~In a historic win for marine-life defenders, the Canadian House of Commons bans the future captivity of whales, dolphins, and porpoises~ Written by Lauren Wills Photos by Lina Grube World, take heed of Canada: the nation making a name for itself not merely for its impressive hockey record and internationally sought-after maple syrup, but for […]Read More The Canadian Government Officially Bans Cetacean Captivity and Breeding
FISH FARMS: THE ETHICAL, SUSTAINABLE ALTERNATIVE TO OCEAN FISHING, OR THE POISONED CHALICE OF SEAFOOD CONSUMPTION? ~The ethical and environmental implications of fish farms against a backdrop of depleting wild fish stocks~ Written by Lauren Wills The ethics behind our meal choices are more poignant than ever before. As mass media takes heed of the […]Read More FISH FARMS: THE ETHICAL, SUSTAINABLE…
WHALING, JAPAN, AND THE ERADICATION OF THE OCEAN’S GENTLEST ‘ECOSYSTEM ENGINEERS’ – How whaling is antithetical to climate change control, but why Japan’s decision to leave the International Whaling Commission might be cause for celebration – Written by Lauren Wills With the end of 2018 came the news that Japan – a nation notorious for […]Read More WHALING, JAPAN, AND…
~Why the survival of the human race may depend on the acceptance that the ocean’s top predator, the shark, is neither the commodity nor the threat we think ~ Written by Lauren Wills They are one of man’s most feared enemies; vilified in film, demonised by the media, and the stuff of surfers’ nightmares. But beyond […]Read More SHARK BITE – A CHILD’S TOUCH
In January, 29 sperm whales were found stranded on shores around the North Sea, an area that is too shallow for the marine wildlife. Only recently were details of the animals’ necropsy released. However, scientists were deeply disturbed by what they found in the animals’ stomachs. According to a press release from Wadden Sea National Park in Schleswig-Holstein, […]Read More Sperm Whales Found Dead In Germany, Stomachs FULL Of Plastic And Car Parts
The ocean is intrinsically woven into every one of our lives and many people (including me) maintain a love affair with it. Whether this is for sport, work or any other numerous number of things, we find ourselves very much drawn to it. It seemingly calms the soul and provides a place of peace for […]Read More Our Relationship with the Ocean
As you know the Arctic sea ice is melting at an alarming rate, it is thought to be loosing over 12% every decade and this is expected to increase over the next few years if nothing is done to help tackle climate change. The NSIDC (National snow and ice data centre) satellites show that there has […]Read More Arctic ice and why you should care about it.
The Value Of Mangroves By Sam Coe http://www.iseaconservation.org The term “mangroves” is a broad one, covering over 50 species of tree in roughly 16 families, all thriving in estuarine and intertidal regions. These trees are unique in their tolerance to conditions that partner their surroundings. The high salinity poses little issue, if salt isn’t excluded […]Read More The Value Of Mangroves
Welcome to the Ocean News Magazine website! Here you can find incredible photographs and articles from around the world. Our aim is to make the news about our precious oceans accessible to all whether that be a small child or a Professor. Currently, we are expanding our website and reach, hoping to end up with […]Read More Welcome!