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March, 2019

  • 5 March

    Ocean heat waves are killing underwater life, threatening biodiversity

    A new study published today in Nature Climate Change found that the occurrences of marine heat waves have substantially grown in the past three decades, and it’s becoming clearer how deadly warmer temperatures are for biodiversity.

  • 2 March

    Warming oceans are depleting global fish stocks

    According to a new study, increased temperatures shrank the number of fish hauled from the ocean by 4.1% between 1930 and 2010 — that’s without taking into account overfishing which is still the primary threat to fish stocks.

  • 1 March

    Despite export bans global seahorse trade continues

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    The new research from UBC indicates that many nations with bans apparently continued to export dried seahorses, thus neither meeting their obligations under CITES nor enforcing the trade bans.

February, 2019