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Antarctic fur seals, a conservation success story, now aren't getting enough to eat. A new study links the decline of the seals to a drop in the krill population, caused by warming oceans. July 24, 2014 Climate change appears to be pulling the
Antarctic fur seals feel climate impacts Science correspondent, BBC News Over the study period, the birth weight of pups was seen to fall significantly Changes in the Antarctic climate are showing up in the fur seal population, say scientists. Three
Scientists found because food is getting scarcer, pups are born smaller and those that survive are breeding later. However, female seals with less diverse genes are breeding more and their pups are less likely to survive in the changing environment.
As caring for a rising population of elderly people some with dementia becomes an increasing problem, novel options are being tested The Paro baby-seal robot has fur, big appealing eyes and can interact with humans...Some industry leaders see a place
Auckland [ change ] Rain Max 18° Min 15° Seal death sparks dog vigilance calls Adam Walker, Newstalk ZB June 25, 2014, 6:56 pm The Department of Conservation is asking dog owners to keep a close eye on their furry friends following a fatal seal
A marine mammal rescue group said Monday it's seeing a record number of stranded sea lions and seals along the Northern and central California coast some of whom appear to have been sickened by toxins and others weaned by their mothers earlier than
The 17-year-old singer-songwriter, who was in Massachusetts to perform a Friday night concert at the Orpheum Theatre, headed to the New England Aquarium earlier in the day where she had a rendezvous with Kit the fur seal pup, who was born last summer.
Auckland [ change ] Partly cloudy Max 23° Min 18° Activists reward seal killing informant NZ Newswire December 24, 2013, 11:33 am Sea Shepherd USA has paid a $NZ11,500 reward to the person whose information led to two men being convicted for clubbing
New England Aquarium gets holiday gift a new fur seal pup from Alaska New England Aquarium/SharpShooter Chiidax has made a long trip here from Alaska. He can be visited in January at the aquarium's outside exhibit. / Globe Correspondent /
It's your Friday Science Watch, where we watch sciencewith scrutiny! -If you dig down a thousand meters below Chesapeake Bay, you'll find groundwater "is actually remnant water from the Early Cretaceous North Atlantic Sea and is probably 100-145