News - 18 Nov 2020
An investment of £20 million will support interdisciplinary research that aims to improve understanding of the impacts of plastic pollution in developing countries.
The research projects will...
News - 11 Nov 2020
Our planet's coral reef ecosystems are in peril from multiple threats. Anthropogenic CO2 has sparked a rise in global average sea surface temperatures, pushing reef survival beyond its upper...
News - 8 Oct 2020
The reintroduction of seagrass into Virginia's coastal bays is one of the great success stories in marine restoration.
Over the past two decades, scientists and volunteers have broadcast more...
News - 10 Sep 2020
Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing food production sectors globally. Due to continuous growth, ecologically, economically and socially sustainable sites for aquaculture are already in use,...
News - 1 Sep 2020
The life cycle of a crawfish can be fairly straight forward. In the summer months, crawfish reproduce in underground mud burrows with a plug of mud on top of the burrow to protect them from predators....
News - 1 Sep 2020
In a world-first, the extent of human development in oceans has been mapped. An area totalling approximately 30,000 square kilometres - the equivalent of 0.008 percent of the ocean - has been modified...
News - 31 Aug 2020
The world's strongest ocean currents, which play key roles in fisheries and ocean ecosystems, will experience more intense marine heatwaves than the global average over coming decades, according...
News - 14 Aug 2020
Key knowledge gaps exist in our understanding of how ocean microplastics transport bacteria and viruses - and whether this affects the health of humans and animals, researchers say.
With millions of...
News - 10 Aug 2020
New research out today highlights the future effects of climate change on important fish stocks for south-west UK fisheries.
The study, which generated future projections of climate impacts on fish...
News - 4 Aug 2020
Humans’ appetite for seafood is increasing with the rising population and the growing trends of a better standard of living across the world.
A red abalone hides under a frond of giant kelp at...