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Australia increases shark tagging after teen mauling

The tagging and relocation of sharks off Australia's most populous state will be sharply increased to protect surfers ahead of a busy summer season, authorities said Sunday, after a teenager was mauled in a recent attack.

dateOct 02, 2016 in Ecology
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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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