News

260 Chinese fishing boats have been spotted off the coast of the Galapagos Islands, and Ecuadorian officials fear they will harm the area’s precious marine life

A fleet of about 260 Chinese fishing boats was discovered nearly 200 miles off the coast of the Galapagos Islands. Ecuadorian officials say the boats appear every year, and they fear the ships will try to harm the area’s precious marine life, The Guardian reported. Oswaldo Jarrin, Ecuador’s defence minister, […]
260 Chinese fishing boats have been spotted off the coast of the Galapagos Islands, and Ecuadorian officials fear they will harm the area’s precious marine life
Strategy

AMERICAN RESILIENCE: How a small Alaska town fought for survival after the Exxon Valdez Oil spill dumped 11 million gallons of oil into the ocean and nearly wiped out its fishing industry

Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker off the coast of Alaska, hit a reef in March of 1989, spilling more than 11 million gallons of oil into the ocean. The spill’s initial impacts devastated wildlife, killing hundreds of thousands of marine animals and billions of fish eggs. Lingering oil in the […]
AMERICAN RESILIENCE: How a small Alaska town fought for survival after the Exxon Valdez Oil spill dumped 11 million gallons of oil into the ocean and nearly wiped out its fishing industry
Lifestyle

How oysters are farmed in Scotland’s lochs

Local landowner Johnny Noble and marine biologist Andy Lane started the Loch Fyne Oyster Farm in 1978. Since then, they have grown it into a global business. They export internationally to Barbados, South Africa, and Hong Kong, as well as stocking in prestigious London retailers. But what makes these oysters […]
How oysters are farmed in Scotland’s lochs
US

The terrible things that would happen if all the coral reefs died off

We’re currently facing the worst bleaching of coral reefs ever known in history, but what would happen if all the coral reefs died off? We’ve already lost 50% of the world’s coral, and we’re at risk of losing even more. If the world lost all its coral reefs, the results […]
The terrible things that would happen if all the coral reefs died off