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Baby loggerhead turtle

Where do baby loggerhead turtles go in their lost years?

What happens to baby turtles after they scramble off the sandy beaches where they are born and swim into the open ocean?
Red Sea Reef

How to safeguard marine habitats AND increase fishing catches

Protecting over 80% of the habitats for endangered marine species, increasing fishing catches by more than eight million metric tons and reducing carbon release? It can be done.
An endangered Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle cruises in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean in Hawaii.

Nudging tourists helps the reefs – especially when the tourists are female

Nudging visiting divers towards environmentally friendly behaviour works
Tuna

As oceans warm, large fish struggle

Warming ocean waters could reduce the ability of fish, especially large ones, to extract the oxygen they need from their environment. Animals...
fur seal

Remotest islands in the world to be a massive marine reserve

Tristan da Cunha, the most remote inhabited islands in the world, is creating the fourth largest marine reserve on the planet.
mussels

Tumble drying your clothes damages sea life

Tumble drying in a washing machine releases microplastic fibres as "laundry lint" which damages the gills, liver and DNA of marine species,...
Saving baby blacktip reef sharks

Saving Marine Life during COVID-19

Fighting the ever growing problem of ocean trash through beach cleanups and underwater gill net removals, saving thousands of marine lives that would have otherwise perished is being hampered by COVID-19 - can you help?
Whale fluke

Can Wind Farms and Whales Co-Exist in our Noisy Seas?

Oil has become synonymous with danger to marine life, destroying the insulating effects of fur and the water repellency of feathers. Animals attempting to...
Coral reef Red Sea

Corals in unclear waters less affected by temperature stress

Persistent temperature stress is degrading coral reefs worldwide, but a new study by Florida Institute of Technology scientists has found that corals in naturally...

Mini device analyses ocean microbes

Researchers have created a device that can swiftly analyse microbes in oceans, revealing the health of these organisms - too tiny to be seen by the naked eye - and their response to threats to their ecosystems.