News tagged with shells

Shell divers shut off North Sea oil leak

Divers working for oil giant Shell have turned off the valve which has been leaking oil into the North Sea causing the worst spill in the area for a decade, the company said Friday. ...

dateAug 19, 2011 in Environment
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Shells slim down with CO2

Marine algae that turn carbon dissolved in seawater into shell will produce thinner and thinner shells as carbon dioxide levels increase.

dateAug 09, 2011 in Environment
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Hanoi's renowned turtle free again

An ageing giant turtle revered as a symbol of Vietnam's independence struggle has won back her freedom back three months after being captured for medical treatment, an official said on Wednesday.

dateJul 13, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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On Darwin and gender

In 1864, German naturalist Ernst Haeckel wrote to naturalist Charles Darwin, promising to send some marine shells that displayed “a detailed representation of the Rhizopod organism.” But for the ...

dateJul 08, 2011 in Evolution
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