Terramar's The Daily Catch

Scuba Diver Determined To Rid Ocean Of Plastic – Twillingate’s Harbour Hero

Waves of Change is a CBC series exploring the single-use plastic we’re discarding, and why we need to clean up our act. You can be part of the community discussion by joining our Facebook group....

International Sea Turtles Traveling The World Experience Inconsistent National Marine Protections

Leatherback turtles—nearly two meters long and weighing up to 500 kilograms—are built to move. They are the only sea turtle to have tough, ridged, rubbery skin instead of a hard shell, and their streamlined...

The Most Detailed Insight Into Trawl Fishing’s Impact On Our Oceans – Using High Res Data

About a quarter of the world’s seafood caught in the ocean comes from bottom trawling, a method that involves dragging a net along the ocean’s shelves and slopes to scoop up shrimp, cod, rockfish,...

Protecting Wetlands Is Crucial To Save Communities From Hurricanes And Storms

2017 was the worst year on record for hurricane damage in Texas, Florida and the Caribbean from Harvey, Irma and Maria. We had hoped for a reprieve this year, but less than a month after Hurricane Florence devastated...

Santa Cruz Is Sinking Into The Pacific – Famed California Beach Town At Risk From Climate Change

On a recent overcast October afternoon, yet another section of West Cliff Drive, the premier seafront street in Santa Cruz, California, was roped off as workers toiled to prevent it from crumbling into the Pacific...

Oysters Are At Serious Risk From Climate Change In The Next 20 Years

Climate change’s effect on coastal ecosystems is very likely to increase mortality risks of adult oyster populations in the next 20 years. That is the finding of a new study led by the University...

Expert Says US Executive Order On Oceans Neglects The Arctic

In June 2018, President Trump signed a new executive order on ocean policy that highlights maritime business. It replaced a previous executive order on oceans issued by President Obama in 2010 and focused on...

Dolphins And Whales Fight Disease Through An Evolutionary Arms Race

Dolphins, whales and other cetaceans are susceptible to many of the same health hazards as humans including mercury, brevotoxin (e.g. Red Tide), and lobomycosis. They also serve as important sentinel species to highlight concerns...

Nova Scotia Scientists And Surfers Worry About Research Team’s Shark-Luring Tactics

A research team that’s throwing bait into Nova Scotia waters in search of great white sharks is worrying some South Shore residents who say they’re drawing the creatures way too close to busy recreational beaches....

Scientists Find That Southern Ocean Acidification Is Intensified By Strong Winds

Antarctica has a current that circles the landmass as part of the Southern Ocean. This current is called the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. When the westerly winds strengthen during the Southern Hemisphere’s summer, waters south...