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Scientists Are Learning More About Elusive Blue Whales Through Their Songs

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Scientists Are Learning More About Elusive Blue Whales Through Their Songs

Source: National Geographic/Craig Welch - February 16, 2018

The biggest animal to ever live is also the loudest, and it likes to sing at sunset, babble into the night, talk quietly with those nearby, and shout to colleagues 60 miles away.

The blue whale, which can grow to 100 feet long and weigh more than a house, is a veritable chatterbox, especially males, vocalizing more…

Scientists Are Learning More About Elusive Blue Whales Through Their Songs

Photo: NOAA/Wikimedia Commons (CC0)

Scientists Are Learning More About Elusive Blue Whales Through Their Songs

Source: National Geographic/Craig Welch - February 16, 2018

The biggest animal to ever live is also the loudest, and it likes to sing at sunset, babble into the night, talk quietly with those more…

Salmon Farming In Norway Threatened By A Tiny Jellyfish

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Salmon Farming In Norway Threatened By A Tiny Jellyfish

Source: Hakai Magazine/Gloria Dickie - February 16, 2018

In northern Norway, at the western side of the Ryggefjord fjord, lies a fish farm with two large open-net pens floating some 200 meters above more…

Scientists Urge To Protect Endangered Shellfish Reefs In Australia

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Scientists Urge To Protect Endangered Shellfish Reefs In Australia

Source: The Guardian/Calla Wahlquist - February 16, 2018

Marine scientists are lobbying the federal government to ensure protection for Australia’s most endangered – but least known – ocean ecosystem.

Shellfish reefs, formed by more…

Mighty Gulpers

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Mighty Gulpers

Source: NOAA NMFS/WeirdFins - February 16, 2018

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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Is Your Seafood A Threat To National Security? Why The U.S. Department Of Defense Should Be Rallying To Combat Illegal Fishing

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Is Your Seafood A Threat To National Security? Why The U.S. Department Of Defense Should Be Rallying To Combat Illegal Fishing

Source: The TerraMar Project - February 15, 2018

When we think of National Security, the topics ‘Terrorists’, ‘Drug Trafficking’, or 'North Korea',  are usually what first come to mind. Likely the result of more…

How I Sea: Shelby O’Neil, Jr. Ocean Guardians

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How I Sea: Shelby O’Neil, Jr. Ocean Guardians

Source: The TerraMar Project - December 13, 2017

Meet Shelby O'Neil, the inspiring High School student behind the #NoStrawNovember movement.
Hi, my name is Shelby O’Neil and I am a freshly minted 17-year-old. more…

Climoji: The Social Media Tool Changing The Way We Communicate About Ocean Conservation

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Climoji: The Social Media Tool Changing The Way We Communicate About Ocean Conservation

Source: The TerraMar Project - January 19, 2018

People use Emoji’s every day while communicating with friends, family, and co-workers. It’s really become such a mainstream way for people to express their feelings.
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