On the Tide

The blog of Marine Conservation Institute

A Letter on Ocean Acidification

The following is a letter from ocean champions Randy Repass and Sally-Christine Rodgers of West Marine and Oceana. I hope you will read their letter and consider contacting your representatives in Congress and ask them to do something about ocean acidification. Here’s the letter: We are both lifelong boaters. What we have learned from sailing … Continue reading A Letter on Ocean Acidification

British sea bed ‘trawled into a wasteland’

Times OnlineJonathan Leake, Environment Editor THOUGH still an island, Britain is now surrounded by desert. New research has shown that repeated trawling has turned much of the sea bed around the UK into a barren wasteland. Scientists using deep sea photography and painstaking analysis of hundreds of years of fishing records have discovered an underwater … Continue reading British sea bed ‘trawled into a wasteland’