News tagged with sea species

Are all alien encounters bad?

The pages of ecological history are filled with woeful tales of destruction from non-native species -- organisms that originated elsewhere.

Aug 30, 2011 4 / 5 (5) 12

Sea lampreys fear the smell of death

A repellant for sea lampreys could be the key to better controlling one of the most destructive invasive species in the Great Lakes, says a Michigan State University researcher.

Aug 06, 2011 4.6 / 5 (7) 3 | with audio podcast

Sea urchins cannot control invasive seaweeds

Exotic marine species, including giant seaweeds, are spreading fast, with harmful effects on native species, and are increasingly affecting the biodiversity of the Mediterranean seabed. Some native species, ...

Jul 13, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

Where have all the dodos gone?

Biology professor Beth Shapiro is one part laboratory scientist and one part Indiana Jones style adventurer, traveling to remote locations to find fossilized bones and eggshells of ancient animals and extract ...

Jun 16, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 0