Happy Friday, everyone!
Before enjoying the weekend, why not enjoy some ocean news?
...Oceana’s own marine scientist Margot Stiles spoke to the Associated Press about deep-sea coral reefs off the Southeast U.S. coast, the subject of possible protection from the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council.
...The U.S. Geological Survey research of stream fish shows a common thread – every single specimen had some level of mercury contamination, with over one-fourth at higher than EPA guidelines.
...This summer, things aren’t just heating up on land – the oceans’ temperatures are at an all-time high.
... A popular New Orleans restaurant pulled shark fin soup from the menu after public outcry.
...Scientists discovered seven new deep-sea worms that all share one neat survival trick – glow bombs.
......High fives translate to all species, even if you have fins instead of hands.
- Ocean News: Regulators Propose Whale Sanctuary in the Canary Islands, Harbor Seals Found to Forage around Wind Farms, and More Posted Thu, July 24, 2014
- Obama Administration Approves Seismic Airgun Use off the Atlantic Coast In Spite of Local Opposition and Threats to Marine Life Posted Fri, July 18, 2014
- Photos: A Look at Some of the Ocean’s Most Beautiful Tentacles Posted Thu, July 24, 2014
- Ocean News: Green Sea Turtle Makes Longest Migration Ever Recorded, Small Oil Spill Found off of Italy, and More Posted Mon, July 21, 2014
- North Atlantic Great White Sharks are Rebounding, but that’s Not the Case for All Species Posted Mon, July 21, 2014