Inspiring conservation on World Oceans DayMedia statementsEnvironmentOceans Graduate SchoolOceans InstituteHome PageOur-communityScience and Environment01 June 2023
Leading experts in marine science will celebrate World Oceans Day next week at an event designed to shed light on ocean challenges and highlight inspiring success stories.
Tiny parasites store 'black box' of information on whale sharks' dietMedia statementsNature and ScienceOceans InstituteResearch categorySchool of Biological SciencesCorporateHomeHome PageResearchScience and Environment16 May 2023
A tiny parasite that hitches a ride on the lips of whale sharks has been shown to store dietary information about the species that will help scientists manage their ongoing conservation.
Hammerhead sharks 'freedive' to regulate body temperatureMedia statementsEnvironmentNature and ScienceOceans InstituteResearch categoryCorporateHomeHome PageScience and EnvironmentResearch12 May 2023
A new report has found hammerhead sharks “hold their breath” during dives to regulate body temperature – an adaptation that may help them better cope with declining oxygen saturation levels caused by global warming.
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