Coral algae (symbiodinium) discovered in black corals at never seen before depths

Hawaiian Black Coral, Antipathes griggi.Photo Credit: Daniel Wagner, HIMB/SOEST/UHM Carlie WienerUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa, via EureakAlert!, October 20, 2010 Researchers at the Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), an organized research unit in the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology have made a remarkable new discovery. When
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Paid not to fish

Photo Credit: Hololulu Weekly By Christopher PalaHonolulu Weekly, October 13, 2010 Some folks made a killing depleting the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. Wait ‘til you see how much they’ll make not to fish there anymore. The news came innocuously enough, in a press release earlier this year from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration. As
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Ocean Acidification Poses Little Threat to Whales’ Hearing, Study Suggests

More-acidic conditions reduce the amount of borate in seawater, whichled some researchers to suggest that ocean acidification will lead to lessabsorption of sound energy,allowing wavesto travel father in the ocean thenthey do at present. WHOI scientists showed that the effect will be minimal. Photo Credit: Jack Cook, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution ScienceDaily, Oct. 11, 2010
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New Deep-Sea Hot Springs Discovered in Atlantic: Hydrothermal Vents May Contribute More to Oceans’ Thermal Budget

Chimney-like structures spew hot fluids of up to 300 degrees Celsuis that contain large amounts of methane and hydrogen sulfidePhoto Credit: MARUM Science Daily, October 7, 2010 Scientists from the MARUM Center for Marine Environmental Sciences and the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen on board the German research vessel Meteor have discovered
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