October 19, 2019
  • 9:26 pm Inspiration from Latinx Leaders Fighting for Climate
  • 10:17 pm New tools for dynamic ocean management: EcoCast vs. Marxan and more
  • 10:03 pm How do Hurricanes Affect Marine Life?
  • 8:05 pm How is the deep sea so diverse? The struggle is real for late 1900s ecologists
  • 4:54 am ​​​​​​​It’s not just about marine mammals anymore: How ocean noise can harm marine ecosystems

World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 each year, as an opportunity to raise awareness and promote action on national environmental issues. The 2019 theme is #BeatAirPollution. Internationally, air quality is one of the greatest environmental health issues, with 91% of the world’s population living in places where air quality exceeds World Health Organisation guideline […]

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A team of researchers, led by marine biologist Helen Bailey, installed underwater microphones at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Maryland in 2016 to record ambient noise levels. They discovered that dolphins were adapting their communication sounds to be heard over the noise of boats in shipping lanes. “It’s kind of […]

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Natural events such as volcanic eruptions and meteor impacts can cause earthquakes, but the majority of naturally-occurring earthquakes are triggered by movement of the earth’s plates.[ The earth’s surface consists of 20 constantly moving plates. The pressure increase from shifting plates can cause the crust to break. This break allows stress to be released as […]

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Hard coral cover on the Great Barrier Reef is near record lows in its northern stretch and in decline in the south, surveys by government scientists have found. A report card by the government’s Australian Institute of Marine Science says hard coral cover in the northern region above Cooktown is at just 14% – a slight increase on last […]

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The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief Dr Sivan, in a recent press conference, announced the space agency’s plans to set up its own space station. The announcement comes as an intent to sustain the capabilities and the capacity being built in the country as a part of the Gaganyaan mission, the indigenous human spaceflight programme. ISRO […]

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