I’m a first-year marine science student looking at conservation of fish stocks, following the anti-whaling debate and basically finding out more about human effects on oceanic food webs.
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- Predicting mining impacts on deep sea communities
- Marine Spatial Planning – one of the daily session summaries
- Tropical conferences are the beston Nov 24, 2013 in UncategorizedNot much time lately for posting with an excess of study and work but happy to say I passed all my exams, racked up some much-needed cash and am in Suva, Fiji now after a weeks beach holiday on the Coral Coast. Conferences and workshops for Secretari...
- 5 Amazing Underwater Encounterson Oct 20, 2013 in UncategorizedReblogged from Bucket List Publications: Every time I have an underwater encounter, it's a magical experience. It's essentially diving into a different world filled with incredible sights and animals. I'm scared; no that's an understatement. I'm petr...
- A mild recovery: bluefin tuna stocks may be on the rise
- Weekend Wanderings - Point Lonsdale Dumpingon Sep 30, 2013 in UncategorizedReblogged from Leanne Cole PHOTOGRAPHY: You know how much I like going out and taking photos. Yesterday I took a trip to Point Lonsdale, one daughter driving with the "L"'s on and the other in the back seat with her friend who was being my model fo...
- Plastic piles up in ‘paradise’
- Cracking the code to farming rock lobster
- Scales tell the story of a farmed rainbow trout
- Blue shark attacked by Jaws! Ok, not Jaws but still…
- Trawlermen trained to diversifyon Jul 25, 2013 in UncategorizedReblogged from The Coastal House: fishnewseu.com reports: Skippers from across Scotland are currently attending a two-day training event at the University of Aberdeen to learn how to sample and measure catches of fish. Once they have completed the co...
- Palau weighs up cost of banning foreign trawlers; Fiji conference beckons
- Japan still misses point on whale, doplhin and shark conservation
- Holiday break in Far North Queensland
- Aquaculture vital for plugging the gap in the EU’s seafood needson Jun 13, 2013 in UncategorizedReblogged from The Coastal House: Aquaculture has a vital role to play in helping the EU to meet its demand for seafood, but expansion of the industry in Europe is hampered by bureaucratic inefficiency. For example, it can take seven years to get a l...
- Mako shark still seen as trophy fish for local club competition
- Wanna Fight?on May 28, 2013 in UncategorizedReblogged from rprtphoto: This crab was ready for battle! I crawled after it on my hands and knees, then layed on the damp sand for a close up shot. Frame, focus, snap. I took a shot, blinked, and then the crab was three feet down the beach. ...
- Seaweed passion leads to crowd-funding research
- Circle hooks more humane choice for sharks, rays and sportfish
- A Photographic Tribute to The Ocean