Oceanography
Friday 17 April, 2015

Submarine volcanoes may alter long-term climate: Study

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Volcanoes hidden under the oceans may have a greater influence on our planet’s long-term climate than previously thought  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, February 7th, 2015
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Ear tag to help learn more about tuna

An ear tag for tunas – aimed at knowing more about the fish’s aquatic life – is now ready.  More...

A killer shrimp, one of the species at a high risk of invading the Great Lakes. Image credit: Michal Grabowski
By BioNews On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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Invasive Species could invade the Great Lakes by 2063

The Great Lakes have been invaded by more non-native species than any other freshwater ecosystem in the world.  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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Researchers develop new system to improve safety at sea

New satellite imaging concept proposed by University of Leicester-led team could significantly reduce search areas for missing boats and planes  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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Underwater drone maps ice algae in Antarctica

An underwater drone is helping researchers map the distribution of ice algae on the underside  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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Climate change threat to mussels: study

The numbers of mussels could be threatened by climate change, as it has made oceans increasingly acidic  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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How the Sun could make sea water potable

A Britain-based firm Desolenator has developed a ground-breaking prototype that uses just the power of the Sun to turn sea water into drinking water. The prototype utilises a technology to transform salt water and More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Mysterious ‘duck’ sound came from rare antarctic whales

They tracked this mysterious low-frequency sound in the southern ocean for decades but could not find its true source. Now, scientists are determined that this ‘duck’ like sound is actually coming from More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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Voila! Life originated at deep sea vents

In the race to know how life finally originated on earth, a thrilling research now reveals that simple metabolic reactions emerged near ancient seafloor hot springs  More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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Can robots find remains of missing Flight 370?

Robots that can operate under water would now be deployed to search wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 for signs deep inside the ocean  More...