Read more about the article Human Noise Travels All The Way To Ocean Depths And Affects Seafloor Life – New Study
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)

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

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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Read more about the article A Shipwreck Of Captain James Cook’s HMS Endeavour Which Sank In 1778 Is Being Eaten By Worms
Shipworms found in the center of the timber that was salvaged from the wreck site off Rhode Island, which was discovered in February, 2022. The ship was used for one of the world's first scientific voyages before it sank in 1778. (Reuben Shipway,University of Plymouth,SWNS/Newsflash)

A Shipwreck Of Captain James Cook’s HMS Endeavour Which Sank In 1778 Is Being Eaten By Worms

A shipwreck of Captain James Cook’s HMS Endeavour which sank in 1778 is being eaten by crustaceans, experts have found. The ship's timber frame, located off the coast of Rhode…

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Read more about the article Conservationist’s Study Of Venomous Blue Sea Dragons
Blue dragon eats blue bottle in Gold Coast, Australia in undated footage. The blue dragon was caught by Julian Obayd, 21. (@julianobayd/Newsflash)

Conservationist’s Study Of Venomous Blue Sea Dragons

A marine conservationist has revealed the secrets of one of the ocean's most beautiful but dangerous creatures. The mysterious blue sea dragons use venom taken from Portugese man o' war…

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Read more about the article How Scientists Track Ocean Giants Thanks To The Water Wide Web
Humpback whales can quickly learn complex song patterns from other whale populations. (The University of Queensland/Newsflash)

How Scientists Track Ocean Giants Thanks To The Water Wide Web

Marine scientists have revealed how they can track whale movement through the ocean using spare fibre optic cables to eavesdrop on them. Individual hydrophones, or underwater microphones, had previously been…

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Read more about the article 5.4 Million Tonnes Of Microplastic Rubbish Each Year In Atlantic, Says Study
The samples on microplastic pollution were collected by a sediment trap attached in 2000 meters water depth to the Azores Observatory "Kiel 276" anchored in the middle of the Northeast Atlantic. (J. Waniek, IOW/Newsflash)

5.4 Million Tonnes Of Microplastic Rubbish Each Year In Atlantic, Says Study

A shocking study of pollution of the Atlantic Ocean's deep waters has revealed that it soaks up more than five million tonnes of microplastic each year. The first-ever observation of…

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Read more about the article 3D View Of Stinky One-Cell Ocean Organism
The tests of the foraminiferal species Jullienella foetida can reach sizes of up to 14 cm and play an important role within their ecosystem. (2022 Langer et al. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.12884/fig-4/Newsflash)

3D View Of Stinky One-Cell Ocean Organism

Scientists have provided fascinating insights into the structure of single-celled organisms living in the eastern Atlantic Ocean infamous for its pungent stench. The foraminiferal species Jullienella foetida is an organism…

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Read more about the article Boffins Find Two New Prehistoric Dolphin Species – In Swiss Alps
Life restoration of the dolphins described in this study: Kentriodon in the foreground, in the background a squalodelphinid (left) and a physeterid (right) chasing a group of eurhinodelphinids. (Jaime Chirinos/Newsflash)

Boffins Find Two New Prehistoric Dolphin Species – In Swiss Alps

Scientists in Switzerland have discovered two previously unknown dolphin species that inhabited the area of today’s landlocked mountainous country 20 million years ago. Palaeontologists at the University of Zurich said…

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Read more about the article New Ocean Going Dino Species Had Massive Tail To Swim At Speed
Fossil of marine reptile with world's longest tail discovered in China. (Institute of Ancient Spine, Chinese Academy of Sciences/AsiaWire)

New Ocean Going Dino Species Had Massive Tail To Swim At Speed

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A previously unknown species of aquatic reptile which had the longest ever recorded tail has been discovered by scientists in China. The newly discovered prehistoric creature dubbed "Long-tailed Red River…

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