Terramar's The Daily Catch

Adidas Makes Pledge To Use 100% Recycled Plastic By 2024 In Effort To Support World Oceans

Adidas has pledged to use only recycled plastics, including polyester, by 2024. The sportswear company plans to stop using virgin, or newly manufactured, plastic in its clothing, offices, retail outlets, warehouses and distribution centers beginning...

Global Study Of Beaches Shows That Protected Areas Are Eroding Into The Sea

A first-of-its-kind survey of the world’s sandy shorelines with satellite data found that they have increased slightly on a global scale over the past three decades but decreased in protected marine areas, where many...

Study Finds British Columbia Shellfish Are Surprisingly Light On Plastic Pollution

The sea is awash with microscopic bits of plastic. But a hint of good news is emerging from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, where a recent investigation found that the amount of plastic contamination in...

Launch Of New British Polar Research Vessel – RRS Sir David Attenborough – Hailed A ‘Milestone’

Whether you call Britain’s next polar research vessel by the playful name selected by the public in an online poll in 2016, or the more serious-sounding one ultimately chosen by the British Antarctic Survey, the ship, according to...

Highly Endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Found Strangled By Beach Chair

An extremely endangered sea turtle was found dead on a Fort Morgan, Alabama beach Saturday, strangled by an abandoned beach chair, the Miami Herald reported Sunday. The turtle’s death was documented by a series of Facebook...

Our World’s Coastlines Hold Secrets About Ancient Humans

Just below the South African village of Brenton-on-Sea, there’s a beach that looks like something out of a tourism brochure: a tiny, sheltered bay with 50 meters of sandy beach at low tide, backed...

Study Finds Reducing Carbon Emissions Will Keep Sea Level Rise At Bay

In recent years, scientists have been able to correlate the amount of global warming to cumulative carbon emissions from the burning of fossil fuels—a relationship that became the basis of the Paris Agreement on...

Scientists Find Clues To Evolution Of Ancient Oceans In Microbe Pigments

Possibly the most significant event in the evolution of life on Earth occurred 2.4 billion years ago. That was when the amount of oxygen in the atmosphere and ocean surface waters rapidly increased – setting the...

How A Tiny Parasite Has Become The Biggest Threat To Endangered Monk Seals

The parasite Toxoplasma gondii is smaller than a single dust mite burrowing in your mattress. In fact, it’s about the same size as the excrement of a dust mite. But don’t be fooled by size—these microscopic,...

US House Of Representatives Passes ‘Empty Oceans Act’ – But Hope Is Not Lost

For the last 40 years, the Magnuson-Stevens Act has been our nation’s primary defense against overfishing. The road hasn’t been easy—in the 80s and 90s many of our fish stocks were still in bad shape—but through previous...