Category: Conservation

Conservation News

Marshall Islands Declares World’s Largest Shark Sanctuary

The Republic of the Marshall Islands has recently been announced as the home of world’s biggest shark sanctuary by Pew Environment Group.

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Conservation

Is Your Sunscreen Killing Corals?

With the summer season fast approaching, there has been a resurgence of concern over water-enthusiasts’ sunscreens potentially harming fragile coral reef systems.

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Conservation

10 Easy Steps to Protect Coral Reefs

Feel overwhelmed by global climate change? Ocean acidification? Worldwide coral bleaching?

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Deep Blue Resort Utila & Whale Shark Research

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New stuff
Great Barrier Reef

Mission Complete: The Great Barrier Reef Survey

Marine biologist and underwater photographer Johnny Gaskell recently explored the Great Barrier Reef in search of the truth on its current condition.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
southern california sea life

A Beginner’s Guide to Southern California Sea Life

Beneath the waves lies a wonderland — Southern California sea life inhabits a magical realm, including forests, canyons and caves. Here are some highlights.
by Frankie Grant
sawfish

Sharks and Rays on the IUCN Red List

The IUCN Red List was established to track threatened species. Unfortunately, 28 sharks and rays appear on the list. Here’s the lowdown on 20 of them.
by Juanita Pienaar
Sebastian

Saving Sebastian — A Story With a Happy Ending

Tired of hearing tear-inducing awful news? Check out Sebastian the crab's story — with a happy ending.
by Beth McCrea