Thursday, October 1, 2020
Tags Marine/freshwater biology

Tag: marine/freshwater biology

Surface clean-up technology won’t solve ocean plastic problem

Clean-up devices that collect waste from the ocean surface won't solve the plastic pollution problem, a new study shows.Researchers compared estimates of...

29,000 years of Aboriginal history

The known timeline of the Aboriginal occupation of South Australia's Riverland region has been vastly extended by new research led by Flinders...

15-foot-long skeleton of extinct dolphin suggests parallel evolution among whales

A report in the journal Current Biology on July 9 offers a detailed description of the first nearly complete skeleton of an...

New study sparks fresh call for seagrass preservation

An increase in carbon dioxide emissions equivalent to 5 million cars a year has been caused by the loss of seagrass meadows...

First egg from Antarctica is big and might belong to an...

In 2011, Chilean scientists discovered a mysterious fossil in Antarctica that looked like a deflated football. For nearly a decade, the specimen...

Seafood helped prehistoric people migrate out of Africa, study reveals

Prehistoric pioneers could have relied on shellfish to sustain them as they followed migratory routes out of Africa during times of drought,...

A new character for Poku00e9mon? Novel endemic dogfish shark species discovered...

Newly discovered creatures can often be as impressive and exciting as the ones from the Japanese movies and shows. Many of those...

uOttawa researchers discover new sex hormone

When University of Ottawa biologists Kim Mitchell and Vance Trudeau began studying the effects of gene mutations in zebrafish, they uncovered new functions...

DNA surprises surfacing in the Atlantic: Species far from their usual...

DNA scientists investigating new marine life migration patterns in the Atlantic Ocean surfaced the genetic traces of species far from their usual...

Ecotourism transforms attitudes to marine conservation

A study has shown how ecotourism in the Philippines has transformed people's attitudes towards marine conservation.Researchers from the University of Victoria in Canada and...