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Article ID: 713063

Ocean Skeletons Reveal Historical Climate Impacts

Wildlife Conservation Society

WCS 3-Sentence Science: A limiting factor in projecting where coral reefs will survive under 21st century climate change is a lack of quantitative data on the thermal thresholds of different reef communities.

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16-May-2019 4:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713058

Mapping Human Dependence on Marine Ecosystems

Wildlife Conservation Society

WCS 3-Sentence Science: Researchers created a new conceptual model to map the degree of human dependence on marine ecosystems based on the magnitude of the benefit, susceptibility of people to a loss of that benefit, and the availability of alternatives.

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16-May-2019 4:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712966

Amsler’s dive into Antarctic Ocean airs Thursday on NatGeo Wild

University of Alabama at Birmingham

The photo captures the beauty of a largely unexplored part of the world. It also captures the joy of a life’s work realized. The video tells the story of the research pioneer, and it will air this week, showcasing the work that has been a central focus for four decades. Margaret Amsler, Ph.D., is among researchers featured in the NHK documentary “Hunt for the Giant Squid” that is set to air Thursday at 3 p.

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15-May-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712906

Ghost Crab Pots

University of Delaware

New research from the University of Delaware suggests there is a ghost crab pot problem in the state’s Inland Bays, with almost 3.5 abandoned crab pots per acre just along the Bay Cove section of Rehoboth Bay near Dewey Beach. The lost or abandoned pots can cause injury to swimmers, damage boat propellers and have the potential to create a cycle of trapping and killing area sea creatures.

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15-May-2019 10:30 AM EDT
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    14-May-2019 7:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 712789

In Guppy Courtship, the Unusual Male Wins

Florida State University

New FSU Study Shows Psychological Concept Underpins Mating Choices

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13-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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    13-May-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 712726

Study Concludes Glassy Menagerie of Particles in Beach Sands Near Hiroshima is Fallout Debris from A-Bomb Blast

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

A years-long study that involved scientists and experiments at Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley concluded that an odd assortment of particles found in beach sands in Japan are most likely fallout debris from the 1945 Hiroshima A-bomb blast.

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10-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712661

When People Get Along, Fish Thrive

Wildlife Conservation Society

WCS 3-Sentence Science: Complex social-ecological interactions underpin many environmental problems.

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9-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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    9-May-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 712502

How Sea Level Rise Affects Birds in Coastal Forests

North Carolina State University

Saltwater intrusion changes coastal vegetation that provides bird habitat. Researchers found that the transition from forests to marshes along the North Carolina coast due to climate change could benefit some bird species of concern for conservation.

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7-May-2019 1:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 712644

Tsunami signals to measure glacier calving in Greenland

Hokkaido University

In recent years, glaciers near the North and South poles, as well as in mountainous areas, have been shrinking due to the effect of global warming, becoming a significant contributor to the recent sea level rise.

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9-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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