Ocean Conservation News

Courtesy of Conservation International

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Why ‘walking’ sharks are at greater risk of extinction than we thought
Although the habitats of many walking sharks are at least partially protected, new research reveals their survival may be in doubt.
Publ.Date : Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:00:00 +0000

These women protect the trees that protect Ecuador
Mangroves do more than protect coasts — they're also lifelines for nearby communities.
Publ.Date : Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:00:00 +0000

What on Earth is ‘blue carbon’?
A term you might never have heard of has immense importance for curbing climate change.
Publ.Date : Tue, 01 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000

Lessons in conservation: When saving nature means fixing a school
On Costa Rica’s Chira Island, building community and solidarity between local residents has helped expand conservation efforts.
Publ.Date : Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

In remote Pacific, popular fishing method spells trouble for tuna
Fish aggregating devices are helping industrial fishers take an unexpected toll on bigeye tuna populations.
Publ.Date : Wed, 12 Oct 2016 19:00:00 +0000

Capital idea: Groundbreaking efforts look to finance ocean protection
Two new funds announced at the third annual Our Ocean conference in Washington, D.C., aim to advance ocean conservation — by helping to pay for it.
Publ.Date : Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:00:00 +0000

Off Hawai‘i’s coast, an unexplored undersea mountain reveals its secrets
A thousand meters beneath the ocean’s surface, Conservation International scientists encounter rare marine species.
Publ.Date : Fri, 16 Sep 2016 11:58:09 +0000

Last week, a ‘sweeping’ win for the oceans that you didn’t hear about
In a historic move, the presidents of Colombia, Costa Rica and Ecuador declared their intention to expand their countries’ commitments to ocean protection.
Publ.Date : Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:00:00 +0000

Field notes from the ‘Kingdom of Fishes’
The regency of Kaimana in eastern Indonesia serves as a role model for sustainable fisheries.
Publ.Date : Tue, 13 Sep 2016 14:00:00 +0000

Illegal fishing persists in protected waters. Here’s how we’re fighting it
There is no silver bullet for stopping illegal fishing. Fortunately, advances in modern technology hold significant promise.
Publ.Date : Mon, 12 Sep 2016 14:00:00 +0000