Important Updates

Written by on April 24, 2013 in Marine Life

Here are the latest updates on some of this month’s ongoing articles:

California sea lion adult and pup.

California sea lion adult and pup. Photo credit: NOAA.

California Sea Lion Strandings
Scientists still don’t know for sure why these sea lions are continuing to beach themselves in California, but they have a theory.

FISH-i Africa
After being denied entry into Seychelles Islands a few weeks ago, the F/V Premier was recently denied permission to offload its catch in Port Louis, Mauritius due to its involvement in IUU fishing.

Genetically Modified Salmon
A recent article speculates why we are so worried about genetically modified salmon when we are already eating fish that have been fed genetically modified organisms…

Ocean Pollution
Find out what the ‘great pacific garbage patch’ really looks like up close.

Tubbahata Reef
The Chinese vessel that ran into a protected reef while illegally transporting over 22,000 pounds of meat from the protected pangolin was removed from the reef.

And to end on an uplifitng note, check out One World Once Ocean‘s beautiful Earth Day video:

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About the Author: Emily Tripp is the Publisher and Editor of She holds marine science and biology degrees from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. When she's not writing about marine science, she's probably running around outside or playing with her dog. .


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