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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 restrict any nation's ability to issue scientific permits without full review by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) is under pressure at the organisation's meeting in Portoroz, Slovenia.

"Australia won a 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. 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…

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…

TMP

TMP Interview with MPA News

TMP Interview with MPA News

Source: MPA News - August 11, 2014

NGO aims to build "voice" for high seas, including support for MPAs and a UN Sustainable Development Goal

The TerraMar Project, a US-based NGO, is 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┬áto┬áThe Daily Catch exclusively for aspiring journalists that are still in school: the more…

The Arctic Council

The Arctic Council

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - September 17, 2014

In 1996, the high level intergovernmental Arctic Council was formed to promote cooperation and interaction among the Arctic states. In this episode of more…