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.


In Costa Rica, new policy on sharks misses the mark
For decades, Costa Rica has been a model for sustainable development — which makes its latest decision on sharks even more disappointing.
Publ.Date : Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:00:00 +0000

In search of tourist treasure, island chain banks on natural riches
Will the Anambas Islands be the next Bali? Protecting the islands' precious waters could be the first step.
Publ.Date : Mon, 14 Sep 2015 14:00:00 +0000

Bracing for the biggest El Niño on record: How climate change is upping the ante
Thanks to climate change impacts, species and ecosystems may have less time to recover from El Niño. Will this threaten their survival?
Publ.Date : Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:00:00 +0000

Of Monterey and men: How a Great American author ushered in age of ecology
Tide pools influenced the philosophy behind Steinbeck's best-known novels. They also changed the way people thought about nature.
Publ.Date : Fri, 14 Aug 2015 13:00:00 +0000

6 species ‘friendships’ that keep our planet healthy
To celebrate the U.N.’s International Day of Friendship, a look at how some species work together to keep ecosystems running smoothly.
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:35:59 +0000

Saving a shipwreck to save a village
One of Bali's most popular dive sites is important for fish — and for local communities. Here's how we're helping to protect it.
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:00:00 +0000

Reconnecting with nature in the shadow of war
After years of conflict, communities in Timor-Leste struggle to heal — and rebuild links to the ecosystems that sustain them.
Publ.Date : Mon, 13 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000

Opportunity, calamity in the balance amid plans to mine the deep sea
How seabed mining can be environmentally responsible: a CI expert explains.
Publ.Date : Thu, 09 Jul 2015 18:26:59 +0000

Whale shark ‘bling’ could unlock mysteries of giants of the deep
Technological advances are bringing us closer to understanding the world's largest fish.
Publ.Date : Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:14:00 +0000

Under pressure, an ‘alien’ world reveals secrets — and warning signs
Ocean scientist Greg Stone takes us 18,000 feet under the sea.
Publ.Date : Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:31:36 +0000