Tag: ecosystems

Fishing sector
EU moves one step closer to protecting deep-sea ecosystems from bottom fishing

EU moves one step closer to protecting deep-sea ecosystems...

The Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture has voted on the Commission’s proposal...

Ecology
Scientists uncover 'missing' plastics deep in the ocean

Scientists uncover 'missing' plastics deep in the ocean

About 51 trillion microplastics are floating in the surface waters of oceans around...

Research
Invasive species ‘hitchhiking’ on ships threaten Antarctica’s unique ecosystems

Invasive species ‘hitchhiking’ on ships threaten Antarctica’s...

Marine life hitching a ride on ocean-crossing ships poses a threat to Antarctica’s...

Ecology
Research reveals how much plastic debris is currently floating in the Mediterranean Sea

Research reveals how much plastic debris is currently floating...

A team of researchers have developed a model to track the pathways and fate of plastic...

Ecology
The missing 'plastic sink' in the ocean

The missing 'plastic sink' in the ocean

Marine waste does not care about borders and has reached the most remote corners...

Autonomous Shipping
NOAA partners with University of Southern Mississippi on uncrewed systems

NOAA partners with University of Southern Mississippi on...

NOAA currently uses UxS for seafloor and habitat mapping, ocean exploration, marine...

Ecology
Posidonia marine seagrass can catch and remove plastics from the sea

Posidonia marine seagrass can catch and remove plastics...

Underwater seagrass in coastal areas appear to trap bits of plastic in natural bundles...

Ecology
Scientists organize to tackle crisis of coral bleaching

Scientists organize to tackle crisis of coral bleaching

An international consortium of scientists has created the first-ever common framework...

Ecology
Research: Leaving more big fish in the sea reduces CO2 emissions

Research: Leaving more big fish in the sea reduces CO2...

An international team of scientists has found leaving more big fish in the sea reduces...

General
Royal Research Ships resume scientific operations

Royal Research Ships resume scientific operations

The Royal Research Ships James Cook and Discovery are resuming scientific research...

Ecology
Alaska’s salmon are getting smaller, affecting people and ecosystems

Alaska’s salmon are getting smaller, affecting people and...

A comprehensive study of four salmon species across all regions of Alaska finds...

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