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Special Issue: Ocean Sound

This year’s special issue reports on the organizations and technologies that are mapping the soundscape of our unsilent seas, and revealing some surprising discoveries along the way.

New Global Commitment Report Reveals Progress Towards Eliminating Plastic Pollution
  • Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UN Environment Programme publish first annual New Plastics Economy Global Commitment progress report
Satellites are Key to Monitoring Ocean Carbon

Satellites now play a key role in monitoring carbon levels in the oceans, but we are only just beginning to understand their full potential.

Migratory Birds are Worse off in West Africa

Research undermines widely held idea that favorable conditions in winter habitat make up for the long, arduous migratory flights

New Global Initiatives in Pursuit of Mapping Entire Ocean Floor

Three new global initiatives for mapping the world’s entire ocean floor have been announced in London at a special conference organized by The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project, the international collaborative project to produce a complete, freely available map of the seafloor by the year 2030.

Prey-Size Plastics are Invading Larval Fish Nurseries

New research shows that many larval fish species from different ocean habitats are ingesting plastics in their preferred nursery habitat.

Whale Shark Hot Spot Offers New Conservation Insights

An international team of marine scientists have completed a six-year whale shark study. The study used a novel combination of several monitoring techniques, including state-of-the-art acoustic and satellite tracking technologies. The study examined a potential whale shark nursery in the Red Sea, offering insights for conservation.

Ocean Could Be Key to Future Food Security

A new scientific paper written for the High Level Panel a Sustainable Ocean Economy finds that, with better management and technological innovation, the ocean could provide over six times more food than it does today - more than two thirds of the animal protein that will be needed to feed the future global population, according to estimates from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

EuroSea: Gathering More Knowledge for a Sustainable Use of the Ocean

A new EU project funded with 12m Euros will provide new insight into making ocean observation more efficient

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