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An Incredible Comeback: The Return of Sea Otters to Glacier Bay

Photo: Michael L. Baird/Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 2.0)

An Incredible Comeback: The Return of Sea Otters to Glacier Bay

Source: The Conversation/Perry Williams/Mevin Hooten - April 25, 2017

Human beings have a long history of persecuting apex predators such as wolves, tigers and leopards. The loss of these predators – animals at the top of the food chain – has resulted in ecological, economic and social impacts around the globe. Rarely do the predators fully recover from human oppression, and, when they do, more…

Massive Icebergs Float Along the Canadian Coastline

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Massive Icebergs Float Along the Canadian Coastline

Source: Live Science/Laura Geggel - April 25, 2017

Huge icebergs, some so massive they dwarf nearby buildings, are drifting along the coasts of Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada, creating an awe-inspiring sight for more…

Rising Ocean Temperatures Threaten the Stability of the Global Nitrogen Cycle

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Rising Ocean Temperatures Threaten the Stability of the Global Nitrogen Cycle

Source: Phys.org/University of Georgia - April 25, 2017

Increasing water temperatures are responsible for the accumulation of a chemical called nitrite in marine environments throughout the world, a more…

An Incredible Comeback: The Return of Sea Otters to Glacier Bay

Photo: Michael L. Baird/Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 2.0)

An Incredible Comeback: The Return of Sea Otters to Glacier Bay

Source: The Conversation/Perry Williams/Mevin Hooten - April 25, 2017

Human beings have a long history of persecuting apex predators such as wolves, tigers and leopards. The loss of these predators – animals at the more…

Carnivorous Sponges

Photo: NOAA Okeanos Explorer

Carnivorous Sponges

Source: NOAA NMFS/WeirdFins - April 25, 2017

Weird Gramma here with “WeirdFins,” all about strange stuff in the sea, and brought to you by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. And, boy, more…

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The Wolf of The Sea

Image: Sarah Lambert

The Wolf of The Sea

Source: The TerraMar Project - April 21, 2017

A wise man (Aldo Leopold) once said that we must think like the mountain, because the mountain understands how all life in its lands are more…

Ask Dr. Universe

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Ask Dr. Universe

Source: Washington State University - April 26, 2016

Why is the ocean salty? -Alysin, 10, Ruston, La.
Dear Alysin,

At first, I thought the answer to your question might take us deep into the more…

Waimea Ocean Film Festival Kicks Off Next Week

Waimea Ocean Film Festival Kicks Off Next Week

Source: Big Island Now - December 30, 2016

The 2017 Waimea Ocean Film Festival will take place Jan. 2 through 10.

The event will showcase films, special guests, intimate coffee talks, Q&As, exhibits, more…