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Marine Biology Current Events is our marine biology news page. It offers news about scientific discoveries and interesting current events in marine biology — anything relating to the world's seas and oceans (and sometimes lakes and rivers, too). This page sometimes links to interesting stories on other websites.

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Green Sea Turtles making a huge comeback
Nesting data from the Florida coast shows green sea turtles are back — in a big way! Read more …

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Great White takes a bite out of carbon
A new study suggests large predator fish like the Great White Shark play an important role in preventing global warming. Read more …

Bottled water
Think before you drink! Read more …

Hammerhead Shark

Hammerhead sharks
Scientists track their travels for the first time. Read more …

Marsh to marine
University of Georgia students dive into a new marine biology summer program. Read more …

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California bans plastic bags
Great environmental news: California bans single-use bags. Read more...

Galapagos Tortoise Hatchling

Galapagos Tortoise Hatchlings
Baby tortoises found on Galapagos island for first time in 100 years! Read more …

Electrofishing: A more selective way to kill invasives
A new study suggests that electric shock is a better way to cull non-native fish in small streams/ Read more...

The Great Hurricane of 1900
Sept. 8: The anniversary of the greatest natural disaster in American history. Read more…

Labrador Duck: Not extinct after all?
Is this alleged extinct North American seaduck actually be a case of misidentification? Read more …

Sea turtles: Legal harvest
42 countries or territories around the world permit the harvest of sea turtles – and estimates that more than 42,000 turtles are caught each year by these fisheries.
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Palau's reefs: Resistant to acid water
Marine scientists working on the coral reefs of Palau have made two unexpected discoveries that could provide insight into corals' resistance and resilience to ocean acidification. Read more…

Humpback whales:Overlapping with human activities
Tracking study charts humpback whale movements and identifies overlap with offshore ocean industries. Read more …

Southern Right Whales: Dying in Argentine Patagonia
The southern right whales that use Península Valdés, Argentina as a nursery ground have suffered the largest mortality event ever recorded. Read more …

Charcoal from forest fires: Big factor in marine carbon cycle New research shows that charcoal from forest fires is being dumped in vast quantities into the world's oceans. Read more …

Whale shark conservation: Help from holiday photos Researchers are forwarding whale shark conservation by using photos vacationers snapped on holiday. Read more …

Marine robots: Detecting endangered whales
Listening marine robots are now detecting the calls of endangered whales. Read more …

Small fish: Big role in coastal carbon cycle
A new study says small fish like anchovies play an important role in transporting carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to the deep sea. Read more …


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Jellyfish gobbling carbon
Massive jellyfish swarms are altering the marine carbon cycle. Read more …

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Facts about coral reefs
Coral reefs are perhaps the largest structures created by living things, and yet the creatures that make them are tiny. Read more …

The Amazon River Dolphin
The largest river dolphin in the world.
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Humboldt Squid
A dangerous predator that often attacks human beings. Read more …

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