post-doctoral research associate position in ocean modeling

Position Overview Organization: College of the Environment, Oceanography Title : Research Associate Search Number : NN13328 Position Details Coastal Ocean Modeling Postdoc A Post-doctoral research position in ocean modeling is available in the School of Oceanography at the University of Washington. Show More Summary

What would the world be like if you’re taste buds were on...

What would the world be like if you’re taste buds were on the outside of your mouth?  Mostly a bottom-dweller, a white sturgeon spends its time rummaging on the seafloor for food. Its taste buds, along with barbels (feelers) under the sturgeon’s snout, help the fish select food, and a toothless mouth sucks it up.  Learn more

Why are there no fish in the deepest deep sea?

Here’s a mystery: below 8,400 meters there are no fish. There are other creatures: sea cucumbers, anemones, tiny worms, but no one has ever seen a fish. At 8,370 meters? There are fish. But not below 8,400 meters. At its deepest the ocean reaches roughly 11,000 meters, so there is plenty of space. And right below 8,400 […]

Marine ecosystems and climate change: economic issues

Marine ecosystems, and the services they provide, are predicted to alter considerably as a result of climate change. This paper outlines important expected alterations in these ecosystems, considers their economic consequences, and examines economic policies that may be adopted in response to these changes. In doing so, it focuses on two main cases, namely findings […]

4th edition of the “Ocean Acidification Report”

Global Ocean Health (GOH) has recently released the fourth edition of its “Ocean Acidification Report”. Some of the topics covered include the BC shellfish crisis, new strides in protecting king crab from OA vulnerability, and a look at the risk to geoduck (along with a lot more). Global Ocean Health Ocean Acidification Report 1:4, August […]

Oyster industry more convinced of ocean acidification impacts than public

Although some people in the general public remain skeptical about the impacts of ocean acidification, a growing number of professionals who make their living off the ocean have become believers. A newly published survey found that more than 80 percent of respondents from the United States shellfish industry on the West Coast are convinced that […]

Ocean acidification

Most of us are familiar with the carbon cycle, which is good because we depend on it for life. To put it simply, animals exhale carbon dioxide, and decomposing animals release carbon, while plants take in CO? during photosynthesis. The carbon cycle does require that some CO? be released into the atmosphere, but currently, anthropogenic […]

The 411: Ocean acidification

We’re breaking down what ocean acidification is and how it’s impacting us. What is ocean acidification? Ocean acidification is when carbon dioxide is absorbed by seawater and results in various chemical reactions. These chemical reactions...Show More Summary

Ocean acidification combatted by Canadian google science fair finalist

Isabella O’Brien wants to help solve the problem of ocean acidification. O’Brien is one of the twenty Global Finalists in the 2015 Google Science Fair, with winners to be announced on September 21, 2015. Her inspiration came after a diving trip in Mexico where she saw large amounts of dead coral and wanted to find […]

Ocean warming and acidification needs more attention, argues US

Concern growing over climate change-induced warming on marine life US to raise issue in Paris climate talks and call for more research The US government has urged the international community to focus more on the impact of climate change on the oceans, amid growing concern over changes affecting corals, shellfish and other marine life. The […]

Big Blue Live: The adventure begins tomorrow!After three amazing...

Big Blue Live: The adventure begins tomorrow! After three amazing days on BBCOne, ?#?BigBlueLive? airs LIVE on PBS Aug. 31-Sept. 2. at 8–9 p.m. ET & 8–9 p.m. PT! Tune in for nature’s greatest reality show, anchored from open-air studios on the bay and right here at the Aquarium! Learn more

8-22-15 Almost A Superpod But Not Quite

Saturday, August 22nd...6:30 a.m....far in the distance I could see Lea K-14's saddle patch...which meant others had indeed arrived in the night......at 9:30 a.m. they came up past the park......some were far offshore in large groups...and...Show More Summary

The Hat You Didn’t Even Know You Needed.

I now know what all the Deeplings are getting for Christmas…. This might be the best thing I have ever seen on Etsy.

Kim Fulton-Bennett: Uncovering the ocean's deep secrets

Kim Fulton-Bennett: Uncovering the ocean's deep secrets: The vast majority of animals in the bay, and in the ocean as a whole, live below the surface. The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) has studied this mysterious realm for almost 30 years. ? Read the story

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