Terramar's The Daily Catch

Indonesian Pole-And-Line Tuna Fishery Achieves Remarkable Victory

Indonesia, the world’s largest tuna fishing nation, has pulled out all the stops in recent years to transform the health of an industry blighted by depleted stocks and illegal poaching. Measures by the government...

Sea Turtles Poisoned By The Florida Red Tide Are Getting A New Treatment

It was evening when the patient came in. He’d been spotted floating in the surf off a beach in Captiva, Florida, unresponsive and immobile, and was rushed to the nearest clinic. A large adult...

Moving Towards A Circular Economy – Tackling The Problem Of Recycling Plastics

Why has the world continued to increase consumption of plastic materials when at the same time, environmental and human health concerns over their use have grown? One answer is they are immensely useful to...

Antarctica Is Losing Six Times More Ice Than It Was 40 Years Ago

Antarctica experienced a sixfold increase in yearly ice mass loss between 1979 and 2017, according to a study published today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Glaciologists from the University of California, Irvine,...

For Those In Peril On The Sea! – American Shoreline Podcast

On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham introduce Robert Frump and his new show Ship to Shore, ASPN’s newest show covering the fascinating world of shipping, ports, and...

More Waste Brine Is Produced By Desalination Plants Than Previously Thought

As clean freshwater has become scarcer around the world—especially in arid regions such as the Middle East and North Africa—those countries that can afford it have increasingly turned to desalination. That energy-intensive process extracts salt from sea (or...

The Indian Ocean Region Could Soon Play A Lead Role In World Affairs – Here’s Why

In recent days, Australia’s foreign minister Marise Payne announced efforts to strengthen Australia’s involvement in the Indian Ocean region, and the importance of working with India in defence and other activities. Speaking at the Raisina...

Warming Of The Upper Ocean Is Making Waves Stronger

Sea level rise puts coastal areas at the forefront of the impacts of climate change, but new research shows they face other climate-related threats as well. In a study published January 14 in Nature Communications,...

Loons Are Running Into Trouble With Wind Farms In The German North Sea

Wind turbines don’t just wallop birds that collide with their spinning blades, they also shift where birds choose to fly and land. A new study shows that wind farms in the German North Sea have squeezed...

The Soft Edge – World Ocean Radio

How do we protect ourselves and our properties from storm surge and sea level rise? Last week we discussed the hard edge strategy of dikes, dams, gates and walls as barriers to the ocean....