Traffic calming boosts breeding on coral reefs. Coral reef fish breed more successfully if motorboat noise is reduced, new research shows. Scientists introduced ‘traffic calming’ on three reefs for an […]
UK fishers at risk in ‘perfect storm’. Stormier weather will increasingly force fishers to choose between their safety and income, researchers say. Climate change is causing more extreme weather in […]
Healthy Oceans Need Healthy Soundscapes Oceans were once filled with the sounds of nature, but overfishing, climate change and human noise have fundamentally changed the natural underwater “soundtrack”, researchers say. […]
Waste fishing gear threatens Ganges wildlife. Waste fishing gear in the River Ganges poses a threat to wildlife including otters, turtles and dolphins, new research shows. The study says entanglement […]
Millions of N. Sea seabirds rely on discarded fish. Millions of scavenging seabirds survive on fish discarded by North Sea fishing vessels, new research shows. University of Exeter scientists estimate […]
Hundreds of sharks and rays tangled in plastic. Hundreds of sharks and rays have become tangled in plastic waste in the world’s oceans, new research shows. University of Exeter scientists scoured existing […]
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