Marine Ecology

Marine Ecology

Sri Lanka facing marine disaster from burning ship: official

Sri Lanka is facing its worst beach pollution crisis as tonnes of plastic waste from a burning container ship wash ashore, a senior environment official said Saturday

Sri Lanka facing marine disaster from burning ship: official

Dolphin dies in Bagerhat river

A freshwater dolphin died in the Panguchi River in Bagerhat’s Morelganj upazila on Tuesday

Dolphin dies in Bagerhat river

World Biodiversity Day

More wild animals killed during pandemic

Human interference in nature has decreased due to lockdowns and various other reasons in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. As a result, in several parts of the world, biodiversity has gained a new ...

More wild animals killed during pandemic

Khurshed Alam elected IOCINDIO's chairperson

Rear admiral (Retd) Md Khurshed Alam, secretary (maritime affairs unit) at the the foreign ministry, has been elected as the chairperson of the IOC Regional Committee for the Central Indian Ocean ...

Rear admiral (Retd) Md. Khurshed Alam

Hatchery reviving Britain’s near-extinct local oysters

In Europe as a whole, the population of this oyster species has fallen by 90 per cent since the end of the 19th century, according to the University of Portsmouth, and is almost extinct in some ...

 PHD student in marine biology, Monica Fabra displays a British native oyster at an oyster hatchery, which aims to reintroduce millions of the European flat oysters (ostrea edulis) to the region, at the Portsmouth University's Institute of Marine Sciences in Southsea, Portsmouth, southeast England, on 6 April 2021

Whale chorus reveals how climate change may be shifting migration

The recordings gathered during the 2018-2019 winter in the freezing cold Arctic waters off Canada proved that a population of bowhead whales had skipped their usual migration south

Whale chorus reveals how climate change may be shifting migration

Another dead whale washes up on Cox's Bazar beach

Two dead whales have washed up on the same stretch of Bangladesh coastline in two days, officials said Saturday, raising suggestions that they were killed by sea pollution.

Another dead whale washes up on Cox's Bazar beach

Galapagos airport staff find 185 tortoises in suitcase

Staff at an airport on the Galapagos Islands found 185 tortoises in a suitcase that was heading for Ecuador's mainland, environment authorities said on Sunday

Galapagos airport staff find 185 tortoises in suitcase

Endangered leatherback turtles hatch in Ecuador

Nine leatherback turtles -- the largest endangered marine turtle in the world -- were hatched along the coast of Ecuador, the Ministry of Environment said

Endangered leatherback turtles hatch in Ecuador

Corals can bounce back from bleaching, if humans don’t ruin it: study

Researchers tracked corals of the Kiritimati atoll in the Pacific Ocean through the longest tropical heatwave on record, expecting the reefs to suffer mass bleaching

A handout combination of pictures released on 8 December 2020 by Marine Ecology and Conservation section of the biology department at the University of Victoria shows a comparison between two views of the same coral reef on Kiritimati (or Christmas Island coral atoll in the northern Line Islands part of the Republic of Kiribati) photographed before and after the marine heatwave and strong 2015/2016 El Nino: in May 2015 (L), and in June 2018 (R)
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