sealife

Home sealife

14% of Corals lost in a decade, study shows

Corals reefs across the world are under relentless stress from warming caused by climate change and other local pressures such as overfishing,...
Red Sea Clownfish, Amphiprion bincinctus

Creature of the Month: Red Sea Clownfish

The most common clownfish in the Red Sea, hence its name. But it doesn't just live in the Red Sea. You will...
Basking Shark

Basking sharks disappearing from Isle of Man but congregating off Ireland

Every summer hundreds of basking sharks used to visit the Isle of Man, but recently there have been fewer and fewer. This...
shark fins

UK to ban shark fin trade

Banned: the import and export of detached shark fins and products containing them. Read why we need sharks
right whale

Detecting and protecting endangered right whales

New technology which can listen to, and identify, right whales could help protect these extremely endangered animals. Finding the animals before they get close to ships can both protect animals and avoid costly shutdowns of offshore operations.
Bonnethead shark

Sharks use Earth’s magnetic fields to guide them like a map

Scientists reveal first solid evidence that sharks also rely on magnetic fields for their long-distance swims across the sea.
coral restoration sulawesi

SHEBA unveils world’s largest coral restoration program

SHEBA has begun work on the world's largest coral restoration program, which aims to restore more than 185,000 square meters of coral reefs around the world by 2029.

Watching a coral reef die as climate change devastates one of the most pristine...

The Chagos Archipelago is one of the most remote, seemingly idyllic places on Earth. Coconut-covered sandy beaches with incredible bird life rim...
sharks rays

Free pocket guides help shark identification and research

CITES and the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) have published two downloadable guides to help identify shark and ray species...
seychelles giant trevally

How can we conserve the Seychelles giant trevally?

When it was shown launching out of the sea to snatch birds from the air in the first episode of the BBC's...