September 19, 2020 By Lynda V. Mapes The Seattle Times
For nearly a month the team has been at sea, marveling at the prowess of southern and northern resident killer whales as they follow the orcas’ foraging rounds, using a drone and stick-on cameras to record the daily lives of orcas, even underwater.
September 17, 2020 By Carolyn Gramling Science News
Sound waves traveling thousands of kilometers through the ocean may help scientists monitor climate change. As greenhouse gas emissions warm the planet, the ocean is absorbing vast amounts of that heat. To monitor the change, a global fleet of about 4,000 devices called Argo floats is collecting temperature data from the ocean’s upper 2,000 meters. But that data collection is scanty in some regions, including deeper reaches of the ocean and areas under sea ice.
September 17, 2020 By William J. Broad The New York Times
A giant new vessel, OceanXplorer, seeks to unveil the secrets of the abyss for a global audience.
September 15, 2020 By Matt Simmons The Narwhal
Waste from fishing industry accounts for about 70 per cent of garbage collected in 61-tonne haul, according to captain on expedition supported by provincial government.
September 15, 2020 By Annie Roth Hakai Magazine
A new study highlights the treasure trove of data trapped in seaweeds over a century old.