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Beneath the ocean, a world of mountains

There are mountains in the sea.

From tens of thousands of extinct volcanoes rising thousands of meters from the ocean floor, to hundreds of thousands or even millions of smaller knolls, hills and ridges, seamounts are abundant features of the world’s ocean. 96 more words

Coasts & Oceans

A Plant Love Story

“Sometimes, when I’m walking along the rocky shore, Spartina far from my mind, I encounter a handful of shoots in a scrap of sand, familiar blades of grass taken root in a place I’d never expected. 50 more words

Wild Life

The Gulf of Maine in 2050

A report on the Gulf of Maine 2050 International Symposium, hosted by the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment and the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland in November 2019. 34 more words

Coasts & Oceans

Climate Change Refugia

The climate is changing, but not everywhere the same. There are some locations, because of their topography or geography or luck, where climate does not change as rapidly as the surrounding terrain. 59 more words

Coasts & Oceans