Unlocking the secrets of killer whale diets and their role in climate change

Killer whale populations are invading the Arctic, causing significant disruptions to an ecosystem already deeply affected by climate change. A team of McGill researchers has …

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Jellyfish’s stinging cells hold clues to biodiversity

The cnidocytes — or stinging cells — that are characteristic of sea anemones, hydrae, corals and jellyfish, and make us careful of our feet while …

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Giant marine reptiles at 2,800 meters above sea level

More than 30 years ago, researchers from the University of Zurich discovered vertebrae, ribs and a tooth in the High Alps of eastern Switzerland. The …

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Sunlight’s healing effects help imperiled green sea turtles with tumors

A new study by Florida Atlantic University researchers is literally shedding “light” on a way to improve the health of endangered green sea turtles (Chelonia …

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Genome of Steller’s sea cow decoded

During the Ice Age, giant mammals such as mammoths, sabre-toothed cats and woolly rhinoceroses once roamed Northern Europe and America. The cold oceans of the …

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First sea eagle chick in Orkney for 140 years

RSPB believes first-time parents may have two chicks  A white-tailed eagle chick has hatched in Orkney for the first time in over 140 years, RSPB …

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