Posts Tagged ‘Research’

 

Plankton study charts rise of ocean plastic

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

A trove of data showing when the Atlantic Ocean began choking with plastic has been uncovered in the handwritten logbooks of a little-known but doggedly persistent plankton study dating back…

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Citizen Science Comes of Age

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Increasingly, scientists are relying on data gathered by volunteers to make their research happen. A team of seven scuba divers crawled along the seafloor in a shallow bay off Tasmania,…

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Minke whales recorded off east Scotland

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Minke whales have been recorded off Scotland’s east coast for the first time, scientists have said. Noises the animals make called pulse trains were detected in recordings taken by a…

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Farmed Salmon Disease Prevention Research

Friday, January 11th, 2019

A major research initiative is to be launched to help understand and prevent diseases affecting farmed salmon – including sea lice and gill health conditions. Tens of millions of pounds…

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