News tagged with coastal waters

Satellite data reduce invasion of alien species

( -- Every day, thousands of different organisms are carried far from their natural habitat in water used as ship ballast. To reduce the transfer of invasive aquatic species between ecosystems, satellites are ...

dateDec 20, 2010 in Environment
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'Trojan horse' effect may explain jellyfish blooms

(—Man-made structures such as harbours, tourist facilities, oil rigs and aquaculture farms provide ideal sanctuaries for jellyfish polyps to flourish and may explain an apparent increase in jellyfish blooms in ...

dateSep 07, 2012 in Ecology
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