12-Story Library Featured Editor Pick
Discarded plastics don’t just wash up on beaches and interfere with marine life. They also steep in our oceans, creating a toxic brew that harms the bacteria responsible for generating 10 percent of our oxygen. A new study shows that plastics with chemical additives are the worst offenders. Researchers hope…
Wrappers, fishing gear, bottles, bags. Trillions of plastic items enter our oceans each year, washing up on beaches and wreaking havoc on marine ecosystems. For more than 60 years, researchers in the U.K. have been collecting data on pollution in the North Atlantic. In a recent article, the team confirmed…
Golfo Dulce, meaning “Sweet Gulf,” is a beautiful bay located between the southern tip of Costa Rica and the Osa Peninsula. Home to bottlenose and spotted dolphins, hawksbill turtles, and endangered scarlet macaws, this pristine region is rich in natural resources. It could be a big draw for travelers…
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Science Daily Marine Biology News
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Marine Biology News. Read scientific research on marine animals and their aquatic habitats. From plankton to whales, you will find it all here.
Ocean Floor Features
Video: Coral Gardens Off of Cayman Islands
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Explore a coral reef in the Cayman Islands, a small group of islands in the Caribbean Sea.
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