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‘What’s in the Sea?’ – Census of Marine Life marine biodiversity roll call

Dacia Herbulock posted in on August 3rd, 2010.

Representing the most comprehensive and authoritative answer yet to one of humanity’s most ancient questions — “What lives in the sea?” — Census of Marine Life scientists have today released an inventory of species distribution and diversity in key global ocean areas. The marine researchers involved combined centuries-old historical records with data obtained during the […]

Taranaki Daily News: Scientist has whale of a time

Peter Griffin posted in on June 17th, 2010.

Jared Smith writes in the Taranaki Daily News about Dr Simon Pierce, a kiwi marine scientist who has returned from Africa to talk about his work. Dr Pierce has been researching endangered marine species in Mozambique, and is particularly interested in whale sharks. An excerpt: (read in full here) “The 31-year-old has lived in bush […]

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