Plastic Waste Has Turned Deep Sea Into Trash Can Of Oceans

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The scientists detected microplastic particles in each of the sediment samples taken – between 215 and 1596 particles per kilogram of sediment. (AWI/Newsflash)

The incredible diversity in the deepest levels of the oceans is being threatened with extinction by micro-plastics, a new study has revealed. The shock findings emerged after scientists studied the…

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Shipwrecks Expand Microbial Diversity, New Study Shows

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A dive at the underwater site of the HMS Nasturtium, ship that sank on 28th April 1916, where Heritage Malta completed a net removal project in July, 2021, in Malta.

The millions of shipwrecks resting in the world’s oceans are increasing the surrounding areas’ microbial richness, according to new research. There are an estimated three million shipwrecks all around the…

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Scientists Develop Honey-Based Bee DNA Test To Monitor Hive Health

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Illustrative image: Honeybee harvesting pollen and carrying it to its pollen basket. (Yannis Varouhakis (instagram.com/varouhakis)/Newsflash)

Scientists have developed an innovative method to examine DNA traces in honey which could help with the early identification of health problems in a hive as a deadly new disease…

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First Garden Dormouse Seen In 100 Years Hailed As Sensational Discovery

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An illustrative image of a garden dormouse which has been found for the first time after 100 years in the canton of Solothurn, Switzerland. (Biosphoto, Frederic Desmette/Newsflash)

A garden dormouse has been spotted in the Swiss Canton of Solothurn for the first time since 1909 after a massive search resulting in what experts are hailing as a…

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Bee Diversity Vital For Healthy Ecosystems On Planet

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A bee of the genus Ceratina on a plant of the genus Ipomoea (morning glory). (Joe Zientek/Newsflash)

Scientists assessing the level of diversity among bee species necessary for sustaining populations of wild plants have concluded that ecosystems rely on many bee species to flourish, not just a…

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UPDMass Extinction Of Sharks 19 Million Years Ago Reported By Yale University Researchers Never Happened Say Austrian Scientists

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Bull shark. (Dominik Radler/Newsflash)

A massive shark die-off 19 million years ago that was reported in the prestigious journal 'Science' and hit headlines the world over did not actually happen, according to new research.…

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Stunning Underwater Gardens Boost Coral Diversity To Stave Off Reef Destruction

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Dozens of corals planted in the coral garden,Mo'orea, French Polynesia. (Cody Clements, Georgia Tech/Newsflash)

These stunning underwater gardens are part of a project to save coral reefs from destruction by increasing their survivability and growth. Although coral reefs occupy less than one percent of…

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