marine conservation

Where have all the sandeels gone?

Most people accept that the North Sea has been subjected to the most appalling overfishing. Whitefish stocks have collapsed and the mackerel and herring...

Future ocean

If you had travelled the world in 1812 the natural wonders seen on earth would be jaw-dropping. Plains full of grazing animals and attendant predators,...

WWF and krill: conservation gone wrong

The Wikipedia entry for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) states that 'WWF is an international non-governmental organization working on issues regarding the conservation, research and restoration of the environment'. No surprises there...

On the brink of a marine meltdown

Spot the difference. Will we ever learn? Why is it that with over two-thirds of the Earth's surface covered in water marine conservation still...

Put seagrass on the map with citizen science

Today, June 5th, is World Environment Day and at Project Seagrass we are happy to announce the launch of our GLOBAL Citizen Science smartphone...

RSPB risks all on climate-change policy

The RSPB have gone on record as saying they will not oppose windfarms, despite the fact that their primary concern should be the welfare...

Hard-hitting Blue Planet Society campaign merchandise

Blue Planet Society are pleased to announce the launch of our new line of hard-hitting campaign merchandise. Designed to raise funds for campaigning against specific...

Protecting our Blue Planet too: the year in ocean conservation

Along with 17 million Brits, I ended the year watching in awe as Sir David Attenborough and the Blue Planet II team showed us...

Studying the phytoplankton with citizen science

The phytoplankton in the sea, and the plankton food web they support, underpin the rest of the marine food chain (see: The importance of plankton)....

What’s happening to the oceans’ phytoplankton?

Research suggests that the oceans’ phytoplankton are declining in abundance in many places. Global Biosphere September 1997 - August 1998 composite image showing the magnitude...

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