Tag: Antarctic Krill
Uncover the ecological significance of Antarctic krill, tiny crustaceans that play a vital role in the Southern Ocean’s food web. Learn about their immense populations, feeding behaviors, and migratory patterns. Explore the complex interactions between krill, predators, and phytoplankton in sustaining the delicate balance of Antarctica’s marine ecosystem. Understand the implications of climate change on krill populations and the potential consequences for entire food chains. Stay informed about scientific research and conservation initiatives aimed at safeguarding these essential organisms and the Antarctic marine environment.
Read More: Fishing in the Southern Ocean: scientists call for a moratorium
On October 20, in the journal Science, ten scientists called for the signing of a moratorium temporarily banning industrial fishing activities in the Southern Ocean. Their recent studies indeed confirm that the current levels of fishing, added to global warming, have devastating effects on these waters, which are nevertheless essential to the planet. The Southern…
Hidden amidst the sands of Changi’s shoreline, a sea anemone bearing a resemblance to a light-colored strawberry has recently been recognized as a novel species by local researchers. Unveiling the Mysteries of the Tiger Anemone Dubbed the “tiger anemone” due to its distinctive striping and its aptitude to consume prey larger than its size, the… READ MORE >>>>
A Breathtaking Natural Event Witnessed by Researchers Andi Cross & Janine Barker Having lived in Australia for five years and immersed myself in its oceanic environment, it was inevitable that I would hear stories about South Australia. Splitting opinions, half the people I engaged with were captivated by this oceanic realm, while the other half… READ MORE >>>>
New research suggests that Earth’s oceans are experiencing a shift in color, and climate breakdown is likely the driving force behind this phenomenon. The once deep blue sea is gradually transforming into a greener hue, particularly in low latitude regions near the equator. The Significance of Ocean Color “The significance of this issue lies not… READ MORE >>>>
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