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DYING BREED: Our oceans are no place to be a senior fish

Today 10:00am - Fishing has dramatically reduced the number of senior fish left in the ocean.

Tiny part of oceans could help to feed plenty

13 Sep 17 - Marine aquaculture could produce as much seafood as all of the world’s wild marine fisheries, using less than 0.015 per cent of the space in the oceans.

DANGEROUS DIET: Sea salt is sucking up plastic pollution

11 Sep 17 - Sea salt around the world has been contaminated by plastic pollution, adding to experts’ fears that microplastics are becoming ubiquitous in the environment and finding their way into the food chain.

Anchovies eat plastic because it smells like prey

21 Aug 17 - More than 50 species of fish have been found to consume plastic trash at sea ... bad news, not only for fish but potentially for humans who eat fish.

Ocean oxygen depletion could happen again

15 Aug 17 - The deep past has cruel lessons for the near future, for example how ocean oxygen depletion can stifle the marine world. It could recur.

Global ocean circulation appears to be collapsing

14 Aug 17 - Scientists have long known about the anomalous “warming hole” in the North Atlantic Ocean, an area immune to warming of Earth’s oceans.

Mexico has an idea ... insure coral reefs against damage

25 Jul 17 - A stretch of coral reef off Mexico is the testing ground for a new idea that could protect fragile environments around the world - insurance.


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