Archive for December, 2014

The Ten Most Interesting Articles of 2014

Written by on December 29, 2014 in Editor's Choice, Other News
The Ten Most Interesting Articles of 2014

Happy Holidays from MST! Here’s a look back at the 10 most popular posts from 2014.

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Becoming a Kinship Conservation Fellow

Written by on December 19, 2014 in Other News
Becoming a Kinship Conservation Fellow

Kinship Conservation Fellows is a month-long environmental leadership program designed for mid-career level conservationists.

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Assessing Fish Stocks With Bioluminescence

Written by on December 17, 2014 in Marine Life
Assessing Fish Stocks With Bioluminescence

A National Oceanography Center study demonstrates a new method for forecasting bioluminescence, which could be beneficial for monitoring movement in the oceans.

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Better Estimating Size of Bluefin Tuna Populations

Written by on December 15, 2014 in Fish, Marine Life
Better Estimating Size of Bluefin Tuna Populations

New research suggests that we may be able to more accurately estimate population sizes of western Atlantic bluefin tuna.

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Listening to Dying Coral Reefs

Written by on December 12, 2014 in Coral Reefs, Marine Life
Listening to Dying Coral Reefs

New research reveals that you can actually hear coral reefs dying.

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Bottom Trawling Makes Fish Work Harder for Their Next Meal

Written by on December 10, 2014 in Fish, Marine Life
Bottom Trawling Makes Fish Work Harder for Their Next Meal

In heavily trawled areas, some commercially important fish are forced to switch to “energy-poor prey,” resulting in decreased body condition.

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Italian Coast Guard and NGOs Partnership to Combat Illegal Fishing

Written by on December 8, 2014 in Editor's Choice, Policy & Ocean Law
Italian Coast Guard and NGOs Partnership to Combat Illegal Fishing

Ocean conservation organization The Black Fish recently signed an agreement with the Italian Coast Guard to better combat illegal fishing in the Mediterranean.

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New Degree Program Fast-Tracks Students into Maritime Careers

Written by on December 5, 2014 in Other News, Spotlight
New Degree Program Fast-Tracks Students into Maritime Careers

The Northeast Maritime Institute developed a new program to simultaneously provide students with nautical skills training and advanced college level courses.

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Tagged Fish Are Easier for Seals to Find (and eat…)

Written by on December 3, 2014 in Marine Life, Seals, Sea Lions & Sea Otters
Tagged Fish Are Easier for Seals to Find (and eat…)

New research reveals that seals may be taking advantage of the tags researchers use to study fish at sea.

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Online Tool for Sharing the Best Bycatch Reduction Practices

Written by on December 1, 2014 in Fish, Other News
Online Tool for Sharing the Best Bycatch Reduction Practices

The Marine Stewardship Council and the New England Aquarium are working together to develop an online bycatch mitigation and information tool.

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