Terramar's The Daily Catch

Adapting To Climate Change Is Expensive – Seawalls Could Cost US $416 Billion By 2040

Defending against rising seas could cost US communities $416bn in the next 20 years, according to a new report. Spending on seawalls alone could total almost as much as the initial investment in the...

The Great Disappearing Garbage Patch – How Forces In The Indian Ocean Prevent Plastics From Accumulating

Garbage patches in the ocean are sobering reminders of humanity’s collective plastic pollution problem. Measuring up to thousands of kilometers across, the patches have been confirmed to exist in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans,...

From Maine To North Carolina, Fishers Are Threatened By Climate Change

Most fishing communities from North Carolina to Maine are projected to face declining fishing options unless they adapt to climate change by catching different species or fishing in different areas, according to a study...

Experts Suggest ‘Skinny’ Humpback Whale In San Francisco Bay Swam There To Recover

A humpback whale has spent the past two weeks in the San Francisco Bay, fascinating sightseers, photographers, whale enthusiasts and marine biologists. But experts say the whale, which locals have nicknamed Allie, may be sick, and...

Conservation Research Made Faster And More Efficient By Environmental DNA Program

It’s estimated that a person sheds between 30,000 to 40,000 skin cells per day. These cells and their associated DNA leave genetic traces of ourselves in showers, dust—pretty much everywhere we go. Other organisms...

Vermont Adopts Most Comprehensive Plastics Ban In US – Effective Summer 2020

Vermont has joined the growing list of states swearing off single-use plastics by adopting the nation’s broadest restrictions yet on shopping bags, straws, drink stirrers, and foam food packaging. The new law, which takes effect in...

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle ‘Boaty McBoatface’ Maps Deep Ocean Waters

Intrepid submarine Boaty McBoatface has made its first significant discovery, say UK scientists. The autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) has built a 3D map of deep ocean waters as they move away from Antarctica. Researchers...

How I Sea – Lance Kittel, Connecting Inland Citizens To Ocean Conservation

Meet Lance Kittel – the Chapter Development Manager for Inland Ocean Coalition! Lance recently graduated from Western Colorado University’s Master in Environmental Management program, where he specialized in Global Sustainability. Here, we explore why the...

Fishermen Monitoring Network Leads to New Discoveries and Opportunities In Haiti

This post is one of a series on projects supported by the Anderson Cabot Center’s Marine Conservation Action Fund (MCAF). Through MCAF, Anderson Cabot Center supports researchers, conservationists, and grassroots organizations around the world...

Micro-Particle Analysis Instrumentation with Harry Nelson – Sea Change Podcast

Jenna is back this week with Harry Nelson, Vice President of Aquatic Markets for Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc. a company that manufactures industry-leading particle analysis instrumentation based on digital imaging technology. Their flagship product,...