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Ashley Marranzino

Marine Biology

University of Rhode Island

Ashley has authored 8 articles

Albatrosses can spy on illegal fishing in international waters

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But could satellite-tagging further endanger these seabirds?

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Stopping floods, protecting lives, and saving money? Mangroves do it all for free

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Mangroves save millions of lives and up to $65 billion in flood damage each year

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Bertha Parker, the trailblazing first Indigenous North American archaeologist, taught herself how to excavate a site

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What she found in a tiny crevice in Gypsum Cave rewrote the history of humans in North America

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How machine learning reveals the true costs of high-seas fishing

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Before now this unsustainable and unprofitable practice has been too big to measure

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Where do aquarium fish come from?

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It's crucial to know before you buy for conservation purposes

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Deep-sea creatures are weirder than we ever suspected

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Rare anglerfish footage shows glowing fins and parasitic mating

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Floating detritus is giving new insights into deep-sea corals

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Environmental DNA is a less invasive way to solve long-submerged mysteries

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These weird ocean 'aliens' are basically invisible

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Researchers didn't even realize they had caught one until they bumped into it.

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Sea bird poop is worth over $1 billion USD per year

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The nutrients in guano fertilize both farm fields and ocean reefs

Regular soap and water is enough to fend off coronavirus. Don't use antibacterials

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Antibacterial soaps are no more effective than regular soaps, and could be doing harm down the line

Researchers study the economics of mangroves by looking at nighttime satellite photos

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Coastlines with wide bands of mangroves are relatively well-protected from economic downturn after hurricanes

Scientists outfitted cuttlefish with 3D goggles to understand how their brains perceive depth

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Humans aren't the only animals that can see in three dimensions, but not all animals perform this feat in the same way

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COVID-19 lockdown has changed how we use recreational drugs

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Boredom and more free time increased alcohol consumption while increased anxiety drives benzodiazepine use

Christine Jack

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Whale sharks' huge bodies mean they've never really been cold-blooded

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Studying these enormous animals requires close collaboration between scientists and aquariums

Brittney G. Borowiec

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A viper's zig-zag colors help blur their predators' vision

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Scientists previously thought that animals' color patterns were either warning signs or camouflage — on these snakes, they are both

Sara Zlotnik

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Antibiotics in fish farming create resistance and are an animal welfare disaster. It’s time for a change

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Aquaculture, like agriculture, has an antibiotic problem

Lauren Sara McKee

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Melting sea ice gives phytoplankton the space to pump out cloud-forming gasses

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With warming temperatures, microscopic plankton are creating big clouds that could further affect Arctic temperatures

Elisa Bonnin

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