Monday 12 March 2012
New Coral Dating Method Hints at Possible Future Sea-Level ChangesWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution | 12 Mar 2012
New evidence of sea-level oscillations during a warm period that started about 125,000 years ago raises the possibility of a similar scenario if the planet continues its more recent warming trend, says a research team led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).
Powerful Currents in Deep-Sea GorgesWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution | 12 Mar 2012
I research the way the shape of the ocean floor affects the oceans circulation. More particularly, I explore the fundamental physics that transforms energy, drives currents, and mixes up water masses in the deep ocean. It turns out that features of the undersea landscape might play a big and previously unknown role.
Scientists Solve Deepwater Horizon Mystery, Find New Use for FlotsamWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution | 12 Mar 2012
Shortly after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, mysterious honeycomb material was found floating in the Gulf of Mexico and along coastal beaches. Using state-of-the-art chemical forensics and a bit of old-fashioned detective work, a research team led by scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) confirmed that the flotsam were pieces of material used to maintain buoyancy of the pipe bringing up oil from the seafloor.
CITES and FAO promote the conservation and sustainable use of sharkscites.org | 12 Mar 2012
The report of an international workshop to Review the Application and Effectiveness of International Regulatory Measures for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Elasmobranchs, convened jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and CITES in Genazzano, Italy, has been published by FAO.
Sixth World Fisheries Congressfishupdate.com | 12 Mar 2012
The 6th World Fisheries Congress (WFC) is taking place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre from 7-11 May 2012.
Award-Winning Visualization Tool to be Expanded for Arctic RegionNOAA's National Ocean Service | 12 Mar 2012
NOAA and partners are expanding the Environmental Response Management Application (ERMA) to include the Arctic. The presence of this tool in the Arctic region will enable responders to prepare for possible oil spills and climate change.
Fish matters to WaitroseWorld Fishing | 12 Mar 2012
UK food retailer, Waitrose, is renewing its commitment to sustainable fishing by helping to ensure that the world's fish stocks are properly protected for future generations.
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