5 - 8 December 2017, Berlin, Germany
20 - 24 November 2017, South Africa
A more acidic ocean under climate change threatens to reconfigure entire ecosystems by advantaging some fish species to the detriment of others, a new study has found. The research is one of only a few that go beyond the lab to study how species interactions are changing in nature under more ext ...
A solitary fossil unearthed in Utah's Antimony Canyon reveals a long-extinct marine creature previously unknown to science.Resembling a dainty tulip bloom or an elegant white-wine glass, the 500-million-year-old bottom-feeder called Siphusauctum lloydguntheri looked uniquely ready for a romantic ...
Tough species of corals can go mobile and lay the foundations for new reefs in otherwise inhospitable areas, a study shows.Scientists have discovered that the rolling and resilient corals can act as a base upon which other corals attach and build reefs by creating their own stable habitats.
Sponges encrusting deep-sea, metal-filled rocks were identified as a new species, in part due to their dense mass of star-shaped parts called spicules, seen in closeup here.
The tiny Pacific island nation of Niue has plans to create a huge marine sanctuary to combat overfishing. It's one of several marine protected areas announced over past weeks.
50 years ago, Malta stood proudly on the global stage on Ocean protection. At the United Nations in 1967, Malta’s own Arvid Pardo became known as the ‘father of the law of the sea conference’. This conference, and Pardo’s work, set in place the laws that still govern our planet’s seas and oceans.
The fishing industry says it's looking for a solution to help prevent North Atlantic right whales from enduring painful, and sometimes deadly, entanglements with fishing gear.