Latest Marine Protected Area Stories
Restoring fish populations to coral reef systems could be the key to helping those ecosystems recover, according to a new study based on an assessment of fish biomass and functional groups from over 800 coral reefs worldwide and published in the journal Nature.
Conservation International highlights global need to protect nature to achieve sustainable development, reduce poverty and conflict, and support indigenous communities, stressing the role of partnerships.
The first-ever intensive research trip to the bottom of the sea in the waters north of Bodega Head, California has produced a few startling discoveries – including a new species of coral.
Guests can now experience the unique beauty of these special ocean places SEATTLE, Nov.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA are funding three demonstration projects that will lay the foundation for the first national network to monitor marine biodiversity at scales ranging from microbes to whales.
A new study reports that an expansion of marine protected areas is needed to protect fish species that perform key ecological functions.
Pacific corals and fish can both smell a bad neighborhood, and use that ability to avoid settling in damaged reefs.
A major study of all penguin species suggests the birds are at continuing risk from habitat degradation.
Making Marine Protected Areas a Global Agenda Item LANDOVER, Md., Aug.
A new report from the Wildlife Conservation Society shows that no-take zones in Belize can not only help economically valuable species such as lobster, conch, and fish recover from overfishing, but may also help re-colonize nearby reef areas.
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