Scientists watch whale’s birth near Navy training range

Derecha, a right whale spotted off St. Johns County, gave birth Saturday. (Photo taken under NOAA Scientific Permit No.948-1962 to UNC-Wilmington. Provided by University of North Carolina-Wilmington) It was only the second time a right whale’s birth has been seen and studied. Florida Times-UnionBy Steve Patterson. Posted March 23, 2010 Scientists surveying the area near
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Iron fertilization in ocean nourishes toxic algae

Micro mug shot: The exoskeleton of a toxin-producing diatom Pseudonitzschia turgidula. The phytoplankton species proliferates when fed dissolved iron, a finding that reveals a potential downside of attempts to sequester carbon by fertilizing the ocean. (Credit: Brian Bill, NOAA/SFSU) Carbon sequestration efforts could trigger harmful algal blooms Sid Perkins, Science News Web edition : Monday,
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The new species of Grania discovered off the Gullmarsfjord. (Credit: Pierre De Wit) ScienceDaily (Mar. 8, 2010) — Between the grains of sand on the sea floor there is an unknown and unexplored world. Pierre De Wit at Gothenburg University knows this well, and has found new animal species on the Great Barrier Reef, in
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