Ocean Conservation News

Courtesy of Conservation International

Welcome to Sea and Sky's Ocean Conservation News. Here you can find links to the latest ocean news headlines in the topic of ocean conservation. Click on any yellow title below to view the full news article. The news article will open in a new browser window. Simply close the browser window when you are finished reading the article to return to the news article listing. You can use the "Click for More" link to go to a page with more news headlines.


A rarity: Whale shark researchers tag female of the species
In March, a team of scientists from Conservation International Indonesia tagged a female whale shark — the first ever tagged in West Papua.
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Jun 2018 13:08:34 +0000

5 ways that climate change affects the ocean
Human Nature examines some of the ways that climate change affects life in the oceans — and what that means for humanity.
Publ.Date : Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:28 +0000

To feed itself, Hawai‘i must make sea change, study finds
To feed its growing population, Hawai‘i is looking to produce more locally sourced seafood, which has a smaller environmental footprint.
Publ.Date : Thu, 31 May 2018 16:40:05 +0000

Postcard from the Pacific: In new film, ocean is the star
A new film showcases the relationship that the people of New Caledonia have with nature.
Publ.Date : Mon, 28 May 2018 19:00:56 +0000

Satellite tags shed light on sea turtle treks
Knowing where the turtles go is the first step to protecting them.
Publ.Date : Tue, 22 May 2018 15:26:13 +0000

3 hopeful stories for endangered species
In honor of Endangered Species Day, Human Nature highlights three recent signs of hope for some of the world’s most threatened animals.
Publ.Date : Thu, 17 May 2018 13:36:49 +0000

Australia bid to drop protected waters the wrong move, experts say
This week, Australia’s parliament will decide whether to scuttle planned protections for its abundant waters.
Publ.Date : Tue, 08 May 2018 13:37:51 +0000

Scientists estimate how many fish are caught from Hawaii’s reefs
Knowledge of fish populations in the coral reefs along the islands’ shores is woefully lacking, so scientists compiled this data.
Publ.Date : Wed, 02 May 2018 19:02:47 +0000

3 things no one is talking about this Earth Day
Here are three things that no one is talking about this Earth Day.
Publ.Date : Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:48:54 +0000

Social media turns tide of ocean protection in Brazil
Brazil recently announced the creation of two marine protected areas totaling 900,000 square kilometers.
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Apr 2018 19:58:44 +0000