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07-29-2022
Seabirds struggle to find food in cloudy ocean water
Researchers have found that cloudy ocean waters caused by climate change can make it harder for seabirds to catch fish. Off the coast of Ireland, on a small island called Little Saltee, the scientists attached trackers to the feathers of Manx shearwaters.   The aim of the study was to understand how underwater visibility affects seabirds’ when foraging for fish and other prey. It is the first study to examine the impact of ocean clarity on seabirds’ diving abilities. "An increasingly turbid ocean may have negative consequences for...
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06-09-2022
Predatory fish become more voracious as waters warm
Ectothermic animals do not maintain a constant body temperature but,...
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09-14-2021
Global warming will force millions to migrate
According to a new report from the World Bank, without...
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08-17-2020
Compound in cashew shells repairs nerve damage
A substance that is found in cashew shells can restore...
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07-25-2018
Large lake of water detected beneath the surface of Mars
After decades of debate, it turns out that water may...
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