News tagged with marine conservation

BU's Kunz to introduce new discipline of aeroecology

A team of research biologists headed by Thomas H. Kunz, professor of biology and director of the Center of Ecology and Conservation Biology at Boston University, will conduct a symposium on the emerging scientific discipline ...

Feb 18, 2011
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Return of top predators is key to ecological future

Sufficient advances have been made about the importance of top predators in ecosystem function that it's time to move from discussing the issue to acting upon it, a conservation biologist from Oregon State ...

Apr 23, 2010
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Voracious lionfish wreaks havoc in Florida Keys

At French Reef, 30 feet below the ocean's surface, Sea Dwellers dive instructor Dave Jefferiss was on a mission to find and capture one of the gorgeous but dreaded new invaders of the Florida Keys: a lionfish.

Feb 11, 2010
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Scientists track green turtle’s 900km migration

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Exeter scientists are part of the first team to monitor a sea turtle's journey from the Turks and Caicos Islands. The adult female green turtle, named ‘Suzie’ by local fishermen, ...

Oct 02, 2009
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'Bycatch' whaling a growing threat to coastal whales

Scientists are warning that a new form of unregulated whaling has emerged along the coastlines of Japan and South Korea, where the commercial sale of whales killed as fisheries "bycatch" is threatening coastal stocks of minke ...

Jun 23, 2009
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