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Designs That Reduce Maritime Debris from Fishing Devices Evolve Faster When Fishing Masters and Scientists Collaborate

Written by on May 2, 2017 in Editor's Choice, Fish, Other News
Designs That Reduce Maritime Debris from Fishing Devices Evolve Faster When Fishing Masters and Scientists Collaborate

FADs can make fishing vessels more productive, but rising productivity comes at a cost.

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Nature as protection: Ecosystem-based Adaptation and its success in the Caribbean

Written by on April 25, 2017 in Editor's Choice, Other News
Nature as protection: Ecosystem-based Adaptation and its success in the Caribbean

Ecosystem-based Adaptation is good for communities and the environment as it promotes community engagement, restores natural habitats, and builds local resilience.

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Any ecosystem is a fragile ecosystem

Written by on March 10, 2017 in Coral Reefs, Other News
Any ecosystem is a fragile ecosystem

That is, if you apply the correct pressure to it.

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Are drones disturbing marine mammals?

Written by on March 3, 2017 in Marine Life
Are drones disturbing marine mammals?

Is noise pollution by drones interfering with marine wildlife research?

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The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay: A New National Marine Sanctuary?

Written by on September 8, 2016 in Editor's Choice, Policy & Ocean Law
The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay: A New National Marine Sanctuary?

The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay is in the running to become Maryland’s first national marine sanctuary.

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New peculiar octopus discovered during deep-sea dive

Written by on March 14, 2016 in Invertebrates, Marine Life
New peculiar octopus discovered during deep-sea dive

NOAA researchers come across likely new octopus species.

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Knowledge Exchange with the World’s Tuna Fishers

Written by on January 18, 2016 in Fish, Policy & Ocean Law
Knowledge Exchange with the World’s Tuna Fishers

From Mazatlán to Busan, reflecting on another round of workshops with the global purse seine fleet

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Leopard Sharks Follow their Noses Home

Written by on January 14, 2016 in Marine Life, Sharks
Leopard Sharks Follow their Noses Home

Hunting was thought to be the main purpose of sharks’ magnified sense of smell, until researchers proposed that leopard sharks might use smell to navigate.

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Fishing Gear Entanglement: A Drag for Right Whales

Written by on December 18, 2015 in Marine Life, Whales & Dolphins
Fishing Gear Entanglement: A Drag for Right Whales

For the first time, scientists have calculated the effects of drag from fishing gear entanglement on North Atlantic right whales.

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Ocean Organization Spotlight: Gnaraloo Turtle Conservation Program

Written by on December 16, 2015 in Other News, Sea Turtles, Spotlight
Ocean Organization Spotlight:  Gnaraloo Turtle Conservation Program

The objective of the GTCP is to protect Gnaraloo’s turtle rookeries by gathering baseline data on the nesting beaches.

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