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Ancient Marine Life: Ammonites

Of the many strange and wonderful fossils that continue to be discovered on Earth today, we have a special place in our hearts for ammonites. …

Marine Life Disappearing from Overfishing and Climate Change

<i>Climate change and our insatiable appetite for seafood could lead to mass extinctions of marine life and some pretty crazy new oceanscapes.</i><p>That’s the …

GoPro falls into the ocean, captures incredible footage of marine life

GoPro videos never cease to amaze us and this latest one looks like it could have come straight from National Geographic. In reality, though, this …

One Step Closer to Conserving High Seas Biodiversity

It took a decade of deliberation, many hours of talks, and one late night huddled in a basement meeting room at the United Nations in New York, but …

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The vanishing of Isle de Jean Charles, home to members of the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw tribe, might take another decade or even five. On the other …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Conservationists warn lack of protection for key English marine sites puts wildlife at risk after government announces just 23 potential new conservation zones

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Scuba Diving: top tips to get close to marine life - CHR

Beginners flailing around under water can scare off the very fish they’ve come to see. Here are our tips for getting close to marine life.<p>Get a …

‘Coral City’, A Short Documentary on the Miami Art/Science Studio Coral Morphologic

The two-part short documentary “Coral City” takes a behind-the-scenes look at Coral Morphologic, a Miami art/science studio that creates visually …

NaturePlus: News in brief: Ocean acidification damages the growth of colonial marine life

<b>A species of bryozoan transplanted to an area with increased ocean acidity has been found to grow at half the rate of those living in normal ocean</b> …

New deep sea community discovered off coast of Virginia

It’s one of only a few known deep sea communities along the U.S. Atlantic coastline. The researchers brought back some great photographs!<p>On May 8, …

Migrating animals add new depth to how the ocean breathes

Animals ranging from plankton to small fish consume vast amounts of what little oxygen is available in the ocean’s aptly named “oxygen minimum zone” …

Five thousand metres under the sea: my journey to another world

Five kilometres, or 3.1 miles, is not a great distance on land – the length of a pleasant stroll. But five kilometres vertically in the ocean separates different worlds. On 21 June I had the opportunity to make that short journey to another world, by joining Japanese colleagues for the first manned …

Thousands Of Species Found In Lake Vostok Ice

In one of the most isolated places on Earth, sealed off for 15 million years, life teems. Some of it may be animal life.<p>A new study of Antarctica's largest sealed lake has found it contains genetic material from thousands of species of bacteria, fungi and other microscopic life.<p>The diverse critters …

New River Dolphin Species Found in Brazil, First Since 1918

True river dolphins are amongst the rarest and most endangered animals.<p>Researchers have discovered a new species of river dolphin in Brazil, named the "Araguaian boto," the first such finding in nearly 100 years. Genetic work shows that it diverged from other river dolphins more than 2 million …