Terramar's The Daily Catch

Climate Change Winners And Losers – What Does A Warming Antarctic Look Like?

Marine Antarctic animals closely associated with sea ice for food or breeding, such the humpback whale and emperor penguin, are most at risk from the predicted effects of climate change, finds a new study...

New Method To Determine Gray Whale’s Age Is Crucial To Understanding Population’s Health

If you see a gray whale cruising offshore, it’s fairly easy to guess, based on little more than its size, whether it’s an adult or a juvenile. But without digging through a dead whale’s...

Holding Back The Tide – Sydney’s Battle Against Climate Change And Coastal Surges

For the past 25 years I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy a spectacular view of Collaroy-Narrabeen beach from my old wooden house tucked into the northern slopes of Mt Ramsay. I survey a gorgeous,...

Sea Change – Danni Washington

On this episode of the Sea Change podcast, Jenna Valente is joined by Danni Washington, the co-founder of Big Blue and You, Co-creator of Sea Youth Rise Up, a science communicator, an ocean advocate,...

2018 Was The Hottest Year For Our World’s Oceans, And We’ll Be Feeling It For A Long Time

Earth’s oceans are warmer now than at any point since humans started systematically tracking their temperatures, according to research published on January 16 in Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. The oceans have sopped up more than...

Illegal Fishing Hotspots Uncovered By Tracking Fuel Tankers

Fuel tankers may help track down illegal fishing and unravel the criminal networks behind it, according to an Australian study. Across the world’s oceans, up to US $23-billion is lost annually to illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU)...

New Study Unveils Juvenile Emperor Penguins’ First Journey To Sea

Emperor penguin chicks hatch into one of Earth’s most inhospitable places—the frozen world of Antarctica. Childhood in this environment is harsh and lasts only about five months, when their formerly doting parents leave the...

Australia In Danger Of ‘Loving Beaches To Death’ – By Fostering Conservation We Can Turn The Tide For Wildlife

Australia has so many beaches, you could visit a different one every day for 30 years if you chose to – 10,685 around the mainland and Tasmanian coasts alone, according to the University of Sydney’s coastal...

Recycling Isn’t Enough: Zero-Packaging Stores Show How We Can Move Past Our Addiction To Single-Use Plastics

Wrapped, sealed, boxed, cling-filmed and vacuum packed. We have become used to consumables being packaged in every way imaginable. The history of “packaging” goes back to the first human settlements. First leaves, gourds and animals...

Indonesian Pole-And-Line Tuna Fishery Achieves Remarkable Victory

Indonesia, the world’s largest tuna fishing nation, has pulled out all the stops in recent years to transform the health of an industry blighted by depleted stocks and illegal poaching. Measures by the government...