sea life

Marine life faces large-scale extinction risk


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 22 (IANS) Marine life faces far greater risk of large-scale extinctions than at any previous time in human history, world's leading marine scientists have warned.Researchers from Australia, United ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian sand artist wins gold in Spain (With Image)


July 18th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 18 (IANS) Odisha-based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Hindu god Ganesha has won two gold medals at the just-concluded Solo International Sand Art Contest in Marbella, Spain, ... Read more...

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Fish learn to cope with high CO2 in oceans


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 3 (IANS) Some coral reef fish may be better prepared to cope with rising carbon dioxide in the world's oceans - thanks to their parents. Researchers at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Something fishy about the food, says Pakistani daily


April 30th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) A Pakistani daily has questioned the quality and safety of the food in the country after fish in Karachi were "said to be heavily tainted with ... Read more...

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Sensorbots to track ocean health round-the-clock


December 21st, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Scientists have discovered sensorbots equipped with bio-geo-chemical sensors that will monitor key events in the ocean like underwater earthquakes and hydrothermal vents. The device promises ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Warming will forces fishes to migrate for survival


November 6th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 6 (IANS) Climate change will necessitate fish and other marines species to travel large distances for sheer survival.Sea life, particularly in the Indian Ocean, Western and Eastern Pacific ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Google to add Thailand to Street View


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Google and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) have announced plans to introduce Google Street View to Thailand in the next few years. It will include special areas ... Read more...

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Millions of dead fish found in California marina


March 10th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 10 (IANS/EFE) Millions of dead fish were found in a marina in Los Angeles, California, a media report said.Authorities were trying hard to clean up the area ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

1st marine Census shows richer, more diverse ocean life than thought


October 5th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): 2,700 scientists from 80 nations have reported the first marine life Census after a 10-year exploration.The first global Census of Marine Life presents an unprecedented picture of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

US Coast Guard under fire for chemicals used against BP gusher


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (DPA) The US Coast Guard is under fire for allowing huge amounts of chemical dispersants to be used against BP Plc's Gulf of Mexico oil gusher despite strict mandates ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Loch Ness Monster ‘caught on camera’ off British coast


July 31st, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): A photograph of what appears to be a long-necked sea creature off the coast of Britain has left marine experts baffled.The photograph was taken as the 'animal' was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kazakh bookmakers furious with Octopus Paul for their low profits


July 20th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 20 (ANI): Bookmakers in Kazakhstan are furious with Paul the Octopus, who may have achieved a legendary status in Spain, for their low World Cup profits.The Kazakhstan Association of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russian betting firm wants to hire “Paul the Octopus” for 5K dollars


July 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, July 19 (ANI): A Russian betting firm has said they would like to pay "Paul the Octopus" a good salary to be their bookmaker.Soviet Sport newspaper reported that Bet League company ... Read more...

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Octopus Paul heads for retirement after World Cup glory


July 12th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Oberhausen (Germany), July 12 (DPA) Paul the psychic octopus headed into well-deserved retirement Monday and will in future make children happy instead of footballers. "He is retiring and says thank you to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

PETA Demands To Free Paul As Fifa World Cup 2010 Final Draws Close


July 11th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tonight the attention of the media and football fans are fixed on the final of the ongoing 2010 Fifa world cup that is being place on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

The good, bad and the ugly about carbon sequestration


June 28th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Carbon sequestration is fast gaining popularity as a way to counter global warming. However, its effectiveness and consequences are not yet fully understood. Now, a Niels Bohr Institute ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Giant Oil Plume Seen In Alabama


May 28th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Alabama, May 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Gulf of Mexico is still burning and the scientists have now discovered yet another oil plume which they claim is drifting towards Alabama. The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Deep-sea census reveals treasure trove of species that have never seen sunlight


November 23rd, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 23 (ANI): Census of Marine Life scientists have inventoried an astonishing abundance, diversity and distribution of deep sea species that have never known sunlight - creatures that somehow manage a ... Read more...

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India’s sole aircraft carrier turns 50 Wednesday


November 16th, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Indian Navy's lone aircraft carrier INS Viraat will complete 50 years in service Wednesday, a defence official said Monday. "The navy chief (Admiral Nirmal Verma) will ... Read more...

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(INS Viraat refit complete, gears up for golden jubilee


August 17th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) It's an old warhorse, 50 years old to be exact. But after a life-extending refit, India's lone aircraft carrier INS Viraat is back to show ... Read more...

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Corals recover faster when they have clean water and plentiful sea life


July 22nd, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A new study has shown that bleached corals bounce back to normal growth rates more quickly when they have clean water and plentiful sea life at their side.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Increasing CO2 in oceans will make harder for deep-sea animals to “breathe”


April 18th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 18 (ANI): A new study has suggested that increasing carbon dioxide (CO2) and decreasing oxygen in the oceans will make it harder for deep-sea animals to "breathe".The study, by marine ... Read more...

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New rainbow glow jellyfish found by scientists


March 18th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Marine scientists have discovered a new species of jellyfish near the waters of Tasmania, which has a rainbow glow.According to a report in National Geographic News, Jellyfish ... Read more...

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Seal having fish phobia leaves sanctuary staff shocked!


February 11th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): A seal rescued from Heacham beach in Norfolk has astonished its keepers at the marine sanctuary in north Norfolk after it refused to feed on fish.Heidi, a ... Read more...

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Deep-sea voyage uncovers several new species and thousands of fossilized coral samples


February 5th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Scientists, on a month-long deep-sea voyage to a marine reserve near Tasmania, Australia, have found several new species and thousands of fossilized coral samples.The scientists, from the ... Read more...

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Noisy oceans threaten survival of whales and dolphins


December 4th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Increasing noise pollution in the worlds oceans is threatening the survival of sea life like whales and dolphins, according to a discussion in a UN-backed conference.According to ... Read more...

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Scientists find a jackpot of rich marine life near Australia


October 10th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Scientists have found 274 new species of corals, starfish, sponges, shrimps, and crabs 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) beneath the surface of the ocean around Antarctica.Some of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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