Marine Biology

Plenty More Fish in the Sea: What is Being Done to Ensure Marine Sustainability?

Frontier | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

The Mafia Island Marine Park is the first of its kind in the world. Set up as collaboration between Frontier and the WFF, it is recognised as the firs...

My Madagascar Marine Conservation and Diving Experience

Frontier | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I chose to do the marine wildlife conservation project in Madagascar because not only do I want to work as a marine biologist in the future but being a qualified diver already and having a natural love for the ocean, I knew that I wanted to spend my summer working on it!

World Oceans Day - What Will You Promise?

Frontier | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK

Pledging to take shorter showers, using a smaller amount of water for baths, and doing the washing up in a bowl in the sink are all easy ways to reduce your personal water usage. Families have been taking pledges together.

Why We Should All Make a Promise This World Oceans Day

Maria Sowter | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK
Maria Sowter

Held annually on the 8th June, World Oceans Day, aims to change people's perspectives and habits by educating them about the importance the ocean holds for the Earth.

Thousands Of Undiscovered Species Under The Sea

PA | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK

Almost a million animal and plant species may live in the oceans, a third of which are unknown to science, experts believe. The estimate is based o...

Ocean Conservation? It's as British as Fish and Chips

David Ritter | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK
David Ritter

Over the last decade there has been a revolution in attitudes to the ocean that has seen the UK emerge at the global forefront of marine conservation. Today, standing up for ocean life is as British as fish and chips. And anyone who views the situation differently risks not only being out of tune with community sentiment, but transgressing national values.

Whales Could Be Saved From Extinction By New Quota System, Experts Suggest

PA | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK

Introducing quotas for catching whales that could be bought and sold could reduce the number of the marine mammals killed each year, it was suggested ...