As oceans warm, Canada’s marine protections system looks woefully inadequate. New monitoring systems and flexible governance can help Canada protect the areas most likely to have the greatest impact.
When you buy seafood, you can’t be sure it is what it says it is – and Australian wholesalers are resistant to new traceability technologies.
A handful of wealthy states have so far monopolised the benefits of exploring the remote ocean.
Noisy oceans are having a significant impact on marine life.
Our new, world-first research provides strong evidence of a significant increase in reef manta rays in protected areas of Raja Ampat over a decade.
Standard marine protected areas with fixed boundaries can’t effectively shelter these ocean nomads.
Scientists don’t know what prompts turtle hatchlings to emerge from their nests and head for the water, but vibrations appear to play a role.
This research provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date description of how young reef manta rays use Wayag Lagoon in Raja Ampat as their nursery habitat.
As nations pledge to preserve swaths of ocean within their territorial waters, a marine scientist explains why some marine protected areas shelter ocean life more effectively than others.
It is time to acknowledge and address the rapid shifts in Canada’s oceans. To meet this challenge, Canada’s marine conservation toolbox — starting with the Oceans Act — needs an overhaul.
Forming tightly woven populations, these bush-like corals offer a refuge to a myriad of marine species.
It involves a trade-off between seafood production and seabed conservation.
Among the dozens of endangered species, is a spiky snail named after The Clash lead singer, Joe Strummer.
Researchers share their insights on seismic surveys in South Africa.
If the local context and priorities of those who most directly rely on natural resources for their survival isn’t considered, conservation efforts will continue to fail.
The WTO is set to wrap up negotiations on harmful fisheries subsidies This could help rebuild the oceans’ fish stocks, and support the communities that rely on them.
From working on Jaws to putting herself in danger, Valerie Taylor vowed to change public attitudes to sharks. A new film dives deeply into her underwater life.
In the design of marine protected areas, new research suggests that it might be better to start small in order to gain local trust and support that leads to larger long-term benefits.
Around 75% of fishermen in the Outer Hebrides speak Gaelic. Their daily use of the language at work helps keep it alive.
Seagrass meadows are a powerful ally in the effort to slow climate change and reverse wildlife losses.