Month: June 2012

Organisms ride debris to the US – Boston.com

Organisms ride debris to the US – Boston.com. As a result of last year’s tsunami, a portion of a large, floating dock made its way from Japan to Newport Oregon carrying with it, a diverse marine fouling community.  Unfortunately, the

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Changes imperil Gulf of Maine’s food chain – The Boston Globe

Changes imperil Gulf of Maine’s food chain – The Boston Globe. Researchers from Bigelow Labs and USGS documented a five-fold decrease in phytoplankton growth, which may be linked to record levels of rainfall.  Increased rainfall contributes to increased sedimentation in

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