Ocean Science

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  • One Minute Dive

    The world's oceans are vitally important to all life on Earth. However, human activities are altering marine ecosystems in highly detrimental ways. To better protect our oceans, we need a greater understanding of how serious threats – overfishing, widespread pollution and global climate change – are altering these environments. Read More

  • Coral Reefs Reduce Risks From Natural Hazards

    A new study in Nature Communications provides the first global analysis of how coral reefs reduce risk from storms, flooding and sea level rise. Read More

  • EU Subsidies Favor Industry, Promote Overfishing Abroad

    The European Union, or EU, pays 75 percent of the access fees for European vessels to fish in the waters of developing countries in Africa and the South Pacific, according to a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia. Read More

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