News tagged with sea species

Light pollution threatens the Balearic shearwater

Petrel fledglings leave the nest after dark, but these marine birds' maiden flights towards the sea are hampered by city lights. Many collide or fall to the ground where they are in danger of being run over and vulnerable ...

dateJun 10, 2015 in Ecology
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Sea lion strandings: The view from the rookery

For a few months now, sea lion pups have been stranding on the coast of Southern California. So many have washed up, emaciated and exhausted, that marine mammal care centers can scarcely hold them all. But while most people ...

dateMay 06, 2015 in Ecology
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Warming seas pose habitat risk for fishy favorites

Popular North Sea fish such as haddock, plaice and lemon sole could become less common on our menus because they will be constrained to preferred habitat as seas warm, according to a study published today in Nature Climate ...

dateApr 13, 2015 in Environment
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