Thursday, March 4, 2021
Written by: Charlotte Edmond Just because a net is no longer being used doesn’t mean it can’t continue to catch things. Italian divers have freed a sperm whale entangled in a fishing net...
Written by: Kimberly White Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, and Paraguay have joined the battle against marine plastic pollution this week at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi, Kenya.
Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Samoa has launched an ambitious new strategy to protect and preserve its ocean area.  Samoa’s culture and economy are intertwined with its marine health....
Written by: Mike Gaworecki New research finds that large filter feeders in the waters of Indonesia could be ingesting dozens to hundreds of microplastic particles every hour. Due to their filter...
Written by: Islam Sobhy and Bart Lievens One of the biggest contemporary challenges for humanity is to safeguard food security for current and future generations. A growing demand and...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Sandra Cordon A blueprint to guide effective ecological restoration that can provide “profound ecosystem services benefits,” including better food and water security, improved health and...
Written by: Kimberly White A "first-of-its-kind" study from the University of Queensland and the Wildlife Conservation Society has found that protecting Indigenous Peoples' land is essential to combat global biodiversity loss. 
Written by: Kimberly White  Africa's Great Green Wall Initiative has received a significant funding boost.  During the One Planet Summit for Biodiversity, the initiative garnered financial support from the Government of...
Written by: Karen Filbee-Dexter Did you know that there are forests in the Arctic? Lush underwater forests of large brown seaweeds (kelps) are particularly striking in...
Written by: Kimberly White When conjuring up images of the ‘blue forest’ you may visualize some wondrous hued landscape or a bizarre, exotic place from science fiction, but the term blue forest is used to describe our...

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