Among soft-bodied cephalopods, vampire squid live life at a slower pace. At ocean depths from 500 to 3,000 m, they don’t swim so much as float, and they get by with little oxygen while consuming a low-calorie diet of zooplankton and detritus.
Phytoplankton, commonly known as plant plankton that remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere through photosynthesis, are potentially a key driver of Arctic warming under greenhouse warming, a study reveals.
The chance encounter of a Norwegian research vessel with the largest waves ever recorded amid floating packs of Arctic ice shows how such rollers could reroute shipping, damage oil platforms and threaten coastal communities with erosion.
Down to just one full-time employee, Taylor Energy Company exists for only one reason: to fight an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico that has gone largely unnoticed, despite creating miles-long slicks for more than a decade.
This symposium will bring together some of the leading researchers in marine biology both from Japan and the U.S.A to showcase the recently exciting development of the understanding of ocean life from microscopic bacteria to whales.