News Clips for January 29, 2010

Marine Protected Areas Beach Watch puts 16 years of observations in the public’s hands – Coastsider News The Beach Watch shoreline-monitoring program is a partnership of the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and the Farallones Marine Sanctuary. EBM ROOSEVELT & WALSH: Fishy agreement between Obama and Bush – Washington Times With NOAA’s December … Continue reading News Clips for January 29, 2010

News Clips for Jan. 27, 2010

High Seas Experts Develop Deep-Sea Simulator – news.softpedia.com Geoscientists at the University of Chicago in Illinois (UCI) have recently been able to develop a new type of machine for conducting scientific simulations. The device is able to faithfully replicate the conditions present in the deep-sea, ranging from temperature to pressure and more. Understanding human threats … Continue reading News Clips for Jan. 27, 2010

News Clips for January 21, 2010

Ocean Acidification · Pacific’s rising acid levels threatening marine life – Seattle Times The most extensive survey of pH levels in the Pacific Ocean confirms what spot measurements have suggested: From Hawaii to Alaska, the upper reaches of the sea are becoming more acidic in concert with rising carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. · Enviro … Continue reading News Clips for January 21, 2010

News Clips for January 20, 2010

Fish nets snaring false killer whales in Hawaii –Los Angeles Times President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts – Broadway World Marine Mammals Commission nominees include Daryl J. Boness, chairman, and Michael F. Tillman, member. House Dems opposed to Obama’s proposed spending freeze – The Hill Key members of the House Appropriations and Budget committees … Continue reading News Clips for January 20, 2010

News Clips, January 19, 2010

Fishers’ federation protests Coral Triangle Summit – Business Mirror LOCAL fishers’ federation, the Tambuyog Development Center (TDC), is planning to stage a protest rally when the two-day Coral Triangle Summit opens today at the Shangri-La Hotel in Makati. This developed even as the TDC criticized organizers of the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) for focusing on … Continue reading News Clips, January 19, 2010

News Clips for January 15, 2010

Endangered Species: Navy discusses potential environmental effects from training activities – kodiakdailymirror.com Commission paper warns of critical loss of species – European Voice The Agency That Wrestles With Wayward Birds and Vanishing Coastlines – New York Times Sea slug surprise: It’s half-plant, half-animal – MSNBC (A green sea slug appears to be part animal, part … Continue reading News Clips for January 15, 2010

News clips for Thursday, January 14, 2010

Endangered Species: Cold water killing turtles, marine life – Sarasota Herald-Tribune WWF: Enough talk on bluefin tuna – The World Wildlife Fund is targeting France, which is set to decide on Wednesday whether to support an international trade ban on Atlantic bluefin tuna. Too scared of fishermen to protect tuna – European Voice EBM: “Illinois … Continue reading News clips for Thursday, January 14, 2010