Although the budget and possible sequestration turmoil continues, several other items worth mentioning occurred in Washington over the last week.
The discovery of new viruses that appear to be spread around the world’s oceans hints at a war waging between such viruses and their prey: an abundant group of bacteria.
Using underwater video cameras to record fish feeding on South Pacific coral reefs, scientists have found that herbivorous fish can be picky eaters — a trait that could spell trouble for endangered reef systems.
Results from Scientific Drilling Expedition to be Discussed at 2013 AAAS Meeting
The devastating earthquake that struck Japan in 2011 may have unexpectedly released nearly all of the energy that had built up near the source of the resulting tsunami, new research suggests.
I am pleased to transmit this document, Science for an Ocean Nation: An Update of the Ocean Research Priorities Plan, which presents national research priorities in key areas of interaction between society and the ocean.
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In September, the Arctic Ocean reached its minimum sea ice extent for the summer melt season, breaking all earlier historic records.
It has been two weeks since I communicated with you, but I will risk sounding like a broken record. There is still no resolution to the budget crisis facing this nation.
Regional Supervisor, Environment, Alaska OCS Region, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management — serves as one of the principal program managers who advise and assist the Regional Director in Alaska OCS Region decisions