News tagged with food

Marine snow fuels life on the sea-floor

City-sized maps of terrain and life on the sea-floor have revealed that drifts of 'marine snow' on submarine hillsides act as a source of food to fuel a higher biomass of marine life on the hills than on the flatter plains ...

dateSep 29, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Deportation risk increases food insecurity

Nearly 3.5 million children of Mexican descent live with an unauthorized immigrant parent; the vast majority of these children are U.S. born citizens, according to data from the Pew Hispanic Center. Researchers from the University ...

dateSep 29, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Biodiversity on the move

Just like Nemo, Australia's blue water Research Vessel Investigator has spent three days drifting in the East Australian Current (EAC). Researchers on board have been investigating microscopic marine life that forms the base ...

dateSep 23, 2016 in Environment
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