Silky Sharks in Cuban Waters…

This 2015 video is called Shark experts are surrounded by exceptionally large silky sharks in Cuban waters. From BioNews: First silky shark sightings by Saba Conservation Foundation! Whilst nurse sharks and Caribbean reef sharks are regularly spotted on the Saba Bank, it’s not every day that you see silky sharks. During a routine visit to […]

via First silky sharks seen off Saba, Caribbean — Dear Kitty. Some blog

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Caribbean Countries to Discuss Fisheries!

Attendees at the 12th meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM), to be held in Montserrat next month, will discuss ideas for boosting production in the fisheries and aquaculture sector as well as risk insurance for fisheries. The Antigua Observer reports: CRFM executive director, Milton Haughton, said the time has come […]

via Caribbean countries to discuss fisheries — Repeating Islands

OCEAN PLASTIC POLLUTION!

Institute of Development Studies 23 January 2018 In the first weeks of 2018 there were (for me) unexpected announcements from both the EU and the UK Government on the urgent global issue of ocean plastic pollution. The EU intends to make all plastic packaging on the European market recyclable by 2030 and in her speech […]

via How can development cooperation address ocean plastic pollution? — CVD

MICROPLASTICS-This is an emergency! SHOCKING!

Whales, some sharks and other marine species such as rays are increasingly at risk from microplastics in the oceans, a new study suggests. Species such as baleen whales and basking sharks, which feed through filtering seawater for plankton, are ingesting the tiny particles of indigestible plastic which now appear to permeate oceans throughout the world. […]

via Effects of microplastics in Ocean — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

Shark Monitoring!

🦈 No other animal can fill the role sharks play. If we remove sharks from the oceans, the stability of all marine ecosystems is threatened. What if 2 billion people lose their primary protein source? Can we ever afford to take that risk? END THE WAR ON SHARKS!🎥 @shawnheinrichs pic.twitter.com/ODXh7Kq54d — Racing Extinction (@RacingXtinction) January […]

via Shark monitoring with new space agency tags — Dear Kitty. Some blog

SINGLE USE PLASTICS!

Brussels targets single-use plastics in an urgent clean-up scheme that aims to make all packaging reusable or recyclable by 2030 Plastics EU declares war on plastic garbage Brussels targets single-use plastics in an urgent clean-up scheme that aims to make all packaging reusable or recyclable by 2030 Daniel Boffey in Brussels Share on Facebook Share […]

via EU declares war on plastic waste — ViralNews.blog

More on Ocean Acidification!

The Massachusetts legislature is current considering a number of bills regarding ocean acidification. If passed into law, the bills will establish a special commission or task force to study the effects of coastal and ocean acidification on coastal communities, fishing and aquaculture industries, and local commercially-harvested species. These bills come at a very critical time when what […]

via Ocean acidification threatens our shellfish — Ocean acidification