Harbor porpoises on the decline in the German North Sea

IMAGE: Populations of harbor porpoises were surveyed from a plane view more  Credit: D. Nachtsheim The North Sea is a heavily trafficked area, with major shipping routes crossing its waters, and fisheries, offshore oil rigs, and wind farms populating its waves. All this activity inevitably has an effect on marine wildlife, and scientists are particularly interested […]

Harbor porpoises on the decline in the German North Sea

Populations of harbor porpoises were surveyed from a plane. Credit: D. Nachtsheim The North Sea is a heavily trafficked area, with major shipping routes crossing its waters, and fisheries, offshore oil rigs, and wind farms populating its waves. All this activity inevitably has an effect on marine wildlife, and scientists are particularly interested in how […]

Tiny moon shadows may harbor hidden stores of ice

Water on the moon might be more abundant that previously thought. Image credit: Alexander Andrews on Unsplash Hidden pockets of water could be much more common on the surface of the moon than scientists once suspected, according to new research led by the University of Colorado Boulder. In some cases, these tiny patches of ice […]