Terramar's The Daily Catch

New Technology Shines Light On Slave Labor Used To Catch Fish At Sea

New technology is making advocates and law enforcement optimistic that they might finally have a chance at freeing men held captive at sea on large commercial fishing vessels. The men [and it is almost always...

Atlantic Ocean ‘Running Out Of Breathe’ – New Research Program Launched To Assess Its Health

A huge international research programme has been launched to assess the health of the Atlantic Ocean. The iAtlantic project is the biggest ever mounted in the planet’s second largest ocean. It involves more than...

Cape Cod Learns To Live With Rise Of Great White Sharks Off Coast

When beachgoers arrive at Cahoon Hollow Beach in Wellfleet on Massachusetts’ Cape Cod peninsula, the first thing they see is a large sign displaying a photo of a great white shark. “WARNING” it reads....

Supersize My Seabream – Gene Editing Technology To Give Japan’s Coveted Red Seabream A Bodybuilding Boost

When Kisenosato Yutaka became the first Japanese-born sumo wrestler in two decades to win a grand champion title, he proudly posed for photographers at a press conference. Like any victorious athlete displaying a trophy,...

Lost At Sea – World Ocean Radio

Visiting coastal graveyards in Ireland some years ago, World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill observed the many stones of sailors lost at sea and began to contemplate the coastal ports in the United States,...

Enough Floating Plastic Could Change The Sea – Altering Physical Properties Of Water Beneath

Some damage caused by plastic waste is dramatic and well known: every year, plastic is an accomplice in the deaths of millions of marine birds, mammals, turtles, and fish. But as new research suggests, plastic...

Australia’s Iconic Coastal Lifestyle Has A Serious Poo Problem

Australians love our iconic coastal lifestyle. So many of our settlements are spread along our huge coastline. Real estate prices soar where we can catch a view of the water. But where there are...

Thresher Shark Tales From The Philippines – Conservation In Action

This post is one of a series on projects supported by the Anderson Cabot Center’s Marine Conservation Action Fund (MCAF). Through MCAF, Anderson Cabot Center supports researchers, conservationists, and grassroots organizations around the world...

To Defend Against Predators, Seaweed And Sea Slugs Rely On Toxic Bacteria

Plants, animals and even microbes that live on coral reefs have evolved a rich variety of defense strategies to protect themselves from predators. Some have physical defenses like spines and camouflage. Others have specialized...

Nature Based Resiliency with Shannon Cunniff, EDF – American Shoreline Podcast

Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome Shannon Cunniff to the show and dive deep into the issue of coastal resiliency, risk management, federal flood policy, and why we continue to see imprudent development on...