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£2.5M boost for marine biology in Liverpool
Marine biology at the University of Liverpool is to benefit from a £2.5M investment in additional scientists, new research and updated facilities. (2006-07-27)
Marine organisms can shred a carrier bag into 1.75 million pieces, study shows
A single plastic carrier bag could be shredded by marine organisms into 1.75 million microscopic fragments, according to new research published in Marine Pollution Bulletin and carried out by the University of Plymouth. (2017-12-08)
Marine pathogens spread much faster than their terrestrial counterparts
It has become increasingly clear that pathogen epidemics are as significant a component of marine systems as they are in terrestrial systems. (2003-11-24)
Gene chips forecast ecological impacts of climate change
The AAAS conference topic is (2007-02-18)
Marine Fish Culture By John W. Tucker, Jr., Ph.D.
MARINE FISH CULTURE is the first comprehensive reference and textbook on this subject and provides information on more than 870 species in 129 families. (1999-01-07)
Increasing effective decision-making for coastal marine ecosystems
Marine restoration, rather than protection, might be the most cost-effective solution for coastal marine ecosystems suffering from human activities, a new study has found. (2017-09-06)
American Society for Microbiology honors Edward F. DeLong
The 2008 American Society for Microbiology Procter & Gamble Award in Applied and Environmental Microbiology is being presented to Edward F. (2008-07-14)
6 University of Miami students selected as 2010 NOAA/Ernest F. Hollings Scholars
NOAA announced that six University of Miami students were selected as 2010 NOAA/Ernest F. (2010-08-19)
11 University of Miami grad students receive recognition in marine and atmospheric science
The University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science presented 11 graduate students for their scholarly achievement and provided fellowships to help further their education at the Rosenstiel School. (2010-11-15)
Marine reserves are critical for coral reef resilience
Due to the combined effect of human and natural disturbances, coral reefs are declining at an alarming rate. (2016-04-07)
Australian marine reserves provide safe passageway for endangered species
The value of Australia's newly established network of marine parks has been highlighted by an international project that used satellites to track the vulnerable flatback sea turtle. (2014-04-28)
Marine protected areas not sufficient to protect global biodiversity
Research undertaken at The University of Auckland, and published in the prestigious USA journal Science, shows that the protection of marine habitats is ineffectively managed worldwide to retain biodiversity, and that many so-called (2006-06-22)
Brand new species of bacterium found in the Gullmarsfjord north of Gothenburg
Researchers at the Sven Loven Centre for Marine Sciences at the University of Gothenburg have discovered a brand new species of bacterium found only in the Gullmarsfjord north of Gothenburg. (2010-04-19)
NOAA announces additions to National System of Marine Protected Areas
NOAA announced the inclusion of 82 existing marine protected areas into the National System of Marine Protected Areas. (2013-08-14)
Grant promotes marine ornamental fish aquaculture
Dr. Ralph Turingan, Florida Tech associate professor of biological sciences, has earned a $60,000 Florida Sea Grant to research the key factors that affect the survival of marine ornamental fish in their larval stage. (2003-10-21)
Census of Marine Life and ocean in Google Earth bring ocean information to life
Census of Marine Life participates in new ocean in Google Earth release. (2009-02-02)
Marine monitoring to help protect lives at sea
In order to save lives at sea, the National Oceanography Centre is joining six research organizations to provide a world-class marine monitoring and forecasting service, which could be used to improve marine rescue operations. (2015-06-17)
Scientists discover that Hawai'i is not an evolutionary dead end for marine life
Researchers at the Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), an organized research unit in the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa's School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology have demonstrated that Hawaii is not an evolutionary dead end for marine species. (2011-07-01)
Neptune's ears
The Office of Naval Research has proposed a project - current working title ESME, or Effects of Sound on the Marine Environment - which will bring together data from a number of organizations and develop the mathematical models needed to estimate environmental effects from different types of sonar use. (2000-12-12)
US conservation efforts bring more marine turtles to UK
US and Mexican conservation efforts may have boosted the number of marine turtles visiting UK waters, according to University of Exeter biologists. (2007-04-30)
Exploited fish make rapid comeback in world's largest no-take marine reserve network
No-take marine reserves, in which fishing is completely banned, can lead to very rapid comebacks of the fish species most prized by commercial and recreational fisheries, reveals a new study of Australia's Great Barrier Reef published in the June 24 issue of Current Biology, a Cell Press publication. (2008-06-23)
Construction starts on new marine research vessel
Construction of Australia's new $120 million Marine National Facility research vessel, Investigator has started in Singapore. (2012-01-30)
Watch your seas: Marine scientists call for European marine observatory network
More than 100 marine scientists, policy makers and members of industry unanimously call for action towards an integrated network of observatories monitoring Europe's seas, at the Marine Board-ESF Forum (2010-09-16)
Researchers discover migration patterns of marine predators
Researchers at Dalhousie University in Halifax and Stanford University in California concluded a two year study called (2011-06-23)
A decade in, have Australia's no-take reserves protected life on the Reef?
