environment

environment
Sustainable fishing stamps

For the first time, Britain's Royal Mail has issued stamps championing an environmental issue - and that issue is over-fishing.
anchovy

We all have our favourite types of environment and weather.  Some love those warm, sunny days spent on a beach of golden sands.  Some...
Sharks in the Pacific

Pairs of SCUBA divers towed behind a small boat have been recording shark numbers at both heavily populated Pacific islands and islands away from...
starfish, Pisaster ochraceus

Sick and dying starfish (sea stars) have appeared in a multitude of locations between Alaska and southern California. "It's like a zombie wasteland," says...

Noise from passing motorboats increases stress levels in young coral reef fish and reduces their ability to flee from predators - causing more than twice as many to be killed.
Global Fishing Watch

In the last 60 years the fishing industry have caught nine out of every ten large fish. That's only 10% of large fish like...

A faulty sensor has caused a slowly growing underestimation of Arctic sea ice extent by the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC). The...

Tax payers subsidise deep sea fishing which is causing profound, lasting damage to fishes and life on the seafloor. Many deep-sea fish populaters around the world are collapsing, including sharks.
trawl

The European Union has rejected the opportunity to ban deep-sea bottom trawling, giving in to industry demands at the expense of fish stocks. Deep-sea species...
Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina) by David Cook

Elephant seals improve weather forecasts by up to 6%. Real time data from tagged animals being used by UK's Met Office.