News tagged with marine conservation

Global conservation priorities for marine turtles

Marine turtles worldwide are vulnerable and endangered, but their long lives and broad distribution make it difficult for scientists to accurately determine the threat level to different populations and devise appropriate ...

Sep 28, 2011
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Hong Kong bans trawling to save fish stocks

Hong Kong has banned trawl fishing in its waters, a decision welcomed by conservationists Friday as a crucial move to save fish stocks and revive the city's depleted marine environment.

May 20, 2011
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BU's Kunz to introduce new discipline of aeroecology

A team of research biologists headed by Thomas H. Kunz, professor of biology and director of the Center of Ecology and Conservation Biology at Boston University, will conduct a symposium on the emerging scientific discipline ...

Feb 18, 2011
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Return of top predators is key to ecological future

Sufficient advances have been made about the importance of top predators in ecosystem function that it's time to move from discussing the issue to acting upon it, a conservation biologist from Oregon State ...

Apr 23, 2010
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