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 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

How an ancient tradition could save Hawai’i’s oceans
The revival of traditional fishponds can be good for communities and coral reefs alike.
Publ.Date : Mon, 05 Sep 2016 14:00:00 +0000

Protected area or ‘paper park’? Ocean protection means more than lines on a map
An inside look into how the world’s “biggest common resource” is managed — or not.
Publ.Date : Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:50:00 +0000

Hawai‘i aims to more than double ‘effectively managed’ ocean by 2030
The state’s new goal is an important step toward improving the health of Hawai‘i’s waters.
Publ.Date : Thu, 01 Sep 2016 22:00:00 +0000

On the trail of ‘Sharky McSharkface’
The latest news on the travels of Indonesia's tagged whale sharks.
Publ.Date : Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:50:00 +0000