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Human Eyesight Similar to Deep Sea Fish

Photo: Dr. J. Mallefet (FNRS/UCL)

Human Eyesight Similar to Deep Sea Fish

Source: Phys.org/Michelle Wheeler - November 28, 2014

A deep sea fish that is one of the most common vetebrates on the planet has eyesight comparable to a middle-aged human, research suggests.

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Happy Thanksgiving from TerraMar

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Happy Thanksgiving from TerraMar

On behalf of the TerraMar team and all the creatures that call the ocean home, Happy Thanksgiving!

We have a lot to be thankful for more…

Opposing Whale Hunt is ‘Eco-Imperialism’ Says Japan’s Top Whaling Official

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Opposing Whale Hunt is ‘Eco-Imperialism’ Says Japan’s Top Whaling Official

Source: Reuters - November 26, 2014

Tokyo - Opposition to Japan's whaling programme is a kind of "eco-imperialism" that imposes one value system on another and is based on emotion, not more…

Shrimp Provide Clues to Alien Life

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Shrimp Provide Clues to Alien Life

Source: Phys.org/Elizabeth Landau - November 25, 2014

(Phys.org) —At one of the world's deepest undersea hydrothermal vents, tiny shrimp are piled on top of each other, layer upon layer, crawling on rock more…

California Thieves Now Steal Water

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California Thieves Now Steal Water

Source: Al Jazeera/Haya El Nasser - November 24, 2014

LOS ANGELES — Something rare quickly becomes valuable. So it should come as no surprise that the latest target of thieves in a state suffering more…

Building Coral Reefs to Keep Okinotori Territorial Claims Above Water

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Building Coral Reefs to Keep Okinotori Territorial Claims Above Water

Source: New York Times/Yuriko Nagano - November 21, 2014

TOKYO — Amid warnings that rising sea levels caused by global warming could lead to the disappearance of some entire island states, two tiny uninhabited islets in more…

World Parks Congress Sets New Marine Parks Target

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World Parks Congress Sets New Marine Parks Target

Source: ABC AU/Linda Vergnani - November 20, 2014

The once-a-decade World Parks Congress concluded in Sydney with a new target to reserve 30 per cent of the world's marine areas in parks where more…

Damage to Ocean Threatens Economy

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Damage to Ocean Threatens Economy

Source: Business Green/Will Nichols - November 18, 2014

The vast oceans that cover 70 per cent of the planet's surface have barely been explored, yet are increasingly under threat from climate change, over-fishing, more…

Why Millions of Starfish Are Melting

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Why Millions of Starfish Are Melting

Source: National Geographic/Jane J. Lee - November 18, 2014

For the past year and a half, a killer has been on the loose, taking out millions of starfish up and down the West Coast of North more…

Google’s Global Fishing Watch to Combat Illegal Fishing

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Google’s Global Fishing Watch to Combat Illegal Fishing

Source: TakePart/Taylor Hill - November 17, 2014

Google is taking to the high seas to combat overfishing.

But instead of sending out a fleet of self-driving boats to capture ocean views for more…

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