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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...
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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...
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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...

10 Fascinating facts about pufferfish – the most poisonous fish on the planet

1. They are the most poisonous fish in the seaThe Puffer is harmless, unless eaten. The...
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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?
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Dugong – the Lady of the Sea

Dugongs - where can you dive with them and why aren't there more of them? Said to have inspired tales of mermaids, they can eat as much as 40 kg (88 lb) of seagrass a day, leaving distinctive troughs.
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Whale sharks grow new fins

Whale sharks are ncreasimgly suffering lacerations and abrasions through collisions with boats, but can heal in a matter of weeks. Plus, they can even re-grow amputated fins, the first time observed in sharks.
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How to judge whether shark cage diving helps or harms wildlife

Wildlife tourism including white shark cage-diving is growing in popularity, but these industries remain highly contentious amongst divers, conservationists and scientists alike. New tool helps judge the impact.
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Dolphins and humans have similar personality traits

Researchers find dolphins to be far more similar to humans than previously thought.For those who have ever observed...