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Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is strongly considering a total shutdown of all chinook and sockeye fishing on the North Coast. The potential 2018 ... Instead, First Nations supplemented their sockeye catch with chinook — a North Pacific salmon that is now also facing low numbers. “While no decision ...
WILMINGTON, North Carolina, March 12, 2018 (EcologyPrime.com News) – Hidden, floating just beneath the surface of the oceans, are trillions of plastic fragments that once ... Monteleone sailed 3,400 nautical miles across the North Pacific assisting with his 10-year anniversary resampling in that region.

He focuses on the devastating effects of ocean plastic on the lives of albatrosses on Midway, a remote island North Pacific Ocean. He films tens of thousands of albatross chicks lying dead on the ground, their bodies filled with plastic. What does this say about our society and what can be done about it?
I was at the wheel of a 54-foot research sloop crossing the north Pacific Ocean through the heart of one of the most plastic-polluted parts of the sea, when I spotted my first piece of floating plastic debris. It was a shredded corner of a sun-bleached orange fish crate. Minutes later, I saw a chunk of white foam ...
The project sent Europa—an autonomous wave- and solar-powered vehicle called a wave glider—on a mission to find out if Pacific humpback whales roam the open ocean and, if so, establish their numbers and travel routes. For another month or two, Europa will keep propelling itself slowly forward while ...
Dust that blew into the North Pacific Ocean could help explain why the Earth's climate cooled 2.7 million years ago, according to a new study ... rather than dryness, was the most important factor for adding East Asian dust to the atmosphere and oceans leading up to the ancient climate change, Pullen said.

Many northern fur seal pups die on their initial migration from the Bering Sea to the North Pacific Ocean, but researchers are unsure why. Credit: Jeremy Sterling. Scientists have confirmed what native Alaskans have observed for centuries - maritime winds influence the travel patterns of northern fur seal ...
As he cut across the then-seldom-sailed stretch of ocean – the swirling North Pacific Gyre – he came upon an enormous accumulation of plastic trash and ... But he emphasized that what's certain is that the amount of plastic in the oceans is increasing as humans increase their production of the material.
Graduate student Kyle Frischkorn ready to deploy the net he uses to capture the cyanobacterium Trichodesmium. Credit: State of the Planet. Adrift on a boat in the middle of the North Pacific Ocean, the most astounding sight is the utter absence of anything to see. The glassy calm water is undisturbed and ...
When sea surface temperatures are warmer or cooler than normal in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, weather patterns around the world are impacted. Everything from pressure systems to wind and precipitation can be influenced by ENSO, including the supply of water in a region since it can cause moisture ...
... New Zealand, covering the South and West Pacific Ocean; The Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, USA, covering the Atlantic and Indian Oceans; and Stockholm University, Sweden, in partnership with the University of New Hampshire, USA, for the North Pacific and Arctic Ocean.
A concept paper for the project highlights that the vast majority of the world ocean has not been sampled by echo sounders even at a resolution of ... and Indian Oceans; and Stockholm University, Sweden, in partnership with the University of New Hampshire, U.S., for the North Pacific and Arctic Ocean.
Many northern fur seal pups die on their initial migration from the Bering Sea to the North Pacific Ocean, but researchers are unsure why. Credit: Jeremy Sterling. Scientists have confirmed what native Alaskans have observed for centuries - maritime winds influence the travel patterns of northern fur seal ...
As he cut across the then-seldom-sailed stretch of ocean – the swirling North Pacific Gyre – he came upon an enormous accumulation of plastic trash and ... But he emphasized that what's certain is that the amount of plastic in the oceans is increasing as humans increase their production of the material.
Graduate student Kyle Frischkorn ready to deploy the net he uses to capture the cyanobacterium Trichodesmium. Credit: State of the Planet. Adrift on a boat in the middle of the North Pacific Ocean, the most astounding sight is the utter absence of anything to see. The glassy calm water is undisturbed and ...
I was at the wheel of a 54ft (16m) research sloop crossing the north Pacific Ocean through the heart of one of the most plastic-polluted parts of the sea, when I spotted my first piece of floating plastic debris. It was a shredded corner of a sun-bleached orange fish crate. Minutes later, I saw a chunk of white ...
"Our work really highlights the exciting use of marine vertebrates as passive data collectors for ocean scientists. As animals move through and utilize food from different areas within the oceans, the biochemical signals of those habitats are recorded in the body parts of the animals," said Kurle, a researcher ...

