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marsh pollution, sea anemones

How has marsh pollution affected the survival of sea anemones?

Scientists say the stationary sea anemone, Nematostella, has been decreasing in numbers - as it becomes severely impacted by pollution.
nature and oceans, cop26, land use

UK pledges to protect land use, nature and oceans at COP26

As COP26 reaches its completion in Glasgow this year, the UK pledges for more urgent action and investment protecting land, nature, and oceans on their respective summit days. Here’s the breakdown.
coral restoration, microfragmentation

Study says 3D printing is secret weapon for coral restoration

Global warming continues to bleach the coral reef, destroying marine ecosystems - but scientists believe the future of coral restoration lies in 3D printing.
biological world, natural history museum

The past biological world & its environment through research

Conrad Labandeira explains the mission of the Department of Paleobiology of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, to foster scientific & public understanding of the past biological world & its environment through research.
marine magnetic survey, global aqua survey

Application of the marine magnetic survey

Gwo-Shyh Song from Global Aqua Survey, with Hsiu-Wen Huang from National Taiwan University, walk us through the application of the marine magnetic survey.
marine protected areas fish, MPA

Marine Protected Areas could increase fish population by 400%

The study, published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, used underwater video cameras to observe that Marine Protected Areas increased fish populations by almost 400%.
ocean surface climates, greenhouse gas emissions

95% of ocean surface climates could disappear by 2100

The study predicts that if greenhouse gas emissions continue at Representative Concentration Pathway 8.5, then 95% of ocean surface climates could disappear by 2100.
baltic sea fishing proposal, overfishing

EU adopts Baltic Sea fishing proposal for 2022

The Baltic Sea fishing proposal, which will define sustainable sea-use in the region, has been adopted by the European Commission for 2022.
overfishing marine protected areas, edge effect

Study finds overfishing still happens in Marine Protected Areas

A new study, published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, found that overfishing was still an issue on the little-investigated borders of a Marine Protected Area (MPA).
marine biodiversity, environmental DNA

Scientists use environmental DNA to calculate marine biodiversity

This study, conducted across the last 20 years on the kelp forests of Santa Barbara, examined marine biodiversity via environmental DNA.
coastal economy

How to safeguard the future of the marine and coastal economy

Six new research projects have received funding to investigate how to safeguard the future of the marine and coastal economy.
EMBRC-ERIC (European Marine Biological Resource Centre)

EMBRC-ERIC (European Marine Biological Resource Centre)

The European Marine Biological Resource Centre (EMBRC) is a European 'research infrastructure' that provides researchers and companies with access to marine organisms and their ecosystems and the facilities to study them, including experimental facilities and technological platforms We enable researchers to better understand our impact on the oceans and ensure the sustainable...
moon wobble, floods

Scientists say “moon wobble” will create extreme floods in 2030s

According to a study by the University of Hawaii, a natural "moon wobble" will create extreme flooding for US coastal regions in the mid-2030s.
mercury in pacific ocean, toxic

New study finds high levels of mercury in Pacific Ocean

Scientists say that levels of mercury in the Pacific Ocean are even higher than some places directly contaminated by the toxic chemical.
farmed salmon and trout, delousing

Oceans: Delousing farmed salmon and trout

Here, we find out about delousing farmed salmon and trout, including the importance of fish welfare in this special oceans focus.
spirulina biomass, spiralG

SpiralG Project: The first demonstrator of spirulina biorefinery

Here, we learn about the many uses of spirulina algae, and how BBI JU funded project SpiralG is assessing the sustainability and profitability of each spirulina biomass component.
Jellyfish

‘More Masks Than Jellyfish’: The devastating impact of PPE on marine life

ESCP Business School, highlight the devastating impact of personal protective equipment (PPE) on marine life during a 'More Masks Than Jellyfish' online conference.
under antarctic ice shelves, ice shelves

Scientists find “strange creatures” 900 metres under Antarctic ice shelves

Researchers dug a bore hole 900 metres into the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf, where they found something unexpected - "strange creatures" living in those -2.2°C depths.
plastic pollution in the ocean, app

New algorithm can analyse plastic pollution in the ocean

A new algorithm developed by a team at the University of Barcelona can analyse the level of plastic pollution in the ocean with a reliability of 80%.
blueinvest fund, funding

BlueInvest fund gives €45 million to food security projects

The BlueInvest fund today allocated the first of an available €75 million to two projects working against food insecurity - announcing the names at a BlueInvest Day event.

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