Human Noise Travels All The Way To Ocean Depths And Affects Seafloor Life – New Study

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Photo shows amphipods that occur in high densities in the seabed of the North Sea, undated photo. Scientists say sounds with low frequencies stress some species of crustaceans, worms and mussels - with potentially far-reaching consequences for marine ecosystems. (Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Sheng Wang/Newsflash)

Scientists have demonstrated that noise caused by humans can carry all the way down to the seafloor and affect the marine wildlife that lives there. An increasing number of sounds…

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Pollen Found In Fossilised Ancient Beetle In Germany

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Photo shows an unusually large number of well-preserved blossoms that were recovered in the first weeks of excavations in the Messel pit in Germany, undated photo. Prof. Dr Dieter Uhl states that blossoms are generally only sporadically recorded in fossils. (Senckenberg/Newsflash)

Scientists in Germany are optimistic about finding out more about ancient ecosystems after discovering pollen in a fossilised beetle that lived around 50 million years ago. The insect has been…

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Urgent Call To Monitor Microplastics In Air That Can Spread Round World In Days

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According to the AWI Institute in the German city of Bremerhaven microplastics can reach the Arctic, the Antarctic or the deep sea through ocean currents or rivers. (Melanie Bergmann/Newsflash)

Microplastics may significantly intensify global warming, according to a new study. Scientists from different German research institutions - including the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research in Kiel - have…

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Adriatic Ecosystems Withstand Major Climate Shifts But Wither Under Human Impact

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Adriatic mollusks have proven to be incredibly resilient to climate change, weathering the last ice age with nearly no long-term effects. (Fabio Negri/Newsflash)

Human activities rather than climate change are having a more devastating effect on mollusk communities according to new research. An analysis of more than 70,000 fossils indicates that mollusk communities…

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Methane From Waste Created By Landfill Ecosystems Should Be Harvested Say Experts

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Aerial view of landfill described in the new study. (Tim Roberts Photography/Newsflash)

Scientists are urging a rethink on the way landfill sites that every year absorb billions of tons of solid waste manage the gas produced which they say could be 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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Creative British Man Makes Beautiful Self Contained Sealed Glass Ecosystems

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The terrariums, which were made by Joe Rees, 26, who lives in Bristol, UK. (Joe from @ome.home/Newsflash)

A creative British man is wowing fans with these sealed worlds where plants and animals live in harmony in a closed glass container. https://youtu.be/dF_xfAGKJBQ Joe from @ome.home/Newsflash They are the…

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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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Mysterious Plague Has Decimated Floridas Coral Reef So Experts Built A Noahs Ark Of Coral To Save It

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A diver applies an antibiotic paste to a diseased colony of great star coral on Molasses Reef in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

One of the worlds largest coral reefs located off the coast of Florida has been decimated by a disease that spreads underwater like a wildfire turning reefs that were once…

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