The latest in marine protection from around the globe.

17 Feb 2015
Pioneer Swimmer Lewis Pugh is taking to the ice again, to do five swims further south than any human has swum before. During the month of February 2015, the United Nations Patron of the Oceans will undertake five record-breaking swims in freezing Antarctic waters to help save the Ross Sea from irreversible damage. The five swims will form the most challenging and dangero ... full text
11 Feb 2015
A coalition of leading conservation organisations are urging the British Government to protect over 1.8 million sq km of the world’s ocean by creating marine reserves in three of the UK’s overseas territories.  Photo credit: Dan Laffoley The creation of marine reserves around the Pitcairn Islands, Ascension Island and the South Sandwich Islands would create three o ... full text
07 Feb 2015
The Government of Madagascar has created the country’s first marine sanctuary for sharks as part of a new law to safeguard the country’s marine resources and the communities that rely on them, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society.   Photo credit: Jürg Brand   Photo credit: Ambroise Brenier / WCS  Photo credit: Jürg Brand At a February 2nd press conference held i ... full text
Bacteria In Marine Sponges Harvest Phosphorus For Reef Community
02 Mar 2015
18th Annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl Finals: Regional Winners Announced
02 Mar 2015
Unusual Bacteria Discovered In Deepest Ocean Trench
02 Mar 2015
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