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Up And Down The Food Chain – World Ocean Radio

Food webs describe who eats whom in an ecological community. In the aquatic food web, humans feed down the food chain, consuming lesser and lesser ocean predators and marine species without a consciousness of...

Subsidies For Commercial Fisheries Are Hurting Not Only The Oceans, But Ourselves Too

Ask people what’s most important to them and there’s a good chance they’ll say, “Staying healthy—and keeping my family healthy.” But they might not realize that the health, economic well-being, and safety of their...

Plastic Drink Bottles Now The Biggest Menace For Waterways – Following Success In Reducing Plastic Bag Waste

Plastic bottles, the detritus of our throwaway water and soft drinks habits, are the most prevalent form of plastic pollution in European waterways, according to a new report. Food wrappers, including crisp and sweet packets,...

Great Barrier Reef Scientists Warn Of Mass Decline In ‘Coral Babies’

The number of new corals on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has plunged by 89% since unprecedented bleaching events in 2016 and 2017, scientists say. The events, which damaged two-thirds of the world’s largest reef...

Tiny Monsters In The Sea – Warming Oceans Are Inviting Pathogens Harmful To Marine Life

In the mid-1980s, Brian Tissot was a graduate student studying black abalone on two islands off the California coast south of San Francisco. He was a dedicated surfer, diver, and adventurer, and looked the...

Communities & Climate Resilience in New Orleans – American Shoreline Podcast

Today’s topic is communities and the coast, with special guest Angela Chalk, Executive Director of Healthy Community Services. Hosted by: Jacques Hebert & Simone Maloz Jacques works as Communications Director for Audubon Louisiana and Restore...

How The Oceans Have Become Increasingly More Hostile To Life As A Result Of Climate Change And Overfishing

Traditionally, the ocean wasn’t all that hostile of a place to live. The species that make the ocean their home have evolved over millennia to thrive in its depths. What seems mind-boggling to us—a fish’s...

Surge Of Great White Sharks Documented Off Cape Cod

They increasingly hunt in the waters off Cape Cod, and sometimes humans get in their way. Last summer, scientist Greg Skomal was one of them. The shark expert has been studying the massive marine...

Years After Unexplained Die-Off, Green Sea Turtles In Australia Struggle

New research is detailing how environmental stressors, including heavy metals, brought on by human activity are harming coastal green sea turtle populations—work that researchers hope will inform conservation efforts going forward. In a study...

Climate Change Is Making Ocean Heatwaves Worse – Great Barrier Reef Corals Struggling To Recover Fast Enough

In the hottest days of Australia’s summer, just after a full moon, the Great Barrier Reef experiences an underwater snowstorm. Along the massive stretch of reefs corals release millions of sticky eggs and sperm that float...