Ocean Conservation News

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In Indonesia marine park, survey finds troubled waters
The first in-depth marine assessment of the Natuna Islands revealed the precarious state of the environment in this isolated region.
Publ.Date : Thu, 28 Jan 2016 19:49:48 +0000

Study clears the waters on a dirty threat to Hawai‘i’s reefs
Of all the threats facing Hawai’i's coasts and coral reefs, one of the trickiest to stop is mud.
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:49:31 +0000

Bowed by international pressure, shark finning declines
Changing tastes and policies in China — spurred in part by conservation campaigns — have created breathing room for Indonesia’s sharks.
Publ.Date : Fri, 08 Jan 2016 14:21:19 +0000

With climate change, Pacific tuna economy enters uncharted waters
If rising seas submerge an island nation, would it still control its rich waters?
Publ.Date : Thu, 07 Jan 2016 21:07:23 +0000

Best of 2015: In the Pacific, a lifeline for vanishing islands
Low-lying island nations announce an ambitious effort in response to a changing climate.
Publ.Date : Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:55:00 +0000

Best of 2015: On Philippine coasts, rebuilding nature’s barriers to stormier seas
A new agreement will help coastal communities protect themselves against the waves.
Publ.Date : Wed, 23 Dec 2015 11:00:00 +0000

The good news: 5 conservation victories to celebrate in 2015
From South America's rainforests to the Mekong River, here are five stories of hope for the planet.
Publ.Date : Mon, 21 Dec 2015 20:00:00 +0000

Best of 2015: Indonesia sinks shark poaching boat, readers rejoice
Human Nature's most popular blog of the year is a story of hope for the future of Indonesia's sharks.
Publ.Date : Mon, 21 Dec 2015 05:01:00 +0000

Armed with nature, Philippines to boost defenses against stronger storms
An agreement signed at the climate talks in Paris will help restore vital coastal ecosystems — and stave off stronger storms.
Publ.Date : Mon, 14 Dec 2015 05:00:11 +0000

Can the Pacific islands stave off a disaster in slow motion?
A coalition of island nations has announced “Pacific Rising,” a massive global effort to secure their very existence in the face of climate change.
Publ.Date : Wed, 09 Dec 2015 16:05:54 +0000