Today’s highlights include the world’s top ten dive spots, charcoal in the oceans, a ‘shark-stalking’ robot, and the challenges of fish stocks recovering from overexploitation.
Tag: "Great Barrier Reef"
Researchers have identified key environmental factors that influence the behavior of manta rays, like the moon, or wind.
According to new research, coral cover in the Great Barrier Reef has declined by more than half in only 27 years.
Last Thursday the Queensland Parliament passed the Great Barrier Reef Protection Amendment Bill. The new law targets reducing the run-off of nutrients, pesticides and sediment from farming land onto the Great Barrier Reef.
Marine life is suffering the consequences of global warming in many different ways. Not only is it threatened by the changing environment, loss of habitat, species migration as a response to the changing habitat, but it seems warmer waters also changes some fishes behavior, making them easy prey.