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New species discovered on whale skeletons

When a whale dies, it sinks to the seafloor and becomes food for an entire ecosystem. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have discovered previously unknown species that feed only on dead ...

Sep 21, 2009
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Tagged narwhals track warming near Greenland

In a research paper published online Saturday in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, a publication of the American Geological Union (AGU), scientists reported the southern Baffin Bay off West Greenland has contin ...

Oct 27, 2010
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Live, from the bottom of the sea

Lamont-Doherty scientist Timothy Crone is at sea off the Northwest U.S. coast, dropping sensors into the deep ocean as part of a major initiative to better understand oceans, climate and plate tectonics. You ...

Aug 26, 2011
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