marine sciences

500K tons of hydrocarbons released during Gulf of Mexico oil discharge


February 14th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): Up to 500,000 tons of gaseous hydrocarbons were emitted into the deep ocean, according to a new University of Georgia study.The authors conclude that such a large gas ... Read more...

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No fish will be left to catch, expert warns Bangladesh


February 1st, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 1 (IANS) No hilsa, not even fish will be left to catch in the Bay of Bengal, an expert has warned as the Bangladesh government prepared to issue 30 ... Read more...

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Using Mother Nature’s method to save oceans’ marine life


January 20th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Scientists at Institute of Marine Sciences at UC Santa Cruz have found a way to encourage oceans' marine life by using seawater and calcium to remove carbon dioxide ... Read more...

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CBI raids Indian Maritime University


January 13th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 13 (IANS) Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths Thursday swooped down on the Indian Maritime University (IMU) here and carried out search operations following complaints of misappropriation of funds.The CBI ... Read more...

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Steve Murawski Asserts That Overfishing In America Has Come To A Close After A Lengthy Time


January 11th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 11, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Steve Murawski is an American, who had ascended to the uppermost post of chief scientist for the National Marine Fisheries Service, which is an entity ... Read more...

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Coral reefs discovered in Mediterranean for the first time


October 5th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Experts from the University of Haifa's Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences discovered for the first time an area of reefs with deep-sea corals in the Mediterranean, ... Read more...

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Massive amounts of oil at bottom of Gulf of Mexico: Report


September 15th, 2010 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (DPA) There is new evidence that massive amounts of crude oil are sitting at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, a finding that could further undermine the US ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants in sea water could upset food chain


July 12th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Rising levels of anti-depressants in sea water could upset the vital food chain. Shrimps exposed to the anti-depressant fluoxetine dramatically alter their behaviour by reducing the chances of their ... Read more...

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Antidepressants ‘taking toll on sea life’


July 8th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that antidepressants threaten sea's ecosystem.They warned that rising levels of antidepressants in coastal waters could change sea life behaviour and potentially damage the food chain.A ... Read more...

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Fish ‘grunt, growl and pop’ at each other!


July 7th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 7 (ANI): Fish 'grunt, growl and pop' at each other, says a Kiwi marine scientist.Shahriman Ghazali, of the University of Auckland, is currently making underwater recordings at Leigh Marine Reserve ... Read more...

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Traces of laughing gas could aid search for life on Mars


April 28th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): Traces of nitrous oxide in the atmosphere of Mars can contribute to the search for life on the Red Planet, according to a new study.The research in Antarctica ... Read more...

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Non-organic mechanism for production of greenhouse gas discovered in Antarctica


April 26th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): A new research in Antarctica has revealed a non-organic mechanism for the production of nitrous oxide, an important greenhouse gas.A team of scientists, led by biogeochemists from the ... Read more...

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Some ocean dwellers can increase shell production in CO2 rich environment


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that some creatures residing in the ocean can increase shell production in a carbon dioxide (CO2) rich environment.The research, by Woods ... Read more...

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Sundarbans water warming eight times faster than global average


December 1st, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) In the Sundarbans, surface water temperature has been rising at the rate of 0.5 degree Celsius per decade over the past three decades, eight times ... Read more...

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Dust deposited in oceans may carry elements fatal to marine algae


March 10th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): New findings have shown that some sources of dust that is deposited in oceans also carry toxic elements that can kill marine algae. Dust blown off the continents ... Read more...

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Rising levels of CO2 set to increase dead zones in tropical oceans


November 15th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): A new research has determined that the rising levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) will make oceans more hostile to life, with the volume of oxygen-depleted dead zones ... Read more...

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DNA test can predict spread of harmful algae across the globe


October 1st, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): University of Connecticut researchers say that they have developed a DNA test to predict which parts of the globe may be hit by harmful algal blooms. Senjie Lin, ... Read more...

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North America and Europe may experience cooler climate next decade


May 1st, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested that Europe and North America may experience cooler climate during the next decade, thanks to natural North Atlantic variations that could temporarily ... Read more...

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Now, women outshine men in diving


November 14th, 2007 - 2:59 am ICT by admin
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