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Protecting Our Ocean — and Our Bottom Line

Improving the health of our ocean requires investment. But that investment doesn’t have to be a choice between our planet and our pocketbooks.

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Rolling in the Deep - Quirky Behaviour Indicates Major Implications for Prized Luxury Seafood

In 2005 Dr. Annie Mercier was sent a strange video: sea cucumbers rolling around at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.

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Extreme Environment - Canadian Space Agency Funding Research Into Finding Extraterrestrial Life

Dr. Penny Morrill’s latest research project may help detect life on other planets.

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Souris Area Watershed Group and UPEI Partner on Atlantic Salmon Research

The University of Prince Edward Island and the Souris and Area Branch of the PEI Wildlife Federation have received $48,000 from the Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation (ASCF) and $7,000 from the PEI Wildlife Conservation Fund for Atlantic salmon research, monitoring, and conservation in three rivers in Eastern PEI.

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Can Frogs Save Us From Chemicals?

Discovering the little-known effects chemicals released in our lakes and rivers might have on the surrounding wildlife and ecosystems can give scientists and conservationists powerful insight into the development of better, more efficient environmental guidelines.

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New Research About Biodiversity Accumulation in Deep Time Reveals the Importance of Climate on Today’s Abundance of Life

Natural history museum paleontologists in Copenhagen and Helsinki have succeeded in mapping historical biodiversity in unprecedented detail. 

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More Than 90% of Glacier Volume in the Alps Could Be Lost by 2100

New research on how glaciers in the European Alps will fare under a warming climate has come up with concerning results. 

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Tracking the Sources of Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution in the world’s oceans is now widely recognised as a major global challenge – but we still know very little about how these plastics are actually reaching the sea.

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Forecasting Model Allows Pakistan to Anticipate Heat Waves

A new statistical heat wave forecasting model can help Pakistan predict the triggering and progress of the deadly weather events that plague the country every year, say researchers from Malaysia and Pakistan.

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