If you live near the sea, make frequent trips to the beach, or are planning an island holiday this summer, chances are you’re getting more out of it than just enjoyment. It has long been thought sea frolicking has many health benefits. Historically, doctors would recommend their patients…

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New research confirms that there wasn't a pause on global warming in the oceans — only a change in measurements. This confirms findings from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and may finally put to rest the controversy about an apparent slowdown in rising global temperatures.…

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Prof. Marie Harder (MKH) is a China National Thousand Talents professor at Fudan University, one of the top 5 universities in China and an affiliated member of the UK Tyndall Centre. She is welcoming non-Chinese nationals with excellent English writing and speaking ability to apply for PhD positions…

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The waters of the Pacific off the California coast are transparently clear. Problem is: Clear water is a sign that the ocean is turning into desert. From Alaska to Central America, and beyond, sea life has been devastated over the past three years like never before. Is it…

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The World Aquaculture Society (WAS), the Aquaculture Association of Southern African Africa is hosting the annual World Aquaculture Conference in Africa for the first time June 26-30, 2017. African sponsorship and support is being provided by the South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, AU-IBAR and WorldFish.…

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Early-bird registration is now open for the 4th Southern African Shark & Ray Symposium (SASRS). The symposium will be held in Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa from 11-13 September 2017. The symposium will comprise a combination of oral and poster sessions, lightning talks, workshops, and public events.

We…

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