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Life on the edge: What it means to be an “endangered species”

Life on the edge: What it means to be an “endangered species”

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?

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New Waves on the Sea

New Waves on the Sea

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!

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Aquaculture: Challenges on the road to sustainability

Aquaculture: Challenges on the road to sustainability

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.

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Global Fishery Challenge

Global Fishery Challenge

“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!

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The problem with our youth’s climate strikes – A letter to our youth

The problem with our youth’s climate strikes – A letter to our youth

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?

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The Seabin Project

The Seabin Project

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!

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