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Overgrown algae smothering coral reef


September 20th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Overfishing and nitrate pollution can destroy coral reefs by allowing an overgrowth of algae that can choke off oxygen and disrupt helpful bacteria.These "macroalgae," or large ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Wayne Comben & Graeme Pulle pull in UK’s biggest shark


May 30th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wayne Comben and Graeme Pullen, two British fishermen have reeled in the biggest shark ever caught in the UK. Pullen, 60, and Comben, 45, caught the 550 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Shame, honour can fuel global cooperation


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 2 (IANS) The threat of shame and promise of honour boosts cooperation by as much as 50 percent, opening up ways to tackle tough global issues such ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Human activities putting Antarctica’s marine ecosystems under threat


April 1st, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 01 (ANI): The native fauna and unique ecology of the Southern Ocean, the vast body of water around the Antarctic continent, is under threat from human activity, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Steve Murawski Asserts That Overfishing In America Has Come To A Close After A Lengthy Time


January 11th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 11, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Steve Murawski is an American, who had ascended to the uppermost post of chief scientist for the National Marine Fisheries Service, which is an entity ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Steve Murawski says that overfishing has ended


January 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A top US scientist Steve Murawski says that he believes that the days of overfishing may be over.If that is correct, then it will be the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Steve Murawski Says Overfishing Has Ended


January 11th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the top fishery scientist of the country, Steve Murawski recently issued a statement where he said that the problem of overfishing is coming towards ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Earth running out of room to expand fisheries: Study


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A University of British Columbia study has suggested that the Earth has run out of room to expand fisheries.In collaboration with the National Geographic Society, the study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One third of ‘extinct’ animals back from the dead


September 29th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): A new study has found that a third of all mammal species declared extinct in the past few centuries have turned up alive and well.Some of the more ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bearded ’super’ fish helps salvage ocean dead zone


July 17th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that a resilient fish, thriving in an inhospitable, jellyfish-infested region off Africa's south-west coast, is helping to keep the local ecosystem going, and preserving an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why Jacques Cousteau will always be a ‘man of the seas’ legend


June 14th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): French ocean explorer inventor, filmmaker, and conservationist Jacques Cousteau would have celebrated his hundredth birthday on Friday, June 11. The ocean explorer is a legend and a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Climate change triggers catastrophic overgrazing of Tasmanian reefs by sea urchins


December 8th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, December 8 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that a combination of overfishing and climate change are triggering catastrophic overgrazing of reefs by sea urchins in eastern Tasmania."When you ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Corals recover faster when they have clean water and plentiful sea life


July 22nd, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A new study has shown that bleached corals bounce back to normal growth rates more quickly when they have clean water and plentiful sea life at their side.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

30 percent of world’s sharks threatened with extinction


June 25th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): In a new assessment by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), it has been estimated that over 30 percent of the world's sharks are threatened with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Super reefs’ near East Africa can fend off climate change


April 24th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A new study has suggested that some coral reefs off East Africa are unusually resilient to climate change, and can be termed as 'super reefs'.The study, conducted ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Snail shells increase dramatically in size in less than 100 years


March 28th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 28 (ANI): A long-term research has concluded that the shell of a particular snail has dramatically increased in size, during less than a century, thus providing a clear illustration of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Natures leading indicators can foretell environmental disasters


January 6th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have taken a page from the social science handbook and used leading indicators of the environment to presage potential environmental disasters.The study, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Massive jellyfish swarms dominate world-class fisheries


December 13th, 2008 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new online report has indicated that massive jellyfish swarms are transforming many world-class fisheries and tourist destinations into veritable jellytoriums that are intermittently jammed with pulsating, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Junk food harming marine animals health


June 18th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Biologists have determined that marine animals might be losing weight because of feasting on junk food in the oceans, which is a result of human activities like ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Over 50 percent of oceanic shark species threatened with extinction


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (ANI): A new study has determined that over 50 percent of oceanic shark species are threatened with extinction.This international study, organised by the IUCN Shark Specialist Group (SSG), ... Read more...

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Mediterranean sharks and sting rays at risk of extinction, warns report


November 19th, 2007 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new report from the World Conservation Union (IUCN) has warned that 42 per cent of Mediterranean sharks and sting rays are at the risk of extinction. "Our ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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