Bermuda Beasts: Barracuda — Repeating Islands

As I stare at dark gray skies in mid-afternoon Hudson Valley, a photo of a barracuda in The Bermudian brings back exciting memories of snorkeling with schools of barracudas in Marathon, Florida, oh-so-long ago. The experience provided a lesson in how to relax, change my mindset (irrational and profound fear) and get used to their […]

Bermuda Beasts: Barracuda — Repeating Islands

Humans waging ‘suicidal war’ on nature – UN chief Antonio Guterres — Natural History Wanderings

BBC News reports “Our planet is broken,” the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has warned. Humanity is waging what he describes as a “suicidal” war on the natural world. “Nature always strikes back, and is doing so with gathering force and fury,” he told a BBC special event on the environment. Mr […]

Humans waging ‘suicidal war’ on nature – UN chief Antonio Guterres — Natural History Wanderings

Exploring California’s Marine Protected Areas: Pyramid Point State Marine Conservation Area — Marine Management News

Pyramid Point State Marine Conservation Area. photo © Rosa Laucci CC BY-NC 2.0 Traditional surf smelt drying on beach during summer fish camp. photo courtesy Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation Archives Surf smelt. photo © Rosa Laucci CC BY-NC 2.0 California’s northernmost marine protected area (MPA), Pyramid Point State Marine Conservation Area (SMCA), is located just south […]

Exploring California’s Marine Protected Areas: Pyramid Point State Marine Conservation Area — Marine Management News

Exploring California’s Marine Protected Areas: Duxbury Reef State Marine Conservation Area — Marine Management News

Duxbury Reef SMCA on a sunny day. CDFW photo by S. Worden Iridescent seaweed at Duxbury Reef SMCA. © Lena Zentall CC BY-NC 2.0 Opalescent nudibranch at Duxbury Reef SMCA. © bibitsbiobits CC BY-NC 2.0 From ancient trees to undersea kelp forests, fog-drenched coastlines to ice-carved granite peaks, the natural landscapes of California offer a […]

Exploring California’s Marine Protected Areas: Duxbury Reef State Marine Conservation Area — Marine Management News

Palau’s coral reefs: A jewel of the ocean —

Scientists at the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation (KSLOF) have released their findings on the state of coral reefs in Palau. Their research, based on extensive underwater surveys, found Palau’s reefs had the highest live coral cover of all the reefs studied on the Global Reef Expedition, a scientific research mission to assess the […]

Palau’s coral reefs: A jewel of the ocean —

Bermudian conservationist wants lionfish fight extended to the Caribbean — Repeating Islands

A report by Sarah Lagan for The Royal Gazette. A conservationist said he aimed to combat the Atlantic invasion of lionfish with an extension of his fishing tournament to the Caribbean. Weldon Wade, the founder of ocean conservation organisation Guardians of the Reef, added he already had a Jamaican partner on board and has asked […]

Bermudian conservationist wants lionfish fight extended to the Caribbean — Repeating Islands

Exploring California’s Marine Protected Areas: Duxbury Reef State Marine Conservation Area — Marine Management News

Duxbury Reef SMCA on a sunny day. CDFW photo by S. Worden Iridescent seaweed at Duxbury Reef SMCA. © Lena Zentall CC BY-NC 2.0 Opalescent nudibranch at Duxbury Reef SMCA. © bibitsbiobits CC BY-NC 2.0 From ancient trees to undersea kelp forests, fog-drenched coastlines to ice-carved granite peaks, the natural landscapes of California offer a […]

Exploring California’s Marine Protected Areas: Duxbury Reef State Marine Conservation Area — Marine Management News

Fish that eat microplastics face more challenges, study shows — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

Microplastics can modify the conduct of fish, with those that ingest the poisons liable to be bolder, more dynamic and swim in hazardous territories where they kick the bucket as a group, as per another examination. The endurance hazard presented by microplastics is likewise exacerbated by corrupting coral reefs, as biting the dust corals make […]

Fish that eat microplastics face more challenges, study shows — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

Nestlé corporation accused of killing many fish

Translated from Dutch NOS radio today: Nestlé sued for thousands of dead fish in French river A French fishing federation is suing food corporate giant Nestlé after finding thousands of dead fish in a river near a Nestlé factory. “Everything is dead over a length of seven kilometers,” says the fishing federation. The dead fish […]

Nestlé corporation accused of killing many fish

Chinese fleet raises fears for Galápagos sea life.. — CHINA EXPOSED

A vast fishing armada off Ecuador’s biodiverse Pacific islands has stirred alarm over ‘indiscriminate’ fishing practices Jonathan Green had been tracking a whale shark named Hope across the eastern Pacific for 280 days when the satellite transmissions from a GPS tag on her dorsal fin abruptly stopped. It was not unusual for the GPS signal […]

Chinese fleet raises fears for Galápagos sea life.. — CHINA EXPOSED