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‘Go Fishing’ No Game For Inland Waters Worldwide

Fish pulled from the world's lakes and rivers seem to provide a never-ending source of food, jobs and income for people in... Read More

Overfishing In Inland Waters Reduces Biodiversity And Threatens Health

Systematic overfishing of fresh waters occurs worldwide but is largely unrecognized because of weak reporting and because... Read More

NASA scientist claims warmer ocean waters reducing Earth’s ice

Solving the world's icy puzzle Glaciers and ice sheets around the world have a big problem: warmer waters. According... Read More

Overfishing in inland waters reduces biodiversity and threatens health

Threats to freshwater fisheries and associated biodiversity largely unrecognized, authors stateSystematic overfishing of... Read More

Blue whale discovered singing in New York coastal waters: Cornell’s Bioacoustics Research Program identifies rare whales

New York, N.Y. — For the very first time in New York coastal waters, the voices of singing blue whales have been... Read More

First record: Common bottlenose dolphin in Canadian Pacific waters

Common bottlenose dolphins are the largest species of the beaked dolphins that inhabits in temperate and tropical oceans... Read More

Sea grant study indicates potentially harmful human viruses in coastal waters

IRVINE, CA. Using a technique developed to track pathogens in sewage, a California Sea Grant funded researcher has shown... Read More

Tidal waters

tidal waters Those waters that rise and fall in a predictable and measurable rhythm or cycle due to the gravitational pulls... Read More

Destructive Algae Overtaking Mediterranean Waters

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 1, 1998 -- An unusually aggressive, novel species of algae is carpeting the Mediterranean seafloor... Read More

Bag of waters

Bag of waters The amniotic Sac and amniotic... Read More

Mineral waters

mineral waters water naturally or artificially infused with mineral salts or gases (carbon... Read More

Expansion of the North American amphipod Gammarus tigrinus Sexton, 1939 to the Neva Estuary (easternmost Baltic Sea)

Expansion of the North American amphipod Gammarus tigrinus Sexton, 1939 to the Neva Estuary (easternmost Baltic... Read More

How Much Excess Fresh Water Was Added to the North Atlantic in Recent Decades?

How Much Excess Fresh Water Was Added to the North Atlantic in Recent Decades? Continued Freshening of the North Atlantic... Read More

Waters

Definition noun singular: water wa·ters, /ˈwɔtəɹs/ (1) (biochemistry) Plural form of water (2) Amniotic fluid See:... Read More

DNA From The Deep

March 9, 2006 — What kinds of microbes live beneath the surface of the open ocean? What are they doing down there? These... Read More

Ocean temperature predicts spread of marine species

December 26, 2006 -- CHAPEL HILL - Scientists can predict how the distance marine larvae travel varies with ocean... Read More

Ocean Temperature Predicts Spread Of Marine Species

Scientists can predict how the distance marine larvae travel varies with ocean temperature -- a key component in... Read More

King Crabs Go Deep To Avoid Hot Water

Researchers from the University of Southampton have drawn together 200 years' worth of oceanographic knowledge to... Read More

Occurrence of Beta-Aminoglutaric Acid in Marine Bacteria

Occurrence of β-Aminoglutaric Acid in Marine Bacteria SUSAN M. HENRICHS1* AND RUSSELL CUHEL2 Institute of Marine Science,... Read More

Oceans, coasts and your health: Reducing risks and reaping rewards

It is clear that the health of our ocean and coastal environment is intimately linked to our health. New ocean and coastal... Read More

Earliest Complex Organisms Fed By Absorbing Ocean Buffet, Geobiologists Propose

Research at Virginia Tech has shown that the oldest complex life forms -- living in nutrient-rich oceans more than 540... Read More

Firmament

Firmament 1. Fixed foundation; established basis. Custom is the . . . Firmament of the law. (Jer. Taylor) 2. The region of... Read More

Sunlight Converts Common Anti-bacterial Agent To Dioxin

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL -- Sunlight can convert triclosan, a common disinfectant used in anti-bacterial soaps, into a form... Read More

Southern Ocean Iron May Have Come From The Depths, Not The Atmosphere, Researchers Conclude

WASHINGTON - Scientists believe that increases in plant life in the Southern Ocean are associated with increases in iron,... Read More

Volcanic blast likely killed and preserved juvenile fossil plesiosaur found in Antarctica

Skeleton to be unveiled at US museum December 13 Amid 70-mile-an-hour winds and freezing Antarctic conditions, an... Read More

Breach

Breach Origin: oe. Breke, breche, as. Brice, gebrice, gebrece (in comp), fr. Brecan to break; akin to dan. Braek, MHG.... Read More

Freshwater Communities & Lentic Waters

Lentic (still water) communities can vary greatly in appearance, anything from a small temporary puddle to a large lake is... Read More

Rare, Tiny Ocean Find In West Australian Waters

A miniscule marine creature caught during a recent Indian Ocean research voyage is believed to be the first of its kind... Read More

Extracts Of Catfish Caught In Polluted Waters Cause Breast Cancer Cells To Multiply

November 9, 2007 — Exposing estrogen-sensitive breast cancer cells to extracts of channel catfish caught in areas... Read More

Climate Influences Deep Sea Populations

In a new article Joan B. Company and colleagues at the Institut de Ciències del Mar (CSIC) in Spain describe a mechanism... Read More

What We Can Learn From The Biggest Extinction In The History Of Earth

Approximately 250 million years ago, vast numbers of species disappeared from Earth. This mass-extinction event may hold... Read More

Scientists Pinpoint How Fish Save Energy By Swimming In Schools

Using a tank designed to mimic a turbulent waterway, scientists have found that fish use a unique and clever swimming... Read More

Divide

1. To part asunder (a whole); to sever into two or more parts or pieces; to sunder; to separate into parts. Divide the... Read More

Drugs from sea study finds sponge health link to bacteria

BALTIMORE, Md. Calif.--In research aimed at finding natural compounds from the sea for drugs and other products, a team of... Read More

Marine biodiversity

Marine biodiversity What is Biodiversity? Biodiversity is now commonly defined as the variety of life in genes, species... Read More

Divides

Divide 1. To part asunder (a whole); to sever into two or more parts or pieces; to sunder; to separate into parts. Divide... Read More

The Altamaha-ha

The Altamaha-ha is an aquatic cryptid reported from the myriad network of small streams and abandoned rice fields near the... Read More

Marine moss reveals clues to anticancer compound

OHSU scientist studying bacteria from Bugula neritina that secrete disease-fighting molecule PORTLAND, Ore. - An Oregon... Read More

La roca magica: Uses of natural zeolites in agriculture and industry

Colloquium Paper   La roca magica: Uses of natural zeolites in agriculture and industry   Frederick A.... Read More

Research Links Long Droughts In U.S. To Ocean Temperature Variations

Large-scale, long-lasting droughts in the United States such as the present one in the West -- tend to be linked to warmer... Read More