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Scientists Discover New Hermit Crab Species That Uses Live Coral as its Home

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Scientists Discover New Hermit Crab Species That Uses Live Coral as its Home

Source: Phys.org/Public Library of Science - September 21, 2017

A new hermit crab species can live in a walking coral's cavity in a reciprocal relationship, replacing the usual marine worm partner, according to a study published September 20, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Momoko Igawa and Makoto Kato from Kyoto University, Japan.

In marine ecosystems, certain 'walking' corals act in partnership with marine worms known more…

Your Sunscreen Could be Polluting the Ocean, But a Natural Solution Could Lie in Algae

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Your Sunscreen Could be Polluting the Ocean, But a Natural Solution Could Lie in Algae

Source: The Independent/Karl Lawrence/Antony Young - September 21, 2017

An estimated 6,000-14,000 tons of sunscreen are deposited into coral reef areas of the sea every year. The chemicals we rub onto our skin might more…

Scientists Discover New Hermit Crab Species That Uses Live Coral as its Home

Photo: USFWS/Wikimedia Commons (CC0)

Scientists Discover New Hermit Crab Species That Uses Live Coral as its Home

Source: Phys.org/Public Library of Science - September 21, 2017

A new hermit crab species can live in a walking coral's cavity in a reciprocal relationship, replacing the usual marine more…

Adapting to a Warming World: Arabian Gulf Coral Reefs Offer Lessons About Climate Change

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Adapting to a Warming World: Arabian Gulf Coral Reefs Offer Lessons About Climate Change

Source: Phys.org/New York University/Rebecca Breyer - September 21, 2017

Somewhere on Lake Erie, leaning over the rail of a research vessel in a November snowstorm and trying not to be sick, John Burt decided more…

Giving the World’s Most Endangered Marine Mammal a Fighting Chance in the Face of Poverty, Corruption, and Greed

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Giving the World’s Most Endangered Marine Mammal a Fighting Chance in the Face of Poverty, Corruption, and Greed

Source: Hakai Magazine/Sarah Gilman - September 21, 2017

In April, Mexico’s Upper Gulf of California is a place of light. Nothing blocks the sun on its arc across the sky. It glares from more…

Shark Purses

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Shark Purses

Source: NOAA NMFS/WeirdFins - September 21, 2017

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

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How I Sea: Bella’s Challenge

Photo: Bella Burgemeister

How I Sea: Bella’s Challenge

Source: The TerraMar Project - September 13, 2017

Hi my name is Bella and I am 11 years old. I come from Dalyellup in Western Australia. We are lucky to live right on more…

How I Sea: Bella’s Challenge

Photo: Bella Burgemeister

How I Sea: Bella’s Challenge

Source: The TerraMar Project - September 13, 2017

Hi my name is Bella and I am 11 years old. I come from Dalyellup in Western Australia. We are lucky to live right on more…

Washed Ashore: Turning Plastic Pollution Into a Powerful Message Through Art

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Washed Ashore: Turning Plastic Pollution Into a Powerful Message Through Art

Source: The TerraMar Project - July 24, 2017

Art is a common language which everyone can appreciate regardless of age, gender, race, or culture.
Creating art out of the ocean debris that litters more…