Seals wearing special tags are playing a vital role in collecting temperature and salinity measurements from the polar oceans, delivering insights for weather forecasters, climate scientists and biologists, according to a new review. Polar seas play a critical role in… Read More ›
Woods Hole Sea Grant offers the following workshops this summer: Sea Education Association SEA High School Summer Seminars: Sea Education Association offers three unique 3-week programs designed to give high school students a hands-on introduction to the field of marine… Read More ›
Census shows connectedness of world’s marine life By SETH BORENSTEIN (AP) WASHINGTON — The world’s oceans may be vast and deep, but a decade-long count of marine animals finds sea life so interconnected that it seems to shrink the watery… Read More ›
Dominos. It’s like 150 years of stacked dominoes collapsing in four directions from Rugby, North Dakota, North America’s geographical center and from every geographical center of every continent on Planet Earth—with the final dominos landing in every sea that touches every continent. Collapsing dominos. That’s how I envision the condition of our seas today.
Whitty draws freely on historical and mythological sources to portray the power of the oceans in human culture. She finds inspiration in Hindu literature’s Mahabharata, India’s Rig Veda, the Greek pantheon, Norse mythology, and the cave art of Baja California.
… I would be searching for one of the least known dolphins in the world. The snubfin dolphin, today known to science as Orcaella heinsohni, is only eight-feet long from its blunt snout to its flukes.