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Factors in ‘alarming rate’ of cold-stranded sea turtles in Cape Cod Bay

Posted January 31, 2019

A recent study looked into what variables are most important in predicting the number of cold-stunning and stranding events among juvenile Kemp's ridley sea turtles in Cape Cod Bay.

Warmer water, chemical exposure influence gene expression across generations in a coastal fish


Warmer water temperatures, combined with low-level exposure to chemicals already known to be harmful to aquatic life, influence the expression of genes in the offspring of an abundant North American fish species -- and threaten organisms whose sex determination is sensitive to water temperature.

Wildlife is abundant in Chernobyl, study reveals


A scavenger study that used fish carcasses as bait provides additional evidence that wildlife is abundant in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.