Global Census of Marine Life reveals thousands of new species, other discoveries

Photo Credit: Gary Cranitch-Queensland Museum By Juliet Eilperin Washington Post Staff, October 4, 2010 A lone deep-sea snail living within a hydrothermal vent. The migratory tracks of great white sharks crossing ocean basins. Audio recordings of schools of fish the size of Manhattan, swimming in concert.hese are just a handful of the discoveries that came
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Taking the Pulse of Coral Reefs

Photo Credit: University of BristolLas Perlas Archipelago coral reef. Science DailySeptember 25, 2010Healthy reefs with more corals and fish generate predictably greater levels of noise, according to researchers working in Panama. This has important implications for understanding the behaviour of young fish, and provides an exciting new approach for monitoring environmental health by listening to
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