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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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Scientists measure impacts of changing climate on ocean biology


February 26th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): A three-year field program now underway is measuring carbon distributions and primary productivity in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean to help scientists worldwide determine the impacts of a changing ... Read more...

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Warming oceans make North Atlantic fish populations shift


November 3rd, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 3 (ANI): A new study has determined that about half of 36 fish stocks in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean, many of them commercially valuable species, have been shifting northward over ... Read more...

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Snail shells increase dramatically in size in less than 100 years


March 28th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 28 (ANI): A long-term research has concluded that the shell of a particular snail has dramatically increased in size, during less than a century, thus providing a clear illustration of ... Read more...

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Atlantic snails increasing dramatically in size


March 25th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): A biologist has discovered that the shell lengths of northwest Atlantic Ocean snails have increased by 22.6 per cent over the past century.We found a dramatic increase ... Read more...

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Sharks facing extinction risk: Study


February 18th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Sharks might soon be seen in the official list of animals at global risk of extinction, for a new research has shown that they are disappearing from the ... Read more...

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