Tag Archives: ocean

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Top 5 environmental success stories of 2016

From ocean protections to climate action to eco-activism, 2016 was a big year for the environment.

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Satellites, dynamite and more – 7 ways to save the ocean from illegal fishing

Watch out pirates! New technology and policy advances mark the beginning of the end for illegal fishing

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What is the best strategy for protecting the ocean?

Are large contiguous marine reserves more effective than small MPAs or MPA networks at protecting the ocean?

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Is marine plastic pollution a solvable problem?

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?

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How the world can stop overfishing – A case study of U.S. fishery success

Back in the 1990s, overfishing was causing the collapse of many US fisheries. Twenty years later, an entirely different narrative is unfolding.

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These 4 countries took huge steps to protect the ocean in 2015

In 2015, four countries protected an area of ocean in marine reserves the size of India. Thats nearly 3 million square kilometers!

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What is the secret to sustainable seafood? The Pacific halibut fishery may hold the answer

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.