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Special Issue: Ocean Sound

This year’s special issue reports on the organizations and technologies that are mapping the soundscape of our unsilent seas, and revealing some surprising discoveries along the way.

Deep Submersible Dives Shed Light on Rarely Explored Coral Reefs

Just beyond where conventional scuba divers can go is an area of the ocean that still is largely unexplored. In waters this deep -- about 100 to at least 500 feet below the surface -- little to no light breaks through.

Danish Researchers Confirm That Narwhals and Belugas Can Interbreed

A team of University of Copenhagen researchers has compiled the first and only evidence that narwhals and beluga whales can breed successfully. DNA and stable isotope analysis of an anomalous skull from the Natural History Museum of Denmark has allowed researchers to confirm the existence of a narwhal-beluga hybrid.

New Study Maps How Ocean Currents Connect the World's Fisheries

The small world of global marine fisheries: The cross-boundary consequences of larval dispersal

Engineers Automate Science from Remote Antarctic Station

A remote and unoccupied research station in Antarctica has, for the first time, collected important scientific measurements of climate, ozone and space weather thanks to ground-breaking technology developed by British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) engineers.

Live from the Arctic Ocean: Expedition to Hold First Ever Interactive Public Broadcasts

On an 18-day voyage July 18 - August 4, 2019 US/Canadian team of experts and students to measure vital signs of polar ocean environment, and offer real time reports

The Far-Future Ocean: Warm Yet Oxygen-Rich

Model study identifies an oxygen-saving mechanism from sloppy nitrogen-cycle interactions

New Indicators Could Help Manage Global Overfishing

Half of the world's marine ecosystems are experiencing overfishing

NASA Satellites Find Biggest Seaweed Bloom in the World

An unprecedented belt of brown algae stretches from West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico--and it's likely here to stay. Scientists at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg's College of Marine Science used NASA satellite observations to discover and document the largest bloom of macroalgae in the world, dubbed the Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt, as reported in Science.

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