Ocean Conservation News

Courtesy of Conservation International

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Key to protecting the ocean? Money and manpower, study finds
There are two keys to protecting our oceans: funding and staff. Without these elements, we're putting our oceans at risk.
Publ.Date : Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:00:00 +0000

My ‘aha!’ moment: In Madagascar, a fisheries discussion without the fishers
How working with octopus fishers in Madagascar led Kame Westerman to make a surprising discovery about women and conservation.
Publ.Date : Wed, 08 Mar 2017 03:00:00 +0000

In a career full of fish discoveries, these 5 species stand out
Dr. Mark Erdmann has described 100 fish species that are new to science. Here are his favorites.
Publ.Date : Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:00:00 +0000

To save Hawaiian fisheries, scientists look to locals for answers
Two new studies reveal that when it comes to managing fish populations, traditional knowledge can be as important as science.
Publ.Date : Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:00:00 +0000

Aboard a Hawaiian sailboat, new insights into root of ocean’s problems
CI's head of oceans, ʻAulani Wilhelm, is traveling through critical marine areas onboard a traditional Polynesian vessel.
Publ.Date : Tue, 31 Jan 2017 20:00:26 +0000

Expedition to ‘island of sharks’ gathers hundreds of hours of new ocean data
Over 10 days, 18 scientists logged 310 dives in Cocos Island’s waters. Here’s what they found.
Publ.Date : Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:00:00 +0000

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