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Scientists discover new deep sea species

Census of Marine Life scientists have inventoried an astonishing abundance, diversity and distribution of deep sea species that live down to 5,000 meters (around...

IUCN to unveil mysteries of the deep

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) hopes that its new project will reveal the mysteries of southern Indian Ocean seamounts and help...

Swarms of ocean robots to monitor oil spills

Swarms of miniature robotic ocean explorers that could one day help predict where ocean currents will carry oil spills, and which marine areas should...
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NSF Launches Ocean Observatories Initiative

The National Science Foundation has announced agreement for vast undersea observing network. Called the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) it will provide a network of...
Great white shark

Tags reveal Great White Sharks’ Beat

A tracking study of white sharks in the northeastern Pacific Ocean shows they follow a rigid migration route across the sea, returning to precisely...

Western Australia to Protect Whales with Marine Park

The state government of Western Australia is creating a marine park to protect and manage a key nursery of the world's largest humpback whale...

Albatrosses feed with Killer Whales

Scientists have recorded the first observations of how albatrosses feed alongside marine mammals at sea.A miniature digital camera was attached to the backs of...

Creature of the Month: Plumose Anemone

Plumose anemones (Metridium senile) occur in large numbers in good diving areas in temperate waters. They comprise a tall, smooth column topped with a...

Killer Whales Die without Chinook Salmon

When you mention killer whales, the image of one ambushing a terrified seal often springs to mind. But there are populations of killer...

Arctic Sea Ice Reaches 2009 Low

The Arctic sea ice cover appears to have reached its minimum extent for the year, the third-lowest recorded since satellites began measuring sea ice...