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Island Restoration Would Help Slow Global Rate of Extinction
  • Introduced invasive species have been responsible for hundreds of extinctions, the majority of these on islands.
Galápagos Islands Have Nearly 10 Times More Alien Marine Species Than Once Thought

Over 50 non-native species have found their way to the Galápagos Islands, almost 10 times more than scientists previously thought, reports a new study in Aquatic Invasions published Thursday, March 28.

Landmark Study of World’s Longest Migrating Seabird Reveals New Insights

Data from a landmark study of the world’s longest migrating seabird reveals how overland migration is an integral part of their amazing journey.

For the Few or the Many: How Effective are Marine Reserves at Restoring Lost ‘Communities’?

In a new analysis of the effectiveness of marine protected areas worldwide, University of Massachusetts Amherst marine ecologist Brian Cheng and colleagues report that reserves not only replenish target fish populations, they also restore ecological functioning. However, not all reserves performed equally well.

European Parliament Seals Ban on Throwaway Plastics By 2021

On Wednesday, Parliament approved a new law banning single-use plastic items such as plates, cutlery, straws and cotton buds sticks

Scientists Map Out How to Protect Third of the World’s Oceans by 2030

Scientists at the University of York have mapped out how to protect over a third of the world’s oceans by 2030, in order to safeguard wildlife and mitigate the impacts of climate change.

Revolutionary New Mapping Set to Improve Great Barrier Reef Management

For the first time, the Great Barrier Reef will be mapped in unprecedented 3D detail thanks to a collaboration between Australia’s lead managers of the Reef and spatial experts.

Unique Oil-Eating Bacteria Found in World's Deepest Ocean Trench

Scientists from the University of East Anglia have discovered a unique oil eating bacteria in the deepest part of the Earth's oceans -- the Mariana Trench.

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