News tagged with marine science

New tool to aid in dolphin strandings

(Phys.org) —The cause of dolphin strandings has long been a mystery but a new study shows that clues about survival rates after release may be found in the sea mammal's blood.

dateMay 02, 2014 in Ecology
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A small ship with a Titanic reputation

Despite conjuring up images of vastness and opulence, Titanic was actually no bigger than a North Sea ferry and could easily sit on the deck of a large container ship.

dateFeb 12, 2014 in Other
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Demon shrimp threaten British species

A species of shrimp, dubbed the 'demon shrimp,' which was previously unknown in British waters, are attacking and eating native shrimp and disrupting the food chain in some of our rivers and lakes. The problem ...

dateFeb 11, 2014 in Ecology
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