A new study by the U.S. National Oceanic & Atmopheric Administration (NOAA) published at the end of November 2051 in the journal Ecological Modeling, forecasts an increase in ciguatera fish poisoning in the Gulf of Mexico and the U.S. Southeast Atlantic coast with predicted rising global ocean temperatures due to climate change.
Continue reading CIGUATERA fish poisoning (CFP) predicted to increase in Gulf of Mexico & along the U.S. southeast Atlantic coast with rising ocean temperatures; 400+ fish species known to become toxic
The Bahamas Minister of the Environment and Housing of The Bahamas, Hon. Kenred Dorset announced the creation of 24 new marine protected areas and the expansion of 3 existing national parks, thus adding around 3 million hectares (7.5 million acres) to The Bahamas marine protected areas and reserves system.
More than 700 national and global policymakers, scientists, scholars, business and conservation leaders will gather in Washington, DC June 9-11 for the 14th annual Capitol Hill Ocean Week®. The nation’s premier annual symposium examining current marine policy and ocean issues, CHOW 2015 is hosted by the not-for-profit National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF) and will be held at the Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC. Continue reading CHOW 2015: French Minister Ségolène Royal, White House Advisor Brian Deese to give keynotes on Capitol Hill; Session on collaborative marine conservation with Cuban ambassador
The Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) and NOAA have partnered to launch a new web portal to provide managers, researchers, and the public with the latest information on the lionfish invasion in the Atlantic, they announced on Monday (January 5, 2015).
Continue reading FIGHTING aggressive invasive fish: NOAA, Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute launch new Lionfish Web Portal