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Saturday 25 April, 2015

Shark female found to hold sperms for almost 4 years

Shark

Biologists from the California Academy of Sciences have found a shark egg case dropped by an adult bamboo shark that has  More...

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Ctenoides ales
By BioNews On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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Disco clams use flashing lights to keep predators at bay

A native of the Indo-Pacific region, the tiny disco clam (Ctenoides ales) gives  More...

Euprymna tasmanica
By BioNews On Friday, January 2nd, 2015
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Dumpling squids prioritise sex over safety

Dumpling squids prioritise reproduction over safety, a new research shows.  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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Caribbean coral reefs may disappear within 20 years: Report

In 20 years’ time, most of the Caribbean coral reefs may disappear, since what is left of them currently does not exceed one-sixth of the original coral cover  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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US calls for more efforts to protect oceans

US Secretary of State John Kerry said the oceans are facing threats from over-fishing, pollution and acidification, and called for “a comprehensive  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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Trash concentration in ocean as dangerous as climatic change

Large concentrations of trash in the oceans, also known as “plastic soups”, are as dangerous as climatic change, one of the experts in the field  More...

Coccoliths grown under current and high CO2 levels
By BioNews On Monday, April 15th, 2013
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Marine algae show resilience to carbon dioxide emissions

A type of marine algae could become bigger as increasing carbon dioxide emissions are absorbed  More...

whale shark
By BioNews On Sunday, October 21st, 2012
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Why the world’s biggest fish needs to swim near the surface

Whale sharks, the world’s biggest fish, can dive to chilly waters hundreds of metres deep but they need to return to the surface to warm up, according to a new study led by researchers from The University More...

starfish
By BioNews On Sunday, October 7th, 2012
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Researchers find ‘killer solution’ for a reef killer

An Australia-based team of marine scientists has developed what  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, August 16th, 2012
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Global Oceans score 60 out of 100 in new health index

A team of international scientists, including fisheries researchers at the University of British Columbia undertook the first global quantitative assessment of ocean health and created a new Ocean Health Index  More...