marine ecosystems

Ocean acidification could have broader effects on marine ecosystems


December 18th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A new research has determined that ocean acidification could result in broader disruptions of biological processes in the oceans. The research was conducted by Donald Potts, a professor ... Read more...

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Climate change alters ocean chemistry much more than previously believed


December 12th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have discovered that the oceans chemical makeup is less stable and more greatly affected by climate change than previously believed.The research ... Read more...

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Wind power can alter ocean currents and boost marine life


November 13th, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): A new study has suggested that generating wind power at sea may alter ocean currents and marine ecosystems, bringing nutrient-rich waters up from the depths, which marine ... Read more...

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Scientists predict future impacts of climate change using oceanographic data


November 9th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE --Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Ecologists and oceanographers have predicted the future impacts of climate change by reconstructing the past behavior of Arctic climate and ocean circulation. The research team ... Read more...

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Change in bald eagle diet linked to sea otter decline


October 4th, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): A new study has found that the decline of sea otters along Alaskas Aleutian Islands has forced a change in the diet of a terrestrial predator the ... Read more...

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When glaciers melt, bacteria move in to boost soil efficiency


August 28th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 28 (ANI): A new study has determined that after mountain glaciers melt, primitive bacteria start to invade the soil immediately, enriching it with nutrients, cementing the ground, and preventing ... Read more...

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One third of reef-building corals threatened with extinction


July 11th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A new study has determined that a third of reef-building corals around the world are threatened with extinction. The study is the first-ever comprehensive global assessment to ... Read more...

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Protection does help endangered species: study


June 25th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) Researchers have come by evidence that protected fish species can bounce back rapidly from the brink, even after heavy fishing has taken its toll. A strict no-fishing policy ... Read more...

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Acidic oceans may spell doom for coral ecosystems by 2100


June 9th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have warned that as oceans become more acidic by the year 2100, coral ecosystems may start to vanish because of an invasion ... Read more...

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Pacific coast is turning more acidic, determines new research


May 23rd, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (ANI): An international team of scientists surveying the waters of the continental shelf off the West Coast of North America has discovered that the Pacific coast is turning ... Read more...

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Methane hydrate extraction in Japan could damage marine ecosystems


April 14th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
London, April 14 (ANI): The extraction of industrial quantities of natural gas from underground sources of methane hydrate in Japan has raised concern among environmentalists that it might wreak havoc on ... Read more...

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Researchers identify 25 environmental threats of the future


March 20th, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by admin
London, March 20 (ANI): Researchers, policymakers and environmental campaigners have identified 25 potential future threats to the environment, which they believe should be focused upon.According to a report in New Scientist, ... Read more...

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Bothered by carbon? Drop it in the sea!


February 19th, 2008 - 11:24 am ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) Alarmed by rising carbon emission levels globally, engineers are toying with a mind-boggling solution to the sooty by-product of development. They have visualised an inflatable bag, capable of ... Read more...

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More than 40 percent of worlds oceans heavily impacted by human activities


February 15th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has indicated that m ore than 40 percent of the worlds oceans are heavily impacted by human activities, including overfishing and pollution.Conducted by researchers from ... Read more...

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