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First Inventory of Life at Poles
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, oceans, poles )

- 1962 days ago -
A surprising number of creatures were found in the cold waters of the South Orkney Islands.The first comprehensive inventory of the sea and land animals living in a polar region has been carried out by British and German scientists
DNA Gleaned From Ancient Coral Unlocks Clues About Warming
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, science, research, environment, oceans, coral )

- 1962 days ago -
Shank, a researcher at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, found skeletons of 35,000- to 40,000-year-old corals littered on the New England Seamounts in the North Atlantic. He took them back to his laboratory, extracted what he could of their remaining.
Voices Needed To Fight The Dangers Of Global Warming
Science & Tech  (tags: climate-change, UCS, essays, photographs, globalwarming, destruction, climatechange, nature, wildlife, world, pollution, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment, oceans, science, suffering )

- 2050 days ago -
Now it's time for new voices to inspire us to fight the dangers of global warming. The submission process is open to anyone in the United States through November 15, 2008. A panel of judges will select the top essays and photographs to be included
Found: The Hottest Water on Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: oceans, ancient, climate, discovery, environment, interesting, investigation, news, NewTechnology, research, scientists, science, study )

- 2082 days ago -
Even Jules Verne did not foresee this one. Deep down at the very bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, geochemist Andrea Koschinsky has found something truly extraordinary: "It's water," she says, "but not as we know it."
Scientists Gain New Insight Into Contaminants in Southern Resident Orca Whales
Science & Tech  (tags: ecosystems, PBDE'S, contaminantsCO2emissions, endangered, nature, oceans, pollution, wildlife, science, animalwelfare, investigation, wildlife, discovery, interesting, scientists )

Raven Sky
- 2156 days ago -
The NOAA is gaining new insight into the contaminants of the Southern Resident Orca whales. Since the banning of PCB's in the 70's and the ESA listing of the orcas in 2005, new evidence shows higher levels of PBDE's in the whales. read full article for mo
Gray Whales Making Waves in Puget Sound
Science & Tech  (tags: Gray Whales, Migration, Habitat, Nature, Oceans, Research )

- 2178 days ago -
A small band of whales is making waves in Puget Sound. They're a mysterious group that shows up every year about this time and scientists and whale watchers are getting a good look at them.
Flash! Resident Orcas of Washington Need Our Ongoing Help and Support
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, conservation, environment, endangered, nature, oceans, science, protection, wildlife, whaling, AnimalWelfare, endangered, habitat, research )

Raven Sky
- 2194 days ago -
By adopting one of the Orcas from J, K or L pods you are doing an active part to help the Whale museum and the Orcas. They are endangered and anything we can do to help is a support to them and the planet. My whale is L26, Baba see her at the site.
Stinking Seas Not to Blame for Extinction
Science & Tech  (tags: research, environment, wildlife, extiction, oceans, interesting, study )

- 2215 days ago -
SCIENTISTS said today they've ruled out a key hypothesis to explain Earth's greatest extinction, when 95 per cent of marine species and 70 per cent of land species were wiped out. Dubbed "the Great Dying" or "the mother of all mass extinctions", the ca
Giant Marine Life Found in Antarctica
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, scientists, environment, oceans, species, interesting, news )

- 2218 days ago -
Scientists who conducted the most comprehensive survey to date of New Zealand's Antarctic waters were surprised by the size of some specimens found, including jellyfish with 12-foot tentacles and 2-foot-wide starfish. A 2,000-mile journey through the Ross
Military Beacons to Aid Sea Life
Science & Tech  (tags: science, interesting, safety, environment, protection, oceans )

- 2226 days ago -
A device used to safely guide warships through mine fields could be used to reduce the number of dolphins and small whales caught in fishing nets. The football-sized "acoustic cat's eyes" reflect sonar signals.They have been designed to mark underwater
"'Horror Stories' of Scientific Suppression"
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, interesting, news, crime, sadness, world, research, environment, society, science, study, environment, globalwarming, endangered, oceans, weather, science, technology, investigation, scientists )

- 2231 days ago -
outrageous and unethical behavior" in attempting to suppress them from publishing their work in peer-reviewed journals. The March 2-4 groundbreaking conference,
Fertilizing the Ocean; Plankton Growth Could Absorb Some of Earth's Excess Carbon
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, globalwarming, protection, oceans, weather, news, prevention, science, technology, investigation, discovery, research, performance, scientists, design, concept )

- 2231 days ago -
Deep near the ocean floor, where the quiet secrets of an alternate marine world sleep, scientists are talking about trapping and locking large amounts of carbon dioxide for millennia.
Fossil Reveals Sea 'Monster'
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, scientists, oceans, sea monster, pilosaur )

- 2239 days ago -
THE fiercest reptile ever to terrorise the oceans has been identified from a fossil on a frozen Arctic island. The huge pliosaur, dubbed The Monster, dated from 150 million years ago and boasted 60 dagger-like teeth the size of cucumbers, which it used to
Antarctic Diary: Polar Year
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, environment, globalwarming, greenhousegases, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, humans, nature, oceans, protection, science, Sustainabililty, world, world )

- 2244 days ago -
BBC science producer Martin Redfern is spending a month in the Antarctic reporting on International Polar Year. You can follow his exploits on this page.
Adaptation 'Key to Climate Deal'
Science & Tech  (tags: climate-change, climate, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, government, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, research, science, Sustainabililty, trees, water, weather, world, NewTechnology, scientists, study, tech )

- 2244 days ago -
The UK's former top diplomat has called for a massive increase in the amount of money available to help developing countries to adapt to climate change.

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