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Marine Biology & Oceanography

Effect of Global Warming on Marine Biodiversity

The effect of global warming on oceans and seas is well pronounced since they constitute a large portion of Earth and have rich marine biodiversity which gets affected as well. Global warming is the process in which the Earth’s temperature and the temperature of the earth’s atmosphere Read more…

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Posted by ashley - 22/01/2013 at 07:08

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Coastal Resilience–Ecological-Societal Controversy

Resilient Ecosystem suffers periodic extreme events and then undergoes a recovery process and return to an ecosystem which closely resembles the original one. This measurably affects the natural resources from species composition and abundances Read more…

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Posted by ashley - 13/12/2012 at 05:35

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Coral Toxin a New Hope as Potential Anti Cancer Compound

As per the research on a Sea-Whip coral (Pseudopterogoria elisabethae) by Dr. William Fenical,  Director Scripps Centre for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine a toxin released by the sea-whips against their predators named “Pseudopterosin” has anti-inflammatory activity Read more…

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Posted by Kumar - 29/11/2012 at 00:19

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Bubblegum Coral : A Mystery in Ocean Science

As per the research of Santiago Herrera (WHOI) a bubblegum coral Paragorgia arborea spreads all over the world in Indian, the Arctic and the Southern oceans except tropics which is a mystery. Read more…

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Posted by Kumar - 23/11/2012 at 05:28

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Ocean Acidification : A Threat to Marine Ecosystem

According to a report of UN climate conference, Copenhagen at the current century the rate of ocean acidification is very rapid than that of last 55M year. The oceans absorbing high level of CO2 from human activity. Read more…

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Posted by Kumar - 17/11/2012 at 01:43

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Deep Sea Corals: World’s Most Diverged Ecosystem

Coral Reef brings to mind a warm climates, colorful fishes and clear waters. However, the reef itself is a component of a larger ecosystem which includes a collection of vast biological communities, & called as the most diverse ecosystems in the world. Read more…

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Posted by Kumar - 12/11/2012 at 02:53

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