New research shows that marine species may be more tolerant to warming than previously thought — ScienceDaily

Human-released greenhouse gasses are causing the world to warm, and with that warming comes increasing stress for many of the planet’s plants and animals. That stress is so great that…

New tool developed to monitor health of marine ecosystems and extinction risk of species — ScienceDaily

Scientists from Simon Fraser University are part of an international team of researchers that has developed a new science-based indicator to assess the state of health of the oceans —…

New research shows that a large marine protected area (MPA) in Hawaii led to recovery and spillover of migratory species. — ScienceDaily

Carefully placed no-fishing zones can help to restore tunas and other large, iconic fish species, according to a study published in Science led by two University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa…

Changes in marine ecosystems going undetected — ScienceDaily

Existing ways of calculating biodiversity dynamics are not very effective in detecting wholesale species community change due to the effects of ocean acidification. University of Adelaide research shows that in…

The results reiterate that there is no single optimum shell shape for marine animals — ScienceDaily

In a university swimming pool, scientists and their underwater cameras watch carefully as a coiled shell is released from a pair of metal tongs. The shell begins to move under…

Mirror image biomolecule helps marine sea squirts lose their tails — ScienceDaily

Amino acids are the basic building blocks of living organisms and typically occur in a configuration known as the L-form. However, there are a few exceptional examples of the structural…

Scientists identify areas of high marine mammal diversity — ScienceDaily

Sightings of more than 1 million marine mammals in the federally protected Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument and sites along the Atlantic Coast have been used to identify…

Duke’s three new Living Learning Communities focus on wellness, queer culture, marine science

Students who are unsure of where to live for the fall 2022 semester may find their place in one of Duke’s three new Living Learning Communities, focused on marine science,…