Moore's research ship, Alguita, returns with these samples after four months in the North Pacific Ocean. (Citizen of the ... But he emphasized that what's certain is that the amount of plastic in the oceans is increasing as humans increase their production of the material. “Our plastic production will triple by ...
Dust that blew into the North Pacific Ocean could help explain why the Earth's climate cooled 2.7 million years ago, according to a new study ... rather than dryness, was the most important factor for adding East Asian dust to the atmosphere and oceans leading up to the ancient climate change, Pullen said.
Pacific Ocean 'blob' appears to take toll on Alaska cod ... officials at an Anchorage meeting of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. ... “Across the United States, changes in our climate and our oceans are having ...
One major problem with satellite tracking of ocean-going animals is clouds, ... The fish also didn't always stay in the North Pacific Equatorial ...
Join Us for a Free Screening of the Film, A Plastic Ocean, November 6, 2017 ... to explore the issue of plastics in our oceans and their effect on marine ... to the so-called Great Pacific Garbage Patch in the North Pacific Gyre, ...
Pacific Ocean 'blob' appears to take toll on Alaska cod ... officials at an Anchorage meeting of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. ... “Across the United States, changes in our climate and our oceans are having ...
They are vital to the ocean's ability to sequester more carbon than all ... zooplankton in the surface waters of the north Pacific gyre by a ratio of 6 ...
“The North Pacific is a really rough ocean in the winter. ... He said flotsam and boats usually drift an average of 20 miles daily in the ocean.
"The North Pacific is a really rough ocean in the winter. ... He said flotsam and boats usually drift an average of 20 miles daily in the ocean.
This weather feature has to do with ocean temperatures in the ... looked at the spread of ocean temperatures across the North Pacific, a feature ...
2011 tsunami carried hundreds of species across the ocean .... The North Pacific Current then transported these living communities across the ... the process by which organisms may travel across oceans on debris – natural ...
... in mountainous areas, as the storm raced toward the North Pacific. ... ones like Lan, recurve into the northern Pacific Ocean, they can give a ...
... eyes are turning to Typhoon Lan in the western Pacific Ocean. ... Eventually, it will recurve out into the North Pacific, where some of its energy ...
Last year a sea surface temperature configuration developed in the late fall that lasted through the winter where the north Pacific Ocean ...
Plastic debris appears in every ocean of the world. ... The North Pacific gyre creates the largest garbage site in the world: 700,000 to a million ...
"A plume of moisture is setting up across the northern Pacific Ocean," according to AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Brett Anderson. "Storms ...
The North Pacific Current then transported these living communities ... the process by which organisms may travel across oceans on debris ...
Map of North Pacific Ocean currents. Radiation from the Fukushima disaster took more than two years to cross from Japan to the West Coast.
... as large as France that floats in the middle of the North Pacific Ocean, ... On World Oceans Day, the Plastic Oceans Foundation and British ...
Sea critters hitchhiked across Pacific Ocean on tsunami debris ... The debris flowed across the North Pacific current, as other objects do from ...
This is an area in the Pacific Ocean, west of South America. ... It's in the North Pacific Gyre, between California and Hawaii. ... Eriksen studies plastic pollution in oceans and lakes through his nonprofit organization, the 5 Gyres ...
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Blob, the warm-water anomaly that spread across the North Pacific Ocean for the better part of the last four years, ...
The long-asleep North Pacific awakens violently, more like a drunken frat boy, throwing wild knockout swings out of nowhere before settling ...
Last year a sea surface temperature configuration developed in the late fall and lasting through the winter where the north Pacific Ocean ...
The debris flowed across the North Pacific current, as other objects do ... survived out in the open ocean for long time periods (years in some ...
The debris flowed across the North Pacific current, as other objects do ... been wood and that would have degraded over the long ocean trip, ...
... as large as France that floats in the middle of the North Pacific Ocean, ... On World Oceans Day, the Plastic Oceans Foundation and British ...
This year's whaling season in the North Pacific Ocean has come to an end, with Japan killing a total of 177 whales. The country said it carried ...
Sea critters hitchhiked across Pacific Ocean on tsunami debris ... The debris flowed across the North Pacific current, as other objects do from ...
Japan kills 177 whales during annual hunt in Pacific Ocean ... and its Scientific Committee has criticised the North Pacific research program.
THIS year's controversial whaling season has come to an end, with Japan capturing and killing a total of 177 whales amid global outcry.
Unusually warm ocean conditions off the Pacific Northwest in the last few years led anchovies, sardines and hake to begin spawning in ...
And that's only a minuscule amount of the plastic in the oceans. ... termed “the great Pacific garbage patch” in the central north Pacific Ocean.


 

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