The ‘bearded goby’ (Sufflogobius bibarbatus), a small, common, prey species of fish, has become adapted to the “toxic” conditions near the sea floor of this pelagic zone. Analysis of the fish’s gut has shown that up to 60% of its diet consists of jellyfish–a marine creature few animals prey upon due to their venomous stings. Remarkably, the fish has become the pivotal player in a newly emergent ecosystem.
Biologists are concerned of the longterm effects of oil droplets found in blue crab larvae along the Gulf of Mexico.
Ever wonder how much you have in common with a sea sponge? Probably not. Probably assume “not much.” Well, it turns out 70% of your DNA is the same as … [Read full article]
I think everyone’s pretty familiar with The Cove by now (& if you’re not, you should be, so check out the link). Now, the director of this Oscar-winning documentary, Louie … [Read full article]
Bicycle composting service picks up your compostable goods in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Big recent news in the world of ocean and environmental activism is that Avatar and LOST actress Michelle Rodriguez is going to join the Sea Shepherd crew on its next … [Read full article]
Bringing Avatar’s Na’vi to real life, to help fight a battle eerily similar to that fought in Avatar. An international organization trying to protect the rights of tribal peoples, Survival, … [Read full article]
Hello Planetsave Reader, We are in the middle of a little upgrading, & you might have problems viewing pages for a short time. Hope that everything will be running smoothly … [Read full article]
With a national election under a fortnight away the attitude Australian’s have to climate change continues to shift. With Australian’s going to the polls on the 21st of August a … [Read full article]