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Reigning in Japan’s New Whaling Program

Photo: AFP Photo/Sea Shepherd Australia/Glenn Locktich

Reigning in Japan’s New Whaling Program

Source: Brisbane Times/Andrew Darby - September 17, 2014

An international struggle is under way over attempts to rein in Japan's plans for a new Antarctic lethal whaling "research" program.

A proposal to tightly more…

Freediving with Whales

Photo: Brandon Cole

Freediving with Whales

Source: BBC News/James Nestor - September 17, 2014

Whales are extremely shy animals, making it hard to study them in their natural habitat. But a group of marine scientists has managed to record more…

Colossal Squid Caught, Examination Streamed Online

Photo: New Zealand Ministry of Fisheries

Colossal Squid Caught, Examination Streamed Online

Source: AP/Nick Perry - September 17, 2014

It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew more…

Australia’s Coastal Trash is Homegrown Problem

Photo: Sarah Bayles

Australia’s Coastal Trash is Homegrown Problem

Source: Voice of America/Phil Mercer - September 17, 2014

SYDNEY-The world's largest survey of coastal trash has found that illegal dumping is a main source of rubbish on beaches in Australia.

Researchers combed the more…

Calling All Aspiring Journalists

Calling All Aspiring Journalists

The TerraMar Team - September 16, 2014

Announcing the Junior Editor Section
We are excited to announce a new component to The Daily Catch exclusively for aspiring journalists that are still in school: the more…

Need or Greed?

Need or Greed?

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - September 16, 2014

Transcript:
I’m Peter Neill, Director of the World Ocean Observatory.

Over the decade since the founding of the World Ocean Observatory, I have more…

Record Setting Ocean Temperatures in Gulf of Alaska Bring New Fish

Photo: NOAA

Record Setting Ocean Temperatures in Gulf of Alaska Bring New Fish

Source: Washington Post/Elahe Izadi - September 16, 2014

Something odd is happening in Northern Pacific waters: They're heating up. In fact, it hasn't been this warm in parts of the Gulf of Alaska for this long more…

Climate Change Makes ‘Sailing the Arctic Race’ Possible

Photo: Eric Brossier

Climate Change Makes ‘Sailing the Arctic Race’ Possible

Source: CNN/Ollie Williams - September 16, 2014

(CNN) -- Robert Molnar has a vision: an ocean race from New York to the Canadian Pacific city of Victoria, via the Arctic.
"Because of climate more…

Ban on Sharks and Manta Rays a Win for Conservation

Photo: Gregory Sweeney

Ban on Sharks and Manta Rays a Win for Conservation

Source: BBC News/Matt McGrath - September 16, 2014

All trade in five named species of sharks is to be regulated from now on, in a significant step forward for conservation.
Without a permit more…

Massive Search Effort Becomes Unprecedented Science Mission

Photo: Reuters

Massive Search Effort Becomes Unprecedented Science Mission

Source: Fox News/Steve Dorsey - September 16, 2014

In the six months of searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, investigators haven’t found a trace of the Boeing 777, but they have made groundbreaking more…