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Global warming ‘affecting food chain, carbon cycling in Arctic Ocean’


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Over the past decade, the annual bloom of phytoplankton in the Arctic Ocean has been arriving earlier each year - a change that could hurt the marine food ... Read more...

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Can clams help clean oil-filled waters?


February 27th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Researchers at Southeastern Louisiana University are studying the lowly Rangia clam, common in the waters of Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas and other brackish bodies of water, to determine ... Read more...

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Shocking images reveal oil spill still stuck at the bottom of the Gulf


February 21st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): A scientist has shown that oil from the BP spill still remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.Samantha Joye, a professor at the University of ... Read more...

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Massive deep-sea coral die-off discovered near Gulf of Mexico


November 6th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 06 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a massive deep-sea coral die-off this week about 7 miles (11 kilometers) southwest of the source of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.Large communities ... Read more...

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Gulf ‘dead zone’ area over 6500 sq miles, oil spill impact unclear: Experts


June 29th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Experts claim that the Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' is expected to be between 6,500 and 7,800 square miles, an area roughly the size of Lake Ontario.The 2010 ... Read more...

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Oil spill threatens toothy marine predator


May 28th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico threatens the existence of a toothy marine predator that has been recognised as America's cultural and historic icon, according to ... Read more...

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Huge carbon ‘burp’ that helped end last ice age detected


May 28th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): The possible source of a huge carbon dioxide 'burp' that happened some 18,000 years ago and which helped to end the last ice age has been discovered by ... Read more...

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Sea stars bury much more carbon than anticipated


January 8th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 8 (ANI): A new study has determined that animals such as sea stars, sea urchins and sea lilies bury much more carbon than anticipated.Studies of biological carbon in the oceans ... Read more...

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Marine microplanktons may have survived mass extinction by taking refuge on sea floor


July 15th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A team of experts has presented remarkable evidence that single-celled shell-building members of the marine microplankton community may have survived mass extinction by taking refuge on the sea ... Read more...

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Toxin in algal blooms sink to ocean floor to poison marine life


March 23rd, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 23 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the toxin in algal blooms can sink to the ocean floor, where it persists for weeks, poisoning marine life.According to a ... Read more...

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Global warming makes predatory crabs return to Antarctic waters and threaten sea life


February 5th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Predatory crabs are poised to return to warming Antarctic waters and disrupt the primeval marine communities, a major upheaval that is a result of global warming. "Nowhere ... Read more...

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210-mln-yr-old amphibian had bizarre feeding pattern


December 14th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A new study has established that a bizarre reversal of how feeding occurs was achieved in 210-million-year old amphibians known as plagiosaurs. The study, conducted by Farish ... Read more...

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Antarctic invasion by crabs and sharks might endanger native marine life


February 16th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new research has indicated that as a result of global warming, predatory animals such as crabs and sharks are all set to invade the Antarctic waters, thus ... Read more...

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Glacial ice sheets existed on Earth even during ancient global warming


January 11th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): A new research has indicated that glacial ice had existed on Earth even during intense period of global warming 91 million years ago.Carried out by a team ... Read more...

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144-mln-year old ‘Jurassic dragon’ fossil unearthed in Northern Ireland


November 14th, 2007 - 1:58 am ICT by admin
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