Endangered Species Day is celebrated annually every third Friday of May and thousands of people around the world participate by taking action to protect threatened and endangered species. While are very used to hearing these concepts, we rarely know, what they actually mean. So, what do they mean, who defines the criteria for a species to be “threatened” or “endangered” and who monitors it?
Did you know that the noise generated by human activities is a global pollutant? Mass strandings of whales have been associated with the use of sonar technologies.
Find out more about noise pollution, how it affects wildlife, and the strategies taken by different organizations to reduce noise pollution in our new article by Karen Lucchini!
Did you know that aquaculture is the fastest growing food industry in recent decades? But while it has the potential to significantly contribute to food security, what are the risks associated with it?
Find out more about aquaculture, how it emerged and some of the technologies that are currently being used in an effort to increase its sustainability.
When we think about corals, the first images that pop into our heads are coral reefs in clear tropical waters, full of color and life. But this is just one of the different environments where corals can live. Have you ever heard of black corals?
Coral reefs are pretty, colourful and teeming with life. But did you know that they were also a major economic, social, cultural and environmental player? Read about what is being done to make sure they retain their importance!
“Soon there won’t be any fish in the seas”, “overfishing is irreversible”, – We look at the main challenges global fishery is tackling and introduce two main initiatives that can drastically improve our marine ecosystems, increase revenue from fishing, allow for a fairer distribution of the global catch and, to top it off, ensure a flourishing marine wildlife!
On March 15, our youth has risen all around the world and taken to the streets to press politicians to act on climate change. According to organizers, more than 1 million students in 125 countries have skipped school to partake in over 2000 demonstrations around the globe. But is that going to solve the problems and if not, what now?
The Seabin Project is an initiative launched by two Australian surfers that aims at cleaning our waters. The technology so far is used to clean ports all over the world, thereby preventing garbage from entering the seas. We took a closer at the Seabin to see what it’s all about – enjoy!