Terramar's The Daily Catch

Greenland Approaching Dangerous Tipping Point As Ice Melts Four Times Faster Than Thought

A new study warns that Greenland’s ice is melting faster than scientists previously thought. But perhaps the biggest surprise is that most of this ice loss is from the land-fast ice sheet itself, not Greenland’s...

Plastic Found At The Bottom Of Belize’s Great Blue Hole

Richard Branson has found plastic at the bottom of the world’s biggest ocean sinkhole. The billionaire dove into the abyss with Fabien Cousteau, the grandson of French explorer Jacques Cousteau, and National Geographic explorer...

New Zealand Coastal Seas Are Heading Into A Marine Heatwave, Again

As New Zealanders are enjoying their days at the beach, unusually warm ocean temperatures look to be a harbinger of another marine heatwave. Despite the exceptional conditions during last year’s heatwave in the Tasman Sea,...

For Deep Sea Zombie Microbes, Scientists Find A Carbon Buffet Is Just Out Of Reach

Far below the ocean floor, sediments are teeming with bizarre zombie-like microbes. Although they’re technically alive, they grow in slow motion, and can take decades for a single cell to divide—something their cousins at...

The Working Edge – World Ocean Radio

This week we begin to present the ocean edge in thematic ways with The Working Edge, outlining the various social structures, industries, exchange, trade, globalization and more that were shaped by early settlement near the...

Biologists Discover Deep Sea Fish That Exists In Environment With Virtually No Oxygen

Oxygen—it’s a basic necessity for animal life. But marine biologists recently discovered large schools of fishes living in the dark depths of the Gulf of California where there is virtually no oxygen. Using an...

Third North Atlantic Right Whale Calf This Season Excites Researchers

A third North Atlantic right whale calf has been spotted by a state of Florida research team off the coast of northern Florida, giving hope to scientists after a slow start to the season....

Cleaning New York City’s Historically Nasty Waterways With One Billion Oysters

The New York Harbor for years has been polluted and depleted of marine life. But one nonprofit is working to clean the murky water and revive its long-lost ecosystem — one oyster at a...

How This Teen Scientist Helped Discover Tons Of Golf Balls Polluting The Ocean

Plastic pollution in the world’s oceans has become a global environmental crisis. Many people have seen images that seem to capture it, such as beaches carpeted with plastic trash or a seahorse gripping a cotton swab with...

Shark Fin Is Banned In 12 US States – Then Why Is It Still On The Menu?

If you’re in Los Angeles and the mood strikes, you can order shark fin soup from China Gate Restaurant for home delivery for $16.95. But that would be against state law. California is one of...