South Atlantic sea turtles do not passively ride dominant currents as is historically assumed, but actively swim and orient themselves to stay offshore. Depending on whether they hatch early, in the middle or at the end of the hatching season of sea turtles, they travel in different and sometimes opposite
Jellyfish are one of the most enigmatic and alien sea creatures on the planet. They range from the highly poisonous Irukandji jellyfish to the giant lion’s mane jellyfish, which is one of the longest recorded creatures with a length of 121 feet. Not much is known about the behavior of
September 6, 2017 As everyone watches the powerful Category 5 Hurricane Irma, another named storm has formed in the Atlantic, becoming the third active storm in the region and the 11th named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. . The latest to form, Tropical Storm Katia, “is not a
Jason blair Former Nelsonian Jack Grinsted climbs the Faroe Islands A trio of New Zealand mountaineers, including Nelson Jack Grinsted, have successfully conquered a previously un-climbed rock face known as Witch’s Finger in the subarctic Faroe Islands. Jason blair New Zealand mountaineer Dave McKinney climbing the iconic Trollkonufingur in the
Anna Saranteas had no restaurant experience when she purchased Atlantic Sea Grill at 77 Great Road in Acton in February 2015. The dining experience, however, was another matter. “I have had many parties and cooked every day of my life,” she said. “It was my passion. This opportunity arose and
And through the ground came a bubbling greenhouse gas. Researchers have found 570 plumes of methane leaking from the seabed off the eastern seaboard of the United States, a surprisingly large number of seeps in a relatively calm part of the ocean. The seeps suggest that the contribution of methane
7:50 a.m., July 29, 2014 – A recent article in News from the nation’s restaurants calls the scallop “the mollusk of the moment,” but just 20 years ago the American sea scallop fishery was unsustainable, with a population near its lowest point and a fishery at an all time high.