Genes show all giant squid belong to one, worldwide species
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Tagged cells, Clyde Roper, Copenhagen, DNA, getinvolved, giant squid, M. Thomas Gilbert, Natural History Museum, North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean, Smithsonian Institution
Elephant seals help climate scientists understand deepwater heating around Antarctica
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Tagged Antarctica, climate change, elephant seals, Fimbul Ice Shelf, getinvolved, global warming, ice shelf, meltwater, Norwegian Polar Institute, Ocean, oceanography, salinity, sea level, Tore Hattermann
Study finds clownfish don’t swim away from scary sounds in future ocean conditions
Carbon dioxide is making the oceans more acidic
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Tagged acid, acids and bases, calcium carbonate, carbon dioxide, chem of life, climate change, coral reefs, ecology, Fossil fuels, invertebrates, Marine snail, Ocean, Ocean acidification, pH, sea changes, solutions, water
Changing chemistry in the world’s oceans could affect the ability of a snail to defend itself.
A large swath of seafloor at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean lacks sediment.