The expansion of no-take marine reserves within Australia's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park more than a decade ago is working to protect fish just as experts had hoped it would, say researchers who have been monitoring the reef via underwater surveys. (2015-03-26)
Harbor Branch to receive $2.1 million of a $4.9 million multi-institutional grant to discover new natural product leads for cancer chemotherapy
The University of Minnesota, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, Oregon State University, University of California-Santa Cruz and Novartis have been awarded a 4 1/2 year, $4.9 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to discover and develop novel anticancer agents using genetic material from marine microorganisms. (1999-10-31)
Recognized innovation
Dr. John W. McManus and Dr. Liana Talaue-McManus, both researchers at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, were recently named Associates of the World Technology Network and cited as two of the (2006-11-17)
ONR report details potential biological effects of underwater noise
The Office of Naval Research Marine Mammal Science Program has released the (1999-07-21)
Scripps marine ecologist named Pew Fellow in Marine Conservation
Enric Sala, an associate professor of marine ecology at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, has been selected as a 2006 Pew Fellow in Marine Conservation. (2006-02-02)
American Society for Microbiology honors Mary Ann Moran
The inaugural 2008 American Society for Microbiology D.C. White Research and Mentoring Award is being presented to Mary Ann Moran, Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Marine Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens. (2008-07-16)
Maximized design of marine reserves
Symposium organizer Jane Lubchenco of Oregon State University, a former president of AAAS, will release a scientific consensus statement, signed by Loo Botsford and other leading marine researchers, declaring that well- designed marine reserves conserve both fisheries and biodiversity, and they are urgently needed to replenish the oceans. (2001-02-08)
Western Groundfish Conference to be held in Santa Cruz on Feb. 4-8
More than 200 participants, representing state and federal fishery agencies, regional management councils, universities, conservation groups, and fishing and other marine industries, will meet at the Cocoanut Grove conference center in Santa Cruz, Calif., Feb. (2008-01-17)
Research demonstrates millions of plastic particles exist in cosmetic products
Everyday cosmetic and cleaning products contain huge quantities of plastic particles, which are released to the environment and could be harmful to marine life, according to a new study by Plymouth University. (2015-08-26)
Scotland's first marine reserve already producing benefits
Scotland's first fully protected marine reserve, and only the second in the UK, is already providing commercial and conservation benefits, according to new research. (2011-04-22)
University launches coastal research vessel
Scientists at the University of Liverpool will launch a new coastal research vessel next week to help further understanding into plant and animal life in the Irish Sea. (2009-07-23)
Tick tock: Marine animals with at least 2 clocks
Animals living in marine environments keep to their schedules with the aid of multiple independent -- and, in at least some cases, interacting -- internal clocks. (2013-09-26)
Fiddler on the roof?
The fiddler crab, Uca pugnax, has migrated nearly 50 miles north of its supposed natural range along the US East Coast. (2014-11-21)
Marine reserves enhance resilience to climate change
A new study, led by a University of Southampton scientist, highlights the potential for fish communities in marine reserves to resist climate change impacts better than communities on fished coasts. (2013-12-01)
'David and Goliath' viruses shed light on the origin of jumping genes: UBC study
University of British Columbia researchers have identified a small virus that attacks another virus more than 100 times its own size, rescuing the infected zooplankton from certain death. (2011-03-03)
TAU professor finds global warming is melting soft coral
Coral extinction could mean a worldwide catastrophe impacting all marine and terrestrial life. (2007-11-12)
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