Marine Biology Current Events is our marine biology news page. It offers news about scientific discoveries and interesting current events in marine biology — anything relating to the world's seas and oceans (and sometimes lakes and rivers, too). This page sometimes links to interesting stories on other websites.
A more selective way to kill invasives
A new study suggests that electric shock is a better way to cull non-native fish in small streams/ Read more...
Sea turtles: Legal harvest
42 countries or territories around the world permit the harvest of sea turtles – and estimates that more than 42,000 turtles are caught each year by these fisheries.
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Palau's reefs: Resistant to acid water
Marine scientists working on the coral reefs of Palau have made two unexpected discoveries that could provide insight into corals' resistance and resilience to ocean acidification. Read more…
Southern Right Whales: Dying in Argentine Patagonia
The southern right whales that use Península Valdés, Argentina as a nursery ground have suffered the largest mortality event ever recorded. Read more …
Charcoal from forest fires: Big factor in marine carbon cycle New research shows that charcoal from forest fires is being dumped in vast quantities into the world's oceans. Read more …
Whale shark conservation: Help from holiday photos Researchers are forwarding whale shark conservation by using photos vacationers snapped on holiday. Read more …
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