COVID-19, plastic bag setback?, Smart economics: Seychelles, “blue bonds” support clean oceans, similar to COVID a pathogen jumps species: opossum to sea otter and more… 1. Industry exploits COVID-19 to undo plastic bag bans “They are Petri dishes for bacteria and carriers of harmful pathogens,” read one warning from a plastics industry group. They are […]
Coronavirus directly connected to wildlife, Sharks used to smuggle cocaine, Observing plankton from space, acidification results in forgetful oysters and more… 1. Coronavirus is directly connected to our relationship with wildlife Novel Coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, a respiratory illness traced back to a live animal market in Wuhan, China, has changed the world as we know it. […]
The Sea Save Foundation team visited Cocos Island in 2020. A group of honed media professionals and Costa Rica government leaders including Haydee Rodriguez, the Costa Rica Vice Minister of Oceans arrived and worked for more than a week to pull back the veil of mystery surrounding this distant and pristine island.
‘Catch of the Day’ is fresh trash, Plastic smells like turtle food, Florida shark fin ban heads to Governor, Coronavirus – climate link seen from space and more… 1. Trawling for Trash Visitors lingering over an alfresco meal in the French Riviera fishing village of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat might be surprised to discover that the catch of the […]
Our Most Robust Edition of “Ocean Week in Review” To Date! March 5, 2020: We Gather News; You Stay Informed
Coronavirus triggers a wildlife import ban in China, US shark smuggling, Bottom line: how much will it cost to save oceans?, How zebrafish get their stripes, Sharks hold breath to stay warm, Ocean “bush meat” and more… 1. China bans trade of wild animals – Reaction to Coronavirus China’s wildlife-farming industry, valued at $74 billion, […]