Largest-ever study of coral communities unlocks global solution to save reefs
Marine Ecology

Largest-ever study of coral communities unlocks global solution to save reefs

A marine scientist collects coral reef data in Fiji. The largest study ever conducted of its kind has identified where and how to save coral reef communities in the Indo-Pacific, according to an international group of scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and other conservation NGOs, government agencies, and universities. Credit: E. Darling/WCS The largest…

Burning Down the House
Marine Ecology

Burning Down the House

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming by David Wallace-Wells Tim Duggan, 310 pp., $27.00 Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? by Bill McKibben Henry Holt, 291 pp., $28.00 © Richard Misrach/Fraenkel Gallery, San FranciscoRichard Misrach: Untitled, 2007Climate scientists’ worst-case scenarios back in 2007, the first year the Northwest Passage became navigable…

Ecosystem Ecology — 007
Marine Ecology

Ecosystem Ecology — 007

In this video Paul Andersen explains how ecosystems function.August 23, 2019 by Bozeman Science Leave a Comment — He begins with a description of how life on the planet is ordered from large to small in biomes, ecosystems, communities, population, and individuals. He describes the major terrestrial and aquatic biomes on the planet. He then…

Indigenous ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline would safeguard the environment
Marine Ecology

Indigenous ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline would safeguard the environment

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Harrie Vredenburg, University of Calgary Construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has restarted following the reapproval of the project by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government. Proponents of the pipeline, however, say it’s too early to celebrate because the pipeline continues to face environmental and Indigenous opposition. As he announced the…

Industrial fishing boats leave few safe havens for sharks on the high seas
Marine Ecology

Industrial fishing boats leave few safe havens for sharks on the high seas

NEWS AND VIEWS 06 August 2019 Global satellite tracking of the oceans has revealed a high degree of spatial overlap between where sharks and industrial fishing vessels are found. This finding underscores the need for shark-conservation efforts. Julia K. Baum Julia K. Baum is in the Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia…