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GCOOS Announces New Board

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The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) welcomed new and returning members to its Board of Directors following Board elections in March.

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Banning Transshipment at-Sea Necessary to Curb Illegal Fishing, Researchers Conclude

Banning transshipment at-sea—the transfer of fish and supplies from one vessel to another in open waters—is necessary to diminish illegal fishing, a team of researchers has concluded after an analysis of existing maritime regulations.

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Isle Royale, Wolves, Moose, Ecology, Conservation

Two in the Pack: No Changes for Isle Royale Wolves

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Researchers from Michigan Technological University have released the annual Winter Study detailing updates on the ecology of Isle Royale National Park.

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GCOOS Welcomes New Industry Members at Annual Meeting

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The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Regional Association (GCOOS-RA) welcomed four new voting members representing marine-related industries during the organization's Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

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Ecology, Environment, Ecosystem, Biology, Pedagogy, Earth Day

Eugene Odum: The Father of Modern Ecology

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A feature story on Eugene Odum, widely considered the father of modern ecology, who pioneered the study of ecosystems.

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New Many-Toothed Clingfish Discovered with Help of Digital Scans

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A set of curious researchers, state-of-the-art visual technology and a bit of good luck helped find a new fish whose tooth collection could put a shark to shame.

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Science Fiction Horror Wriggles Into Reality with Discovery of Giant Sulfur-Powered Shipworm

Our world seems to grow smaller by the day as biodiversity rapidly dwindles, but Mother Earth still has a surprise or two up her sleeve. An international team of researchers were the first to investigate a never before studied species a giant, black, mud dwelling, worm-like animal. The findings will be published online in the Apr. 17 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Sea-level rise, Migration, Climate Change, Ocean, Global Warming

Migration From Sea-Level Rise Could Reshape Cities Inland

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In a paper published today in Nature Climate Change, researchers estimate that approximately 13.1 million people could be displaced by rising ocean waters, with Atlanta, Houston and Phoenix as top destinations for those forced to relocate.

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Models, Observations Not So Far Apart on Planet's Response to Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A closer look at how the planet responds to greenhouse gases debunks recent observations suggesting Earth's temperature is less sensitive than climate models predict to rising carbon dioxide.

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