Heather Scruggs

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Now that's an all-you-can-eat buffet! Spectacular moment hundreds of dolphins cause mayhem during feeding frenzy off coast of South Africa

• <b>Mesmerising photos show at least 800 dolphins soaring above the water and diving into the depths to catch fish</b>• <b><br>The frantic scenes were captured by</b> …

South Africa

Gigantic whales have stretchy ‘bungee cord’ nerves

Expansion of the ventral grooved blubber during a fin whale lunge. Credit: University of British ColumbiaUniversity of British Columbia (UBC) …

University of British Columbia

The BP Oil Spill Killed a Lot of Dolphins

The explosion of BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 had a deadly effect on at least one ocean dweller: bottlenose …

Record number of humpback whales in Cook Strait

Record numbers of humpback whales have been spotted during the Conservation Department whale watch survey.<p>A record number of humpbacks have been …

Saving Sea Turtles

Spring Break is wasted on the young.<p>When I’m in charge of the world, I’ll make it so that all the kids stay in school and anybody over thirty will take a mandatory week off in the spring.<p>Though everyone warned me that going to South Padre Island in March was a mistake (“It’s a mob scene!”), I found …

The True Value of Sea Turtles

Can you recall a time that you glimpsed a sea turtle swimming away from you under water?<p>Or you witnessed the multimillion-year-old ritual of a nesting turtle burying 100 glistening white eggs under the sand and moon?<p>Or the first time you carefully placed a baby sea turtle, hatched minutes prior, on …

For Turtles, Earth's Magnetism Is A Built-In GPS

Loggerhead turtles are born with an ability to know where they are on Earth, and which way to swim to get to favorable feeding grounds. That's the conclusion from a new study by scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.<p>The turtles appear to accomplish this by being exquisitely …

Company Plans To Make Paper Towels And Diapers Out Of Jellyfish

Gird thy loins with jellyfish, child.<p>In many places, like beaches in Israel, there are too many jellyfish, nourished by rising ocean temperatures and acidity. Besides stinging swimmers in that country and worldwide, they can cause other thorny problems, like recently clogging the intake pipes of a …

Diapers

Discovery Channel Announces ‘Shark Week’ 2015 Schedule

via press release:<p><b>DISCOVERY ANNOUNCES ‘SHARK WEEK’ 2015 SCHEDULE</b><p><b>PREMIERING SUNDAY, JULY 5 TO SUNDAY, JULY 12</b><p>(Los Angeles, CA) <b>SHARK WEEK</b>, television’s …

Massive Great White Shark Spotted Off Cape Cod Coast As Water Temperatures Warm

Nature<p>Massive Great White Shark Spotted Off Cape Cod Coast As Water Temperatures Warm<p>By Sean Breslin<p>June 23 2015 12:00 AM EDT<p>weather.com<p>00:42<p>First …

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