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SHARE YOUR SCIENCE: It's not the polar bear...
Researchers are equipping seals with cameras and sensors to find out exactly what they do down in the deep blue sea.
For years catches of shrimp have been shrinking and fishermen have had good reason to be concerned about their livelihoods. But the crunch on these crustaceans in the Skagerrak seems to be letting up.
A mind-boggling array of tasks forms the underpinning of our understanding of the factors that affect the climate, both now and as the planet warms. Danes aboard the Norwegian research vessel G.O. Sars are adding to this knowledge by counting specks of zooplankton faeces.
It doesn’t have normal eyes – it sees with its entire body. Special light-sensitive cells turn this spiny ball of a creature into an optical organ.