Terramar's The Daily Catch

Innovation in DNA Testing Technology Could Provide Faster Way To Illicit Illegal Shark Fins

For customs agents and fisheries regulators fighting the shark fin trade, a recent innovation in DNA testing technology could significantly tilt the playing field in their favor. A group of American scientists has developed...

New Study Reveals Microplastics In Every Marine Mammal To Wash Up On UK’s Shores

Microplastics have been found in the guts of every marine mammal examined in a new study of animals washed up on Britain’s shores. Researchers from the University of Exeter and Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML)...

Researchers Investigate ‘Alarming Rate’ Of Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles Becoming Stranded In Cape Cod Bay

The number of cold-stunning and stranding events among juvenile Kemp’s ridley sea turtles, one of the world’s most endangered species, is increasing at an “alarming” rate and has moved north from Long Island Sound...

Why Our Ocean’s Plastic Crisis Isn’t Solely The Fault Of The Global South

Our oceans are littered with plastics. Indeed, we are regularly exposed to images and stories of whales and sea turtles choking to death on plastic trash. Ocean plastic is clearly a problem but what...

The Surfing Cowboy, Ellis Pickett – American Shoreline Podcast

On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham meet up with Ellis Pickett, the Founding Chairman of the Surfrider Foundation in Texas and current Chairman of the Texas Upper...

Legal Challenge On The Great Barrier Reef Aims To End The Senseless Killing Of Sharks

Environmentalists will on Wednesday launch a legal challenge aiming to stop the legal killing of sharks, including several protected species, in the world-heritage listed Great Barrier Reef marine park. The Queensland government runs a shark control...

Scientists Wiretap Minke Whales To Reveal Secretive Communications Of World’s Smallest Baleen Whale

The world’s oceans are full of loud and complex noises caused by everything from shipping to pile driving, seismic surveys to military sonar. Marine mammals are also capable of some amazingly powerful sounds—be it...

Artificial Beach Building Is Keeping The US Atlantic Coast Above Sea Level

The artificial build-up of beaches is buffering the U.S. Atlantic coastline against the effects of sea level rise, but that benefit may not last as sand gets harder to come by in the coming...

Scientist At Work – Meet A Deep Sea Geologist Who Explores Submarine Volcanoes

Staring up into the night sky as a kid and wondering what was out there started my journey to a career that involves diving in a cramped submersible vessel into the darkness of the...

Getting The Scoop – Ship To Shore Maritime Podcast

Welcome to Ship to Shore, ASPN’s ports, shipping, and maritime podcast. On this, the maiden voyage of the show, host Robert Frump welcomes his friend and former colleague Andrew Maykuth to the show to...