Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Tag: ocean

Acidified oceans put baby fish at risk

New research from the University of Adelaide, in Southern Australia, says baby fish will find it harder to reach secure shelters in future acidified In...

Network promotes awareness of harmful algal blooms

Fisheries scientists recently launched the Alaska Harmful Algal Bloom Network  http://www.aoos.org/alaska-hab-network to educate the public on the risks associated with harmful algal blooms. The agenda...

Commentary: It’s time for a low-carbon energy economy

Nowhere is the Trump administration's historic assault on our natural environment more worrisome than his reckless push for increased offshore oil and gas drilling....

Bill calls for assessing OA impact

Bipartisan legislation now before the U.S. Senate would identify and assess communities dependent on coastal and ocean resources that may be impacted by ocean...

Novice surfer masters a pro move: Punching a shark to escape

CANBERRA, Australia — A novice surfer mastered a pro's move on the first try: He punched a shark on the nose to escape its...

NOAA Fisheries studies Bering Sea bloom

Federal fisheries scientists say they are hoping to witness in September changing colors of the Bering Sea, as they investigate why it happens and...

Arctic researchers to study wind effects on marine life

ANCHORAGE — A federal research vessel will launch on a cruise this week to study how Beaufort Sea wind affects plant and animal life...

Ocean Acidification Kiosk arrives in Cordova

An interactive ocean acidification kiosk developed by the Alaska Marine Conservation Council as an educational resource to educate Alaskans about ocean acidification, is now installed at...

Wallace: Marine debris can, for the most part, be prevented

Editor’s note: Wallace is the director of the Marine Debris Program for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Here is an excerpt from her...

Obama bans offshore drilling in most Arctic waters

President Obama has withdrawn from future mineral extraction a vast area of the Arctic Ocean, in an effort to protect ecologically sensitive marine life...