Sea Save Foundation “Ocean Week in Review” Nov 6, 2020: We Gather News; You Stay Informed

US a top source of plastic pollution in coastal environments, DNA in seawater can reveal fish diversity in the deep ocean, Location and extent of coral reefs mapped worldwide using advanced AI, Antarctic Commission rejects proposed marine sanctuaries and more.   1.Management of exploited transboundary fish stocks requires international cooperation Marine fish species are migratory […]

“Ocean Week in Review” Oct 30, 2020: We Gather News; You Stay Informed

New study reveals shark fins originated mostly from species in coastal waters rather than the open ocean, Oil tanker stranded at sea carrying 1.3 million barrels, Critically endangered beluga whale population, The uncertain future of the oceans and more. 1. Illegal trade of shark fins from coastal species, not open ocean The new study, published […]

Sea Save Foundation “Ocean Week in Review” August 27, 2020: We Gather News; You Stay Informed

Hawaii upholds moratorium on commercial aquarium fishing, Popular fish species disappear from Turkey, Habitats for endangered green sea turtles to be federally protected in Florida, Ocean acidification causing “osteoperosis” on iconic reefs and more… 1. Hawaii upholds moratorium on commercial aquarium fishing The state council on Thursday upheld a decision by the Board of Land and Natural Resources to reject an […]

Sea Save Foundation “Ocean Week in Review” August 21, 2020: We Gather News; You Stay Informed

Galapagos: Thirty species of marine invertebrates discovered, Atlantic Ocean study reveals plastic pollution saturation, Galapagos poachers obstruct satellite system and evade tracking, Maldives records highest microplastic pollution and more… 1. High concentrations of plastic hidden beneath the surface of the Atlantic Ocean     Concern over plastic pollution of the marine environment is severe. The mass-imbalance between […]

Sea Save Foundation “Ocean Week in Review” June 25, 2020: We Gather News; You Stay Informed

New fishing measures to protect critically endangered dolphins, Climate change may intensify disease outbreak, Endangered Australian fish sold in shops and restaurants, 1,150 kg manta ray caught off the Indian coast, Arctic town records highest temperature ever, and more…   1. New fishing measures introduced to protect Hector and Māui dolphins New protections were introduced on Wednesday […]

Sea Save Foundation “Ocean Week in Review” June 19, 2020: We Gather News; You Stay Informed

‘Whopping failure’ of recycling amid pandemic, New dogfish species discovered in Japan, Upgraded guidelines for whale-watching boats, Vanessa O’Brien making history and more…       1. COVID- 19 exposes issues around recycling infrastructure Senators on Wednesday highlighted holes in recycling infrastructure exposed by the coronavirus pandemic, questioning how Congress can stop a plastic pollution crisis […]