In an incident last week, 33 poachers were caught red-handed within the borders of the Kawe MPA, an area which is under local, regional, and national protection and over 97 percent of which is entirely closed to fishing.
Dolphins are washing up dead while fish disappear as oil and dispersants from BP's 2010 spill lurk in Gulf waters and marshes.
Shark fin soup was initially served in China as a symbol of great wealth; shark fins were rarely available and so the soup was a luxury dish. Developm...
Did you know that it's currently legal in Florida to sell, possess and distribute shark fins? This needs to change.
Diving in Salas y Gómez was like going back in time in Easter Island. The team found an incredible amount of marine life in the marine park, including scores of Galapagos sharks, large amberjacks, huge lobsters, and colorful corals that covered the sea floor.
Humans may be rare here, but marine life abounds. Many of the reefs are rich and dense with life beyond description.
TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Riots...
Sharks are critical to marine health, yet their numbers are in decline. But this year, leaders from around the globe worked together to protect sharks like never before.
Hammerheads are easily viewed at close range at "cleaning stations" and inquisitive green turtles commonly approach research divers.
Where is Pendik, you might wonder? Pendik is a bustling coastal town about an hour south from Istanbul, and it was the location of the 22nd meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas.
According to a new report, less than 1% of the highly migratory sharks reported caught in the Atlantic Ocean are protected from overfishing. That's a heck of a lot of neglected sharks.
Authorities in Western Australia have failed in their attempt to hunt down and kill a great white shark that took the life of a 32-year-old American ...
Marine sanctuaries are wonderful places, but enforcement is key to keep out the illegal fishermen who aim to capitalize on the wealth of fish and sharks that make these areas so special.
Leaders from the Bahamas, Colombia, the Maldives, the Marshall Islands, Mexico, and Micronesia pledged to develop shark sanctuaries totaling up to six million square kilometers.
TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Occup...
Last Friday marked a wonderful and historic day for California -- the day the Golden State of California joined the growing ranks of nations and states around the world taking a definitive stand to protect sharks.