Terramar's The Daily Catch

What An Invasion Of Polar Bears In Russia Reveals About The Climate Crisis

Polar bears prowling around a children’s playground. Polar bears lumbering along the corridors of apartment blocks and offices. Polar bears descending on a sleepy Russian town in their dozens. To state the obvious: polar...

Discovery Of New Deep Sea Animals Warrants Expanded Protections In Costa Rican Waters

A three week expedition off the coast of Costa Rica has just expanded our knowledge of deep sea ecosystems in the region. Led by Dr. Erik Cordes, Temple University, the scientists aboard research vessel...

Scientists Show Tropical Reefs Can Host Either Coral Or Seaweed Communities Under The Same Conditions

Tropical reefs are vulnerable ecosystems, sensitive to a variety of environmental conditions and disturbances, which can change their composition from vibrant coral reefs to vast fields of seaweed or barren rubble. Now researchers at...

Leave Those Fish Alone! Drunk Beachgoers May Be The Toughest Obstacle California Grunion Fish Face

On a moonless summery night in Malibu, California, the beach is mostly quiet. The surfers and sunbathers left hours ago and only a handful of people amble near the pier, talking quietly and watching...

The Political Edge – World Ocean Radio

We continue our thematic overview of the ocean edge this week with a conversation centered around coastal and offshore zones and the politics that define them. The Political Edge is part 6 of a...

Corals Faced With Heat And Disease Are Given A Second Chance Thanks To Probiotics

Corals, like humans, coexist with a host of microbes that help keep them healthy. As climate change continues to heat the ocean, however, coral reefs risk losing their temperature-sensitive microbial defenders, leaving them stressed and more...

Shark Bay – Australia’s Less Famous World Heritage Site Is Facing Catastrophic Risk

The devastating bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef in 2016 and 2017 rightly captured the world’s attention. But what’s less widely known is that another World Heritage-listed marine ecosystem in Australia, Shark Bay, was also recently...

Scientists In Queensland’s Far North Are Cooling Sea Turtle Nests To Save Them

A trial of ways to cool turtle nests is underway in Queensland’s Far North as global warming threatens turtle populations throughout the tropics. Researchers from The University of Queensland and WWF Australia are testing...

Quenching The World’s Thirst Using Seawater Poses Serious Risks As Desalination Dumps Toxic Brine Into Oceans

Growing populations and tightening water supplies have spurred people in many places—including the Middle East, Australia, California and China—to look to the oceans and other salty waters as a source of new drinking water....

Delta Dispatches – American Shoreline Podcast

On this special episode, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome Jacques Hebert and Simone Maloz to the show to introduce themselves and their show, Delta Dispatches, to the ASPN audience. Delta Dispatches has been...