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Climate change could overexpose rare underwater "marimo" algae balls to sunlight, killing them off according to a new study at the University of Tokyo. Marimo are living fluffy balls of green algae. The world's largest marimo can be found in Lake Akan in Hokkaido, Japan's northern main isla
Updated : 2 months ago IST
As winter approaches, many species of animals -- from bears and squirrels to parasitic wasps and a few lucky humans -- hunker down for some needed rest. The northern star coral (Astrangia poculata) also enters a hibernating state of dormancy, or quiescence, during this time. But what happens
Have humans wreaked too much havoc on marine life to halt damage? New analysis challenges the idea that ocean ecosystems have barely changed over millions of years, pointing scientists down a new path in conservation efforts and policy.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Findings of unexpected large numbers of fin and humpback whales in the previously ice infested waters of East Greenland now indicate a tipping point in the marine ecosystem from one regime to another that may be irreversible.
Updated : 2 months, 4 weeks ago IST
According to new simulations, fish glance down when swimming because the stable riverbed underneath them provides more trustworthy information about their swimming direction and speed.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
A new University of Washington study led by Elizabeth Miller reports that throughout Earth's ancient history, there were several periods of time when many fish actually favoured the cold, dark, barren waters of the deep sea.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Balochistan [Pakistan], October 20 (ANI): China is finding it tough to justify its many violations in Balochistan, besides destroying their environment and marine life, and denying jobs to locals.
Balochistan [Pakistan], October 19 (ANI): Chinese stakeholders investing in Balochistan has grown steadily over the past two decades, however, they are destroying the environment and marine life, besides denying jobs to locals.
Updated : 3 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], October 9 (ANI): A lawmaker from Pakistan's Balochistan has slammed the "ongoing exploitation" by the Chinese firms working on power projects in the province and asked the government to "reign in the companies" that are destroying the marine life, and ending the livelih
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Massachusetts [US], October 7 (ANI): It might be difficult to sort through all the variables that affect how complex ecological groups behave. The number of species present in the community and how strongly they interact with one another have been found to be the only two factors that can ac
Washington [US], October 2 (ANI): An international team of researchers has found acidity levels increasing three to four times faster than ocean waters elsewhere and a strong correlation between the accelerated rate of melting ice in the region and the rate of ocean acidification. This threa
Washington [US], October 2 (ANI): Scientists have discovered how a chemical in the cells of marine organisms enables them to survive the high pressures found in the deep oceans.