Terramar's The Daily Catch

World’s Coastal Mangrove Forests Are Being Mapped As ‘Blue Carbon’ Hot Spots

Human actions have boosted carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere to levels higher than any measured over the last 160,000 years. Rising concern over the risk of severe impacts from climate change is spurring research...

Fish Kill Events In NSW Spur Government Recovery Action

More fish kill events are expected in New South Wales’s inland rivers in coming days as temperatures rise in the state’s west followed by a forecast cool period, the agriculture minister, David Littleproud, has...

American Shoreline Podcast Network – Government Shutdown

Welcome to the Friday Happy Hour, a periodic commentary micopod from the hosts of ASPN. On this special Gov’t ****down episode, Jenna Valente, the host of the Sea Change Podcast and full-time ocean policy...

Millions Captivated By Webcam Footage Of Endangered Albatross Colony

Millions of amateur naturalists around the world have been tuning in to the secret lives of albatrosses as New Zealand rangers employ YouTube in a bid to save the mysterious giant sea birds. New Zealand conservation teams...

Ocean Temperatures Rising Faster Than Predicted – Study Shows Sea Levels To Rise 30cm By End Of Century

The world’s oceans are warming at a faster rate than previously estimated, new research has found, raising fresh concerns over the rapid progress of climate change. Warming oceans take up more space, a process...

Why So Many Of Us Wanted To Believe In An Ocean Cleanup Tech Solution That Just Broke

A much-lauded multimillion-dollar device intended to purge the Pacific Ocean of its plastic waste has broken, as experts suspected it would, NBC News reports. The device is now being towed to port in Hawaii for repairs, highlighting how a project’s hype...

Murky Water Keeps Fish On Edge – How Water Quality Affects The Health Of Anemonefish

A study led by researchers at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University found fish become anxious and more cautious when water quality is degraded by sediment, an...

The Caribbean Is Ripe For Offshore Aquaculture – Researchers Find A Wealth Of Potential In The Region

There are only so many fish in the sea. And our appetite for seafood has already stressed many wild fisheries to the breaking point. Meanwhile, the planet’s growing population will only further increase the...

Sea Change – Modern Day Conservation Renaissance Woman

On this episode of the Sea Change podcast, Jenna Valente speaks with Lindsay Hirt about her work in environmental education. As a marine biologist and 8th grade science teacher, Lindsay spends one half of...

This Natural Coral Reef Thermostat Is Being Broken By Climate Change

The 2,300-kilometer Great Barrier Reef fringing Australia’s northeast coast might function like a giant thermostat, regulating the temperature of its environment. Yet as scientists work to uncover more about this built-in mechanism, climate change...