Ideas

Cleaning Canvases with Chemicals from Sea Creatures
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Enzymes from seafloor animals could help keep artwork looking sharp.

A Shot of Lime
Article - Short

Lime juice is a cheap and easy way to exterminate crown-of-thorns starfish.

Trashing the Capitol’s Christmas Tree
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The US capital’s Christmas tree is decorated with marine debris.

Marsh on the Move
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Maryland’s coastal marsh is migrating inland—and land managers are trying to clear the way.

Beating Back the Crazy Ants
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An innovative—if horrifying—approach and a five-year effort seems to have rid Johnston Atoll of its yellow crazy ant infestation.

Counting the Invisible Fish
Video

Scientists don’t need to see a fish to know it’s there.

Arctic Invasion
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Invasive species are making it to the Arctic, they just can’t survive there—yet.

A Fishy Plan
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Canada’s new government says it’s going to expand the country’s marine protected areas. Scientists worry the government is cutting corners to hit...

The Inventor of the Seismic Air Gun Is Trying to Supplant His Controversial Creation
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The seismic air gun was a huge improvement over what came before, but it’s far from perfect.

Turning Parrotfish into Proxyfish
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Measuring parrotfish gives a quick and easy way to estimate fishing intensity. 

Divers: Please Keep Your Hands Off the Coral
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Divers routinely damage the coral reefs they’re trying to explore. But a little education goes a long way. 

Stories from the Seven Seas
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Farmed, wild, or genetically engineered: salmon showcase the future of fish. 

What’s Killing Alaska’s Sea Otters?
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A mystery disease is stranding sea otters in Alaska’s Kachemak Bay region. 

A New Treatment Could Save Sea Lions from a Deadly Algae
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Researchers are testing to see if alpha lipoic acid can halt the toxic effects of domoic acid.

A Parka and a Fashionista
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Designers for the Paris runways have nothing on the seamstresses of the Bering Sea’s St. Lawrence Island.

Was Pottery Invented to Process Fish?
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Wherever researchers look, the advent of pottery always seems connected to fish. 

Is Fisheries Policy Nimble Enough?
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Fishing quotas don’t change as quickly as the weather.

The Living Lice Comb
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Aquaculture adopts integrated pest management techniques for water-borne pests.

Stories from the Seven Seas
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A weekly roundup of coastal news.

The True Price of the Biggest Fish
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Fish economics and fish evolution are intricately connected. 

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