marine biology Tag Archive

Blue whale counts could be on the rise


Kristina Flexman on whether there is still hope for one of the world's most endangered species...

Ah choo – the real sting of jellyfish mucus


Lily Holbrook reports on one of the more unique, naturally occuring mechanisms that jellyfish use to kill their prey...

A deadly virus helped by climate change in the Arctic


Carter Levy discusses one of the many effects of climate change- the spread of a virus that endangers marine mammals. ...

S-pacific ecology projects gain lecturer charity patron status


The environmental conservation educational charity Another Way has recently appointed Dr Alan Jamieson of Newcastle University as its first patron. Dr Jamieson, of the School of...

Beluga whale spy: Licence to krill?


It’s something that you might read about in a sci-fi book. It’s safe to say a mysterious harnessed beluga whale isn’t something you’d expect to see every day. But, for a...