Monday, April 22, 2024


The Shark Trust Wants Your Citizen Science Data

The Shark Trust announced that it is asking the public for shark data they have to celebrate Citizen Science Month.

‘Blue Carbon: Nature’s Hidden Power’ To Open The International Ocean Film Festival

Blue Carbon: Nature’s Hidden Power is set to open the 21st International Ocean Film Festival.

NOAA, Ocean Discovery League To Work Together On Advancing Low-Cost Deep Ocean Exploration

NOAA and the nonprofit Ocean Discovery League recently signed a formal agreement to work together to accelerate deep-ocean exploration through the development of low-cost tools and technologies.

Documentary On The Prevalence Of Plastics Everywhere Airing This Month

Scientists estimate that 33 billion pounds — nearly 15 billion kilos — of plastic wash into the ocean every year.

NOAA Spots Entangled Right Whale Swimming Off Rhode Island

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced recently that it had witnessed an entangled North Atlantic Right Whale swimming off the coast of the US state of Rhode Island.

NOAA and ICRI Confirm Fourth Global Coral Bleaching Event

The world is currently experiencing its fourth global coral bleaching event, the second in the last 10 years, scientists announced this week.

Canada Signs UN BBNJ Agreement In New York

The Canadian government has signed the agreement on Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas beyond National Jurisdiction, also known as the "BBNJ Agreement."

BBC Presenter to Host New Ocean Podcast

Hannah Stitfall, acclaimed broadcaster, filmmaker and zoologist, is set to host a new marine podcast titled "Oceans: Life Under Water."

DeepReefMap Uses AI To Revolutionize Coral Reef Exploration

Researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) announced the creation of a new AI tool aimed at revolutionizing deep-sea exploration.

Seafood Alliance Urges Eradication Of Forced Labor in Seafood Industry

In the wake of new investigations uncovering forced labor in the seafood sector in India, China, and North Korea, an industry group is urging businesses to accelerate efforts to eradicate human and labor rights abuses from their supply chains.

Veterans, PETA Urge US Navy To End Decompression Tests on Animals

US Navy veterans and People for The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) are calling on senior military leaders to end decompression sickness experiments on animals.

US Government Proposes Tweaking Sea Turtle Release Rules For Commercial Fishermen

The US government is proposing some tweaks to the rules that govern the safe handling of sea turtles unintentionally caught by commercial longline fishermen.

Reef Renewal Foundation Curacao Receives New Donations

The Reef Renewal Foundation Curacao (RRFC) announced that it has received further donations, enabling it to continue its mission and outplant corals.

NOAA Investigating ‘Abnormal’ Fish Behavior In Florida Keys

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is investigating reports of "abnormal" fish behavior in the Lower Florida Keys.