Category Marine Conservation
From ocean protections to climate action to eco-activism, 2016 was a big year for the environment.
Watch out pirates! New technology and policy advances mark the beginning of the end for illegal fishing
Are large contiguous marine reserves more effective than small MPAs or MPA networks at protecting the ocean?
Is it possible to clean up the enormous oceanic garbage patches? Or does solving plastic pollution rely on prioritizing types of trash and specific regions of the ocean for a targeted campaign?
With so many species and ecosystems in dire need of protection, which ones are the most important to save? Do popular iconic species have more conservation value than a obscure ones?
Back in the 1990s, overfishing was causing the collapse of many US fisheries. Twenty years later, an entirely different narrative is unfolding.
From protecting the oceans to forging a climate consensus, 2015 was a big year for environmental conservation.
In 2015, four countries protected an area of ocean in marine reserves the size of India. Thats nearly 3 million square kilometers!
Eating sustainably doesn’t have to be hard; just take the easy steps to become informed about where your food is coming from and how it got to your plate.
Crown of thorns starfish are ravenous predators of coral, and their population outbursts threaten coral reefs worldwide. Thankfully, researchers at two Australian universities have devised a clever action plan to address the problem.