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Joseph Tepper | Aug 14, 2014 1:24 PM
Scientists take ultra-micro images of plankton
Angela Messina | Aug 14, 2014 12:26 PM
An international team of scientists reported earlier this month that the vaquita, a small and very shy porpoise only found in the Gulf of California, is rapidly declining in numbers and, with a total of only 97 left, could face imminent extinction.
Angela Messina | Aug 13, 2014 1:22 PM
Recent data indicates that the arapaima, a giant fish from the Amazon river basin, is being overexploited in many areas and has even become extinct in some local areas.
Ian Seldrup | Aug 13, 2014 6:00 AM
Head to Palau aboard the S/Y Palau Siren to witness with spawning aggregations of red snapper and the bumphead parrotfish.
Angela Messina | Aug 12, 2014 8:15 PM
A species of humpback dolphin native to Australia has finally been given its own name—Sousa sahulensis—after scientists determined that it’s a unique species and different from other groups of humpback dolphins.
Joseph Tepper | Aug 12, 2014 11:19 AM
Scientists claim they were duped to appear on fake documentaries
Ian Seldrup | Aug 12, 2014 5:00 AM
In a new study looking for plastic pollution in the sea surface microlayer, scientists have discovered tiny fragments of paint and fiberglass, pollutants that pose a potentially serious threat to zooplankton.
Ian Seldrup | Aug 11, 2014 11:30 PM
A bottlenose dolphin named “Clet” is reported to have attacked a man twice and “aggresively” pushed him underwater as he was swimming near an anchored yacht off the Irish coast.
Ian Seldrup | Aug 11, 2014 10:30 PM
Forthcoming permits to use seismic noise cannons for mapping the Atlantic Ocean could spell disaster for whales already stressed by man-made noise pollution in our oceans.
Joseph Tepper | Aug 11, 2014 11:31 AM
Siamese twin dolphin shocks Turkish beach-goers

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