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Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
... at KAUST: coral reefs; coastal hydrography; and fisheries
and aquaculture. WHOI also will provide consulta.... The goal of the proposed WHOI-KAUST three-year fisheries
and aquaculture project will be to develop an integrated bioeconomic model of the Red Sea coast of ...
Climate change and permafrost thaw alter greenhouse gas emissions in northern wetlands
... assistant professor of crop and soil sciences and fisheries
and wildlife, found that permafrost degradation has complex impacts on greenhouse gas fluxes from northern wetlands. Their study focused on peatlands, a common type of wetland in boreal regions that slowly accumulates peat, which is an accumulatio...
Penguins march into new park
...or many species that are threatened by the regions fisheries
and energy industry. The new park serves as a nesting and feeding ground for some quarter million pairs of Magellanic penguin, estimated to represent 20 percent of the entire species. The park includes more than 40 small islands, which support the ...
Innovative tagging technique may help researchers better protect fish stocks
...e reserves, the effectiveness of the approach as a fisheries
management tool remains unclear. Simon Thorrold, a...ng them in one location will allow for sustainable fisheries
outside of the reserve boundaries. But such theories are mostly untested and do not necessarily acco...
Indo-Pacific coral reefs disappearing more rapidly than expected
...Bruno said. They provide economic benefits through fisheries
and tourism and serve invaluable services like buf...line could mean the loss of millions of dollars in fisheries
and tourism ,Its like when everything in the forest is gone except for little twigs,a few lone trees...
Satellite tracking will help answer questions about penguin travels
...s and still have enough energy to reproduce. Human fisheries
competing for the same food could make migration even more difficult for them." The project is led by Dee Boersma, a UW biology professor who for 25 years has headed the Magellanic Penguin Project at Punta Tombo, Argentina, the birds' l...
Space-borne sensors help Africa tackle water shortage problems
...fue flats where wildlife, agricultural activities, fisheries
and tourism compete for regulated water resources," Jack Nkhoma of Zambias Department of Water Affairs said. Having access to these maps allows authorities to determine the expansion of urban areas and loss of forest and agricultural areas as wel...
Humboldt squid on the move
...oast of South America, and may be threatening hake fisheries
there as well. Over the last five or ten years, ...ned, could have far-reaching effects on West Coast fisheries
and marine ecosystems. Zeidberg and Robison's paper shows how sustained scientific monitoring effort...
Major study predicts grim future for Europe's seas
...es Policy. The study illustrates how management of fisheries
in isolation from the other environmental issues is unlikely to lead to overall sustainability....
The fisherman is a predator like any other
...ortance of applying an ecosystem-based approach to fisheries
management, integrating knowledge about the biotic...ck, is being developed for application to European fisheries
by way of the European Project CEDER, initiated by the European Union as part of its Sixth Framework...
Releasing fish for the future
NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) fisheries
scientists are investigating ways to boost the survival rates of fish caught and then released by anglers. Some guidelines designed to improve fish survival were recently developed for released line-caught snapper, silver trevally, mulloway, sand ...
Journal details how global warming will affect the world's fisheries
...iz. -- Watching the ebb and flow of populations of fisheries
around the world can provide some insight into und... issue of Natural Resource Modeling. The fact that fisheries
are closely tied to human health and species health across the globe adds to their significance. ...
Salmon tracking program expands to California
...ut the distribution of salmon in the ocean so that fisheries
managers can make in-season decisions and allow th...oration among scientists, commercial fishermen and fisheries
managers. The 2006 pilot study was funded by a grant from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board and...
Marine reserves could save coral reefs
...n either be done using marine reserves or national fisheries
legislation that protects parrotfish.' Marine reserves are areas of the sea that are protected against potentially-damaging human activity, like mining and fishing. Approximately 19% of the world's coral reefs are located within marine reserves. ...
Cooperative science program yields results
...ine if excluder devices developed for the flatfish fisheries
in the Bering Sea would work in the Gulf. Gauvin enlisted the assistance of Dr. Craig Rose of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center who has used underwater video to study fish behavior in trawls. Based on his observations, Dr. Rose suggested that h...
Light sticks may lure turtles to fishing lines
...el Hill study. The light sticks used in longline fisheries
resemble the disposable plastic tubes popular with...tion provided funding. The new findings may help fisheries
decrease the number of turtles caught on lines, the researchers said. Most longlines deploy their ho...
Turtles are loyal in feeding as well as in breeding
...of the major threats to marine turtles globally is fisheries
bycatch. Hundreds of thousands of marine turtles die each year as a result of fisheries
interactions. Identifying and protecting key habitats is critical for the future of these endangered...
Ancient coral reef tells the history of Kenya's soil erosion
...the coastal zone, particularly the health of local fisheries
and the corals reefs that drive a local tourist economy." The Dunbar lab's next research effort will focus on mega-droughtsperiods of severely reduced rainfall that lasted for decades in East Africa. The most recent mega-drought occurred between 17...
Overfishing large sharks impacts entire marine ecosystem, shrinks shellfish supply
...ian and American ecologists, led by world-renowned fisheries
biologist Ransom Myers at Dalhousie University, ha...n Science in 2003, which used data from commercial fisheries
to show rapid declines in the great sharks of the northwest Atlantic since the mid-1980s. Now, by ex...
Overfishing great sharks wiped out North Carolina bay scallop fishery
...ian and American ecologists, led by world-renowned fisheries
biologist Ransom Myers of Dalhousie University in ...fisheries, and they also are snagged as bycatch in fisheries
targeting tunas and swordfish in both U.S. and high-seas fisheries. As many as 73 million sharks are...
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