Explore the complex issue of by-catch in commercial fishing and its impact on marine biodiversity. Learn about accidental catches of non-target species, including endangered marine mammals, sea turtles, and seabirds. Discover the consequences of by-catch on marine ecosystems and the efforts to minimize these unintended impacts through sustainable fishing practices and technological innovations. Explore the role of public awareness and consumer choices in promoting responsible seafood consumption and supporting sustainable fisheries. Stay informed about global initiatives to reduce by-catch and protect marine life from unnecessary harm.
Read More: Shark Nets in Australia – Understanding their Impact on Marine Life and Beach Safety
Over the past month, a heart-wrenching incident occurred as a baby dolphin and three young whales became entangled in shark control equipment off Queensland’s coast. The dolphin suffered critical injuries due to a drumline hook through its side, while two whales were eventually released, and one tragically drowned. Witnessing such cruel by-catch events, coupled with…
Hidden amidst the sands of Changi’s shoreline, a sea anemone bearing a resemblance to a light-colored strawberry has recently been recognized as a novel species by local researchers. Unveiling the Mysteries of the Tiger Anemone Dubbed the “tiger anemone” due to its distinctive striping and its aptitude to consume prey larger than its size, the… READ MORE >>>>
A Breathtaking Natural Event Witnessed by Researchers Andi Cross & Janine Barker Having lived in Australia for five years and immersed myself in its oceanic environment, it was inevitable that I would hear stories about South Australia. Splitting opinions, half the people I engaged with were captivated by this oceanic realm, while the other half… READ MORE >>>>
New research suggests that Earth’s oceans are experiencing a shift in color, and climate breakdown is likely the driving force behind this phenomenon. The once deep blue sea is gradually transforming into a greener hue, particularly in low latitude regions near the equator. The Significance of Ocean Color “The significance of this issue lies not… READ MORE >>>>
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