Terramar's The Daily Catch

North Carolina Fishing Boats Are Shifting North To New Jersey Because Of Climate Change

As the oceans warm in response to climate change, fishing boats in the Mid-Atlantic that focus on only one or two species of fish are traveling more than 250 miles farther north than they...

Legal Bill Would Grant Personhood Status To Lake Erie, Helping Fight Pollution

In early August 2014, Crystal Jankowski was late in her pregnancy and knew she was about due. In was hot and humid where she lived in Toledo, Ohio and she remembers just wanting to...

New Studies Show Ocean Acidification Harms Cod Larvae More Than Previously Thought

Acidification is, next to rising temperatures and dwindling oxygen concentrations, one of the major threats to marine life due to the changing global climate. Carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere are rising and the...

Coney Island’s New York Aquarium – Adapting And Educating For An Ocean Friendly NY

I took the F train to Coney Island on New Year’s Day to pay a visit with some friends to the New York Aquarium. A long established institution with tired infrastructure, it was my...

Hungry Mice Are Attacking And Killing Adult Albatrosses On Land

Years ago, unsettling news emerged from the subantarctic: supersized mice were killing and eating chicks in one of the most important seabird colonies in the region. But according to the latest research, the mice’s carnage didn’t...

Plastics Reach World’s Pristine Arctic Environments – Chemical Additives Found In Seabird Eggs

Scientists have warned about the impact of plastic pollution in the most pristine corners of the world after discovering chemical additives in birds’ eggs in the High Arctic. Eggs laid by northern fulmars on Prince...

Citizen Science Comes Of Age – Scientists Are Increasingly Relying On Data Collected By Volunteers

A team of seven scuba divers crawled along the seafloor in a shallow bay off Tasmania, Australia, parting tufts of seaweed and peering under small rock ledges as they hunted for a rosy-hued fish...

Queensland Flood Waters Put Great Barrier Reef Corals At Risk Of Bleaching

Freshwater bleaching of corals could occur this year as a result of flood waters from Queensland’s overflowing rivers pouring into the Great Barrier Reef, the marine park authority has warned. The Great Barrier Reef Marine...

What Rising Sea Levels Mean For Local Economies

Impacts from climate change are not always easy to see. But for many local businesses in coastal communities across the United States, the evidence is right outside their doors—or in their parking lots. That...

The Cultural Edge – World Ocean Radio

We wrap up our seven-part thematic overview of the ocean edge this week by discussing the cultural edge: the place alongshore where we interact with nature, with our spiritual selves, and with each other....