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Snakes On A Boat! How Do Sea Snakes Stay Hydrated During Long Ocean Trips?

Even sea snakes need fresh water hydration! Learn how sea snakes stay hydrated on long trips across the ocean in this recent oceanbites article. R J ParkerHi there! I’m a botanist with a Masters in Environmental Science and Management from Ryerson University. On the sciencey side, I like to write about population-level response to climate […]

Using seabirds to study squid

How do scientists track fast swimming squid in the remote and vast open waters of the Southern Ocean? Probably not in any way you’d expect. They use squid predators, specifically a seabird—the wandering albatross—to find the squid for them. These albatrosses are outfitted with some very cool technology to bring the researchers information on their […]

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