News tagged with coastal waters

Making a conservation conundrum add up

Scientists at Heriot-Watt have helped conservationists trying to protect rare natural habitats but challenged to know how well they're doing when there's no-where else to compare it to.

May 08, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 0

Coastal dolphins quieter than thought

Dolphins are thought to be able to communicate with each other over vast expanses of ocean, between distances as far as 15 miles apart. Studies of dolphin whistles have suggested that they should carry that far in water, ...

Nov 05, 2010 5 / 5 (2) 0

S. Korea dumps whaling plan: report

South Korea has decided to scrap its fiercely criticised plan to resume "scientific" whaling, apparently because of international pressure, a report said Tuesday.

Jul 17, 2012 not rated yet 0

Scientists conduct shark survey off US East Coast

Sandbar, dusky and tiger sharks are among dozens of shark species living in the coastal waters off the U.S. East Coast. Little is known about many of the species, but a survey begun nearly 25 years ago is helping scientists ...

Aug 13, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 0