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Tagging aquatic animals can disrupt natural behavior

Tagging aquatic animals can disrupt natural behavior

American and Canadian researchers have for the first time quantified the energy cost to aquatic animals when they carry satellite tags, video cameras and other research instruments. Studying fibreglass casts of sea turtles in a wind tunnel, the team found that while most commercially available tags increased drag by less than five per cent for […]

New research illustrates Mississippi River’s role in the transport and fate of the oil following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident

New research illustrates Mississippi River’s role in the transport and fate of the oil following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident

A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science showed that the complex circulation from the Mississippi River plume played a substantial role in the transport and fate of the oil following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident. These findings provide new information on the transport […]

Shanghai isi va inchide scolile si fabricile cand va inregistra niveluri inalte de poluare

Shanghai isi va inchide scolile si fabricile cand va inregistra niveluri inalte de poluare

  Orasul Shanghai a anuntat sambata ca scolile si fabricile sale isi vor inchide portile iar traficul va fi restrictionat daca se vor atinge niveluri inalte de poluare, ceea ce inseamna inca un pas in dezvoltarea propriului sau sistem de raspuns de urgenta in contextul cresterii poluarii in marile orase din China, relateaza, duminica, Europa […]