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Belize barrier reef in Danger

UNESCO has added the Belize Barrier Reef to its list of world heritage sites in danger. The reef was added as a world heritage...

Third of Pelagic Sharks Threatened with Extinction

The first study to determine the global conservation status of 64 species of open ocean (pelagic) sharks and rays reveals that 32 percent are...

Poseidon Recall Diving Wings

Poseidon are recalling their Besea W50 Diving Wings (also known as a BCD or stab jacket). The inner bladder inside the diving wing can...

Scientists predict Large Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone

University of Michigan scientists say this year's Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" could be one of the largest on record, continuing a decades-long trend.Most...

Snorkeller killed by shark at St Johns, Egypt

A female French tourist was attacked and killed by a shark while snorkelling at the Saint John's reefs in the Red Sea. The first...

Protecting the oceans makes economic sense

Protecting the oceans through marine protected areas can provide higher and more sustained income through tourism and controlled fisheries than continued exploitation. This is...
North Atlantic Right Whale, Mother and Calf

Endangered right whales found where they were thought extinct

Using a system of underwater hydrophones that can record sounds from hundreds of miles away, a team of scientists has documented the presence of...

Manage corals and minimise climate change

A better assessment of the threats to coral reefs along with improved management will give corals a much higher chance of survival in the...

New initiative to reduce shark deaths

Today, the Shark-Marina, a not-for-profit company launches its strategy to prevent the deaths of millions of vulnerable and endangered species of shark. The...
Basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus

Basking shark mystery solved

Once thought of as a strictly cool-water species, basking sharks migrate to tropical waters each winter, according to research published in the June 2009...