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Belle Greve Bay gets a clean
Employees from RBC Wealth Management, aided by family and friends, spent their time after work cleaning up the beach to mark RBC Blue Water Day - a day dedicated to highlighting the objectives and achievements of the RBC Blue Water Project, and engaging RBC employees worldwide in activities that help raise awareness of urban water issues.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Ecology Global Network
Rapid Adaptation is Purple Sea Urchins' Weapon Against Ocean Acidification
In the race against climate change and ocean acidification, some sea urchins may still have a few tricks up their spiny sleeves, suggesting that adaptation will likely play a large role for the sea creatures as the carbon content of the ocean increases.
Making a splash: Dolphin creates a 'hula hoop' effect after twirling out to the sea
Dolphins are known for their intelligence, but it appears this one has even learned how to dance - creating its own hula hoop with the waves of the sea.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Trend Hunter Magazine
8 Marine-Aware Social Businesses - From Paradigm-Shifting...
From paradigm-shifting non-profit organizations to surfing trips organized by responsible travel companies, these marine-aware social businesses aren't afraid to get wet.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
International Business Times
Underwater Photography Competition Winners Capture The Mysteries Of The Sea
They've donned scuba masks and snorkels, armed themselves with specialized cameras and staved off a fear of the unknown to capture some of the most breathtaking images of the world below.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Rapid adaptation is purple sea urchins' weapon against ocean acidification
This is UCSB researcher Morgan Kelly. In her hands is a red urchin, close relative of the purple urchin, and one of several marine species being studied in the Hofmann... -- In the race against climate change and ocean acidification, some sea urchins may still have a few tricks up their spiny sleeves, suggesting that adaptation will likely play a ... (more)
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Scientists seek cause of puffer fish skin disease
Red rice coral hit by blue-green algae off Kauai's North Shore has responded well to a treatment involving marine epoxy, according to state and federal scientists, but they're still trying to find out what is causing skin problems in nearby Hawaiian puffer fish.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Marin Independent Journal
Tiburon marine research shows peril global warming brings to sea species
Brittany Bjelde, a recent master's graduate from San Francisco State University, releases aquatic snails at the Romberg Tiburon Center on Thursday, June 6, 2013, near Tiburon, Calif.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Santa Cruz County Juvenile Hall class brings undersea world to life
One way to get a group of youth offenders engaged in marine science is to show a video of a giant squid wrapping itself around a submersible research vessel.
Aleisha's Fund awards first student scholarships
Camden Hills Regional High School student Rebecca Gray, left, holds a turtle with CEI researcher Sarah Bernstein during the 2012 Cape Eleuthera Institute summer program.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Whale skeleton moves on to next stage of preservation N the cleaning process
In half the time it took to prepare the bones for burial, a team of 20 to 25 volunteers from Humboldt, Mendocino and Sonoma counties spent all of last week unearthing the remains of the 75-foot blue whale that washed ashore in October of 2009 after colliding with a research vessel south of Fort Bragg.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Detecting conservation benefits in spatially protected fish...
Marine Biology In Marine Biology, Vol. 151, No. 3. , pp. 1153-1161, doi:10.1007/s00227-006-0557-0 Marine protected areas produce a positive effect on fish populations, but this may be difficult to identify due to the high temporal variability of populations.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Saving the Last Coral Wilderness on Earth
Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below.
Fri May 31, 2013
Slapfish in Huntington Beach to begin sustainability campaign
Chef Andrew Gruel of Slapfish will feature weekly specials to emphasize his commitment to sustainable seafood .
Nashoba Publishing Online
Groton students win Hollings Scholarship
Three sophomores at the University of Rhode Island have been awarded the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, one of the most prestigious scholarships for those studying the marine sciences.
Wed May 29, 2013
Capital City Weekly
UAS Sitka professor Jan Straley honored for meritorious service
University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus Associate Professor of Marine Biology Jan Straley became the first Sitka resident in 18 years to be honored with the University of Alaska's Meritorious Service Award during the UAS Sitka Campus graduation ceremony on May 3. Straley is the first person from Sitka to be honored with the award since 1995.
Tue May 28, 2013
Baby boom at Biomes
Officials said their 6-year-old female smooth dogfish shark had a litter of eight pups Sunday night.
Touch tanks coming to the beach
It hasn't yet been announced, but the Blue Ocean Society is poised to get its wish to put an educational touch-tank in the Hampton Beach Seashell Complex.
Sun May 26, 2013
South Coast Register
Here's a chance to freeze your own shadow
THE Shell Questacon Science Circus will bring flaming bubbles, walls that freeze shadows and beds of nails to the Shoalhaven Basketball Stadium in Bomaderry from 11am-3pm on Saturday, June 8. The Science Circus is an interactive experience for everyone to enjoy, with more than 40 hands-on exhibits and spectacular science shows as part of the major ... (more)
Harrisburg High School graduates are excited for the future
As a sea of black and silver caps and gowns processed into The Forum, a thunder of applause and cheers from proud friends and family filled the room.