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Plum Pudding Cod (Cromileptes altivelis)

When I first saw the name of this fish the thing that popped into my head was the ‘plum pudding model’ of the atom, first proposed by J.J. 411 more words

Fish

NOAA and Partners Work Quickly to Save Corals Hit by Catamaran in Puerto Rico

On May 14, 2015, the 49-foot-long catamaran M/V Aubi ran aground along the north coast of Puerto Rico, further damaging wide swaths of corals in the area during its removal. 796 more words

Ocean

McQueen, coral and Kew

Another escape day in London….goodness, The Alexander McQueen show ‘Savage Beauty’ at the V&A should be on everyone’s ‘must see’ list, whether or not you think you are a fan of his work this is a truly extraordinary exhibition….for the spirit and the eye,  for the spectacle of a beautiful designed exhibition, for the creative power, the craftsmanship, the collaboration and the immense sense of loss. 331 more words

Jane Corbett

Dispersant used to clean oil spill more harmful to corals than the oil

The largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry is the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. The corrective measure taken was using dispersants to dissipate the oil, but it’s been found that this chemical dispersant is more toxic to cold-water corals than the oil itself, according to a study conducted at Temple University. 436 more words

Research

The Oceans Will Turn into Battery Acid!!!

The oceans will turn into battery acid!!! This is the hype coming from the climate change alarmists today as distortions sway more people than being honest. 966 more words

Blog

No fishing zones for conservation look good on paper, but the reality can be very different

The global implementation of no-take zones, areas in which fishing (both commercial and recreational) is banned, has been a slow process despite scientific recommendations that they are a valuable tool for conservation – and even support fisheries.   848 more words

Marine Science

A Film Explores Curaçao’s Effort to Become a Caribbean Haven for Coral

After months of reporting and planning, a frenetic week of filming in March, and many long nights in the editing suite, 10 Pace University communication students, with guidance from Prof. 182 more words

Environment