Tag: ecology

Ecology
RWE tests artificial reefs at offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea

RWE tests artificial reefs at offshore wind farm in the...

RWE is investigating how artificial reefs at offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea...

Research
Giant rogue waves: Southern Ocean expedition reveals wind as key cause

Giant rogue waves: Southern Ocean expedition reveals wind...

A rogue wave is a single swell that is much higher than nearby waves, which can...

Research
Ocean currents threaten to collapse Antarctic ice shelves, study finds

Ocean currents threaten to collapse Antarctic ice shelves,...

The Pine Island and Thwaites ice shelves are among the fastest-changing in Antarctica...

Ecology
New AIMS-developed reef monitoring technology used by scientists in Vietnam

New AIMS-developed reef monitoring technology used by scientists...

Staff from AIMS travelled to Nha Trang to promote and exchange science knowledge...

Ecology
Ocean floor a 'reservoir' of plastic pollution, study finds

Ocean floor a 'reservoir' of plastic pollution, study finds

New research from CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, and the University...

Ecology
Ocean forests: How 'floating' mangroves could provide a broad range of ecological and social benefits

Ocean forests: How 'floating' mangroves could provide a...

Were it possible, to have mangroves grow on the oceans, floating on top, then they...

Ecology
Thousands of tonnes of microplastics found in Moreton Bay

Thousands of tonnes of microplastics found in Moreton Bay

University of Queensland researchers estimate there could be up to 7000 tonnes of...

Ecology
The Ocean Cleanup deploys its technology in Thailand for the first time

The Ocean Cleanup deploys its technology in Thailand for...

The Ocean Cleanup has deployed its first InterceptorTM river cleanup solution in...

Ecology
Autonomous underwater gliders help to research ocean hypoxia

Autonomous underwater gliders help to research ocean hypoxia

Researchers have deployed a glider that traversed Oregon’s near-shore waters from...

Ecology
Aerial surveys reveal mass coral bleaching event unfolding on the Great Barrier Reef

Aerial surveys reveal mass coral bleaching event unfolding...

“Climate change remains the biggest threat to coral reefs globally. It causes more...

Fishing sector
Researchers investigate how fishing lines are handled by the Norwegian fishing industry

Researchers investigate how fishing lines are handled by...

The fishing fleet loses almost 400 tonnes of rope in Norwegian waters every year....

Ecology
Scientists raise the alarm: Too many harbor porpoises die each year in fishing nets

Scientists raise the alarm: Too many harbor porpoises die...

Even though the fishing industry isn't the only thing affecting the harbor porpoises,...

Ecology
Orcas demonstrate they no longer need to hunt in packs to take down the great white shark

Orcas demonstrate they no longer need to hunt in packs...

An orca (killer whale) has been observed, for the first-ever time, individually...

Ecology
Fugro maps seagrass around Italy in a groundbreaking ecosystem restoration project

Fugro maps seagrass around Italy in a groundbreaking ecosystem...

The collected data will be managed through VirGeo®, Fugro’s cloud-based Geo-data...

Safety & Regulations
IMO agrees new guidance for safe transport of plastic pellets on ships

IMO agrees new guidance for safe transport of plastic pellets...

The most recent major incident occurred off the coast of Galicia in Spain, when...

Ecology
Study provides guidance on detecting North Atlantic right whales in wind energy areas

Study provides guidance on detecting North Atlantic right...

Scientists used passive acoustics to determine how long offshore wind developers...

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