The National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 National Ocean Scholarship Program.
As coastal ecosystems feel the heat of climate change worldwide, new research shows the humble mussel and marsh grass form an intimate interaction known as mutualism that benefits both partner species and may be critical to helping these ecosystems bounce back from extreme climatic events such as drought.
Scientists have identified a new species of dolphin that lived 25 million years ago. The extinct animal has been described through re-examination of a specimen that’s been in a museum collection since 1951.
Female scientists from the U.S. and Canada will set sail Aug. 20 on all five Great Lakes and connecting waterways to sample plastic debris pollution and to raise public awareness about the issue. Event organizers say eXXpedition Great Lakes 2016 will include the largest number of simultaneous samplings for aquatic plastic debris in history. The all-female crew members on the seven lead research vessels also aim to inspire young women to pursue careers in science and engineering.
A living, swimming “ghost fish” has been seen for the first time ever. The fish, part of the family Aphyonidae, was caught on camera during an ongoing National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) exploration by the ship Okeanos Explorer.
The National Ocean Sciences Bowl and the National Marine Educators Association are pleased to announce the final winners of the 2016 “Living on the Ocean Planet” Video Contest.
Students from Albany High School (Albany, California) beat out 23 other regional champions to win the Finals of the 19th Annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl® (NOSB), an education competition that tests students’ knowledge of ocean-related …
Hans Thewissen, Ph.D., Professor of the Department of Anatomy, Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy (NEOUCOM), has announced the discovery of the missing link between whales and their four-footed ancestors.
The U.S. East Coast is sinking, worsening floods from sea level rise.
Open Data Button launched to encourage public sharing of data sets.
New U.S. IOOS Ocean Enterprise Industry Study: Report details $7 billion in U.S. economic activities related to collection, use of ocean data.
Global warming could lead to an increase in allergies and asthma, deaths by extreme heat and the proliferation of insect-borne diseases such as the West Nile virus, according to a scientific report released Monday by the White House.