News tagged with ocean biology

Warm Northwest waters draw spawning fish north

Unusually warm ocean conditions off the Pacific Northwest in the last few years led anchovies, sardines and hake to begin spawning in Northwest waters much earlier in the year and, for anchovy, longer than biologists have ...

dateSep 26, 2017 in Ecology
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Unraveling the ocean's secrets

In the absence of carbon, life on Earth cannot exist. Yet much of how this fundamental element circulates throughout the planet's oceans remains a scientific mystery.

dateSep 07, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Poor outlook for Antarctic biodiversity

An international study involving scientists from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has debunked the popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a much better environmental shape than the rest of the world.

dateMar 29, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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