marine conservation

Ecological disaster as 300,000 farmed salmon lost?

Over 300,000 farmed salmon have been 'lost' by Meridian Salmon when 12 salmon cages broke loose in Shetland on Christmas Day. A spokesman for Meridian...

Future ocean

Updated 20 Feb 2015 If you had travelled the world in 1812 the natural wonders seen on earth would be jaw-dropping. Plains full of grazing...

Plankton as indicators of ecosystem change

From the crabs on the seabed to the seagulls in the sky. Angular crab larvae I explained in my previous article why there wouldn't be any polar bears...

Understanding climate, plankton and commercial fishing

If you were to ask people what influences the abundance of fish in the sea, most would probably answer ‘commercial fishing’. While it...

Mangroves, an invaluable ally against climate change

Mangroves are the rainforests by the sea, found at the boundary where land meets ocean. They serve a wide range of ecological functions, providing...

Marine Bill

At the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century the world saw the need to protect the dwindling flora and...

Junk Science?

As the breeding season for UK seabirds is in full swing the fishing industry has got its minions busily diverting the truth away from...

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