Posts Tagged ‘Community’

 

Giving teeth to marine protected areas

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Pair trawling is when two ships travel in parallel several hundred metres apart towing a huge net which indiscriminately scoops up marine animals in its path. Our planet’s oceans are…

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Citizen Science Comes of Age

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Increasingly, scientists are relying on data gathered by volunteers to make their research happen. A team of seven scuba divers crawled along the seafloor in a shallow bay off Tasmania,…

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A local view helps the fight for the ocean

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

A local view helps fight the effects of climate change on the ocean, says this article from The Conversation. In 2011, a marine heatwave hit the west coast of Australia leading…

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FFI: Scotland’s kelp forests

Friday, December 28th, 2018

As we move towards the end of 2018, here’s a look back at one of the biggest community campaigns of the year – protecting Scotland’s kelp forests – and the…

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Calum Duncan: Oceans need protection

Monday, December 17th, 2018

From the air we breathe to the food we eat, Scotland needs oceans full of life. Yet they are struggling. With the tide of ocean plastics awareness, resistance to mechanically…

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SCA: Coastal communities keep their kelp

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

                      Kelp forest at Loch Laxford © George Stoyle – SNH Flickr   Scottish Community Alliance (SCA) is a network of national networks, all of which have community-based memberships.  The…

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