Post Tagged with: "Marine Sciences"

Corals have a secret weapon against a warming climate

Corals have a secret weapon against a warming climate

Rising ocean temperatures are killing coral reefs, but researchers discovered corals have a secret buried in their genes that just […]

FIU@Home: Create a food chain mobile

FIU@Home: Create a food chain mobile

Hannah Velasco contributed to this article. During FIU’s Camp Inspire, campers learned about ecosystems and food chains. Counselor-In-Training, Hannah Velazco […]

If there’s an ocean, chances are there are sharks

If there’s an ocean, chances are there are sharks

Born and raised in the United Kingdom, Yannis Papastamatiou grew up thinking Britain was not a great place to be […]

How DNA tech is cracking down on illegal shark fin trade

How DNA tech is cracking down on illegal shark fin trade

Diego Cardenosa saw the real-life impact of his work within 24 hours of defending his Ph.D. The news of the […]

Bracken-Grissom appointed assistant director of Coastlines and Oceans Division

Bracken-Grissom appointed assistant director of Coastlines and Oceans Division

Heather Bracken-Grissom has made groundbreaking scientific contributions. Known for her expertise in evolution, biodiversity and conservation of marine animals and […]

Sylvia Earle at Aquarius during 2012's Mission Aquarius

Women aquanauts speak out on living underwater at Aquarius

Fifty years ago, an intrepid group of female marine scientists embarked on a historic mission to live and work beneath […]

Global study reveals sharks are functionally extinct from many reefs

Global study reveals sharks are functionally extinct from many reefs

A landmark study by Global FinPrint reveals sharks are absent on many of the world’s coral reefs, indicating they are too rare […]

Plastic pollution makes a mess of the oceans

Plastic pollution makes a mess of the oceans

If you were to gather up all the plastic trash thrown into the ocean each year, it would weigh as […]

Cameraman/director Didier Noirot is filming in the middle of a herd of silky sharks.  (photo credit: Didier Noirot)

More to sharks than meets the surface

Most people are quick to judge sharks by their appearance and see them as solitary hunters. But their behavior shows […]

Heithaus dives into importance of volcanoes and life underwater

Heithaus dives into importance of volcanoes and life underwater

Mike Heithaus, shark researcher in the Institute of Environment and dean of the College of Arts, Sciences & Education, became […]