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blue aquaculture

Can blue aquaculture be the green protein of the future?

Dawn Purchase, Aquaculture Programme Manager at the Marine Conservation Society considers if blue aquaculture can be the green protein of the future.
supertrawlers

Why supertrawlers have no place in the UK’s marine protected areas

Chris Thorne, Oceans Campaigner at Greenpeace UK explains why supertrawlers have no place in the UK’s marine protected areas.
protect coral, conservation

Can environmental genomics help to protect coral?

Can a new strategy protect coral? When it comes to the ocean, biodiversity is key to the conservation of the marine environment, and we're running out of time.
think about climate change, research

What do Americans really think about climate change?

Climate Insights 2020 assessed 27,661 people across different States, to explore what Americans really think about climate change.
urban wastewater

EU’s improving wastewater treatment helps to reduce pollution

The Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (UWWTD) has shown an overall improvement in collection and treatment of wastewater in Europe's cities and towns.
Antarctic ice sheet

Mass loss of the Antarctic ice sheet driven by ice-ocean interaction

Shin Sugiyama, Institute of Low Temperature Science from Hokkaido University provides a fascinating look at the mass loss of the Antarctic ice sheet driven by ice-ocean interaction.
artificial upwelling, coral bleaching

Could pumping cold water from the deep ocean halt coral bleaching?

A new study shows that artificial upwelling could provide the answer to preventing coral bleaching caused by global warming and rising sea temperatures.
falkor research vessel, deep sea coral, great barrier reef

New corals discovered in deep-sea study of the Great Barrier Reef

Using the Falkor research vessel, scientists have explored the deepest regions of the Great Barrier Reef and found five new species of black corals and sponges.
fisheries bill

Stripped Fisheries Bill amendment threatens sustainable fishing

The UK government has stripped an amendment from the Fisheries Bill, turning their back on making sustainability the prime objective of the bill.
ocean carbon uptake

Oceans uptake of carbon ‘widely underestimated’

Researchers have discovered that, compared to previous predictions, there is more than twice the amount of ocean carbon uptake between the atmosphere and oceans.
Ocean Strategy

Norway’s Ocean Strategy: Striking a balance of protection and production

Open Access Government outlines Norway’s updated Ocean Strategy, exploring the essential and ever-changing work of their Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Fisheries.
Plastic pollution COVID-19

COVID-19 is exacerbating an already worrying plastic pollution problem

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a huge surge in plastic pollution, adding to an already worrying plastic waste problem that is threatening all marine life.
3D looks of wind farm turbine foundation standing on the sea floor measured using Coda Octopus 3D_Echoscope Sonar Sounder.

Wind Turbine Foundation inspection using Coda Octopus 3_D Echoscope

Global Aqua Survey Limited discuss their work relating to wind turbine installations on Taiwan's coast, employing their expertise in sonar equipment.
free of sea ice, arctic

The arctic could be free of sea ice as early as 2035

The Arctic is melting faster than even the most drastic predictions: A new study predicts the Arctic could be free of sea ice by 2035.
Ocean warming patterns

Human influence is a key agent of future ocean warming patterns

Scientists found that circulation changes on ocean warming patterns will decrease in influence, which may alter sea level rise predictions.
Oil spill Mauritius

Oil spill in Mauritius causes huge ecological disaster

On July 25, A Japanese bulk carrier caused an oil spill in Mauritius, creating fears of worsening ecological and economic disaster for the country.
conservation success 2020

Eight conservation success stories of 2020

So far 2020 seems to be hitting us with bad news after bad news causing a lot of despair, however there are some conservation success stories that we can celebrate this year.
prevent species extinction, COVID

Pandemic can teach us how to prevent species extinction

Researchers say the pandemic has shown us how to save the world from global warming and prevent species extinction.
oceans and fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius

Policy in Europe: A focus on environment, oceans and fisheries

Here, we look at the European Commission’s environment, oceans and fisheries policies, a role that is headed up by European Commissioner, Virginijus Sinkevičius.
climate emergency, marine

Environment focus: Sweden’s take on the climate emergency

The work of Minister for the Environment and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister in Sweden, Isabella Lövin, is charted here when it comes to the climate emergency.

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