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Sea stars critical to kelp forest resilience - University Communications - Simon Fraser University

<b>Photos:</b> http://at.sfu.ca/IRZHqk <b><br>Video:</b> http://at.sfu.ca/kolfPx<p>A study by Simon Fraser University resource and environmental management researcher Jenn …

Ecology

Severe Drought May Have Helped Hasten Ancient Maya’s Collapse

For centuries, the Maya people relied on rain to keep them alive. But then, suddenly, the skies went dry.<p>At least, that’s what the latest research …

Archaeology

Boom and Busted

bioGraphic<p>In untangling a mysterious herring collapse from the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, scientists reveal just how resilient—and …

Oil Spills

Science Closes In on Big-Scale Fish Poachers in the "Wild Wet"

New analysis shows where fish transfers that can obscure illegal catches are happening

University of California

Fishing Effort within the North Pacific Fisheries Commission

<i>Total fishing effort in the north Pacific from January 2017 to January 2018. The region within the white outline is the North Pacific Fisheries</i> …

Fisheries

Heat Waves, More Than Coral Death, May Cause Fish to Flee Reefs

It’s no secret that global warming is bringing dramatic changes to coral reef ecosystems. Scientists have widely believed that habitat loss caused by …

Great Barrier Reef

Summer Blooms in the Baltic and Barents

Landsat

Mapping Fishing Vessel Traffic

(Inside Science) -- Out in the middle of the Atlantic, the scene unfolds like this: A fishing boat rendezvouses with a huge refrigerated cargo ship. …

Human Rights

Sea pickles are settling into the Pacific Northwest

The region’s fishing industry and food webs are being affected as pyrosomes extend their range

Pacific Northwest

Study suggests buried internet infrastructure at risk as sea levels rise

Thousands of miles of buried fiber optic cable in densely populated coastal regions of the United States may soon be inundated by rising seas, …

Sea Level

'Boaty McBoatface' makes debut in Liverpool

The vessel popularly known as Boaty McBoatface will make its debut on Saturday in Liverpool, where the hull will be launched into the River Mersey before shipbuilders get to work finishing the ship in wet basin.<p>RRS Sir David Attenborough – the boat was officially named after the naturalist after …

Blue Planet II

July 2018 ENSO Update: Dog days

Odds for El Niño continue to grow. Our blogger discusses the forecast and its implications.

Exploring the Interplay Between Ocean Eddies and the Atmosphere

Mesoscale eddies, circling currents a few hundred kilometers across, are omnipresent in the ocean. Ever-improving observations—from satellites, …

Forecasting Fire

NASA researchers have created a model that analyzes various weather conditions, including rainfall, to predict the formation and spread of …

Analysis: ‘Global’ warming varies greatly depending where you live

As part of the Paris Agreement on climate change, the international community committed in 2015 to limit rising global temperatures to “well below” …

Coastal nuisance flooding linked to special type of slow-moving ocean wave: Coastal communities may get some help to predict rising tides

Coastal communities may get some help to predict rising tides<p>A team of international researchers has found a link between seasonal fluctuations in …

Climate Change

Baltic Sea oxygen levels at '1,500-year low due to human activity'

The coastal waters of the Baltic have been starved of oxygen to a level unseen in at least 1,500 years largely as a result of modern human activity, scientists say. Nutrient run-off from agriculture and urban sewage are thought to be to blame.<p>“Dead zones” – areas of sea, typically near the bottom, …

Global Warming

Sharp Fall in Australian Fish Stocks Stokes Fight Over Marine Reserves

A hotly debated study that found a big decline in fish populations over the past decade comes as the government proposes to open up some marine …

Exploring Fronts with Multiple Robots

The international team will be made up of researchers from LSTS and CIIMAR from Porto University in Portugal, Technical University of Cartagena in …

‘Atlantification’ of Arctic sea tipping it towards new climate regime

Rising temperatures and declining sea ice are driving a “rapid climate shift” in the Arctic’s Barents Sea, a new study says.The research, published …

The Consequences of China’s Booming Demand for Seafood

Seafood consumption per capita in China has recently surpassed pork, according to China’s Ministry of Agriculture, and that has repercussions for …

China

A Baby Boom Is Helping West Coast Starfish Recover After Die-Off

Scientists say a starfish populations are recovering from a devastating die-off with help from a massive baby boom.<p>A wasting disease in 2014 took an …

News - SWFSC

<b>Real-time tracking of eddies and currents could help fishermen avoid protected species</b><p><b>Lagrangian Coherent Structure mapping identifies eddies and</b> …

Mysteries of Indian monsoon probed in Bay of Bengal

NEWS<p>27 June 2018<p>Correction 09 July 2018<p>A hurricane-hunter plane and research ships aim to gather the most-detailed observations yet of …

Google Scholar

Unmanned! Saildrone Expedition 2018 - Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Increase in storms could have ‘catastrophic impact’ on fishing industry

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Ocean Gliders Ride the Research Wave in the Agulhas Current

Western boundary currents, such as the warm Agulhas Current off the east coast of South Africa, significantly influence global and regional climate, …

Portland State College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

A new Portland State University study shows that not all populations of a single, widely spread tree species respond the same to climate change, …

Secrets of fish population changes revealed

Life cycle of the bicolor damselfish, showing that understanding how the population changes depends on simultaneously studying the juvenile and adult …

The 'dark fleet': Global Fishing Watch shines a light on illegal catches

New data is being used to expose fleets of previously unmonitored fishing vessels on the high seas, in what campaigners hope will lead to the eradication of illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing.<p>Global Fishing Watch (GFW) has turned low light imaging data collected by the US National Oceanic …