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Sea Talk Video - Zooplankton

This is Sea Talk: Ocean News from the University of Delaware.

The Delaware Bay is home to a wide variety of small animals who go with the flow of the currents. These weak swimmers are known as plankton, which comes from the Greek word for “drifting.” Zooplankton...Read more

Sea Talk Video - Coastal Communities - Laurel project

This is Sea Talk: Ocean News from the University of Delaware.

The waters of Broad Creek flow through the Town of Laurel, serving as a scenic focal point in the heart of town. A project aimed at improving water quality in the creek and the wider Chesapeake Bay watershed led Delaware Sea...Read more

Sea Talk Video - Egg Cases

This is Sea Talk: Ocean News from the University of Delaware.

Walking along the beach to see what natural treasures have washed ashore is a favorite summer pastime for many. You may discover seashells, driftwood, and even slivers of glass that have been tumbled smooth by the sea while...Read more

Sea Talk Video - Bald Eagle Population Rebound

This is Sea Talk: Ocean News from the University of Delaware.

The bald eagle was chosen as a national symbol for the United States in 1782 for its strength, beauty, and long life, but this native raptor has faced several challenges since then. Their numbers went into serious decline last...Read more

Sea Talk Video - Clownfish and coral habitat research

This is Sea Talk: Ocean News from the University of Delaware.
 
Clownfish are often quickly identified as ‘Nemo!’ when spotted by children thanks to a starring role on the big screen. The common clownfish is easily recognized due to its bright orange color and bold white...Read more

Sea Talk Video - Proper Fishing Bait Disposal

This is Sea Talk: Ocean News from the University of Delaware.
 
Do you enjoy fishing? Watch those bloodworms! Live bait worms that are imported from outside the region may carry unwanted hitchhikers, like small crabs and snails, in their seaweed packaging. These tiny non-...Read more

Sea Talk Video - Add Goldenrod to Your Garden

This is SeaTalk: Ocean News from the University of Delaware.

Looking for a beautiful native plant to add to your garden this Spring? Consider adding seaside goldenrod, a perennial commonly found flowering in late summer in sand dunes and along the margins of coastal salt marshes...Read more

Sea Talk Video - Raindrop Science

This is SeaTalk: Ocean News from the University of Delaware.

Have you ever stared out the window on a rainy day and wondered if raindrops are really shaped like tears? Scientists have been curious too, and the answer is that when water falls from the sky, it doesn’t take the shape that...Read more

Sea Talk Video - Seals

This is SeaTalk: Ocean News from the University of Delaware.
Winter can be a fine time to explore Delaware’s empty beaches. However, you may spot another visitor to our coast during this time: seals. Many seal species travel south to feed in the mid-Atlantic’s rich waters, including harbor...Read more

Sea Talk Video - Polar Vortex

This is SeaTalk: Ocean News from the University of Delaware.

You may have heard the term polar vortex in the news related to periods of bitterly cold weather in the winter months. The name is shiver-inducing for good reason. The polar vortex is an area of low pressure that contains a...Read more

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