[Oman] A student-led research hopes to extract antibiotics from seaweed in order to cure marine life diseases. Continue reading Omani student-led research group seeks to extract antibiotics from seaweed
[Global] The asteroid that killed the nonavian dinosaurs may have also killed countless marine animals after it triggered a worldwide algal bloom, a new study finds. Continue reading Dino-Killing asteroid impact triggered lethal algal bloom
[Philippines] Morning has broken in Cagayancillo, at the heart of the Sulu Sea. On the coast of this remote island, the gentle hum of a boat engine grows into a roaring chorus to signal the start of a new day. Hundreds of fishers head out to harvest generous bundles of seaweed. Others steer their boats to deeper waters, where fish abound. Continue reading Treasures of the Sulu Sea threatened
[Singapore] In a messy terrace house in Changi, marine farmer Shannon Lim uses old-school but innovative science to produce more fish and more types of seafood than conventional fish farms. Continue reading Singapore's fish farmer dreams of saving ocean
[USA] Green shoots of recovery are sprouting up throughout the Indian River Lagoon.
A three-year, $110,000 experiment has offered hints of hope that the lagoon’s seagrass can recover from a freefall, triggered by a 100-mile-long algae bloom Continue reading Seagrass hints at Indian River Lagoon rebound
An algae bloom, or “green tide,” has quickly expanded across 35,000 square km of waters off China’s eastern coast, the country’s maritime authorities said Wednesday.
The North China Sea Marine Forecasting Continue reading Algae bloom expands to 35,000 square km in China's Yellow Sea
[Global] When we talk about global carbon fixation –”pumping” carbon out of the atmosphere and fixing it into organic molecules by Continue reading The ocean’s living carbon pumps
Plans are moving forward to build the largest underwater tourism attraction in the world in Dubai: the theme park is set to include scuba diving and snorkeling in a space modeled after the mythical Lost City of Atlantis… Continue reading World’s largest underwater theme park to open in Dubai