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Tuesday | EurekAlert!

Underwater elephants

The world's largest parrotfish, the bumphead is often more than 4 feet long and can weigh in at more than 100 pounds.


Related Topix: UC Santa Barbara, Science, Ecology, Biology, Environment

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Cape Gazette

Alexandra Furtado wins Jim Cresson Memorial Scholarship Award

Alexandra Furtado, a recent graduate of Sussex Technical High School, is the 2014 recipient of the Jim Cresson Scholarship, named for the late Cape Gazette reporter.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, George Washington University, Biology, Science, Sussex County, DE, Life, Veteran Affairs

Fri Jul 25, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Review: 'War of the Whales' dives deep into a real-life mystery

Ken Balcomb had been studying whales for decades by March 15, 2000, work that often involved encounters with marine mammals stranded onshore.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Biology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Teens hit Maryland beach to study crabs

While some teenagers spend their summer relaxing on the beach, others spend it studying some of the creatures that live there.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Biology, Science

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Barnegat Bay alum warns of plastics pollution of seasBarnegat Bay...

Barnegat Bay alum warns of plastics pollution of seas Oceans a repository of growing plastics threat, Seaside Park native tells audiences Check out this story on Lauren Mae Henry, a marine biology major at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington and a Seaside Park native, is traveling the East Coast this ... (more)


Related Topix: Seaside Park, NJ, Biology, Science, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Ocean County, NJ

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Shark-Repelling Fake Kelp Could Prevent Beachside Attacks

A shark-sensing "buoy" and a fake kelp forest that is actually a high tech shark barrier could soon be deployed at beaches to help prevent shark attacks, which led to 10 deaths last year and dozens of serious injuries.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Non-Profit, Biology, Science, Ecology

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Three students awarded Nicholas Holt Challenge Scholarship from Unity College

Chaz James of Plantation, Fla., is a dual Captive Wildlife Care and Education and Marine Biology major.


Related Topix: Unity College, Biology, Science, Topeka, KS, Mathematics

Very Spatial

Nautical Miles: From Darwin to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The diaries from sea voyages are thrilling, especially those that study marine biology.


Related Topix: Biology

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Baby whale beached near Coos Bay

A 21-foot baby gray whale made its way on to shore at Bastendorff Beach on Thursday and died.


Related Topix: Coos Bay, OR, Oregon State University, Biology, Science


Explore the cove this Sunday

Come low tide, however, and the cove is a living touch tank of marine life and artifacts.


Related Topix: Kennebunk, ME, Biology, Science


Mystic Aquarium's Aqua Camp Kids using CritterCam technology

Mystic Aquarium's Aqua Camp kids travel to Old Lyme to track snapping turtles today.


Related Topix: Mystic, CT, Family, Kids, Old Lyme, CT, Biology, Science, Environment

Marine Mammal Stranding Center Offers A Variety Of Programs On LBI This Summer

Courtesy of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center: Want to see what the real Jersey Shore looks like? Check out some of the activities planned on Long Beach Island for the remainder of the summer.


Related Topix: Ship Bottom, NJ, Surf City, NJ, Beach Haven, NJ, Biology, Science

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Dalhousie News

"Super"-stars of science: How one of Dal's most popular summer camps is expanding its reach

A SuperNOVA camper at a summer camp on Dal's Sexton Campus working on a popsicle stick construction.


Related Topix: Canada, Biology, Science, Family, Kids

On Social Marketing and Social Change

SpongeBob SquarePants

Stephen Hillenburg conceived SpongeBob SquarePants in 1984, while he was teaching and studying marine biology at what is now the Orange County Ocean Institute.


Related Topix: Children TV, Animated TV, SpongeBob SquarePants, Entertainment, Television, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, Adventure, Biology, Science

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Connect Savannah

Dolphin spotting

Tickets for The Dolphin Project's 25th Anniversary celebration at Gregory Park in Richmond Hill are $35 and can be purchased at .


Related Topix: Bryan County, GA, Richmond Hill, GA, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Biology, Science

Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Scientists scoop up Brightlingsea water for global study

WATER samples from the Brightlingsea coast will form part of a global study into what lives in our oceans and sea.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, World News, Germany

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Discovery links fabled marine biologist Ed Ricketts to Santa Cruz Wharf

Visitors peer into the Monterey Bay from the back deck of Edward F. Ricketts' lab on Cannery Row in Monterey in 2005.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Santa Cruz, CA, University of Chicago, Pacific Grove, CA

Larne Today

Beth, 6, strikes it rich - almost - at Browns Bay

A young Islandmagee girl thought she had struck gold recently, after she made a strange discovery on a local beach.


Related Topix: Biology, Science

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Singapore to have its first Marine Park on Sisters' Islands

Encompassing both the terrestrial and marine waters of the islands, the 40-hectare park will also include the western reefs of both St John's Island and Pulau Tekukor.


Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Canada, Biology, Science

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sunday Herald

A maritime disaster

The first Monday in April is said to be an inauspicious day for any vessel to set sail; the reason being, as Matt Lewis explains in his new book, that it was the day that Cain slew Abel.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Biology, Science, World News, South Africa