Posts Tagged ‘Marine’

 

Designating MPAs may have unseen political effects

Thursday, October 18th, 2018
The designation and management of MPAs is frequently not representative, often marginalising local or indigenous people, details this article from The Conversation. Zones of ocean known as Marine Protected Areas...
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Government to environmentally assess UK seas

Friday, October 12th, 2018
Defra prioritises post-Brexit fisheries plan and protection of UK’s coldwater reefs, promising data from environmental assessment of UK seas will be made publicly available online, explains this piece from The...
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Project seeks to boost rare pearl mussels

Friday, September 14th, 2018
A project in the Highlands is helping to spread freshwater pearl mussels to parts of rivers where the rare shellfish are currently not found. Poaching, loss of habitat and pollution...
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Why are beaked whales stranding again?

Monday, September 10th, 2018
             Cuvier’s beaked whale on Baleshare, North Uist, 10/8/2018 © Sarah Dolman/ WDC Since early August, a minimum of 38 Cuvier's beaked whales have stranded, dead, on the coasts of...
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What did the dolphin say to the porpoise?

Monday, September 3rd, 2018
A dolphin in Scotland's Firth of Clyde may be exchanging messages with porpoises. The dolphin, named Kylie, usually makes clicking sounds with a frequency of around 100KHz. But after interacting...
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