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Fresh Fish Seafood In Market by Kittikun Atsawintarangkul

What is an endangered marine fish worth? Nothing in Canada.

Cost, and not threat status, governs the listing of imperiled fishes in Canada. In fact, if it costs anything at all to protect marine...
Coral Reef

Malaysia creates its largest marine park

Malaysia has created the Tun Mustapha Marine Park - its largest yet. In the coral triangle, the new park will help protect almost 1...
blue whale

Migrating blue whales rely on memory to find prey

Meaning it could be difficult for whales to adapt if climate change causes food availability to deviate strongly from the whales' expectations.

New Measures Reduce Turtle Bycatch by 90%

Action is urgently needed to prevent the loss of leatherback and loggerhead sea turtles from the Pacific Ocean. Reducing bycatch of sea turtles in...

Red Sea in Egypt to be Plastic Bag Free

The Governor of the Red Sea in Egypt has decreed that the Red Sea will be the first plastic bag free Governorate with effect...
Coral reef

Climate Change Remains a Threat to Corals

Hopes that coral reefs might be able to survive, and recover from, bleaching caused by climate change have grown dimmer for certain coral species. It was previously thought that corals may be able to take up stress-tolerant algae to provide critical nutrients, but they cannot do this for any length of time.

SCUBA Travel’s Book of the Year: Ocean of Life, How Our Seas are Changing

Did you know that almost all hand creams contains plastic granules, added as an exfoliant? These granules end up washed out to sea. Here...
Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina) by David Cook

Tagging Seals Improves Ocean Weather Forecasts

Elephant seals improve weather forecasts by up to 6%. Real time data from tagged animals being used by UK's Met Office.
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Fashion industry getting on board with reef conservation

In response to huge consumer demand, ethical fashion is on the rise. Although perhaps unlikely partners at first glance, the fashion industry is teaming...

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.