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environment

The European Commission has launched a Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks. The aim is to rebuild shark stocks and...

A rare opportunity has allowed a team of scientists to evaluate corals--and the essential, photosynthetic algae that live inside their cells--before, during, and after...

Sea snakes may slither in saltwater, but they sip the sweet stuff.So concludes a University of Florida zoologist in a paper appearing this month...

One third of reef-building corals around the world are threatened with extinction, according to the first-ever comprehensive global assessment to determine their conservation status....

Ramsey Bay has been designated as the Isle of Man's first Marine Nature Reserve. The area will be protected from damaging activities, fisheries will be...

The Barrier Reef shared by Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico, the second longest in the world, is being severely damaged by human activities. More...

We knew it was bad, but it is even worse than we thought. World rushing heedlessly towards global marine extinctions.

Hundreds of species live in both polar seas, despite an 11,000-kilometer distance in between. So finds the census of Marine Life. Among many other...

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.
Spinner Dolphin by Tim Nicholson of SCUBA Travel

Cosmetic preservatives found in dolphins, sea otters, polar bears and seven other types of marine mammal. Parabens and their byproducts can act like oestrogen in animals.