News tagged with black sea

Zooplankton decline reported in North Atlantic

The microscopic creatures that make up a critical link in the ocean food chain declined dramatically the first half of this year in the North Atlantic as ocean temperatures remained among the warmest on record, U.S. scientists ...

dateNov 19, 2013 in Environment
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Carbon-eaters on the Black sea

(Phys.org) -- This brilliant cyan pattern scattered across the surface of the Black Sea is a bloom of microscopic phytoplankton. The multitude of single-celled algae in this image are most likely coccolithophores, one of ...

dateAug 03, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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A new invading sea crab reaches the Ebro Delta

Originally endemic to the Atlantic Coast of North America, over the past 30 years Dyspanopeus sayi has been involuntarily introduced in the UK, France, the Netherlands, the Black Sea and the Adriatic Sea. A study shows that ...

dateMay 25, 2012 in Ecology
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Jellyfish on the rise: study

Jellyfish are increasing in the majority of the world's coastal ecosystems, according to the first global study of jellyfish abundance by University of British Columbia researchers.

dateApr 18, 2012 in Ecology
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A cut above the Eiffel Tower

Vladimir G. Shukhov, one of the most ingenious engineers of the 19th and early 20th centuries, developed revolutionary construction techniques. The Russian engineer built lattice towers up to 150 meters high using rows of ...

dateSep 14, 2011 in Engineering
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