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.


Where does half your wild-caught seafood come from? The answer may surprise you
Scattered across the world’s coasts, millions of fishers make up the community fisheries that help feed the world.
Publ.Date : Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:00:00 +0000

Whale, dolphin ‘superpods’ could be an economic boon for one tiny country
A scientific survey has confirmed high numbers of whales and dolphins in Timor-Leste’s waters.
Publ.Date : Tue, 10 Jan 2017 20:00:00 +0000

Best of 2016: Thriving coral reef could bring hope in fight against changing climate
What Indonesia's Raja Ampat archipelago can teach the world about coral bleaching.
Publ.Date : Mon, 26 Dec 2016 15:00:00 +0000

Best of 2016: Historic protections for Darwin’s island laboratory
In a banner year for marine conservation, the Galápagos Islands led the way.
Publ.Date : Thu, 22 Dec 2016 13:30:00 +0000

Your favorite science stories: 10 top blog posts from 2016
Human Nature’s most-read stories of 2016, from underwater mountains to cave giants.
Publ.Date : Mon, 19 Dec 2016 15:00:00 +0000

The hidden star of ‘Moana’: the Pacific voyaging canoe
For centuries, these boats have connected Pacific Islanders with the sea they depend on.
Publ.Date : Thu, 15 Dec 2016 14:00:00 +0000

5 surprising places that are improving ocean health
While global ocean health may be suffering, these examples show that improvements are possible, country by country.
Publ.Date : Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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