Archive: 09/20/2010

Taking the pulse of coral reefs

Healthy reefs with more corals and fish generate predictably greater levels of noise, according to researchers working in Panama. This has important implications for understanding the behaviour of young fish, ...

dateSep 20, 2010 in Environment
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Earth's highest coastal mountain on the move

(PhysOrg.com) -- The rocks of Colombia's Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta—the highest coastal mountain on Earth—tell a fascinating tale: The mountain collides and then separates from former super-continents. ...

dateSep 20, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Magnetic attraction for fish, crabs?

Super-sized electromagnetic coils are helping explain how aquatic life might be affected by renewable energy devices being considered for placement along America's coastal waters and in the nation's rivers.

dateSep 20, 2010 in Ecology
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