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New Zealand mudslide wipes out sea life in precious marine reserve

New Zealand mudslide wipes out sea life in precious marine reserve While earthquakes cause damage on the surface, we often don't pay attention to the havoc played out under the sea.But scientists have recently discovered that the earthquakes also unleashed underwater mudslides in Kaikōura Canyon, wiping out all life living in its sea bed.

Meet the fluorescent tree frogs of South America

Meet the fluorescent tree frogs of South America Scientists in Argentina and Brazil say they've found the first solid evidence of a fluorescent amphibian, courtesy of the South American tree frog.Their findings, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offer clues into how this tiny tree frog survives in its environment.

It's time to let a robot invasion stop the Lionfish explosion

It's time to let a robot invasion stop the Lionfish explosion If fisherman can't catch lionfish en masse, they can't sell them at quantities to food stores and restaurants.On one dive, their boat captain challenged Angle, "Okay, you build robots, build one to go hunt lionfish.