IUCN World Conservation Congress

Registration » The IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020 will cover seven themes. The IUCN World Conservation Congress brings together the global nature conservation community, including top international [...]

IMBeR ClimEco7

Interdisciplinary ocean science for sustainable development Registration » ClimEco7 is the seventh in a series of “Climate and Ecosystems” biennial summer schools organised by IMBeR, the [...]

52nd Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics

Towards understanding and assessing human impacts on coastal marine environments Registration » The coastal ocean (i.e. regions that are directly influenced by their watershed, including estuaries) [...]

Dolphin population uses different whistles to beat noise

A recently recorded population of Indo-Pacific Humpback dolphins has been observed using their own distinct whistles which have longer durations, lower frequencies and fewer inflection points. Not only does this suggest they are an independent population but researchers suggest that the specific features of this delphinid language are used to communicate more effectively in the waters around Hainan Island, Zhanjiang, and Sanniang Bay.

New estimates of marine plastic pollution from COVID-19 face masks

Following in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic were growing fears and numerous accounts of discarded single use PPE making its way into the world’s oceans. Yet despite these very real concerns there is no extensive quantitative estimation of the amount of discarded face masks likely to litter coastal regions.

2021-04-25T10:01:07-05:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Conservation News|Tags: , , |

Floating Marine Debris may act as a vector for invasive species

Floating Marine Debris (FMD) is the catch-all term for any type of manufactured material that ends up in the marine environment either on purpose or by accident. Around 80% of FMD comes from terrestrial sources with only 20% coming from marine sources and around 70% of all this debris is made from or contains plastic.

2021-04-25T10:39:25-05:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Conservation News|Tags: , , |

Baby Sea Turtles – Look but Do not Touch

A Guide to Proper Protocol for Nesting and Hatching Sea Turtles - Allow me to paint a picture. You are strolling on the beach. Stars are twinkling in the evening sky, well, at least what you can see of the stars. The seashore is lit up with nightlife; all the hotels are full of light that is bright and white, all the clubs are blaring music and neon lights—such a fun atmosphere.

2021-04-20T16:11:18-05:00April 19th, 2021|Categories: Species News, News|Tags: , , , , |
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