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You could fit the entire human race into a sugar cube -- and 12 other facts to put the universe into perspective

If you unravelled all of the DNA in your body, it would span 34 billion miles, reaching to Pluto (2.66 billion miles away) and back ... 13 …

Universe

Freaky New Sea Snake Has a Terrifying Hunting Strategy

A new subspecies of sea snake has been discovered off the coast of Costa Rica, and it’s got a unique hunting style that’s never been seen before in …

Zoology

10 Reasons to Go Scuba Diving in the Turks and Caicos Islands

<i>Whales, walls and drifts — the best diving and topside activities in the Turks and Caicos Islands delivers a conveyor belt of highlights</i><p>1. Sunset in …

Scuba Diving

Creature Feature: Enter the (Leafy Sea)Dragon

If you asked the artist Salvador Dali to dream up an ocean creature, he might have designed something very much like the leafy seadragon, one of the …

In the Darkness, Thousands of Tiny Creatures Thrive

Photographer Ryo Minemizu illuminates ocean waters to reveal the secret underwater world of plankton.<p>Enter the ocean and you are likely to be swimming among thousands of tiny creatures —larvae of fish, octopus, sea urchins, crustaceans—newly hatched and on their way to maturing into adults. Along …

Biology

The Scientist Magazine - Life Sciences News and Articles

Covering the life sciences inside and out<p>By Shawna Williams, Ashley Yeager, and Jim Daley<p>Many cities around the globe, including Washington, DC, saw …

Fabrication

An Extraordinary Macro Timelapse of Aquatic Wildlife by Sandro Bocci | Colossal

<p>The above clip is a trailer of sorts for an upcoming non-verbal film titled Prograve by Italian filmmaker and documentarist Sandro Bocci. The …

Time-lapse Photography

Great Barrier Reef: Two-thirds damaged in 'unprecedented' bleaching

<b>Unprecedented coral bleaching in consecutive years has damaged two-thirds of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, aerial surveys have shown.</b><p>The bleaching - or loss of algae - affects a 1,500km (900 miles) stretch of the reef, according to scientists.<p>The latest damage is concentrated in the middle …

Global Warming

A Firsthand Account of Indonesian Plastic Pollution

Changing Planet<p><i>Gregg Treinish and his team at Adventure Scientists bring us stories from around the world about adventuring with purpose. Adventure Scientists Marketing Manager Victoria Ortiz interviewed their Microplastics Principal Investigator Abby Barrows about her voyage from Bali to Komodo on</i> …

Australian Aquaculture and Fisheries Threatened by Marine Plastic Waste

<b>Background</b><p>Globally and locally, food producers are looking to the oceans as a source of dietary protein by expanding aquaculture and fisheries to …

These 5 Countries Account for 60% of Plastic Pollution in Oceans

Roughly 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into the world's oceans every year, and according to a new study, the majority of this waste comes from …

Adrian Grenier: Why He Launched The Strawless Ocean Initiative

<i>31 Mar 2017</i> - <b>Forbes contributor Dan Schawbel interviewed Adrian Grenier, founder of Lonely Whale Foundation and former Entourage star, about his new</b> …

marine plastic pollution news

Microplastics in the Marine Environment: Current Status, Assessment Methodologies, Impacts and Solutions

<b>Ogunola Oluniyi Solomon1* and Thava Palanisami2</b><p>1International Studies in Aquatic Tropical Ecology, University of Bremen, Germany<p>2Global Centre for …

Tiny Plastics in Our Water: No Easy Solutions

Looking out at San Francisco Bay, you’d never know it’s dotted with tiny pieces of plastic. But new research shows that, like other waters across the …

How Beach Cleanups Help Keep Microplastics out of the Garbage Patches

How Beach Cleanups Help Keep Microplastics out of the Garbage Patches<p>Cleaning up a few plastic bottles on a beach can make a big difference when it …

Deeper down, are coral reefs surviving climate change?

Greater depth and colder temperatures could buffer the so-called mesophotic zone against climate change and other well-known threats facing …

Coral reefs might be in more trouble than we thought

A giant die-off suggests our predictions are overly-optimistic<p>Warning: coral reefs might be a lot more sensitive to global warming than originally predicted.<p>As a result of moderate ocean warming amplified by local weather conditions, forty percent of corals in a remote circular reef in the South …

Global Warming

Primary microplastics in the oceans

Plastic has penetrated everyday life, and the disadvantages of plastics are becoming more and more visible: large quantities of plastics leak into …

Search

Tiny plastic particles washed off products such as synthetic clothes and car tyres could contribute up to 30% of the ‘plastic soup’ polluting the …

You Probably Believe Some Learning Myths: Take Our Quiz To Find Out

This blog post has some pretty useful information. So print it out; get out your highlighter and take off the cap.<p>Ready? Now throw it away, because highlighters don't really help people learn.<p>We all want for our kids to have optimal learning experiences and, for ourselves, to stay competitive with …

Pedagogy

Complex Life Could Be Vastly Older Than Thought

It was around 1.6 billion years ago that a community of small, bright red, plantlike life-forms, flitting around in a shallow pool of prehistoric …

Biology

Your Underwater Adventure Photos

See the Best Fossil Octopus Ever Found

A good cephalopod fossil is hard to find. Although ammonite shells, belemnite guards and other indicators of hard body parts are abundant in the …

Paleontology

US20140026916A1 - Method for Reducing Marine Pollution Using Polyhydroxyalkanoate Microbeads

CROSS-REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS<p>[0001]<p>This patent application claims the benefit of and priority to U.S. Provisional Patent Application Ser. …