Terramar's The Daily Catch

To Solve Climate Change And Protect Biodiversity, Here’s The $100 Billion Per Year Global Deal For Nature

Earth’s cornucopia of life has evolved over 550 million years. Along the way, five mass extinction events have caused serious setbacks to life on our planet. The fifth, which was caused by a gargantuan...

Florida’s Dreadful 2018 Red Tide Likely Caused By Ocean Circulation

The harmful algae that causes red tide is currently at near undetectable levels in Florida waters compared with the much higher concentrations at this time last year. The red tide algae, Karenia brevis, causes respiratory...

Secrets Of Ancient Skull Evolution Revealed By Studying One Of Ocean’s Living Fossils – The Coelacanth

A new study into one of the world’s oldest types of fish, Coelacanth, provides fresh insights into the development of the skull and brain of vertebrates and the evolution of lobe-finned fishes and land...

Floating Sea Ice Weakens Waves, Helping To Preserve One Of The Most Vulnerable Ecosystems On Our Planet

Roiling ocean waves crash against floating sea ice in the Arctic, breaking it into smaller and smaller pieces. As the ice cracks apart, it yields large stretches of open ocean that give the wind...

Beyonce, Coastal Music, And Looking Ahead To EarthX – American Shoreline Podcast

Tyler and Jenna, two happy hour regulars, meet up and discuss the impact of Beyonce’s new album and Netflix documentary on Jenna’s daily vive over the week. The conversation then shifts to the intersection...

5 Reasons To Have Hope For The Future On Earth Day

This goes out to everyone connected to the sea: the surfers, scientists, fishermen, divers, and concerned citizens around the world. To the people who understand marine environments firsthand, and know that human actions are...

Ocean Animals Help To Store Carbon, So Could Protecting Them Slow Climate Change?

As the prospect of catastrophic effects from climate change becomes increasingly likely, a search is on for innovative ways to reduce the risks. One potentially powerful and low-cost strategy is to recognize and protect...

How Seaweed Can Be Used To Cure Methane Emissions From Cow Burps

Agricultural and marine scientists at the University of California have joined forces to combat one of the greatest sources of methane emissions in California: cow burps. Scientists have found that a certain species of...

Reef Fish Hit By Climate Change Get Some Help From Ocean Currents

Researchers have discovered some good news for fish populations living on coral reefs hit by climate change. Renato Morais is a Ph.D. candidate from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral...

Trump’s Offshore Oil Policy Of Less Safety And More Drilling Is A ‘Recipe For Disaster’

Offshore oil and gas drilling in the US is plagued by “systemic failures” in oversight that are being worsened by Trump administration attempts to expand drilling and roll back safety requirements, a new report has warned....