The US National Marine Fisheries Service announced this week that it intends to expand critical habitat protections in Alaska for the North Pacific right whale.
A group of leading animal welfare and marine conservation organizations released a new report challenging claims that the annual pilot whale hunts in the Faroe Islands are humane, sustainable and integral to local culture.
NOAA has awarded a US$3.9 million (~€3.7 million) grant to the Marine Technology Society to launch the Ocean Enterprise Initiative (OEI).
A new technology aims to help understand and protect marine mammals while enabling the ever-growing demand for offshore energy.
The US government is proposing extending the harvest moratorium on deep-water Gold Corals through June 30, 2028.
The US government has allocated a further $19 million towards combating the scourge of marine debris.
A panel discussion on responding to climate threats in coastal developing countries is scheduled to be held at the Stimson Center in Washington, DC on September 26th, both in person and online.
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is holding a hearing to determine whether countries are legally obligated to prevent carbon dioxide emissions from being absorbed by the ocean.
New research has shed light on the plight of the Goliath Grouper and the fact that its population has declined since 2013.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada DFO announced a much larger herring quota than anticipated, in a blow to conservation efforts.
Researchers from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) recently embarked on a five-day expedition to study the Gulf Stream.
Scientists from around the world have collaborated to sample microbes on the skin surface of the world’s largest fish – the whale shark.