Nearly 10% of Marine Life Threatened with Extinction

Nearly 10% of Marine Life Threatened with Extinction

The effects of human activity from climate change to pollution, are “devastating” marine life, with nearly a tenth of underwater plants and animals assessed so far threatened with extinction, the latest Red List of Threatened Species showed on Friday. More...
Conservation Careers

Conservation Careers

Anyone interested in pursuing or just learning about a career in conservation should check out the Conservation Careers website (www.conservation-careers.com). It is full of helpful resources no matter what stage of your career – student, intern, job seeker,...
Historic Coral Restoration News

Historic Coral Restoration News

They said it couldn’t be done, but they did it. Scientists at the Florida Aquarium have made a major breakthrough in the restoration of the endangered Caribbean elkhorn coral. Until this latest development, elkhorn coral had been impossible to reproduce in an...
A Treaty to Preserve Marine Biological Diversity

A Treaty to Preserve Marine Biological Diversity

For the next two weeks, representatives from Member States have gathered at the United Nations to try and reach a consensus on a legally binding instrument regarding the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national...
Why Isn’t Climate Change Taught in School?

Why Isn’t Climate Change Taught in School?

In most public schools, climate change is not a standard part of the school curriculum. This is primarily due to a lack of resources, a lack of teacher expertise, and the efforts of climate change deniers to push back against this type of education. So students are...
New Study Identifies Rapidly Emerging Threats to the Ocean

New Study Identifies Rapidly Emerging Threats to the Ocean

A recently published global study of issues impacting marine and coastal biodiversity conservation in the journal Nature, Ecology & Evolution outlines new, potentially unexpected threats to ocean ecosystems and vulnerable coastal communities. These threats are in...