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More Sharks Ditching Annual Migration as Ocean Warms

Blacktip sharks usually travel in the tens of thousands from North Carolina to Florida. But thanks to climate change, more are staying put.

Never-Before-Seen Mineral Found Inside a 'Super Deep' Diamond

The find can tell scientists how ocean crust is recycled throughout Earth's interior.

A new kind of shoreline

Rising sea level is a threat to the Bay area. Already, king tides are flooding the levees and seawalls built for the last century’s ocean. I touched upon this topic a few weeks ago with my proposed walk around Lake Merritt in 2100, assuming that the Bay will be a couple meters higher than today. […]

NASA finds heavy rain in new Tropical Cyclone Hola near Vanuatu

NASA obtained rainfall data on newly formed Tropical Cyclone Hola as it triggered warnings in Vanuatu in the South Pacific Ocean.

Effects of water temperature and pH value on covering behavior of the sea urchin Glyptocidaris crenularis

As marine calcifying organisms, sea urchins are sensitive in the changing ocean. More information is needed about the effects of pH value and water temperature on behaviors of sea urchins. Here, we reported that pH value and water temperature significantly affected the covering behavior of sea urchins Glyptocidaris crenularis. Lower pH value (pH = 7.4) […]

Ocean acidification responses in paralarval squid swimming behavior using a novel 3D tracking system

Chronic embryonic exposure to ocean acidification (OA) has been shown to degrade the aragonitic statolith of paralarval squid, Doryteuthis pealeii, a key structure for their swimming behavior. This study examined if day-of-hatching paralarval D. Show More Summary

Short-term exposure of Mytilus coruscus to decreased pH and salinity change impacts immune parameters of their haemocytes

With the release of large amounts of CO2, ocean acidification is intensifying and affecting aquatic organisms. In addition, salinity also plays an important role for marine organisms and fluctuates greatly in estuarine and coastal ecosystem, where ocean acidification frequently occurs. Show More Summary

Effects of CO2-induced ocean acidification on the early development, growth, survival and skeletogenesis of the estuarine-dependant sciaenid Argyrosomus japonicus

Although it is increasingly accepted that ocean acidification poses a considerable threat to marine organisms, little is known about the likely response of fishes to this phenomenon. While initial research concluded that adult fishes may be tolerant to changes predicted in the next 300 years, the response of early life stages to end-of-century CO2 levels […]

The effects of environmental history and thermal stress on coral physiology and immunity

Rising ocean temperatures can induce the breakdown of the symbiosis between reef building corals and Symbiodinium in the phenomenon known as coral bleaching. Environmental history may, however, influence the response of corals to stress and affect bleaching outcomes. Show More Summary

Science in a bottle: 132-year-old experiment washed ashore in Australia

In the name of science, German vessels threw thousands of bottles into the oceans.

Þrídrangaviti Lighthouse in Westman Islands, Iceland

A cluster of slender rock pillars jut out from the ocean’s surface like fingers stretching toward the sky, miles away from civilization. From a distance, it looks like a colorful speck has settled atop the largest one. Look closer, and...Show More Summary

The St. Regis Bal Harbour Hosts Luxurious Rosé Sunday Brunch

The St. Regis is behind a new and luxurious brunch experience in Bal Harbour. Coined Rosé Sundays, the meal includes bottomless pink bubbly, unlimited trips to a buffet, and an unobstructed view of the Atlantic Ocean. The best part: It's open to locals, not just hotel guests.

Heating up Enceladus' ice-covered ocean

Saturn’s sixth-largest moon, Enceladus, is covered by ice, but just beneath its icy surface lies an ocean of liquid water. New research suggests that this internal ocean may be maintained in a liquid state by heat generated by tidal friction within the moon’s fragmented, rocky core.

Australian Beachgoers Find World’s Oldest Message in a Bottle 132 Years After Being Tossed from German Ship

MELBOURNE, March 7 (Reuters) – The oldest known message in a bottle was found on an Australian beach 132 years after being thrown from a German ship in the Indian Ocean as part of an experiment to track currents, experts said. The Dutch...Show More Summary

A Nanotech Device Harvests Water in the Driest Places

Chile’s Atacama is Earth’s driest desert. You could sit for decades in some places and never feel a raindrop. And yet, life survives here. Well-adapted plants can catch Pacific Ocean fog; then they provide that hydration to other animals. Show More Summary

How life on Earth might survive on Saturn's ice moon Enceladus

With its subsurface ocean and geysers spewing water and complex organic molecules, scientists say Saturn’s moon Enceladus is one of the most promising places to look for extraterrestrial life in the solar system. But what exactly would life on Enceladus look like and how would it function? After...

Keeping ocean currents from carrying disease to farmed salmon

Currents in the ocean and fjords spread viruses that are killing large numbers of farmed salmon. Where should fish farms be built? And should they all be in use at the same time? Norwegian researchers are using computer modelling to figure out how best to site farms to protect fish and the coastline.

FIVB Fort Lauderdale: Ed Chan and Michael Gomez photo gallery

The world’s best players came out to play this past weekend on the Atlantic Ocean. The FIVB Fort Lauderdale Major was one of only three five-star events this year and the biggest tournament in North America this year. Steady winds challenged...Show More Summary

Alien ocean exploration game In Other Waters comes with a beautiful reference book

UPDATE 7TH MARCH: Good news! In Other Waters has sailed over its £22,000 goal with a day to spare. The current total is £24K and counting. "I am literally speechless," wrote game creator Gareth Damian Martin in an update. "I just danced...Show More Summary

Ocean Market Reopens Downtown Following Remodel

Chef Shane McIntosh's Parisian-inspired bistro features grab-and-go items like salads, paninis, sandwiches, soups, and crepes. The post Ocean Market Reopens Downtown Following Remodel appeared first on What Now Atlanta.

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