Tide Pool Monitoring with Ocean Sanctuaries

Tide Pool Monitoring with Ocean Sanctuaries

“With growing concern globally about climate change and ocean acidification, it becomes  critical for the field of marine citizen science to contribute ways for the public to monitor the effects of such changes on various ‘keystone’ ocean species.”   Tide...
Drones Discover Antarctica’s Newest Penguin Colony

Drones Discover Antarctica’s Newest Penguin Colony

A recent post brought disturbing news of the tragic loss of thousands of Adelie penguin chicks because of changing sea ice conditions. Today we can share the happier news of drones discovering Antarctic’s newest penguin colony . The Danger Islands located on...
Update: New Marine Protected Areas Created in Brazil

Update: New Marine Protected Areas Created in Brazil

In late February, we reported on Protected Areas in Brazil. At the time, the nation had only 1.5% of its jurisdictional waters under protection. However, the Brazilian government was considering proposals to establish a mosaic of MPAs. The Brazilian President promised...