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12Jun 19
Paving Paradise: Is It Possible To Develop And Protect?

Paving paradise: Is it possible to develop and protect?

  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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05Oct 18

First omnivorous shark is identified

Sharks are carnivores – meat eaters. They’re definitely not vegetarians. But according to a new study, there’s a shark that eats both meat and veggies. Bonnethead sharks, a smaller cousin to the hammerhead, gobble up sea creatures and seagrass. Researchers believe that the bonnethead gets up to 60 percent of…

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Science Daily Marine Biology News

Marine Biology News -- ScienceDaily

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

What Are Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems?

Source: NOAA Ocean Today

Mesophotic coral ecosystems are found in tropical and subtropical areas and range from 100 feet to over 490 feet below the ocean’s surface.
Find out more about this ecosystem on NOAA’s website.

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