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Fund Ocean Acidification Research, Not Anti-Sex Mumbo Jumbo

That 176 million dollars being spent on abstinence-only education could be spent much better in other places – such as the proposed research into the problem of ocean acidification. [...]

Oceangoing Warship Versus The Ocean

The 62 billion dollars that were spent on the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier would pay for 85,517 years of coral reef protection grants, funded at current levels. [...]

Ocean Acidification Coral Reef Problems Are Here

The research compared rate of coral growth on the Great Barrier Reef today with the rate of coral growth on the reef in 1990, and found that there has been a reduction in coral skeleton formation of 14 percent. [...]

Dungeness In The Dumps

The Pacific salmon population is low. The dungeness crab population is low in the Pacific as well. [...]

Inopportune for Tuna

Punish the tuna merchants by withholding your money, and they’ll be less likely to hound the few remaining tuna into extinction. [...]

Ocean Acidification Times Twenty

My favorite line from the movie: “Are we screwed? Yeah, to a considerable extent.” [...]

Behind the Tuna in the U.S. Senate

We need strong action, from both the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas and the U.S. Congress, but even S. Res. 709, the resolution to urge the ICCAT to work faster, wasn’t finished on time. [...]

Jelly News, November 2008

It’s easy for irukandji to get through the nets that keep sharks and larger stinging jellyfish away from people at beaches. The irukandji just swim right through, free to zap. [...]

Guitarfish Going Under

Endangered guitarfish, baby guitarfish and semi-musical guitarfish in recent reports. [...]

Pictures Of Two Different Deeps

Two projects of deep scientific study release news this week, looking deep into the Earth’s seas and higher than ever before into the sky. [...]

Marine Ecology News for Late October

Ocean news from dolphins in American rivers to a new coral reef in the Seychelles. [...]